2017 Acura MDX

 
 
2017 Acura MDX
 

2017 Acura MDX

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$57,475
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Vehicle Highlights

  • Fuel Economy: 19 mpg City, 26 mpg Hwy
  • Engine: 3.5 L Premium Unleaded V-6, 290 HP
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive Train: All Wheel Drive
  • Passengers: 6
  • Doors: 4

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What You Will Like

The Acura MDX seems to grow in popularity every year, and the third-generation model is no exception. Acura's mid-size luxury SUV is easy to love and even easier to live with. Three rows of seats make carpooling easy, while increased cargo space behind the second row of seats makes carting around a weekend project's worth of gardening supplies a snap. For those who don't need Acura's excellent Super Handling All-Wheel Drive, front-wheel-drive availability makes the MDX a bit easier on the wallet. Like all Acuras, the MDX is loaded with plenty of excellent, useful technology to enhance entertainment, comfort and safety in equal measures.

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What's New For 2017

The Acura MDX enters into 2017 with several changes and enhancements to the already competent SUV. Refreshed styling shows off Acura's new pentagonal grill, absent the divisive "beak" that graced previous models, while dual exhaust tips add a little character to the rear end. Inside, Acura have given the MDX a more tech to make the vehicle even easier to live with, including standard suite of safety and driver assistance technologies which Acura have dubbed AcuraWatch. AcuraWatch includes features like a lane keep assist function, adaptive cruise control, a road departure mitigation system and a collision-mitigation braking system.

Warranty

  • Basic Warranty: 4 Years / 50,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain Warranty: 6 Years / 70,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance: 4 Years / 50,000 Miles

A vehicle's warranty can significant impact your maintenance costs after you drive off the dealer's lot, and it's important to understand the different parts. Typically, a new car warranty includes a Basic warranty, which covers everything except the wear items such as brakes and tires; and a Drivetrain warranty, that covers all the parts that make the car move, such as the engine and transmission

NHTSA Crash Test Rating

  • Frontal Driver: 5 stars
  • Frontal Passenger: 5 stars
  • Side Driver: 5 stars
  • Side Passenger: 5 stars
  • Rollover Rating: 4 stars

The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) provides consumers with vehicle safety information based on independent testing, primarily front and side crash rating results, and more recently rollover ratings, to aid consumers in their vehicle purchase decisions.

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Specifications for 2017 Acura MDX

