Acura’s Newly Updated 2014 MDX Earns Recognition for Innovative Safety Engineering

Acura Santa Barbara shares the latest IIHS safety recognition for the 2013 Acura MDX. 

Acura Santa Barbara is proud to share the news that the 2014 Acura MDX received recognition for its advanced Crash Warning and Mitigation Systems from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) test program.  News was recently released that the 2014 MDX offers a wide array of innovative safety and driver assistance technology to protect the driver and passengers.  These systems ranked well in the IIHS test programs including a ranking of GOOD in the IIHS new strict small overlap front crash test.

A Focus on Safety

Acura engineers are proud of the accomplishment since the 2014 Acura MDX was designed with advanced safety features in mind.  The vehicle features driver assistance programs such as Collision Mitigation Braking System and Forward Collision Warning.  Acura actually targeted the new IIHS safety ratings when developing the latest MDX model.  The engineers and drivers will not be disappointed since the 2014 Acura MDX is anticipated to earn a five-star overall vehicle score and a TOP SAFETY PICK rating in addition to the highest rating of GOOD on the small overlap front crash test.  California drivers can have peace of mind each time they get behind the wheel of the 2014 Acura MDX knowing the vehicle was engineered with their safety and comfort as a primary focus.

Available Safety Technology

The Forward Collision Warning system and Lane Departure Warning system are standard on each 2014 MDX Technology Package and above.  The vehicle also features an array of available driver assistive technologies including:

  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Pre-tensioning driver and front passenger seatbelts
  • Driver’s knee airbag and three side-row curtain airbags
  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ body structure
  • Ultra-high strength steel, one-piece front door stiffener ring
  • Blind Spot Information
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Multi-view Rear Camera
  • Front and Rear parking sensors

Driver assistive technologies will vary depending on the package selected at the time of purchase.  Drivers can speak with a friendly Acura Santa Barbara sales representative to learn more about each unique package and the available safety features they include.

At Acura Santa Barbara, we know drivers will appreciate the luxury style, performance, comfort, technology and safety of the 2014 MDX that are offered at a price no other luxury brand can match.  New Acura vehicles are offered at an incredible value which remains strong even after the first five years.  Pricing for the 2014 Acura MDX starts at an MSRP of just $42,290 for the two-wheel drive model.

About Acura Santa Barbara

Acura Santa Barbara, serving the Santa Barbara area, is the premier retailer of new and used Acura vehicles. The dedicated sales staff and top-trained technicians at Acura Santa Barbara are available to make each customer’s auto shopping experience fun, easy, and financially advantageous. Check out the IIHS’ top safety pick RDX, the best-selling MDX or any of the other reliable, affordable models in the Acura line up. Acura Santa Barbara is located at 401 South Hope Ave in Santa Barbara, right off the 101 and Hope Ave exit.

Acura Santa Barbara

401 S Hope Ave

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

(805) 563-4266

2013-10-16T11:12:06+00:00October 16th, 2013|Acura|