Compare Acura MDX vs Ford Explorer Hybrid

Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
3.3L V6 Hybrid
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
18.2 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
3.3L V6 Hybrid
Horsepower
290 hp @ 6200 rpm
318 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
322 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,534 lbs
4,345 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,000 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
23 MPG
City
19 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
19.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
351.5 miles
384 miles
Cruising Range Highway
462.5 miles
518.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.4 in
N/A
Height
67.1 in
69.9 in
Max Width
78.7 in
78.9 in
Front Width
67.7 in
66.9 in
Rear Width
67.7 in
66.9 in
Wheelbase
113.8 in
119.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
6 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
43 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
61.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.3 in
59.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
39 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
40.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
60.3 in
61.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.8 in
59.1 in
Third Row Leg Room
29 in
32.2 in
Third Row Headroom
36.2 in
38.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
55.1 in
54.6 in
Third Row Hip Room
40.6 in
40.9 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
18.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
95 ft³
87.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
48.4 ft³
47.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.1 ft³
18.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 9"
20" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 9"
20" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P255/50HR20
P255/55HR20
Rear Tire
P255/50HR20
P255/55HR20
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Lunar Silver Metallic
  • 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

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Apex Blue Pearl
  • Apex Blue Pearl
  • Liquid Carbon Metallic
  • Liquid Carbon Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Perforated Milano Leather & Ultrasuede
  • Red, Perforated Milano Leather & Ultrasuede
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

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
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