Compare Acura MDX vs Ford Explorer Hybrid

Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

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

Weight and Towing

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

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

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

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
6 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
43 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.1 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.1 in
61.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
59.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
39 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
40.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
61.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.8 in
59.1 in
Third Row Leg Room
28.1 in
32.2 in
Third Row Headroom
35.6 in
38.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.7 in
54.6 in
Third Row Hip Room
40.6 in
40.9 in

Cargo Space

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

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/55HR20
Rear Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/55HR20
Spare Tire
N/A
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
  • 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
N/A

Safety

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles