2014 Acura MDX - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2014 Acura MDX

174 problems have been reported for the 2014 Acura MDX.
The following chart shows the 16 most common problems for 2014 Acura MDX.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering
with 24 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(24 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 2014 Acura MDX in the United States are 69,269 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Acura MDX owners in the last 5 years is 174, and the age of the vehicle is 5, 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 2014 Acura MDX in 2014.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

13

2018

11

2017

17

2016

21

2015

25

2014

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Compare the 2014 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 2014 Acura MDX
with the Acura MDX from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2014 MDX is 174
while the average number of problems reported for the 19 model years of the Acura MDX is 108.

Table 3. Compare the 2014 Acura MDX with other model years