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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 V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,530 $26,440
4-Door V6 Limited w/3rd Row 19 25 $27,108 $30,460
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $23,077 $25,930
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,776 $27,840
4-Door V6 4WD Limited w/3rd Row 18 24 $28,354 $31,860
4-Door V6 Sport 19 25 $24,710 $27,765
4-Door V6 Sport w/3rd Row 19 25 $25,467 $28,615
4-Door V6 4WD 18 24 $24,019 $26,990
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
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 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 -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
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 11.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.4 19.2
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
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
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - 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 - Hwy (MPG) 23 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 22
Transmission
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
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 3.15
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Acura MDX Toyota Highlander
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut MacPherson
 
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