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Compare 2013 Buick Enclave vs 2013 Acura MDX

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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Convenience 17 24 $36,522 $38,445
FWD 4-Door Leather 17 24 $40,337 $42,460
FWD 4-Door Premium 17 24 $43,343 $45,625
AWD 4-Door Convenience 16 22 $38,422 $40,445
AWD 4-Door Leather 16 22 $42,237 $44,460
AWD 4-Door Premium 16 22 $45,243 $47,625
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 16 21 $40,091 $43,280
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 16 21 $43,455 $46,955
AWD 4-Door Tech/Entertainment Pkg 16 21 $45,194 $48,855
AWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 16 21 $48,900 $52,905
AWD 4-Door Advance/Entertainment Pkg 16 21 $50,639 $54,805
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,522
$40,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,445
$43,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$641 / month
$721 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The Buick Enclave remains one of the most distinctive and comfortable large crossovers, and a substantially upgraded interior keeps it contemporary for 2013. The 2013 Acura MDX is one of the most satisfying and enjoyable vehicles to drive, if you must have three rows of seats.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Head Room (in) 37.80 35.8
Front Hip Room (in) 57.20 59.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) 57.40 57.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.80 38.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.40 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 57.00 59.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.60 61.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 153.0 141.8
Third Leg Room (in) 33.20 28.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.40 38.6
Third Hip Room (in) 48.30 42.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.30 61.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.60 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 201.90 191.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.30 68.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.10 67.5
Wheelbase (in) 118.90 108.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.00 78.5
Track Width, Front (in) 67.30 67.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 115.2 83.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 24.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 23.3 15.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 46.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 55.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 68.9 42.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 50.2 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.9 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.0 13.2 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) 12.8 x 1.1 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 21.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.29
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 37.6
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/65SR18 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code QLW NA
Front Tire Size P255/65SR18 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size NA T165/80D17
Front Tire Order Code QLW NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4724 4594
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.8 9.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 170 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 3400 270 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LLT NA
Displacement 3.6L/217 3.7L/224
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 288 @ 6300 300 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 18 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16 (Est)
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87 2.10
Trans Order Code MY9 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16 4.25
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.07
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) .74 0.56
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48 3.36
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.49
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name Buick Enclave Acura MDX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.95
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear H-Arm Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.6 10.2 (2012)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 3 (2012)
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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