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No way Jose. Even bolt patterns are different.
 

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(1G) and (3G) 14, 15, 16 AFAIK used a weaker Accord Like 5x114.3 pattern.
That changed again to the beefier (2G) 5x120 in the 2017 (3G) model.

That webpage doesn´t show the updated 2017 model 5x120 pattern qqzj.
 

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WTF, changing bolt pattern w/o change the car? Just to make it look manly? The 3G is a lot lighter, not much heavier than an Accord V6. I have never seen/heard any MDX wheels fall off.

Anyway, sorry for my erroneous assumption.
 

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Well I don't think it has anything to do with looks.. I believe the difference is in the Wheel Rotor and Wheels they wanted to use to keep parts standardized, Going down to 5x114.3 makes no sense when they were already using 5x120 pattern so it was probably something in the build process that got mixed up in the early 3G Life and has now being fixed to what they wanted to use in the first place.

This makes sense since the Honda Pilot has been using 5x120 pattern since 2009, Yes the new Gen is using 5x120 since day 1 so why would the Acura Flagship SUV would use a weaker pattern?
 

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Acura's apparent reinstatement of the 5x120 bolt pattern on the 2017 Acura MDX (if accurate), raises an interesting, potential dilemma....how many 2nd generation (2007-2013) MDX owners would be willing to drop approximately $2 grand or more for a brand new set of OEM 2017 Acura MDX accessory shoes (from the stealership):

20 inch BERLINA BLACK ALLOY WHEELS
<img src=http://www.acura.com/assets/acura2/accessoryshowcase/MDX/2017/detail/MDX0017044_20inBerlinaBlackAlloyWheels_det_1.jpg>
http://www.acura.com/Accessories.aspx?model=MDX&modelYear=2017&accId=MDX0017044

20 inch DARK CHROME-LOOK ALLOY WHEELS
<img src=http://www.acura.com/assets/acura2/accessoryshowcase/MDX/2017/detail/MDX0017043_20inDarkChromeLookAlloyWheels_det_1.jpg>
http://www.acura.com/Accessories.aspx?model=MDX&modelYear=2017&accId=MDX0017043

*for some of these (likely) very high mileage vehicles, the wheels (brand new) above, may be worth more than the 2nd gen. MDX themselves?!!
 

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Acura's apparent reinstatement of the 5x120 bolt pattern on the 2017 Acura MDX (if accurate), raises an interesting, potential dilemma....how many 2nd generation (2007-2013) MDX owners would be willing to drop approximately $2 grand or more for a brand new set of OEM 2017 Acura MDX accessory shoes (from the stealership):

20 inch BERLINA BLACK ALLOY WHEELS
<img src=http://www.acura.com/assets/acura2/accessoryshowcase/MDX/2017/detail/MDX0017044_20inBerlinaBlackAlloyWheels_det_1.jpg>
2017 Acura MDX | Accessories | Acura.com

20 inch DARK CHROME-LOOK ALLOY WHEELS
<img src=http://www.acura.com/assets/acura2/accessoryshowcase/MDX/2017/detail/MDX0017043_20inDarkChromeLookAlloyWheels_det_1.jpg>
2017 Acura MDX | Accessories | Acura.com

*for some of these (likely) very high mileage vehicles, the wheels (brand new) above, may be worth more than the 2nd gen. MDX themselves?!!
Agree. You can find better price on eBay.
 

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A high mileage 2G MDX is still worth more than those wheels though.
 

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A high mileage 2G MDX is still worth more than those wheels though.
that's a valid argument that I can agree with- unless we're talking about a 2nd gen MDX that has 200,000+ miles on it that's plagued by the infamous (2007-2009 MDX) parasitic electrical draw problem- in that case those $2K wheels would be worth much more than such a horrific condition vehicle!
 

