Compare 2010 Acura MDX vs 2010 Volvo XC70

2010 Acura MDX
2010 Volvo XC70
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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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4-Door Wgn 3.0T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC70 4-Door Wgn 3.0T 16 21 $40,232 $42,800
XC70 4-Door Wgn 3.0T w/Moonroof 16 21 $40,232 $42,800
XC70 4-Door Wgn 3.2L 16 22 $35,673 $37,950
XC70 4-Door Wgn 3.2L w/Moonroof 16 22 $35,673 $37,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,776
$40,232
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,230
$42,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$704 / month
$713 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.0
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 2010 Volvo V70 and XC70 wagons offer lots of practicality and safety, providing buyers with an alternative to regular mid-size SUVs.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
142.2 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
59.1 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.6 57.4
Third Leg Room (in)
29.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 38.6
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Hip Room (in)
42.0 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.9
Third Head Room (in)
37.5 -
Front Hip Room (in)
59.0 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.2 63.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.5 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 110.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
67.7 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
191.6 190.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.0 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.9 37.3
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)
83.5 72.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 12.0 x - TBD -
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 - 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.29 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 37.7
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/55HR18 P235/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/55HR18 P235/55R18
Spare Tire Size
T165/80D17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 330
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3300
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4550 3307
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 4500 295 @ 1500-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.7L/224 3.0L/175
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6300 281 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Turbo Gas I6
Fuel System
PGM-FI MPI MPFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.15
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.57
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Geartronic
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic,
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX Volvo XC70
Body Style
4 Door 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 10.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4

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