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Acura MDX

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Acura MDX

5-door 5-seater offroad vehicle, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3464 cm3 / 211.4 cu in / 211.4 cu in, 179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp @ 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm, 332.0 N·m / 244.9 lb·ft / 244.9 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, consumption 7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AcuraIssued from2003
ModelMDXIssued until
SerieMDXNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAcuraCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeoffroad vehicleNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)419 l / 14.80 cu ft / 14.80 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5290 l / 186.81 cu ft / 186.81 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4788 mm / 188.5 in / 188.5 inTotal (curb) weight1984 kg / 4374 lb / 4374 lb
Width1956 mm / 77.0 in / 77.0 inDry weight
Height1745 mm / 68.7 in / 68.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1684 mm / 66.3 in / 66.3 inTowing weight2041 kg / 4500 lb / 4500 lb
Track rear1689 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inWeight distribution (front)58.0 % / 58.0 % / 58.0 %
Ground clearance203 mm / 8.0 in / 8.0 inFuel capacity73 l / 16.0 UK gal / 19.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.90 m2 / 31.2 sq ft / 31.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (60.0° vee)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerHondaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium headBore88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.96
Fuel supplyHonda PGM-FiEngine displacement3464 cm3 / 211.4 cu in / 211.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity577.33 cm3/cylinder / 35.231 cu in/cylinder / 35.231 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp at 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm / 5300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque332.0 N·m / 244.9 lb·ft / 244.9 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)71.6 kW / 96.0 hp / 96.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.7 kW/l / 1.135 bhp/cu in / 1.135 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.8 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.52
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.43

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio121.0 kW/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions183 g/km / 294 g/mi / 294 g/mi (est.)
  Range932 km / 579 mi / 579 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3.22Turning circle11.9 m / 39.0 ft / 39.0 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,Strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Trailing arm, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front17 x 6.5JJWheels rear17JJ x 6.5
Tyres frontP235/65 R 17 All-seasonTyres rearP235/65 R 17 All-season
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 inBrake diameter rear312 mm / 12.3 in / 12.3 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Acura MDX

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