Compare 2010 Acura MDX vs 2009 Buick Enclave

2010 Acura MDX
2009 Buick Enclave
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MDX AWD 4-Door 16 21 $38,776 $42,230
MDX AWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 16 21 $47,504 $51,855
MDX AWD 4-Door Advance/Entertainment Pkg 16 21 $49,227 $53,755
MDX AWD 4-Door Technology Pkg 16 21 $42,108 $45,905
MDX AWD 4-Door Technology/Entertainment Pkg 16 21 $43,831 $47,805
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AWD 4-Door CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Enclave AWD 4-Door CX 16 22 $35,031 $37,070
Enclave AWD 4-Door CXL 16 22 $37,214 $39,380
Enclave FWD 4-Door CX 17 24 $33,141 $35,070
Enclave FWD 4-Door CXL 17 24 $35,324 $37,380

Pricing

Invoice Price

$38,776
$35,031

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$42,230
$37,070

Monthly Payment Estimate

$704 / month
$618 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.6
8.2

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2010 Acura MDX still finds ways to improve—though the new grille, steering feel, and USB/Bluetooth omissions are out of character. The 2009 Buick Enclave takes American-made luxury crossovers into the realm where Lexus resides.

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Fuel Economy

City

16 mpg 16 mpg

Highway

21 mpg 22 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Interior Dimensions

Third Shoulder Room (in)

57.1 57.4

Second Leg Room (in)

38.7 36.9

Front Head Room (in)

39.2 40.4

Passenger Volume (ft³)

142.2 154

Second Hip Room (in)

59.1 57.0

Front Shoulder Room (in)

61.6 62.0

Third Leg Room (in)

29.1 33.2

Second Head Room (in)

38.6 39.0

Passenger Capacity

7 7

Third Hip Room (in)

42.0 48.3

Second Shoulder Room (in)

61.5 61.4

Front Leg Room (in)

41.2 41.3

Third Head Room (in)

37.5 37.2

Front Hip Room (in)

59.0 57.4

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Track Width, Rear (in)

67.5 67.3

Wheelbase (in)

108.3 118.9

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

78.5 79.0

Track Width, Front (in)

67.7 67.3

Min Ground Clearance (in)

8.2 8.4

Length, Overall (in)

191.6 201.8

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - 50.2

Height, Overall (in)

68.2 72.2

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - 55.2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

42.9 66.0

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - 86.9

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

83.5 115.1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- TBD - 24.5

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

15.0 18.9

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.0 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.10

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)

13.2 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.80

Brake Type

Pwr Pwr

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

21.0 22

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

17.0 16

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.6 40.4

Steering Type

Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Effort Pwr

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

3.29 2.89

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P255/55HR18 P255/65SR18

Rear Tire Order Code

NA QLW

Front Tire Size

P255/55HR18 P255/65SR18

Spare Tire Size

T165/80D17 NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA QLW

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

500 300

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA 300

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5000 2000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA 2000

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4550 4985

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material

Steel NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 x 8 18 x 7.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

17 x 4 NA

Rear Wheel Material

Alloy Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 x 8 18 x 7.5

Front Wheel Material

Alloy Aluminum

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

9.2 11.8

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

550 - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

130 170

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

270 @ 4500 270 @ 3400

Engine Order Code

NA LLT

Displacement

3.7L/224 3.6L/217

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

300 @ 6300 288 @ 6300

Engine Type

Gas V6 Gas V6

Fuel System

PGM-FI MPI DI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

21 22

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

16 16

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

18 18

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.49 1.84

Trans Type

6 6

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

NA -

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.75 1.00

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.27 2.88

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.10 2.87

Trans Order Code

NA MH6

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

4.25 2.73

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.07 1.41

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

NA -

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.56 0.74

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.36 4.48

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- NA

Summary

Vehicle Name

Acura MDX Buick Enclave

Body Style

4 Door 4 Door SUV

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

0.95 - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

MacPherson strut Premium Ride

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

0.91 - TBD -

Suspension Type - Rear

Independent 4-Wheel Independent

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-link Premium Ride

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

Independent 4-Wheel Independent

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

10.4 -

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

4 4

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