Compare Acura MDX Sport Hybrid vs Ford Explorer vs Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
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$53,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.3
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Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer
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$32,925
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
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$48,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
3.0L V6 Hybrid
Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
24.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L V6 Hybrid
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
Horsepower
321 hp @ 6300 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
302 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
289 lb-ft
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,471 lbs
4,345 lbs
4,652 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
5,300 lbs
6,600 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
24 MPG
20 MPG
City
26 MPG
21 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
8.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
18.6 gallons
24.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
504.4 miles
390.6 miles
442.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
523.8 miles
520.8 miles
590.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.2 in
198.8 in
N/A
Height
67.4 in
70.2 in
70.7 in
Max Width
77.7 in
78.9 in
75.8 in
Front Width
66.3 in
66.9 in
64.7 in
Rear Width
66.3 in
66.9 in
65.2 in
Wheelbase
111 in
119.1 in
114.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.6 in
8.2 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
43 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.1 in
40.7 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.1 in
61.8 in
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
59.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
39 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
40.5 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
61.9 in
58.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.8 in
59.1 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
28.1 in
32.2 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
35.6 in
38.9 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.7 in
54.6 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
40.6 in
40.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
90.9 ft³
87.8 ft³
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.4 ft³
47.9 ft³
38.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.8 ft³
18.2 ft³
38.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.4 ft
N/A
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/50HR20
P255/65HR18
P255/50HR19
Rear Tire
P245/50HR20
P255/65HR18
P255/50HR19
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Canyon Bronze Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
N/A
  • Cinnabar Red Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Steel Gray Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Perforated Premium Leather Trimmed Seats
  • Espresso, Perforated Premium Leather Trimmed Seats
  • Graystone, Perforated Premium Leather Trimmed Seats
  • Parchment, Perforated Premium Leather Trimmed Seats
N/A
  • Almond Beige/Mocha, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Gray/Dark Gray, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black, Dinamica/MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Almond Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Almond Beige/Mocha, Leather Upholstery
  • Auburn Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Dark Gray, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Optional
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Optional
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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