The fully loaded Elite model is new to the Pilot lineup and creates more pricing overlap with its corporate cousin, the AcuraMDX , whose prices start around $43,000 and top out at close to $60,000. Honda said it added the Elite trim level because
toward better sellers as needed. Honda's East Liberty, Ohio, plant, for example, makes the Acura RDX and Honda CR-V. It soon will add the AcuraMDX in place of the slow-selling Crosstour. Localization Some of the new plants and expansions
was May 2013. Sales of Acura 's RDX and MDX crossovers slipped last ..... single digits, which Acura boss Mike Accavitti attributed ..... market," said Accavitti, Acura Division senior vice president ..... 2016 models, the RDX and MDX continued to perform exceptionally
Acura trails well behind Lexus and the ..... Between the compact RDX and midsize MDX , Acura outsells the corresponding crossovers ..... and automated braking. The 2016 MDX had an early launch of its own in February. Acura is hoping its strong standing
for the CR-V and a refreshed 2016 Acura RDX and, as announced last month ..... production in early 2017 with the AcuraMDX ." Signals In February, Honda made ..... plant will soon add production of the AcuraMDX crossover, which generates sales
built at Honda’s Alliston, Ontario, plant since it opened in 1986. The Honda Civic and CR-V are produced there now. The Honda Accord, Odyssey, Pilot and Ridgeline and the Acura CSX, EL, MDX and ZDX also have been built there.
closely with Apple. But the 2016 Civic was unveiled without a mention of CarPlay, and Honda Motor's Acura brand acknowledged the 2016 ILX, MDX and RDX won't have CarPlay. Asked about CarPlay, one Mercedes executive rolled his eyes and said