Standard Equipment

  • Safety Options
    • Vehicle Stability Assist Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Lane Keeping Assist
    • Lane Departure Warning
    • Blind Spot Sensor
    • Forward Collision and Rear Collision
    • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Driver Knee Airbag
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Back-Up Camera
    • Front Camera
    • Left Side Camera
    • Right Side Camera
  • Entertainment Features
    • Acuralink Real-Time Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display
    • 2 LCD Monitors In The Front
    • Window Grid Antenna
    • Radio w/Clock, Steering Wheel Controls and 15 Gb Internal Memory
    • Radio: Acura/ELS Studio Premium Audio System -inc: 10-speakers, CD, MP3 and WMA compatible disc player, Song by Voice, HD Radio, Siri Eyes Free, SMS/MMS text message and email capability, 8-inch color display, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink wireless telephone interface, Aha compatibility, SiriusXM satellite radio w/advanced audio features, Pandora compatibility, USB audio interface w/iPod integration, Bluetooth streaming audio, MP3/auxiliary input jack, Speed-Sensitive Volume Compensation (SVC) and voice recognition for the following: navigation, audio, climate control and Bluetooth Handsfreelink
  • Exterior Features
    • Wheels: 20" x 8J" Aluminum-Alloy
    • Tires: P245/50R20 102H High Performance AS
    • Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Clearcoat Paint
    • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
    • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Chrome Bumper Insert
    • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Chrome Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
    • Chrome Bodyside Insert
    • Chrome Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
    • Chrome Door Handles
    • Body-Colored Power w/Tilt Down Heated Auto Dimming Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter, Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
    • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
    • Deep Tinted Glass
    • Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
    • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
    • Lip Spoiler
    • Black Grille w/Chrome Surround
    • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
    • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
    • Roof Rack Rails Only
    • Programmable Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
    • Perimeter/Approach Lights
    • Front Fog Lamps
    • Laminated Glass
  • Interior Features
    • Heated & Ventilated Front Sport Seats -inc: driver's 10-way power seat w/power lumbar support and easy-entry, front passenger's 8-way power seat and power lumbar support
    • Ventilated Front Seats
    • 2-Way Power Passenger Seat -inc: Power 2-Way Lumbar Support
    • 50-50 Folding Bucket Front Facing Heated Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Ventilated and Rear Seat w/Manual Fore/Aft
    • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
    • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
    • Power Rear Windows, Fixed 3rd Row Windows and w/Manual Sun Blinds
    • Fixed 50-50 Bench Leatherette 3rd Row Seat Front, Manual Fold Into Floor, 2 Manual and Adjustable Head Restraints
    • Heated Leather Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
    • Front Cupholder
    • Rear Cupholder
    • Compass
    • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
    • Valet Function
    • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 2 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button
    • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access and Power Fuel
    • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
    • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
    • Distance Pacing w/Traffic Stop-Go
    • Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
    • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
    • Multi Zone Auto-Climate Control Air Conditioning w/Gps Linked
    • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
    • Driver Foot Rest
    • Full Cloth Headliner
    • Leather Door Trim Insert
    • Interior Trim -inc: Genuine Wood/Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Genuine Wood/Metal-Look Door Panel Insert, Genuine Wood/Metal-Look Console Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents
    • Perf Milano Leather w/Contrast Stitching & Piping
    • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
    • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
    • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage, Rear Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Front And Rear Map Lights
    • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
    • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
    • Carpet Floor Trim
    • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
    • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
    • Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit
    • Cargo Space Lights
    • Memory Settings -inc: Driver Seat, Door Mirrors, Steering Wheel, Audio and HVAC
    • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate, Windows, Sunroof/Convertible Roof and Remote Engine Start
    • Integrated Navigation System w/Voice Activation
    • Tracker System
    • Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
    • Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down
    • Delayed Accessory Power
    • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
    • Systems Monitor
    • Redundant Digital Speedometer
    • Trip Computer
    • Outside Temp Gauge
    • Analog Display
    • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
    • Manual Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
    • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
    • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Storage
    • Perimeter Alarm
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
    • Air Filtration
  • Mechanical Features
    • Electro-Mechanical Limited Slip Differential
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake
    • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
    • Permanent Locking Hubs
    • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
    • 19.5 Gal. Fuel Tank
    • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
    • Automatic Ride Control Adaptive Suspension
    • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
    • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
    • Towing w/Trailer Sway Control
    • 130 Amp Alternator
    • Battery w/Run Down Protection
    • Automatic Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
    • GVWR: TBD
    • 4.33 Axle Ratio
    • Transmission: 9-Speed Automatic -inc: Sequential SportShift w/paddle shifters, 3-mode integrated dynamics system, Electronic Gear Selector and hill start assist
    • Engine: 3.5L 24V SOHC i-VTEC V6 -inc: Idle Stop

Tech Specs

  • Brakes Features
    • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
    • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
    • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.6
    • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 13
  • Cargo Area Dimensions Features
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 90.9
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 43.4
    • Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 14.9
  • Electrical Features
    • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 130
  • Engine Features
    • Engine Type - Premium Unleaded V-6
    • Displacement - 3.5 L/212
    • Fuel System - Gasoline Direct Injection
    • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 290 @ 6200
    • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 267 @ 4700
  • Exterior Dimensions Features
    • Wheelbase (in) - 111
    • Length, Overall (in) - 196.2
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 77.8
    • Height, Overall (in) - 67.4
    • Tread Width, Front (in) - 66.3
    • Tread Width, Rear (in) - 66.3
    • Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.6
  • Fuel Tank Features
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 19.5
  • Interior Dimensions Features
    • Passenger Capacity - 6
    • Passenger Volume (ft³) - 132.7
    • Front Head Room (in) - 38.1
    • Front Leg Room (in) - 41.4
    • Front Shoulder Room (in) - 61.1
    • Front Hip Room (in) - 57.5
    • Second Head Room (in) - 38.3
    • Second Leg Room (in) - 38.5
    • Second Shoulder Room (in) - 59.1
    • Second Hip Room (in) - 57.8
    • Third Head Room (in) - 35.6
    • Third Leg Room (in) - 28.1
    • Third Shoulder Room (in) - 54.7
    • Third Hip Room (in) - 40.6
  • Mileage Features
    • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 22
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 19
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 26
  • Steering Features
    • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
    • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 38.7
  • Summary Features
    • Vehicle Name - Acura MDX
    • Body Style - SH-AWD
  • Suspension Features
    • Suspension Type - Front - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
  • Tires Features
    • Front Tire Size - P245/50HR20
    • Front Tire Size - R20
    • Rear Tire Size - P245/50HR20
    • Rear Tire Size - R20
  • Trailering Features
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 3500
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 5000
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 350
    • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 500
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 3500
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 5000
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 350
    • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 500
    • Maximum Trailering Capacity (N/A) - 3500
    • Maximum Trailering Capacity (N/A) - 5000
  • Transmission Features
    • Drivetrain - All Wheel Drive
    • Trans Type - 9
    • Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/OD
    • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.71
    • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.84
    • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.91
    • Fourth Gear Rato (:1) - 1.38
    • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
    • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.81
    • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.83
    • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.33
    • Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.70
    • Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.58
  • Vehicle Features
    • EPA Classification - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
    • Annual CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 8.0
  • Weight Information Features
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4257
  • Wheels Features
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 20 X 8
    • Front Wheel Size (in) - 20
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 20 X 8
    • Rear Wheel Size (in) - 20
    • Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
    • Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum

