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Old 17 May 2010, 05:46 am
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Default Is the Acura mdx a good offroading vehicle? why or why not?

its a 02 4wd
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Old 17 May 2010, 06:01 am
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No. It's a unibody vehicle, not a body on frame, so it cannot take much punishment.
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Old 17 May 2010, 06:16 am
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Henry is right but also consider that it is actually an All wheel Drive System- meaning it automatically shifts to 4 wheel drive and doesn't have the low-range gearing for offroading. It is designed for maximum traction in adverse weather (ie. ice, snow, rain) on the pavement.
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Old 17 May 2010, 06:31 am
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The MDX is a cross-over SUV based on the Accord platform. It was designed for ground clearance and traction in on-road and perhaps farm track conditions. It wasn't made for serious offroading, it lacks the differentials, low-range gearing, offroad tires, descent control, and many other things necessary for a good offroad vehicle.































If you are looking for something to go offroad, you need to stay away from crossovers, and go for a truck-based SUV. Most likely you will have to get one from the US or England, your only option there being a Land Rover.
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CL is spot on- I wanted to add the MDX is a great vehicle...just make sure the tranny is OK.
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