What's Wrong with the Acura MDX?

MDX owners have made 261 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the transmission (31%), followed by the engine (22%) and the electrical (8%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the MDX.

Comparing MDX Generations

Watch out for the 3rd generation's (2014–2018) 5.74 PainRank™, which is the worst of 3 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen MDX 2014–2018
84 5.74
2nd Gen MDX 2007–2013
80 3.99
1st Gen MDX 2001–2006
97 5.63

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    The Worst MDX Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2011 (14), 2002 (11), 2012 (10), 2010 (10), 2005 (9), 2008 (6), 2013 (6), 2017 (5), 2015 (4), 2006 (3), and 2018 (0).