Compare 2014 Acura MDX vs 2014 Volvo XC60 vs 2014 Volvo XC70

2014 Acura MDX
X
2014 Volvo XC60
X
2014 Volvo XC70
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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 3.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L 17 24 $39,057 $41,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L Platinum 17 24 $42,817 $45,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L Premier Plus 17 24 $40,279 $42,850
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L R-Design 17 24 $43,052 $45,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L R-Design Platinum 17 24 $46,812 $49,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L R-Design Premier Plus 17 24 $44,274 $47,100
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L 18 25 $34,639 $36,850
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L PZEV 18 25 $34,639 $36,850
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier 18 25 $37,553 $39,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 25 $37,553 $39,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus 18 25 $38,775 $41,250
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 18 25 $38,775 $41,250
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L 18 26 $32,759 $34,850
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L PZEV 18 26 $32,759 $34,850
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum 18 26 $39,433 $41,950
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 26 $39,433 $41,950
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier 18 26 $35,673 $37,950
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 26 $35,673 $37,950
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus 18 26 $36,895 $39,250
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 18 26 $36,895 $39,250
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AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.0L T6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.0L T6 17 24 $38,493 $40,950
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.0L T6 Platinum 17 24 $42,911 $45,650
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.0L T6 Premier Plus 17 24 $40,373 $42,950
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L 18 25 $34,310 $36,500
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L PZEV 18 25 $34,310 $36,500
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 25 $41,313 $43,950
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier 18 25 $37,506 $39,900
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 25 $37,506 $39,900
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus 18 25 $38,963 $41,450
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 18 25 $38,963 $41,450
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L 18 26 $32,430 $34,500
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L PZEV 18 26 $32,430 $34,500
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum 18 26 $39,433 $41,950
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 26 $39,433 $41,950
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier 18 26 $35,626 $37,900
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 26 $35,626 $37,900
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus 18 26 $37,083 $39,450
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 18 26 $37,083 $39,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,185
$39,057
$38,493
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,290
$41,550
$40,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$705 / month
$693 / month
$683 / 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 Volvo XC60 keeps in sync with Volvo's reputation for safe, luxurious wagons–just in a taller crossover package. The 2014 Volvo XC70 is an upscale option for active families–offering advanced safety technology in a tough, luxurious, utilitarian vehicle.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 - -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 55.2 56.5
Passenger Capacity
7 5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.2 41.9
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 - -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 54.2 54.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 - -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 36.4 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 38 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 53.8 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.3 98.6 97.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 56.7 57.4
Third Leg Room (in)
27.4 - -
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.1 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 62.4 61.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.2 74.4 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 64.3 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 9.1 8.3
Wheelbase (in)
111 109.2 110.8
Height, Overall (in)
67.6 67.4 63.1
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.4 27.4
Length, Overall (in)
- - 190.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.4 67.4 72.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.8 30.8 33.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.4 30.8 33.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 38.3 42.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 44.5 44.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 70.4 73.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 45.9 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.6 31.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.9 11.9
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 12.9 12.4
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 18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 38.4 37.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/60HR18 P235/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/60HR18 P235/50VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 3300 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 330 331
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 330 331
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3300 3307
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3300 3307
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4025 4225 4153
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600 600
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection MPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4500 325 @ 2100 325 @ 2100
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.0 L/180 3.0 L/180
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 300 @ 5600 300 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 17 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 20 20
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.39 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.37 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.16 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.69 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.15 4.15
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 3.75 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.56 1.56
Trans Type
6 6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.86 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Wagon
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX Volvo XC60 Volvo XC70
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 9.2 9.2 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - NA
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
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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