Acura Announces Pricing for New 2004 MDX Luxury SUV
Hot-selling Model Receives More Power, Refined Styling and Side Curtain Airbags
TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 22 -- The 2004 MDX luxury SUV, which goes on sale today at Acura dealers nationwide, will be priced at $36,400. The MDX with Touring Package, which adds a roof rack, premium Acura/Bose(R) Music System and other additional features, will be priced at $39,000. The MDX with Touring Package comes with two available factory options: the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition(TM) priced at $2,200 and the Acura DVD Entertainment System priced at $1,500. Despite numerous improvements, 2004 MDX prices reflect a modest 1.8 percent increase, or $700, compared to last year based on a sales-weighted average.
The 2004 MDX delivers V-8-like performance with a new dual exhaust system adding five extra horsepower for a total output of 265 horsepower. Styling enhancements include a redesigned front fascia with a more integrated chin spoiler, the addition of satin chrome finish trim front and rear, and a sportier taillight assembly. Two new exterior colors, Aspen Pearl White and Burnished Bronze Metallic join the MDX palette for 2004. Already equipped with several cutting-edge safety systems, the 2004 MDX receives a new Side Curtain Airbag system that helps to protect occupants in all three rows, and a direct Tire Pressure Monitoring System that alerts the driver when tire pressure drops significantly below recommended levels.
Enhancements for 2004 Acura MDX * Output increased to 265 horsepower at 5800 rpm * Torque increased to 253 lb-ft between 3500 and 5000 rpm * Side curtain airbags with rollover sensors * Tire Pressure Monitoring System * Redesigned front fascia * Integrated chin spoiler * Dual exhaust * Satin chrome finish front and rear trim * Redesigned taillights * New projector-type headlights * Acoustic windshield glass * New colors: Aspen Pearl White, Burnished Bronze Metallic * New wheel design (Touring Package) * Power lumbar support on driver's seat (Touring Package) * Brushed metal-look instrument panel trim * Enhanced Acura/Bose Music System (Touring Package) * Ambient foot lights and welcome illumination * Enhanced functionality of second row seat (40 percent slide increase) * Enhanced leather seat material and inserts Pricing for 2004 Acura MDX MDX $36,400 MDX with optional Touring Package $39,000 Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition(TM) $2,200 (Optional on MDX with Touring Package) Acura DVD Entertainment System $1,500 (Optional on MDX with Touring Package) Destination and handling charge $500 For more information about Acura vehicles, please visit www.acura.com .