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Acura MDX
2020 Acura MDX
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$44,400
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7.3
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Acura RDX
2020 Acura RDX
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$37,600
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Toyota 4Runner
2020 Toyota 4Runner
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$36,020
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7.3
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
4.0-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
4.0-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
290 hp @ 6200 rpm
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
270 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
278 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
39 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 8"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 8"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P245/60HR18
P235/55HR19
P265/70SR17
Rear Tire
P245/60HR18
P235/55HR19
P265/70SR17
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Full-Size

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
24 MPG
17 MPG
City
20 MPG
22 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
19 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr
10.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
17.1 gallons
23 gallons
Cruising Range City
390 miles
376.2 miles
368 miles
Cruising Range Highway
526.5 miles
478.8 miles
437 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Height
67.4 in
65.7 in
71.5 in
Max Width
77.7 in
74.8 in
75.8 in
Front Width
66.3 in
64.2 in
63.2 in
Rear Width
66.3 in
64.7 in
63.2 in
Wheelbase
111 in
108.3 in
109.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.6 in
5.7 in
9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.6 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.1 in
39.6 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.1 in
59.7 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
55 in
56.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
38.4 in
32.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
38.3 in
38.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
56.6 in
57.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.8 in
49.9 in
55.7 in
Third Row Leg Room
28.1 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Headroom
35.6 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.7 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
40.6 in
N/A
N/A

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
4,032 lbs
3,783 lbs
N/A
Maximum Trailering Capacity
3,500 lbs
N/A
5,000 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
90.9 ft³
58.9 ft³
89.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.4 ft³
29.5 ft³
47.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.8 ft³
29.5 ft³
47.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Nautical Blue Metallic
  • Super White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Canyon Bronze Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Graystone, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Black/Graphite, Low Fabric Seat Trim
  • Sand Beige, Low Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
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
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

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
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles