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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV AT 17 23 $33,459 $37,125
4-Door SUV AT Touring 17 23 $36,002 $39,950
4-Door SUV AT Touring RES 17 23 $37,352 $41,450
4-Door SUV AT Touring w/Navi 17 23 $38,477 $42,700
4-Door SUV AT Touring RES w/Navi 17 23 $39,827 $44,200
4-Door 4-Cyl (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,831 $24,530
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,586 $25,380
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,773 $25,590
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $23,077 $25,930
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,530 $26,440
4-Door V6 4WD 18 24 $24,019 $26,990
4-Door V6 Sport 19 25 $24,710 $27,765
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,776 $27,840
4-Door V6 Sport w/3rd Row 19 25 $25,467 $28,615
4-Door V6 4WD Sport 18 24 $26,018 $29,235
4-Door V6 4WD Sport w/3rd Row 18 24 $26,773 $30,085
4-Door V6 Limited w/3rd Row 19 25 $27,108 $30,460
4-Door V6 4WD Limited w/3rd Row 18 24 $28,354 $31,860
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,459
$21,831
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,125
$24,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$619 / month
$409 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.2 57.9
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Leg Room (in) 29.3 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 39.8
Third Hip Room (in) 48.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.1 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 40.7
Third Head Room (in) 36.1 -
Front Hip Room (in) 56.9 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 161.5 104.7
Third Shoulder Room (in) 58.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 66.5 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.0 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 66.3 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 188.7 184.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.7 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 49.6 39.7
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 80.6
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 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.1 11.6 x - TBD -
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 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.4 19.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 37.4
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.22 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/65R17 P225/70R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/65R17 P225/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4471 3516
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 1.69
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System PGM-FI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 3500-5000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/214 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 253 @ 5800 155 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 27
Transmission
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.38 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.69 3.94
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 1.41
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.53 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Acura MDX Toyota Highlander
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multilink MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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