Top Safety Pick

2007 Acura MDX

midsize luxury SUV / 4-door SUV

2007 Acura MDX 4-door SUV

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Head restraints & seats

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2007-13 models

Tested vehicle: 2007 Acura MDX 4D 4wd

The Acura MDX was redesigned for the 2007 model year. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Honda as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Side

Rating applies to 2007-09 models

Tested vehicle: 2007 Acura MDX 4-door 4wd with standard head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags

The Acura MDX was redesigned for the 2007 model year. Structure ratings are based on this test and on a later test of a 2010 MDX model.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection

View of the vehicle after the crash with doors removed, showing the side airbags and damage to the occupant compartment.

View of the vehicle and barrier just after the crash test.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the driver dummy's head was protected from being hit by hard structures by the side curtain airbag.

Smeared greasepaint shows where the rear passenger dummy’s head was protected by the side airbag.

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2007-09 models built after May 2007

Seat type: Power leather seats AHR built after May 2007

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry

Rating applies to 2007 models built before June 2007

Seat type: Power leather seats AHR built before June 2007

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry