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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door Tech/Pwr Tail Gate 15 20 $40,203 $44,245
4WD 4-Door Sport/Pwr Tail Gate 15 20 $42,107 $46,345
4WD 4-Door 15 20 $36,530 $40,195
4WD 4-Door Tech Pkg 15 20 $39,704 $43,695
4WD 4-Door Sport Pkg 15 20 $41,608 $45,795
4WD 4-Door Tech/Entertainment Pkg 15 20 $41,699 $45,895
4WD 4-Door Sport/Entertainment Pkg 15 20 $43,603 $47,995
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door 15 22 $34,980 $38,050
AWD 4-Door 15 20 $36,354 $39,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,530
$34,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,195
$38,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$670 / month
$634 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Acura MDX has a little more passion than most larger SUVs, with no less practicality. If you want even more V-8 power, wait for the 2009 Infiniti FX 50 with a full 390 horsepower.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 59.1 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.6 56.9
Third Leg Room (in) 29.1 -
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 39.5
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Hip Room (in) 42.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.5 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 43.9
Third Head Room (in) 35.7 -
Front Hip Room (in) 59.0 54.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7 35.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 142.2 105.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.5 75.8
Track Width, Front (in) 67.7 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.2 7.6
Length, Overall (in) 190.7 189.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.2 65.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.5 64.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 112.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.9 27.4
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) 83.5 64.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 15.0 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) 13.2 x - TBD - 12.3 x 0.6
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) 13.0 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0 23.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 40.4
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.29 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P255/55HR18 P265/60VR18
Spare Tire Size T165/80D17 T175/90D18
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P255/55HR18 P265/60VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4548 4151
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 18 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.7 9.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 610 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System PGM-FI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 5000 268 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.7L/224 3.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6000 275 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 2.37
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 2.26
Trans Order Code NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.70 3.54
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.47
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.54 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Acura MDX Infiniti FX35
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multilink NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.95 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson strut w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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