Compare 2014 Ford Expedition EL vs 2014 Acura MDX

2014 Ford Expedition EL
2014 Acura MDX
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2WD 4-Door XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XLT 14 20 $41,670 $44,685
4WD 4-Door XLT 13 18 $44,374 $47,585
2WD 4-Door Limited 14 20 $48,206 $51,695
4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $50,910 $54,595
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 14 20 $52,178 $55,955
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 13 18 $54,883 $58,855
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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
$41,670
$39,185
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,685
$42,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$745 / 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
14 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 28 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
51.8 40.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.7 59.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.5
Third Head Room (in)
38 35.6
Front Hip Room (in)
60.2 57.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
67.1 54.7
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 38.1
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Second Hip Room (in)
59.9 57.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.2 61.1
Third Leg Room (in)
37.7 27.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.7 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 132.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
67 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
221.3 193.6
Height, Overall (in)
77.7 67.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.2 66.3
Wheelbase (in)
131 111
Liftover Height (in)
35.3 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.8 77.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
28.9 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
130.8 68.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
60.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
42.6 14.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
98.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
85.5 38.4
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
34 19.5
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.9 37.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/65SR18 P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/65SR18 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6000 3500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2893 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7540 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4250 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12100 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2951 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4025
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-6
Engine Oil Cooler
None -
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 3600 267 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
995 NA
Displacement
5.4 L/330 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 5100 290 @ 6200
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 20
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.10
Trans Order Code
446 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.56
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.36
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.49
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.25
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition EL Acura MDX
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 -
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Strut
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4250 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3500 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.5 (Est) 7.8
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
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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