2001 Acura MDX Specifications

POWERTRAIN

Engine Type

3.5-liter, SOHC VTEC 60-degree V-6

Horsepower, SAE Net

240 hp @ 5300 rpm

Torque

245 lbs-ft @ 3000-5000 rpm

Redline

6200 rpm

Bore and Stroke

3.5 in x 3.66 in (89mm x 93 mm)

Displacement

212 cu in (3471 cc)

Compression Ratio

10.0:1

Induction System

Multi-Point Fuel Injection

Valvetrain

Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC), 4 valves per cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft

Engine Block

Aluminum alloy

Emission Control

Electronically controlled ULEV emission control

Ignition System

Distributorless with knock control

Alternator

130 amp. Max

Battery

12V, maintenance free

Recommended Fuel

Premium Unleaded

Layout

Transverse mounted, front engine, four wheel drive

Drivetrain

Fully-Automatic Variable Torque Management VTM-4 Four wheel drive

Transmission

Ratios (:1)

Electronically controlled, 5 -speed automatic with Grade Logic Control

1st

2.563

2nd

1.552

3rd

1.021

4th

0.727

5th

0.520

Reverse

1.846

Final

4.428

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CHASSIS

Body Type

All-steel unit body

Front Suspension

Independent strut with "L" arm

Rear Suspension

Independent multi-link with trailing arm

Shock Absorbers

Gas-pressurized

Stabilizer Bars

Front 23 mm diameter
Rear 20 mm diameter

Steering Type

Variable power-assisted, rack-and-pinion

Steering Ratio

16.9 : 1

Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock)

3.22

Turning Circle (curb to curb)

37.8 ft. (11.6 m)

Wheels

17 x 6.5 JJ cast-aluminum alloy

Tires

P235/65R17 all-season

Braking System

4-wheel disc brakes with 4-channel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)

Front Discs

Ventilated 11.8 in (300 mm) diameter; 1.1 in (28 mm) rotor thickness

Rear Discs

Solid 12.3 in (313 mm) diameter; 0.4 in (11 mm) rotor thickness

Total Swept Area

Front: 63.5 sq in (409.6 cm2) Rear: 35.0 sq in (225.9 cm2)

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

4-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control

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CAPACITIES

Crankcase

5.8 US qt (5.5 L)

Cooling System

9.2 US qt (8.7 L)

Fuel Tank

19.2 US gallons (72.7 L)

Volumes

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Passenger

142.9 cu ft

Cargo with 2nd and 3rd row seats down

81.5 cu ft

Cargo with 3rd row seats down

44.4 cu ft

Cargo behind 3rd row seats

14.8 cu ft

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FUEL ECONOMY

Fuel Mileage &endash; City/Highway

17 / 23 (estimated)

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EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

106.3 in (2700 mm)

Track, front

66.3 in (1685 mm)

Track, rear

66.5 in (1690 mm)

Overall Length

188.5 in (4789 mm)

Overall Width

76.3 in (1938 mm)

Overall Height

68.7 in (1744 mm)

Minimum Ground Clearance

8.0 in (203 mm)

Approach/Departure Angle

Approach degrees - 28
Departure degrees - 21
Breakover - 21

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WEIGHTS

Curb Weight

4328 lbs (1965 kg)
w/ touring pkg -- 4387 lbs (1992 kg)

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

58 / 42

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)

5690 lbs. (2580 kg)

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TOWING

Maximum Towing Capacity

3500 lbs (4500 lbs Boat)

Maximum Tongue Weight

450 lbs (preliminary)

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INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Front

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Head Room
Leg Room
Hip Room
Shoulder Room

38.7 in (983 mm)
41.5 in (1055 mm)
56.9 in (1446 mm)
61.2 in (1555 mm)

2nd Row Rear

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Head Room
Leg Room
Hip Room
Shoulder Room

39.0 in (990 mm)
37.8 in (959 mm)
56.3 in (1431 mm)
61.1 in (1551 mm)

3rd Row Rear

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Head Room
Leg Room
Hip Room
Shoulder Room

36.3 in (921 mm)
29.3 in (745 mm)
48.5 in (1232 mm)
58.6 in (1489 mm)

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WARRANTY

Vehicle

4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty

Outer Body Rust-Through

5-year / unlimited-mile limited warranty

Acura Total Luxury Care (TLC) with roadside assistance

4-year / 50,000-mile

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