2022 Acura MDX Towing Capacity

May 21st, 2021 by
2022 Acura MDX A-Spec on Highway

Are you looking for a new luxury crossover SUV that will help you navigate Des Moines while also providing you with a strong towing capacity? The 2022 Acura MDX towing capacity reaches 5,000 pounds when equipped with the AWD system, meaning Acura of Johnston customers can use their new Acura MDX to tow their boat, camper, or other outdoor equipment. Learn more about the Acura MDX performance and towing features below, then explore the 2022 Acura MDX interior dimensions with our team!

2022 Acura MDX Towing Capacity by Trim Level 

How much can an Acura MDX tow? While the 2022 Acura MDX towing capacity reaches 5,000 pounds when equipped with AWD, the towing capacity you receive on your new MDX will depend on the configuration and drivetrain you choose for your Waterloo drives. The first two Acura MDX trim levels come with FWD standard with base towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. However, drivers can upgrade to the available Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ to receive the 5,000 pound towing performance they want. The AWD drivetrain comes standard on higher configurations in the Acura MDX lineup. Explore the 2022 Acura MDX towing capacity by trim level below:

Acura MDX Towing Capacity

  • MDX FWD: 3,500 pounds
  • MDX SH-AWD: 5,000 pounds
  • MDX Technology Package FWD: 3,500 pounds
  • MDX Technology Package SH-AWD: 5,000 pounds
  • MDX A-Spec® Package SH-AWD: 5,000 pounds
  • MDX Advance Package SH-AWD: 5,000 pounds

Acura MDX Engine & Towing Features

In addition to its strong towing capabilities, the 2022 Acura MDX also comes with a variety of towing features and a powerful engine for your Cedar Rapids commute. Powering the 2022 Acura MDX is a 3.5L V6 engine paired with an impressive 10-speed automatic transmission that comes standard on every MDX package. The 3.5L V6 engine provides 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque for added power when you tow or drive around Johnston. 

In addition to its 3.5L V6 engine, Acura MDX towing is enhanced by a suite of features for added power and safety. Drivers will have no issue towing small campers or their boats with these Acura MDX towing features:

  • Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist® (VSA®) with Traction Control and Motion Adaptive Steering
  • Double Wishbone Front Suspension /Multi-Link Rear Suspension
  • Integrated Dynamics System
  • Agile Handling Assist®
  • Belt-Driven Variable-Ratio Electric Power Steering
  • Power Lift Tailgate

Test Drive the Acura MDX at Acura of Johnston

Now that you know how much an Acura MDX can tow, come visit our Johnston showroom to see the 2022 Acura MDX in person! Our friendly team will help you find the right Acura MDX trim level for your commute, and our new vehicle specials will help you save on your purchase. Fill out our convenient online credit application today to get behind the wheel of the new 2022 Acura MDX!

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