2017 Acura MDX Photos & Colors

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  • Black Copper Pearl Black Copper Pearl Crystal Black Pearl Crystal Black Pearl Dark Cherry Pearl Fathom Blue Pearl Lunar Silver Metallic Lunar Silver Metallic Modern Steel Metallic Modern Steel Metallic White Diamond Pearl White Diamond Pearl White Diamond Pearl
  • Black Copper Pearl
  • Black Copper Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Dark Cherry Pearl
  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • White Diamond Pearl
  • White Diamond Pearl
  • White Diamond Pearl

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Introduction

The Acura MDX, one of the best-driving crossovers in its class, is improved for 2017, with a prettier face, better ride and handling, and more standard active safety features. These changes come on top of the 2016 upgrades, led by a paddleshifting nine-speed automatic transmission.

Also new is the 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid with SH-AWD (super-handling all-wheel drive). It uses a 3.0-liter V6 and seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, mated to a three-motor hybrid system: one motor at the transmission and two for the rear wheels. It makes a combined 325 horsepower, and Acura says it will get a combined 25 miles per gallon.

The standard MDX comes with a 3.5-liter direct-injection V6 making 290 horsepower with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. With awd, it’s EPA-rated at 18/26/21 mpg, on Premium fuel. With the optional Stop/Start features, which comes in a package, it gets 1 mpg more, though that feature can be annoying.

SH-AWD is an exceptional system that moves power front-to-back and side-to-side. The MDX also uses what Acura calls IDS, for Integrated Dynamics System, with Comfort, Normal, Sport and Sport Plus modes. With SH-AWD, the system puts more power to the outside wheels in a curve. That’s called torque vectoring.

The MDX earns the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick Plus rating, as well as five stars overall from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, including five stars in front and side crash test, four stars in rollover. For 2017, the MDX gets the AcuraWatch suite of safety and driver-assist systems as standard equipment. That includes forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning, road departure mitigation, and an adaptive cruise-control system with low-speed follow. A multi-view rear camera is also standard, while blind-spot monitors, surround-view cameras, and front and rear parking sensors are optional.

The MDX is rated to tow up to 3500 pounds, with a 350-pound tongue weight. That’s light to medium weight, borderline for a boat, depends on the size of the boat.

Lineup

Acura MDX with front-wheel drive ($43,950) is equipped with leather, eight-speaker audio system with satellite radio (upgraded for 2017), tri-zone automatic climate control, four fast-charging USB ports, 10-way power adjustable driver’s seat, automatic headlamps, multi-view rearview camera, heated front seats, folding second-row seats, power tilt/telescope steering, steering-wheel audio and phone controls, and 12-volt power outlets in the center console and front armrest. Also a package of safety gear that includes forward-collision warnings with automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warnings, lane-keep assist, and adaptive cruise control.

MDX SH-AWD ($45,950) adds Super Handling All Wheel Drive. (Prices are MSRP and do not include destination charge.)

The Technology Package adds navigation, blind-spot monitors, front and rear parking sensors, remote start and 19-inch alloy wheels. The Advance Package adds Stop/Start, roof rails, and Milano premium perforated leather upholstery with ventilated front seats. Entertainment adds a DVD player, a 150-watt AC inverter, heated second-row seats, and second-row window shades.

Walkaround

The facelift on the 2017 MDX improves its looks. The diamond pentagon grille comes from the Precision concept car that got a positive reaction at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. There are also freshly sculpted front fenders, a new hood, and jewel-like headlamps, with available LED foglamps. But Acura can keep the chrome rocker panels and additional body trim.

The profile seems less upright than some SUV rivals, with its chiseled front end, tapered roofline, and the smooth rear end. Ironically, while the smaller Acura RDX crossover looks larger than it is, the Acura MDX looks smaller than it is.