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they are not that expensive if you know where to look:

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/wto/6012564222.html
i unfortunately NEVER even consider Craiglist as a viable option to buy/sell goods PERIOD- too many stories of people being duped/robbed/murdered by con artists...just not worth it, case in point (two Craigslist meetups, both in 2015, that 'didn't go as planned'):

Man arrested in murder of Ill. student selling car on Craigslist
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/man-arrested-in-murder-of-illinois-student-selling-car-on-craigslist/

Battle Creek, MI Craigslist Car Buy Turns Into an Ambush- two robbers shot
http://woodtv.com/2015/10/08/craigslist-attack-911-call-i-shot-2-people/

...the most risk I'd consider is purchasing something on eBay (which in and of itself is full of jobless, manipulative, conniving scammers warranting its own set of risks)- at least on eBay you don't have to meet the person face to face and you have some regulation/semblance of order available, in the form of the feedback system along with some protection offered via Paypal...
 

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A high mileage 2G MDX is still worth more than those wheels though.
that's a valid argument that I can agree with- unless we're talking about a 2nd gen MDX that has 200,000+ miles on it that's plagued by the infamous (2007-2009 MDX) parasitic electrical draw problem- in that case those $2K wheels would be worth much more than such a horrific condition vehicle!
No way in hell a 2G MDX is worth less than 2500 bucks in any running condition.. not even the 1st gen has depreciated that much..
 

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No way in hell a 2G MDX is worth less than 2500 bucks in any running condition.. not even the 1st gen has depreciated that much..
A 2007-2009 MDX with +250,000 miles that has an incurable electronic, parasitic drain problem has about the equivalent worth of any item readily available on a BK value menu...just sayin:

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<img src=http://o.aolcdn.com/dims-global/dims3/GLOB/legacy_thumbnail/788x525/quality/85/http://o.aolcdn.com/commerce/autodata/images/CAB90ACS111A0101.jpg>

<img src=http://www.mdxers.org/forums/attachments/2007-newer-mdx/41339d1273975560-new-usa-spec-ipod-adapter-2007-mdx-out-works-great-img_0675.jpg>
 

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A 2007-2009 MDX with +250,000 miles that has an incurable electronic, parasitic drain problem has about the equivalent worth of item readily available on a BK value menu...just sayin:


sounds like somebody is salty because of the problems in their own vehicle!

You can sell parts off the MDX even with 250K for an easy $5K. $10K if you are willing to spend a little time on finding the right buyers and taking everything apart meticulously. (Free labor obviously)
This is the dealer BLACK BOOK VALUES for a BASE 2007 NO NAV.

 

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A couple years ago there were two 300k+ miles MDX for sale at dealerships. The asking price is about $7000.
 

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Yeah I mean high mileage in a Honda Engine? does that even scare anyone from a sale? perhaps ignorant folks on Honda Legendary engine reliability...
I would be more wary of the transmission than the Engine itself but the 2nd Gen MDX does not have Transmission issues (Not like the 1st gen kind anyway) so no worries there either.

I think Priscillababy is just joking, I will facepalm if he/she really REALLY think that a set of OEM wheels cost more than a 2nd Gen in any running condition.
 

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sounds like somebody is salty because of the problems in their own vehicle!..

not salty brah!...just telling it like it is! BTW- your BLACK BOOK VALUE example has ZERO miles factored in!!! (can you say INACCURATE?!)

my '09 MDX runs fine (presently) and is my daily rider....i went through (and survived) the horrible 2nd gen. MDX electrical draw problem a couple years ago (after much dinero & time wasted at the Stealership on useless, money pit troubleshooting that mainly succeeded in fattening the pockets of my incompetent, job hopping Acura 'service advisor' back then)....

neither of my other vehicles- a Mercedes SUV or Audi sedan (both of which cost more and/or around the same amount spent on MDX) have had any such issues or problems as annoying/incapacitating as the 2007-2009 Acura MDX electrical drain problem!!! :surprise: a vehicle at this price point should <u>not</u> be made with such cheap parts and/or corner cutting tactics which seems to be the norm/accepted standard shared amongst the engineers @ Acura :(

i've said it before and will say it again, Acura just isn't ready to play with the Big Boys just yet (i'm speaking from the experience of seeing firsthand the vast disparity in quality that Acura underwhelmingly exhibits against at least two reputable German competitors).
 
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