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Acura MDX
2020 Acura MDX
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$44,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.3
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Honda CR-V
2019 Honda CR-V
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$24,450
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport
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$24,950
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 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
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
290 hp @ 6200 rpm
184 hp @ 6400 rpm
185 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
180 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm
178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 6.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 6.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/60HR18
P235/65HR17
P235/65TR17
Rear Tire
P245/60HR18
P235/65HR17
P235/65TR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
14 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
390 miles
364 miles
365.4 miles
Cruising Range Highway
526.5 miles
448 miles
469.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Height
67.4 in
66.1 in
66.1 in
Max Width
77.7 in
73 in
74 in
Front Width
66.3 in
63 in
64.3 in
Rear Width
66.3 in
63.7 in
64.7 in
Wheelbase
111 in
104.7 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.6 in
N/A
7.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.3 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.1 in
40.1 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.1 in
57.9 in
59.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
55.1 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
40.4 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
39.2 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
55.6 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.8 in
49.5 in
55.4 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
3,307 lbs
3,624 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
3,500 lbs
N/A
1,650 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
90.9 ft³
75.8 ft³
71.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.4 ft³
39.2 ft³
35.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.8 ft³
39.2 ft³
35.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Canyon Copper, Build Out: 02/2017
  • Marlin Blue
  • Mineral Gray
  • Nightfall Blue
  • Pearl White
  • Platinum Graphite
  • Serrano Red
  • Sparkling Silver
  • Symphony Silver
  • Twilight Black

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
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ivory, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Beige, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Gray, Stain-Resistant Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles