Compare 2014 Audi SQ5 vs 2014 Acura MDX

2014 Audi SQ5
2014 Acura MDX
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quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 16 23 $48,268 $51,900
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige 16 23 $48,268 $51,900
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 20 28 $39,185 $42,290
SH-AWD 4-Door 18 27 $41,016 $44,290
FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 20 28 $43,098 $46,565
FWD 4-Door Tech/Entertainment Pkg 20 28 $44,928 $48,565
SH-AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 18 27 $44,928 $48,565
SH-AWD 4-Door Tech/Entertainment Pkg 18 27 $46,759 $50,565
FWD 4-Door Advance/Entertainment Pkg 20 28 $50,364 $54,505
SH-AWD 4-Door Advance/Entertainment Pkg 18 27 $52,195 $56,505
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,268
$39,185
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,900
$42,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$865 / month
$705 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Acura MDX is more focused than ever on its mission of keeping the entire family comfortable, content, and entertained—and yes, that still includes the driver.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 132.3
Second Head Room (in)
39 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 59.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 61.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 36.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 41.5
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- 57.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- 57.8
Third Leg Room (in)
- 27.4
Third Hip Room (in)
- 40.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.2 77.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 66.3
Liftover Height (in)
27.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
183 193.6
Height, Overall (in)
65.3 67.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
64 66.3
Wheelbase (in)
110.5 111
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
57.3 68.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
29.1 14.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.1 38.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15 12.6
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 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 37.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/45WR20 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45WR20 P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
4400 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4409 4025
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 18 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
346 @ 4000 267 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
354 @ 6000 290 @ 6200
Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.08 4.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.49
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.56
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.36
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi SQ5 Acura MDX
Body Style
quattro Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.7 7.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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