Interior

The sloping and tiered dashboard sort of mimics the grille, leading into a V-shaped centerstack. It’s neither opulent nor glitzy, but its design works better than its function. Well, we say it’s not glitzy, but its chrome surround sometimes reflects sunlight into the driver’s eyes.

However, the center console itself gets kudos for function: deep bin, tray for cellphone, another larger tray with sliding woodgrain top, traction strips for things so they don’t slide around, conveniently located cupholders, and another small bin for keys, with power outlet.

The infotainment interface called AcuraLink leaves much to be desired, although its add-on features make commuting easier. There’s traffic info, vehicle messaging, and integrated Aha and Pandora entertainment. A Connect Package adds Assist Services, Map Services, and MyVehicle (remote vehicle services and diagnostics). Full-on concierge services are available with a Premium Package.

The push-button transmission shifter is brilliant. Besides freeing up space on the console, it’s easy to use with its distinct buttons.

The front seats are plush and supportive, with low side bolsters that make sliding in and out easy. The driver’s seat slides back automatically when the door is opened.

The MDX is roomy for its class. The second row slides six inches fore and aft, giving either second- or third-row passengers more legroom (but not both). It’s split 60/40 and folds almost flat, although there are a lot of gaps and holes, not good for dogs. A small illuminated button at each side of the second row moves the seat to enable reaching the third row. An easier way is going for the optional captain’s chairs.

Getting to the third row is difficult, so leave it for the kids. And, back there, the high floor level puts your knees at your chin, if you’re an adult or tall kid.

The third row folds perfectly flat by pulling a lever; the headrests flip forward, and can stay with the seats rather than having to be removed, a good safety feature because they won’t be missing when needed.

With both seats folded, the cargo space reveals an underfloor storage area with room for a laptop, camera bag, or more shoes. It has a lid that can be moved out of the way.

The cabin is very quiet and vibration-free, thanks to an active noise-cancellation system, an active engine mount system, acoustic glass in the windshield and windows, and heaps of insulation elsewhere.

Driving Impressions

The direct-injection V6 uses Honda’s i-VTEC variable valvetrain with two-stage Variable Cylinder Management that stops the fuel to three cylinders when the car is cruising. This engine was developed from Acura’s successful endurance racing engine, a 60-degree aluminum V6, single overhead cam with 24 valves. It makes 290 horsepower at 6200 rpm and 267 pound-feet of torque at 4500 rpm. It’s a smooth, refined engine, with acceleration whenever you need it, and it stays smooth to redline 6700 rpm.

However the nine-speed automatic transmission that was new for 2016 doesn’t provide the seamless shifts of the previous transmission. Most of the time it’s smooth enough, but it sometimes gets confused by all those gears, and hesitates; it’s like there are just too many choices for the computer program. One nice feature is that it automatically shifts into Park when you turn off the engine.

There’s a selector on the center console that switches the shift mapping between Drive and Sport. In Drive mode, the transmission does all the shifting automatically. Pressing the D/S switch changes it to Sport mode. Using the paddle shifters behind the steering wheel when in Sport mode generates quick throttle-blip downshifts or upshifts. The Sport mode works like a true manual mode because the transmission will actually let you hold onto gears all the way to redline, or all the way down to where you’re starting to lug the engine.

The Sport setting quickens steering response, while the Comfort setting brings a lighter steering feel. The steering doesn’t send a lot of feedback to the driver, but the MDX feels capable and coordinated when driven near the limit. Actually, its handling is admirable for a vehicle this size; it’s as close to nimble and responsive as you can get in a seven-seat vehicle. It’s a very easy car to drive.

Special shock absorbers smooth the ride over rough pavement, so there’s no price to pay for the good handling.

But it’s really all about the Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive system, we think. It not only provides excellent all-weather traction, it makes a difference on dry roads. It’s almost amazing that it’s been in Acura vehicles for more than a decade, still one of the few mechanical torque vectoring systems on the market.

The system can vary front-wheel torque distribution from 90 percent down to 30 percent (that’s 70 percent to the rear), or up to 100 percent to either the left or right wheels. That greatly improves stability when driving in winter, especially when patches of snow and ice are mixed with patches of wet pavement, or when the left wheels are on ice and the right wheels are on dry pavement.

Summary

The Acura MDX is pricey but has all the right stuff, starting with the sophisticated V6 and excellent all-wheel-drive handling. But not everything is right. The hesitating and sometimes snatchy nine-speed automatic transmission appears to be too ambitious.

