MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Acura MDX luxury performance SUV
has been selected as one of three finalists for Canadian Utility
Vehicle of the Year by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada
(AJAC). Already named AJAC's "Best New SUV over $60,000," the all-new
Acura MDX offers superior comfort and quietness, exhilarating dynamic
performance, class-leading fuel economy and advanced safety features.,
the MDX delivers on its commitment to meet the needs of today's luxury
"The Acura MDX helped to create the luxury SUV segment and we're
thrilled to see AJAC recognize its continued segment leadership by
choosing it as a finalist for Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year,"
said Dave Gardner, vice president of sales and marketing, Honda Canada.
"The MDX, like all Acuras, is a 'driver's' vehicle. The MDX's unique
blend of performance and luxury refinements makes it a worthy
competitor in this segment and we're looking forward to the final
Last year, the 2013 Honda Accord triumphed as AJAC's Canadian Car of the
Year. The 2014 Canadian Car of The Year award winners will be announced
in February at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto.
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.
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SOURCE: Acura Canada
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