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Selected Style 4-Door SUV AT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV AT 17 23 $33,241 $36,900
4-Door SUV AT Touring 17 23 $35,784 $39,725
4-Door SUV AT RES Touring 17 23 $37,134 $41,225
4-Door SUV AT w/Navi Touring 17 23 $38,259 $42,475
4-Door SUV AT RES w/Navi Touring 17 23 $39,609 $43,975
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,241
$35,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,900
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$615 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Leg Room (in) 29.3 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 39.7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.1 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 40.3
Third Head Room (in) 36.1 -
Front Hip Room (in) 56.9 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 161.5 105.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) 58.6 -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.2 58.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.0 72.4
Track Width, Front (in) 66.3 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 188.7 182.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.7 71.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 66.5 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 111.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 49.6 34.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.5 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 14.8 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 0.4 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.1 11.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.2 23.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38 39.0
Steering Type Variable Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.22 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 19.5
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/65R17 255/60HR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17 255/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4451 4819
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 253 @ 3500-5000 254 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/214 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 265 @ 5800 232 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.38 3.7
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.69 3.59
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.53 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Acura MDX Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 8.0
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arm w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 8.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/L-Arm w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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