Compare 2008 INFINITI FX45 vs 2008 Acura MDX

2008 INFINITI FX45
2008 Acura MDX
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 13 17 $46,026 $50,100
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4WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 15 20 $36,530 $40,195
4WD 4-Door Tech Pkg 15 20 $39,704 $43,695
4WD 4-Door Tech/Pwr Tail Gate 15 20 $40,203 $44,245
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/Pwr Tail Gate 15 20 $42,107 $46,345
4WD 4-Door Sport/Entertainment Pkg 15 20 $43,603 $47,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,026
$36,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,100
$40,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$835 / month
$670 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Acura MDX has a little more passion than most larger SUVs, with no less practicality.
TCC Likes
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.0 59.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 61.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 61.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 59.0
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.1 142.2
Third Leg Room (in)
- 29.1
Third Hip Room (in)
- 42.9
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.6 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
189.1 190.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.0 68.2
Liftover Height (in)
30.6 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 67.5
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 78.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 67.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64.5 83.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 15.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.4 42.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (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)
12.1 x 0.6 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)
12.6 x 1.3 13.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 21.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 37.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.29
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50R20 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
T175/90D18 T165/80D17
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50R20 P255/55HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4488 4548
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.6 9.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 610
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 4000 275 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.5L/274 3.7L/224
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 6400 300 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 20
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.61
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 2.70
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.07
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door SUV 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Infiniti FX45 Acura MDX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Multilink
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.95 0.95
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson strut

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