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General Information

Year
2019
Make
Acura
Model
MDX Adv sh-sh-awd
Color
Fathom Blue Pearl
Packages
Advance
History
Purchased new from Montano Acura March 2019
2019 Acura MDX Adv sh-sh-awd (Fathom Blue Pearl)
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Modifications

Drivetrain
No engine mods
Interior
All Season 1st and 2nd Row Floor Mats
All Season 3rd Row Floor Mat
Cargo Mat
OEM Hanging Cargo Net
Universal Flat Cargo Net
Cargo Cover
Ceramic coating for interior seats
LED front foot well lights
Exterior
Body Side Molding
Crossbars
Door Edge Guards
Logo pattern Projector "MDX" front
Logo pattern Projector "Acura" rear
Splash Guards
Advance Running boards
Suntek Ultra Paint film (hood, front fenders, mirrors, a-pillars between windshield, rear bumper, fogs, and headlights)
CQuartz Finest reserve Ceramic Coating for painted surfaces and windows
Plastic Dip Chrome Delete
Audio
R RUIYA HD Clear TEMPERED GLASS Guard Shield Scratch-Resistant Ultra HD Extreme Clarity for lower touch screen
No other entertainment mods
Wheel and Tire
20" Berlina Black Alloy Wheels with ceramic coating
Red Acura Chrome Valve Stem Caps
Acura/Honda black wheel lugs and black wheel lock
Gorilla 38641N Chrome Honda/Acura Ball Seat Wheel Locks (14mm x 1.50 Thread Size, painted Black)
Red Painted Calipers
OEM Spare Tire Kit with full-size 20"
20" Berlina wheel as a spare with Conti tire

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Am considering the Advance package on a new purchase. Do you like the Active Damper System? Any of the other Advance features you would comment on?
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Am considering the Advance package on a new purchase. Do you like the Active Damper System? Any of the other Advance features you would comment on?
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My favorite features are:
  • auto fold side mirrors, perfect for tight parking spots and home garage (might be standard)
  • 360 Degree camera, I have it set to come on at 7 mph or less, helps with parking or maneuvering in very tight spots
  • Auto heated/cooled seats, I like you don't have to think about activating them and they seem to feel just right in the southwestern summers (no sweaty back sides)
  • LED fogs, extra light directly up front of the MDX and a little more side illumination for very dark roads if you need to turn
  • Auto dim side mirrors do an excellent job not blinding you at night since every car now has HIDs or LED headlights
  • I haven't driven a MDX without active dampers, you might have to drive an MDX with and without them to feel the difference. So Far, the active dampers feel like my 11 MDX Adv with ADS magnetic struts/shocks as far as reducing body roll, squat on acceleration, and dive during braking. Very smooth and controlled on side street and hwy with active dampers.
The 2nd row captain chairs are OK. The don't have a lot of adjustments other than forward/back and slight recline. I don't think I gain anything with captain chairs compared to having a 2nd row bench. They look good; but, the bench 2nd row is more functional.
 

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Nice color. Almost got it, then I saw someone’s 18 tech and saw how how easily they git scratches on the door.
Decided to go with white
 

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I did paint protective film and ceramic coating to help with scratches. I also only do hand washing with foam sprayer so I don't touch the paint that often. Not a perfect protection solution; but, so far so good. I just really like the blue color.
 
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