When you’re competing in the luxury SUV class, you’re playing with the big boys. Every manufacturer wants its biggest, most prominent vehicle to shine, so congratulations are in order to Honda’s luxury arm: The 2018 Acura MDX is the AutoWeb Buyer’s Choice Best Luxury SUV.
Acura has been building its reputation since joining the luxury class three decades ago. Founded as a division of Honda in 1986, Acura was the first of the Japanese luxury brands in the U.S., followed by Lexus and Infiniti in 1989. The MDX has been a staple in the Acura lineup since 2001, and is currently deep into its third generation.