Compare 2015 Acura MDX vs 2015 Audi Q7 vs 2015 INFINITI QX60

2015 Acura MDX
X
2015 Audi Q7
X
2015 INFINITI QX60
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Select style
FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MDX FWD 4-Door 20 28 $39,620 $42,765
MDX FWD 4-Door Advance/Entertainment Pkg 20 28 $50,799 $54,980
MDX FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 20 28 $43,533 $47,040
MDX FWD 4-Door Tech/Entertainment Pkg 20 28 $45,363 $49,040
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door 18 27 $41,450 $44,765
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door Advance/Entertainment Pkg 18 27 $52,630 $56,980
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 18 27 $45,363 $49,040
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door Tech/Entertainment Pkg 18 27 $47,193 $51,040
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quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium 19 28 $49,662 $53,400
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 19 28 $49,662 $53,400
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 19 28 $49,662 $53,400
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium 16 22 $44,920 $48,300
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 16 22 $44,920 $48,300
Q7 quattro 4-Door 3.0T S line Prestige 16 22 $57,568 $61,900
Select style
AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
QX60 AWD 4-Door 19 26 $40,734 $43,800
QX60 AWD 4-Door Hybrid 25 28 $43,524 $46,800
QX60 FWD 4-Door 21 27 $39,432 $42,400
QX60 FWD 4-Door Hybrid 26 28 $42,222 $45,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,620
$49,662
$40,734
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,765
$53,400
$43,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$713 / month
$890 / month
$730 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Acura MDX continues to offer an attractive blend of content, comfort, and entertainment for the entire family–including the driver. Though the 2015 Audi Q7 might show a little of its age, there are so few faults here that it's hard not to love this big SUV. The 2015 Infiniti QX60 has a rich look and excellent interior space, even if its powertrain and handling aren't so energizing.
TCC Likes
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 48.6 57.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 37.1 41.7
Passenger Capacity
7 7 7
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 39.5 40.7
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 - 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 58.7 60.3
Third Leg Room (in)
28.1 29.2 30.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39 38.3
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 - 42
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.1 60.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.3 133.2 149.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3 42.3
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 35.6 36.5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 - 56.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 65 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 8.1 6.5
Wheelbase (in)
111 118.2 114.2
Height, Overall (in)
67.6 68.4 68.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 66 65.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.2 78.1 77.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.4 42 40.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.4 72.5 76.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.8 10.9 15.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 22.2 20.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 45.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 47.3 46.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 48.1 49.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.1 32.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 80.2 79.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 13.8 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 26.4 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 39.4 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/50HR19 P235/65TR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/50HR19 P235/65TR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 550 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5500 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 5500 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 550 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4025 5412 4462
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 190 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 520 550
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4500 406 @ 1750 248 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.0 L/181 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 240 @ 3500 265 @ 6400
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Diesel Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.97 2.37 - 0.44
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 3.27 5.17
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.86 -
Trans Type
6 8 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.21 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 4.07 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.84 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.44 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69 -
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility quattro Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX Audi Q7 INFINITI QX60
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5.0 - -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 9.4 (Est) 8.0 (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
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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