Compare 2014 Acura MDX vs 2014 BMW X5 vs 2014 Volvo XC90

2014 Acura MDX
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2014 BMW X5
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2014 Volvo XC90
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MDX FWD 4-Door 20 28 $39,185 $42,290
MDX FWD 4-Door Advance/Entertainment Pkg 20 28 $50,364 $54,505
MDX FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 20 28 $43,098 $46,565
MDX FWD 4-Door Tech/Entertainment Pkg 20 28 $44,928 $48,565
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door 18 27 $41,016 $44,290
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door Advance/Entertainment Pkg 18 27 $52,195 $56,505
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 18 27 $44,928 $48,565
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door Tech/Entertainment Pkg 18 27 $46,759 $50,565
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AWD 4-Door xDrive35d
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 AWD 4-Door xDrive35d 23 31 $52,070 $56,600
X5 AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 18 27 $50,690 $55,100
X5 AWD 4-Door xDrive50i 14 22 $62,745 $68,200
X5 RWD 4-Door sDrive35i 19 27 $48,575 $52,800
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 AWD 4-Door 16 23 $39,198 $41,700
XC90 AWD 4-Door Platinum 16 23 $43,146 $45,900
XC90 AWD 4-Door Premier Plus 16 23 $40,608 $43,200
XC90 AWD 4-Door R-Design 16 23 $42,018 $44,700
XC90 AWD 4-Door R-Design Platinum 16 23 $44,556 $47,400
XC90 FWD 4-Door 16 25 $37,318 $39,700
XC90 FWD 4-Door Platinum 16 25 $41,266 $43,900
XC90 FWD 4-Door Premier Plus 16 25 $38,728 $41,200
XC90 FWD 4-Door R-Design 16 25 $40,138 $42,700
XC90 FWD 4-Door R-Design Platinum 16 25 $42,676 $45,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,185
$52,070
$39,198
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,290
$56,600
$41,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$705 / month
$943 / month
$695 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Acura MDX is more focused than ever on its mission of keeping the entire family comfortable, content, and entertained—and yes, that still includes the driver. The 2014 BMW X5 lightens up its look and its act with a warmer cabin, lots of techno handling tricks, and standout safety gear. The 2014 Volvo XC90 is a luxurious, smart choice for families with priorities on safety and comfort, though it isn't exactly cutting-edge anymore.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 23 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 31 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 - 44.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.3 57.4
Passenger Capacity
7 5 7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 40.4 41
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 - 35.5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 - 55.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 - 54.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 36.6 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 40.5 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 - 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.3 - 100.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 60.5 58.3
Third Leg Room (in)
27.4 - 30.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.8 38.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 65 63.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.2 76.1 76.2
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 64.7 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 - 8.6
Wheelbase (in)
111 115.5 112.6
Height, Overall (in)
67.6 68.5 70.2
Liftover Height (in)
- - 31.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.4 76.7 85.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.8 35.8 8.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.4 35.8 43.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - 34.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - 49.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - 44.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - 79.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - 22.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.6 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13.7 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 22.4 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 41.7 40
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/55HR18 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/55HR18 P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 5952 4960
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 595 496
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 595 496
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5952 4960
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5952 4960
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4025 4930 4753
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - 600
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Diesel I-6 Regular Unleaded I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Diesel Direct Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4500 413 @ 1500 236 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.0 L/183 3.2 L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 255 @ 4000 240 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 31 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 23 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 26 18
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.29 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 3.14 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA 205 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.67 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 1.00 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.71 4.15
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 3.15 4.06
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 2.11 1.56
Trans Type
6 8 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.29 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84 -
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX BMW X5 Volvo XC90
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.4 10.2 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
- --
Overall Side Crash Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
- --
Rollover Rating
-

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