The 2005 Acura MDX V6 engine has slightly more power than it’s predecessors at 265 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque. Outside is a restyled front fascia, chrome trim, dual exhaust tips, a wheel design for Touring models, updated headlights and taillights and a rear wing spoiler. The interior features trendy brushed metal-look trim for the center stack, leather armrests, auto-on/off headlights, ambient foot lighting and enhanced functionality of the second-row seat for third-row access. Touring models gets the Bose premium audio system and power lumbar support for the driver seat. Finally, safety is improved with the addition of side curtain airbags and a tyre-pressure monitoring system.