What SUVs are Best for Families?Find the SUV for your family at Acura of Columbus

When looking for a new SUV for you and your family, you want to make sure that you find one with the right set of safety features and design. Our team here at Acura of Columbus in Columbus, GA can help you find the right model, and with options like the Acura RDX and Acura MDX available, we invite drivers from LaGrange, GA to stop in and see one for yourself.

What are the Safety Features in the Acura SUVs?

  • The new Acura MDX is a three-row SUV that provides you with a set of advanced safety and driver-assist features that can help protect you and your family. Each Acura MDX comes standard with the AcuraWatch system standard.
  • Some of these features include the Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, the Collision Mitigation Braking System, and Road Departure Mitigation are just part of the overall system.
  • Features like the Blind Spot Information System can detect vehicles in the other lanes and notifies you on the side that the vehicle is driving around Phenix City. If you try to move into that lane, it will give you both audio and visual alerts as well.
  • Using the Rear Camera, the Rear Cross-Traffic Monitor can alert you to vehicles approaching from behind like when you're pulling out of a parking spot.
  • Similarly, the Acura RDX comes equipped with the AcuraWatch package standard. The Collision Mitigation Braking System acts as an extra set of eyes to alert you of potential collisions ahead when traveling in and around Opelika. In addition to giving you visual alerts, it can provide you with automatic emergency braking as well.

How Much Cargo Room Is There in the Acura SUVs?

  • With the Acura MDX, the second and third rows can fold flat for additional storage space. With all chairs up, there are over 15 cubic feet of space behind the third row. The third row features 50/50 split seating, while the second row has 60/40 split-fold seating.
  • This can give you a wide range of options to customize your cargo and passenger needs and is easily accessible with the rear tailgate. For other storage options, there's a cubby hole recessed on the left side of the Acura MDX along with underfloor storage for items that you need to keep out of sight as well.
  • The center console can slide back to give you a bin to store personal items securely. You can easily connect your smartphone or other electronic devices to keep them charged or play music through the sound system, keeping you and your passengers entertained when driving through Auburn, AL.
  • When it comes to the Acura RDX, you have up to 79.8 cubic feet of cargo space with the back rows of seating folded down. The RDX has also been built with a rear cargo underfloor storage that gives you added room and flexible storage options.

Sizes: The Acura RDX is a luxury Crossover SUV while the Acura MDX is a three-row luxury SUV.

Powertrain Options: Acura RDX: Comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission that produces 272 horsepower and up to 28 mpg on the highway.

Acura MDX: Offers two options with a 3.5-liter engine combined with a 9-speed automatic transmission. The Hybrid comes equipped with a 3.0-liter Sport Hybrid 3-Motor System with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. These engine options produce either 290 horsepower and 27 mpg for the FWD or 321 horsepower and 27 mpg on the highway for the Hybrid in terms of power.

Safety: Both feature the AcuraWatch package for standard safety and driver-assist features while also having a range of similar available options as well.

Technology: Both the Acura MDX and Acura RDX is equipped with an audio interface that gives you an interactive 10.2-inch HD display that has Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration built-in. They make use of the True Touchpad Interface to make it simple to use like a smartphone.

Test Drive an Acura SUV Today

If you're looking for a capable family SUV, you won't want to miss out on any of the Acura SUVs we have available at Acura of Columbus. Stop by today to learn more and test drive one for yourself.


Acura Of Columbus

6549 Whittlesey Blvd
Directions Columbus, GA 31909

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