A mid-size luxury crossover, the 2012 Acura ZDX boasts fastback styling while utilizing a front engine AWD layout. The ZDX is powered by a 3.7-liter aluminum-alloy V6 engine that produces 300 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters is paired with the engine to enable to ZDX to achieve an EPA estimated 16 mpg city and 23 mpg highway, for a combined average of 19 mpg. Features include rearview camera, HID headlights, key remote functions, power tailgate, automatic climate control, hands-free phone capabilities, USB audio interface, adaptive cruise control, leather seats, and premium navigation. Safety is comprised of blind spot information system, vehicle stability assist, collision mitigation braking system, tire pressure monitoring, anti-lock braking, and a 6-airbag system. The ZDX is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The 2012 ZDX is nearly identical to last year's model. It continues to cut a dramatic shape and offer strong performance to the luxury buyer.
Luxurious interior; high tech entertainment in a sound-controlled space; impressive all wheel drive performance
Acura began with no intention of developing an economy car, though efficiencies are everywhere. The obvious competitors are BMW's X6 and the Infiniti FX35. The ZDX is priced directly between the two models, with interior technologies at the top of its specialized segment and luxury appointments well above the competition.