The 2019 Acura MDX Safety

The 2019 Acura MDX is a three-row luxury crossover SUV as stylish and sophisticated as it is capable on the road. The MDX comes in a traditional engine or a hybrid option with available AWD. notes that “convenience and efficiency play a big part in vehicle utility and the Acura MDX capitalizes on the space it occupies.” The design, safety features, and driver-assistive technology make the MDX one of the safest SUVs on the road, with the highest safety ratings from the NHTSA and the IIHS.

  • Top safety ratings for crash tests, crash avoidance, and more.
  • Active safety features ensure the MDX is performing safely and at its best on every road
  • AcuraWatch is a driver-assistive suite of technology that includes crash mitigation systems

Safety Ratings

The MDX earned the highest 5-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration* for Overall Front, Front Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, Overall Side Rating, and more. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety named the MDX a Top Safety Pick+, the highest rating given. The honor is given to vehicles that earn the top scores in crashworthiness, crash avoidance, headlights, and more.

Next Generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure

Safety in the MDX begins with the Next Generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure. The innovative design utilizes a complex network of structural elements that distributes frontal crash energy evenly around the MDX and around the occupants sitting inside the cabin. It also minimizes the amount of force transferred to the other vehicles involved, keeping everyone on the road safer.

2019 Acura MDX ACE Structure

Airbags and Seatbelts

2019 Acura MDX Interior

The MDX includes important safety features including airbags and seat belts. These features might go unnoticed at first glance, but are there to keep you safe when you need them most.

  • Advanced Front Airbags

  • Front Side Airbags

  • Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor

  • Driver’s Knee Airbag

  • 3-Point Height-Adjustable Front Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System and Load Limiters

  • 3-Point Seat Belts

  • LATCH Child-seat Mounting System

Braking and Safety Performance Systems

The MDX also includes a long list of braking and other safety features that enhances the performance of the MDX, even through inclement weather and slippery road conditions. These features ensure the MDX maintains good tractive control, comes to a complete stop more quickly in an emergency braking situation, and more.

  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System

  • Electronic Brake Distribution

  • Brake Assist

  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control and Motion Adaptive Steering

  • Hill Start Assist

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Location and Pressure Indicators

  • Auto High-Beam Headlights

  • LED Daytime Running Lights

  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors

2019 Acura MDX Daytime LEDs


2019 Acura MDX Adaptive Cruise Control

AcuraWatch is a package of driver-assistive technology that includes systems that warn, prevent, and mitigate incidents on the road. The package is standard on every model of the MDX and includes the collision mitigation system that helped the MDX earn the Top Safety Pick+ title from the IIHS.

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System

  • Road Departure Mitigation System

  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow

  • Lane Keeping Assist System

  • Forward Collision Warning

  • Lane Departure Warning System

  • 2019 Acura MDX Camera

    Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines

    Every model of the MDX includes a Multi-View Camera with dynamic guidelines that allow drivers to check their surroundings before reversing. The Advance Package upgrades to a surround-view camera system that gives drivers an even more comprehensive view of the surroundings of the MDX including a normal view, a wide view, and a top-down views.

Blind Spot Information System

Starting with the Technology Package, the MDX comes equipped with a Blind Spot Information System with Rear Cross Traffic Monitor. If the system detects a vehicle in the blind spot zone on either side of the MDX, an icon will illuminate on that side’s windshield pillar. If the driver activates the turn signal and there is a vehicle in that zone, the icon light will flash to notify the driver that it is not safe to change lanes.

Test Drive Today

Find out more information on the 2019 Acura MDX by contacting us or visiting your nearest Chicagoland Acura Dealer. Explore current offers and experience the MDX first-hand with a test drive today!

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