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Acura announces many changes to 2016 MDX

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The 2016 Acura MDX boasts significant upgrades, and customers in the U.S. can enjoy them starting now. No release date has been set for Canada, however. 

For 2016, all MDX models will come equipped with an advanced new 9-speed automatic transmission, a push-button electronic gear selector that frees up room above the centre console, and a new Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system with a twin-clutch design that delivers enhanced torque transfer and handling capabilities. 

Furthermore, the 2016 MDX and MDX Tech models can now be equipped with the AcuraWatch suite of advanced safety and driver-assist technologies, which includes the first application of Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor to the MDX model line.

Other highlights of the 2016 Acura MDX include Siri Eyes Free voice recognition, an easy-entry/exit driver's seat that moves 35 mm rearward when the driver's door is opened, and TPMS fill assist that sounds an audible alert when the driver inflates the tire to the correct pressure.