Compare 2015 Acura MDX vs 2015 Volvo XC60 vs 2015 Volvo XC70

2015 Acura MDX
X
2015 Volvo XC60
X
2015 Volvo XC70
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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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2015.5 AWD 4-Door T5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T5 18 25 $35,626 $37,900
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T5 Platinum 18 25 $42,676 $45,400
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T5 Premier 18 25 $38,681 $41,150
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T6 17 24 $40,091 $42,650
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T6 Platinum 17 24 $44,227 $47,050
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design 17 24 $44,133 $46,950
XC60 2015.5 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design Platinum 17 24 $47,987 $51,050
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E 24 31 $34,216 $36,400
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Platinum 24 31 $41,266 $43,900
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Premier 24 31 $37,271 $39,650
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E 22 30 $38,681 $41,150
XC60 2015.5 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E Platinum 22 30 $42,817 $45,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L 18 25 $35,015 $37,250
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum 18 25 $41,689 $44,350
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier 18 25 $37,929 $40,350
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus 18 25 $39,245 $41,750
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 17 24 $39,057 $41,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 Platinum 17 24 $42,817 $45,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 Premier Plus 17 24 $40,373 $42,950
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design 17 24 $43,052 $45,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design Platinum 17 24 $46,812 $49,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door T6 R-Design Premier Plus 17 24 $44,368 $47,200
XC60 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E 24 31 $33,605 $35,750
XC60 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Platinum 24 31 $40,279 $42,850
XC60 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Premier 24 31 $36,519 $38,850
XC60 FWD 4-Door T5 Drive-E Premier Plus 24 31 $37,835 $40,250
XC60 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E 22 30 $37,647 $40,050
XC60 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E Platinum 22 30 $41,407 $44,050
XC60 FWD 4-Door T6 Drive-E Premier Plus 22 30 $38,963 $41,450
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2015.5 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC70 2015.5 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L 18 25 $35,297 $37,550
XC70 2015.5 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L PZEV 18 25 $35,297 $37,550
XC70 2015.5 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum 18 25 $42,676 $45,400
XC70 2015.5 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 25 $42,676 $45,400
XC70 2015.5 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier 18 25 $38,540 $41,000
XC70 2015.5 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 25 $38,540 $41,000
XC70 2015.5 AWD 4-Door Wgn T6 17 24 $39,527 $42,050
XC70 2015.5 AWD 4-Door Wgn T6 Platinum 17 24 $44,321 $47,150
XC70 2015.5 FWD 4-Door Wgn T5 Drive-E 24 31 $33,887 $36,050
XC70 2015.5 FWD 4-Door Wgn T5 Drive-E Platinum 24 31 $41,266 $43,900
XC70 2015.5 FWD 4-Door Wgn T5 Drive-E Premier 24 31 $37,130 $39,500
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L 18 25 $34,686 $36,900
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L PZEV 18 25 $34,686 $36,900
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum 18 25 $41,689 $44,350
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Platinum PZEV 18 25 $41,689 $44,350
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier 18 25 $37,882 $40,300
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier PZEV 18 25 $37,882 $40,300
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus 18 25 $39,339 $41,850
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 18 25 $39,339 $41,850
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn T6 17 24 $38,493 $40,950
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn T6 Platinum 17 24 $42,911 $45,650
XC70 AWD 4-Door Wgn T6 Premier Plus 17 24 $40,373 $42,950
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn T5 Drive-E 24 31 $33,276 $35,400
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn T5 Drive-E Platinum 24 31 $40,279 $42,850
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn T5 Drive-E Premier 24 31 $36,472 $38,800
XC70 FWD 4-Door Wgn T5 Drive-E Premier Plus 24 31 $37,929 $40,350

Pricing

Invoice Price

$39,620
$35,626
$35,297

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$42,765
$37,900
$37,550

Monthly Payment Estimate

$713 / month
$632 / month
$626 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.4
8.6
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. The 2015 Volvo XC60 crossover stays stylish--and now it gets much better gas mileage from a new four-cylinder engine. The 2015 Volvo XC70 remains a sturdy wagon in crossover clothing, a tough and utilitarian vehicle with a new and fuel-efficient powertrain this year (for front-wheel-drive models only).

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

20 mpg 18 mpg 18 mpg

Highway

28 mpg 25 mpg 25 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Third Hip Room (in)

40.6 - -

Second Shoulder Room (in)

59.1 55.2 56.5

Passenger Volume (ft³)

132.3 98.6 97.6

Front Leg Room (in)

41.4 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)

36.6 36.4 34.6

Passenger Capacity

7 5 5

Front Head Room (in)

38.1 39 38.7

Second Hip Room (in)

57.8 53.8 55.1

Front Shoulder Room (in)

61.1 56.7 57.4

Third Leg Room (in)

28.1 - -

Second Head Room (in)

38.3 39.5 38.6

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

66.3 64.3 63.5

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.6 9.1 8.3

Length, Overall (in)

193.6 182.8 190.5

Height, Overall (in)

67.6 67.4 63.1

Track Width, Rear (in)

66.3 62.4 62.2

Wheelbase (in)

111 109.2 110.8

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

77.2 74.4 73.6

Liftover Height (in)

- 29.4 27.4

Cargo Area Dimensions

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 Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

68.4 67.4 72.1

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

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.6 38.4 37.7

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P245/60HR18 P235/60HR18 P235/55VR17

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA NA

Front Tire Size

P245/60HR18 P235/60HR18 P235/55VR17

Spare Tire Size

NA Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA NA

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

3500 3500 -

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 350 331

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 350 331

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 3500 3307

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 3500 3307

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4025 4251 3968

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 18 X 7.5 17 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 17 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

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

290 @ 6200 250 @ 5500 240 @ 6200

Engine Type

Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-5 Regular Unleaded I-6

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection MPI MPI

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

267 @ 4500 266 @ 1800 236 @ 3200

Engine Order Code

NA NA NA

Displacement

3.5 L/212 2.5 L/154 3.2 L/195

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

28 25 25

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

20 18 18

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

23 21 21

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

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

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 3.75

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.49 1.56 1.56

Trans Type

6 6 6

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.75 0.86 0.86

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA NA

Summary

Vehicle Name

Acura MDX Volvo XC60 Volvo XC70

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility Wagon

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

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

5.0 - -

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

7.7 8.5 8.5

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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