Sam Moses contributed to this report.

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Estimated Target Price

The CarQuotes.com Target Price is to be used as a general guide that reflects a typical, market price (before taxes and other customary fees and charges) generally found for the vehicle that you selected. This price is based on our research and estimates of supply and demand in the marketplace. There are many factors that go into the final price of a particular vehicle including local supply and demand. Your final price may differ.

CarQuotes.com Estimated Target Prices include

The ’base’ price of the vehicle
All options that you select
Base Destination Charges — this is a charge that is added to the base price for every vehicle
Any related Estimated Manufacture to Consumer Cash Rebates. Note: rebates are subject to change at any time. Please make sure to confirm any consumer Cash rebates with your dealer representative at the time of purchase.

CarQuotes.com Estimated price(s) do NOT include any of the following:

Local taxes, license fees and other local fees, such as dealer documentation fees, tire and battery disposal fees, and where applicable, finance charges — these fees are also excluded from Dealer Invoice and MSRP and would be excluded from most advertisements you might see.
Random ’special qualification’ rebates — i.e., for new college grads only; for customers trading in a specific type of car.  Ask your dealer Representative for more information on ’special qualification’ rebates.

CarQuotes Estimated Dealer Price

The Estimated CarQuotes Dealer Price is an estimate of the pricing presented to CarQuotes members from CarQuotes Authorized Dealers in your area, and is calculated by subtracting an estimated savings value from the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price ("MSRP") as well as a value that relates to invoice for the "ideal vehicle" you configured. Dealer documentation, administrative or similar processing fees are not included in the price estimate. Any vehicle configured on the CarQuotes website is an "ideal vehicle" and may not exist at a CarQuotes Authorized Dealer or any other partner dealer. Each Dealer attempts to match a member’s vehicle preferences with the best possible selection from current, in-stock inventory.

Estimated Savings

The Estimated Savings represents the estimated amount of savings off of MSRP available to you from CarQuotes Dealers for a vehicle consistent with your configured preferences plus any customer incentives currently available.  This is also true when it comes to CarQuotes estimated target prices. Your actual savings will depend on several factors including market conditions, the style of vehicle you select, installed options, dealer coverage, and applicable manufacturer incentives. Each dealer sets its own pricing.

Advertised Rebates, Special Manufacturer Financing or Leasing Programs

In most cases, you must choose between these programs OR a customer rebate or a special manufacturer-to-dealer incentive that may or may not already be included in your CarQuotes.com Target Price. So, your final price may go up if you take advantage of special manufacturer financing. Credit Union members should contact their Credit Union loan department to determine what type of loan and financing options are right for you.

Please note that CarQuotes.com strives to include identified manufacturer incentives within the CarQuotes.com Target Price. CarQuotes.com does not administer these programs, which are subject to and often change without notice. Eligibility for these programs is subject to verification by a licensed auto dealer.

Ask your dealer representative for complete manufacturer program details for your area, and how participation in these programs will affect your price.

Base Vehicle

The base vehicle is the vehicle before any optional equipment or destination fees have been added. All of the standard features are included in the base vehicle.

Options

This is the total charge for all optional equipment included in the configuration of your virtual vehicle. The Options charge varies depending on whether it is calculated based on the Factory Invoice or MSRP. Options are not included in the base vehicle price and are not considered standard features.

Regional Fees

A Regional Fee is the fee a manufacturer charges a dealer to advertise and promote the vehicle in the dealer’s market. CarQuotes also includes estimated manufacturer preparation charges (manufacturer charges to the dealer to cover any work done on the car prior to delivering it to the dealership) and fuel charges (the charge for the fuel in the tank when the buyer purchases the vehicle) in this total. CarQuotes attempts to include regional ad fees in its Factory Invoice calculations; other sites at times do not.

Destination Fees

These are the amounts that manufacturers charge to deliver a vehicle from the factory to the dealership.

Customer Incentives

Customer incentives are also commonly known as customer cash or bonus incentives. These incentives are offered by manufacturers as a way of enticing buyers into purchasing a vehicle.

 

Note: Dealer Invoice amount might not be the amount that the dealer paid to the manufacturer

Dealer Invoice price may or may not bear close relation to a dealer’s actual cost for the vehicle. In some cases, a cost for a vehicle may be significantly less than the invoice price originally paid for the vehicle. Any difference between invoice price and the dealer’s final cost may be caused by many factors including factory refunds, rebates, allowances, or incentives which the manufacturer or distributor may provide to the dealer.

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