Compare 2008 Lincoln MKX vs 2008 Acura MDX

2008 Lincoln MKX
2008 Acura MDX
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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
$33,051
$36,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,840
$40,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$597 / month
$670 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Lincoln has a long road back to regaining its status as a meaningful luxury brand, and the 2008 MKX is a step in the right direction. The 2008 Acura MDX has a little more passion than most larger SUVs, with no less practicality.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 59.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.4 142.2
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 59.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 61.6
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.8 61.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.1
Third Leg Room (in)
- 29.1
Third Hip Room (in)
- 42.9
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.9 67.5
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 78.5
Track Width, Front (in)
65.1 67.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.0 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
186.5 190.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.5 68.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.3 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 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.6 83.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 15.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 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)
- TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 21.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.29
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.6 37.6
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60TR18 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60TR18 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact T165/80D17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4191 4548
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 610
Engine
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.7L/224
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6250 300 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 4500 275 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
99C NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.07
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/OD NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 1.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 0.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 2.70
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKX Acura MDX
Body Style
4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multilink
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Independent

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