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Acura MDX
2021 Acura MDX
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$44,500
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2021 Buick Enclave
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$40,000
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2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid
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Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Engine
3.3L Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-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: 18 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
3.6L V6 Gas
3.3L Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Horsepower
290 hp @ 6200 rpm
310 hp @ 6800 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
266 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,032 lbs
4,359 lbs
4,345 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
N/A
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
8.4 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
19.4 gallons
19.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
390 miles
349.2 miles
403.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
526.5 miles
504.4 miles
537.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.2 in
204.3 in
N/A
Height
67.4 in
69.9 in
69.9 in
Max Width
77.7 in
78.8 in
78.9 in
Front Width
66.3 in
67.3 in
66.9 in
Rear Width
66.3 in
67 in
66.9 in
Wheelbase
111 in
120.9 in
119.1 in
Ground Clearance
5.6 in
7.7 in
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
7 seater
6 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.2 in
43 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.1 in
42.6 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.1 in
62.4 in
61.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
59.1 in
59.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
38.9 in
39 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
39.9 in
40.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
61.7 in
61.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.8 in
57.7 in
59.1 in
Third Row Leg Room
28.1 in
33.5 in
32.2 in
Third Row Headroom
35.6 in
37.6 in
38.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.7 in
57.3 in
54.6 in
Third Row Hip Room
40.6 in
48.5 in
40.9 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
90.9 ft³
97.6 ft³
87.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.4 ft³
58 ft³
47.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.8 ft³
23.6 ft³
18.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
39 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD
20" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x TBD
20" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
5-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/65R18
P255/55HR20
Rear Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/65R18
P255/55HR20
Spare Tire
N/A
T135/70R18
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
N/A
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Silver Spruce Metallic
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Rich Copper Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Graystone, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Dark Galvanized with Ebony interior accents, Cloth seats
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
N/A
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A