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2013 Acura ZDX
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2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
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Overview

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 6300 rpm
302 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
270 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.4 ft
41 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 8.0"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 8.0"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P255/50HR19
P255/50R19
Rear Tire
P255/50HR19
P255/50R19
Spare Tire
T165/80D17
P195/75R18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
18 MPG
City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
23 MPG
21 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 Tons/yr
10.2 Tons/yr
EPA rating
4
3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
336 miles
337.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
483 miles
443.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.4 in
203.1 in
Height
62.8 in
65.4 in
Max Width
78.5 in
85.4 in
Front Width
67.7 in
65.5 in
Rear Width
67.7 in
65 in
Wheelbase
108.3 in
126.6 in
Ground Clearance
7.9 in
5.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
6 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.6 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.7 in
60.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
31.1 in
36.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
35.3 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.4 in
59.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.3 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
32.4 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
37.2 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
52.8 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,424 lbs
5,622 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
55.8 ft³
85 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
26.3 ft³
42.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
15.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leather seat trim
  • Graystone, Leather seat trim
  • Seacoast, Leather seat trim
  • Almond Beige, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Ash, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Black, MB-Tex seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Almond Beige, Leather seat trim
  • Almond Beige/Black, Leather seat trim
  • Ash, Leather seat trim
  • Ash/Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black, Leather seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
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
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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