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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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Ford Explorer
2020 Ford Explorer
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$32,765
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8.3
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Nissan Murano
2020 Nissan Murano
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$31,530
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
290 hp @ 6200 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
260 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
240 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/65HR18
P235/65TR18
Rear Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/65HR18
P235/65TR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Height
67.4 in
69.9 in
66.6 in
Max Width
77.7 in
78.9 in
75.4 in
Front Width
66.3 in
66.9 in
64.6 in
Rear Width
66.3 in
66.9 in
64.6 in
Wheelbase
111 in
119.1 in
111.2 in
Ground Clearance
5.6 in
7.9 in
6.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
43 in
40.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.1 in
40.7 in
39.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.1 in
61.8 in
59.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
59.2 in
55.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
39 in
38.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
40.5 in
39.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
61.9 in
58.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.8 in
59.1 in
55.2 in
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

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
4,032 lbs
4,345 lbs
3,823 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
3,500 lbs
N/A
1,500 lbs

Cargo Space

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

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Cayenne Red Pearl Metallic
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Gun Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl
  • Pearl White Tricoat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Graystone, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
N/A
  • Graphite, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
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
5 Years / Unlimited 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
3 Years / 36,000 Miles