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U.S. News & World Report Names Acura MDX 2014 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families


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TORRANCE, CA--March 12, 2014: The Acura MDX has been named the 2014 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families in the U.S. News & World Report annual Best Cars for Families honors. The all-new 7-passenger MDX beat formidable competition by delivering higher levels of comfort, reliability and interior space, and by earning excellent reviews from professional automotive writers.

"This award clearly demonstrates MDX is delivering on its family-friendly mission," said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president, American Honda Motor, Co., Inc. "MDX satisfies unique performance and functional needs of the luxury SUV driver and passengers, be they kids or clients."

In addition to providing outstanding luxury and performance, MDX offers family-friendly features such as a One-Touch Walk-In function that makes for effortless operation of the second-row seats and easy access to the third-row. Rear passengers can enjoy an available entertainment system that includes an available ultra-wide 16.2-inch full WVGA screen and a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) port for attaching high definition players and certain gaming consoles.

U.S. News considered 210 vehicles for the Best Cars for Families awards. The award methodology combines professional automotive reviews, safety and reliability ratings, seating and cargo volume and the availability of family-friendly features. Within each of the 19 automotive categories, the vehicle with the highest composite score is named the Best Car for Families in that category.