MARKHAM, ON, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Acura MDX luxury performance SUV
has been named "Best New SUV over $60,000" by the Automobile
Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The all-new 2014 MDX offers
even higher levels of luxury comfort and quietness, together with
exhilarating dynamic performance, class-leading fuel economy ratings,
and advanced safety features, and an even more luxurious,
technology-packed and versatile passenger cabin. Developed on an
all-new platform that is optimized in every respect for the needs of
today's luxury SUV buyers, the 2014 Acura MDX is powered by a new
290-horsepower direct-injected i-VTEC V-6 powertrain with fuel-saving
Variable Cylinder Management technology.
"Our new MDX luxury performance SUV is a leader in luxury, performance,
safety and technology, setting the standard for the luxury segment,"
said Dave Gardner, vice president of sales and marketing, Honda Canada.
"We are extremely proud of the MDX being chosen as AJAC's Best New SUV
The 2014 AJAC Canadian Car of the Year Awards "TestFest" was held
October 21-25 in Niagara Falls, Ontario with 80 automotive journalists
from across the country conducting back-to-back test evaluations of 174
vehicles in 12 separate categories. According to AJAC officials, the
event is designed to provide Canadian consumers with sound, comparative
information on vehicles that are new to the market.
About the 2014 Acura MDX
The all-new 2014 MDX offers even higher levels of luxury comfort and
quietness, together with exhilarating dynamic performance,
class-leading fuel economy ratings, and advanced safety features, and
an even more luxurious, technology-packed and versatile passenger
cabin. The MDX was developed on an all-new platform that is optimized
in every respect for the needs of today's luxury SUV buyers. Similar to
its flagship sedan counterpart, the MDX harnesses a host of Acura
signature technologies to deliver on Acura's "Synergy between Man and
Machine" product direction.
Acura is the luxury-performance division of Honda Canada Inc. The Acura
lineup features six distinctive models including the RLX luxury
performance sedan, the TL performance luxury sedan, the TSX sedan, the
ILX compact luxury sedan, the RDX luxury crossover SUV and the MDX
luxury sport utility vehicle.
AJAC is an association of professional writers, publishers and
photographers whose focus is the automobile and the automotive
industry. AJAC, a not-for-profit professional organization incorporated
in 1981, was established to encourage unity among journalists who
specialize in reporting on the automobile. AJAC manages the annual
Canadian Car of the Year awards program.
Image with caption: "The all-new 2014 Acura MDX has been named AJAC's "Best New SUV over $60,000". The MDX offers luxurious comfort and quietness, exhilarating dynamic performance, class-leading fuel economy, advanced safety features, and a technology-packed and versatile passenger cabin. (CNW Group/Acura Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131203_C7222_PHOTO_EN_34275.jpg
SOURCE: Acura Canada
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