Let’s Take a Look Inside the 2024 Acura ZDX

  • The 2024 Acura ZDX is a brand-new model
  • Maximum range: 325 miles
  • Pricing starts at $60,000 (est.) | Price it your way
  • On sale early 2024 | See ZDX models on sale near you

The 2024 Acura ZDX is a 5-seat luxury SUV that represents Acura’s first fully electric-powered production model. Scheduled to go on sale in early 2024, the ZDX will be sold exclusively online at a price that should start at around $60,000.

That’s for the base A-Spec trim, which comes with a single 340-horsepower motor powering the rear wheels. The maximum driving range with rear-wheel drive (RWD) is expected to be 325 miles; with all-wheel drive (AWD), that will drop to around 315.

In Type S trim, ZDX comes with two electric motors and AWD. With a total output of a nice even 500 horsepower, the ZDX Type S is the most powerful production Acura ever, able to hit 60 mph in less than 5 seconds. Range, not surprisingly, drops to 288 miles, Acura says.

Let’s take a look inside the all-new 2024 Acura ZDX.

Passenger Room and Comfort

Interestingly enough, at 197.7 inches in length, the electric ZDX is less than an inch shorter than Acura’s midsize 3-row MDX. It also rides on a 121.8-inch wheelbase, some 8 inches longer than that of its traditional gas-powered stablemate. This bodes well for the ZDX, helping Acura give it a spacious cabin with generous headroom, shoulder room, and legroom.

Acura hasn’t released official interior measurements yet, but it’s only natural to draw some comparisons with the new Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV. Why the Caddy? Simple: The ZDX employs the same Ultium electric chassis architecture as the Lyriq, along with a growing lineup of other GM EVs and even the Honda Prologue electric SUV. Based on our experience with the Lyriq, we expect the 2024 Acura ZDX to accommodate taller adults with ease in either row of seats.

Features and Tech

The ZDX comes with a few more firsts for the Acura brand. To start, a 14-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system is standard. It should sound great, with speakers positioned behind attractive brushed aluminum grills on the door panels.

In the center of the ZDX’s dashboard is a Google-based infotainment system controlled via an 11.3-inch touchscreen. Among other tech highlights, it comes standard with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and it will also have Google Maps navigation that can be viewed in the center screen or the digital instrument panel in front of the driver.

Interior of the 2024 Acura ZDX electric SUV.

Optional for the first time in any Acura is a hands-free adaptive cruise control system. In keeping with the GM/Cadillac link, this is a version of GM’s highly touted Super Cruise self-driving aid. We’ve found it to be one the best available today. It allows for hands-free driving on more than 400,000 miles of pre-mapped roads throughout North America.

Not as exciting but arguably more important is safety, which is addressed with gusto in the new ZDX. It comes standard with automatic emergency braking (with pedestrian detection), lane-keep assist, lane-departure warning, rear cross-traffic braking, and blind-spot steering assist. This is all part of the AcuraWatch 360+ suite of active driver aids, which includes an automated parallel-parking system called Automatic Parking Assist.

Materials and Design

The jury is still out on the nuances of the ZDX interior, at least until we get behind the wheel and learn about the standard and optional features in both the A-Spec and Type S.

Based on what we’ve seen, the ZDX interior has a logical, no-nonsense look to it. The climate control dials and buttons are positioned beneath the central touchscreen, not buried in a series of maddening menus within the infotainment system — thank you, Acura.

We expect synthetic leather upholstery to be standard, with the Type S getting at least optional leather. Because the ZDX is an Acura, we fully expect other high-end touches like heated and ventilated seats, a heated steering wheel, and, very likely, a panoramic sunroof.

Cargo Room and Flexibility

At the time of publication, there were no official cargo measurements for the 2024 Acura ZDX. But knowing that the Cadillac Lyriq has 28 cubic feet in back, and that the Honda Prologue has 25 cubic feet, we can surmise the ZDX will be in that same neighborhood volume-wise. That is to say the ZDX is competitive in that arena, with folding rear seats that help this premium electric SUV carry even more.  

Also, because the ZDX is slightly more square-shaped than the sleeker Cadillac Lyriq, we think it might actually have a bit more cargo volume. But don’t expect a front trunk, or what some people call a frunk; neither the Lyriq nor the Prologue has one, so we think it’s highly unlikely to see one in the new ZDX.

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