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2009 Volvo XC70

2008 Acura MDX

  2009 Volvo XC70 3.2L 2008 Acura MDX 4WD 4-door Sport/Entertainment Pkg Front Exterior View
MSRP
$37,250
$40,195
Invoice $35,015 $36,530
MPG
City/Highway
15/23 15/20
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2009 Volvo XC70 combines the body of Volvo’s large V70 station wagon with more rugged styling cues and a taller stance—resulting in a more carlike alternative to mid-size sport-utility vehicles. Read Full Review The 2008 Acura MDX has a little more passion than most larger SUVs, with no less practicality. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Very versatile and cargo-friendly
  • Ability to smooth rough roads
  • Dynaudio system sounds great

Dislikes:

  • Automatic transmission feels diffident
  • Unengaging handling
  • SUV-like fuel economy

Likes:

  • Strong acceleration, even with a full load
  • Sporty handling without a sacrifice in ride
  • Attractive styling inside and out
  • Upper-echelon safety lends peace of mind

Dislikes:

  • Rearward visibility is obscured by the back pillar
  • Instrument panel layout is overly complex
  • Lacks high-tech options such as adaptive headlamps or laser cruise control
  • Pricier premium fuel is recommended
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
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