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Acura MDX MPG

 

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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2014 2014 4dr SUV 290-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 18.78
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With the 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, 9-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2014 Acura MDX has been averaging 18.78 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Acura MDXs in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in the suburbs (0 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2014 Acura MDX in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
2014 2014 4dr SUV 290-hp 3.5L V6 6-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20
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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the 2014 Acura MDX

2014 Acura MDX Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2014 In addition to trimming the size and weight of the MDX, Acura also reduced the size of the V6 engine from 3.7 to 3.5 liters. Thanks to direct injection the new, smaller engine is nearly as powerful (290 vs. 300 horsepower), and is even a little punchier at low rpm. It can run on three cylinders to save fuel while cruising. The QX60's V6, also 3.5 liters, lacks direct injection and is only good for 265 horsepower. Even though the Infiniti's CVT (continuously variable transmission) can hold the engine at its power peak, this isn't enough to compensate for its power and weight disadvantages. The MDX is noticeably quicker, if still not thrillingly quick. (It can get to 60 mph in about seven seconds.) Then again, fuel economy appears to have been the priority. In the EPA's tests, the 2013 MDX rated 16 mpg city, 21 mpg highway. Infiniti, aiming to top these marks with the JX35 did so by two mpg (18/23). A redesigned CVT shared with the new Nissan Pathfinder bumps the QX60 to 19/25. The new MDX trails the Infiniti by one mpg in the city, but tops it on the highway with a 27 mpg rating--tying the new diesel BMW X5 and impressive for a gas-powered three-row crossover. In real-world suburban driving with an economy-minded right foot the trip computer reported averages from 21 to 23. With a feather-light foot and good luck with traffic lights, 25 can happen. Drive the MDX hard enough to enjoy the snarl that kicks in with the big VTEC cam lobes at 5,000 rpm, on the other hand, and mpg falls into the mid-teens. Highway driving confirmed the EPA estimate. see full Acura MDX review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2014 Acura MDX

2014 Acura MDX Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Bought this car because the fuel economy was the same as the Hybrid SUV I was looking to replace. Best miliage is on the highway with AC off at 27 MPG. It gets 23-24 in the city with AC off. see full Acura MDX review
 

2014 Acura MDX Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Acura MDX's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.