2004 Acura MDX - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2004 Acura MDX

201 problems have been reported for the 2004 Acura MDX.
The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2004 Acura MDX.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train
with 71 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
(23 problems).

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2004 Acura MDX in the United States are 62,585 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Acura MDX owners in the last 15 years is 201, and the age of the vehicle is 15, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2004 Acura MDX in 2004.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

0

2018

13

2017

7

2016

34

2015

16

2014

10

2013

17

2012

17

2011

20

2010

31

2009

8

2008

9

2007

4

2006

0

2005

2

2004

1

Compare the 2004 Acura MDX with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Acura MDX,
the following table can be used to compare the 2004 Acura MDX
with the Acura MDX from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2004 MDX is 201
while the average number of problems reported for the 19 model years of the Acura MDX is 104.

Table 3. Compare the 2004 Acura MDX with other model years