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Acura MDX
2021 Acura MDX
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$44,500
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Mazda CX-9
2021 Mazda CX-9
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$33,960
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Pontiac Torrent
2009 Pontiac Torrent
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Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.4L V6 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
5-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: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
2.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.4L V6 Gas
Horsepower
290 hp @ 6200 rpm
227 hp @ 5000 rpm
185 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
210 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,032 lbs
4,236 lbs
3,660 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
3,500 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
24 MPG
20 MPG
City
20 MPG
22 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
19 gallons
20 gallons
Cruising Range City
390 miles
418 miles
340 miles
Cruising Range Highway
526.5 miles
532 miles
480 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.2 in
199.4 in
188.8 in
Height
67.4 in
67.6 in
69.3 in
Max Width
77.7 in
77.5 in
71.4 in
Front Width
66.3 in
65.3 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
66.3 in
65.2 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
111 in
115.3 in
112.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.6 in
N/A
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.1 in
39.3 in
40.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.1 in
57.9 in
55.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.5 in
56.7 in
51.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
39.4 in
40.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
38.5 in
40.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
58.1 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.8 in
57.4 in
51.4 in
Third Row Leg Room
28.1 in
29.7 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
35.6 in
35.4 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.7 in
53.1 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
40.6 in
40.1 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
90.9 ft³
71.2 ft³
68.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.4 ft³
38.2 ft³
35.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.8 ft³
14.4 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Variable pwr
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
38.8 ft
41.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/60HR18
P235/65R16
Rear Tire
P245/60HR18
P255/60HR18
P235/65R16
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

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
  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Graystone, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Base Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Nuance Leather Seating Inserts
  • Ebony, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Sand, Base Cloth Seat Trim
  • Sand, Nuance Leather Seating Inserts
  • Sand, Premium Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Optional
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Optional

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Navigation from Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

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

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
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles