The 2022 Acura MDX is available with four different trim levels, labeled packages; Standard, Technology, Advance, and A-Spec. A 3.5L V6 engine, making 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque, powers all trims of the MDX. Power is sent to the wheels through a 10-speed automatic transmission with economical or sport shifting modes. Power is sent to the wheels via Acura's Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system (SH-AWD). Front-wheel drive is also available. No MDX is lightly equipped. The Standard trim features 19-inch wheels, automatic LED headlights, speed-sensitive windshield wipers, multi-view rear camera, power liftgate, power heated front seats, tri-zone climate control, keyless entry, keyless ignition and a sunroof and a 9-speaker audio system. All MDX trims also include a 12.3-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto. MDX models equipped with the Technology Package add 20-inch alloy wheels, rain-sensing windshield wipers, power folding side mirrors, remote engine start, navigation, and a 12-speaker premium audio system with hard drive media storage. Added in 2020, the A-Spec package features eye-catching designs and impressive styling. The A-spec brings a whole new look to the MDX with a blacked-out exterior styling and sporty interior. The A-Spec features exclusive designed front and rear bumpers, 20-inch gray wheels, dual exhaust outlets and a host of blacked-out and dark chrome exterior styling touches. Inside the A-Spec, features include heated and ventilated sport front seats, leather wrapped steering wheel, trimmed interior with contrast stitching and piping, metal trim and red instrument panel illumination. All MDX models come standard with AcuraWatch Plus, a suite of active safety features that includes collision mitigation braking, road departure mitigation, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, blind spot warning and lane departure warning. Collision mitigation braking helps prepare the MDX and its occupants for a frontal impact by automatically tensioning the seatbelts and applying the brakes as needed.