Compare 2015 Acura MDX vs 2015 Volvo XC70

2015 Acura MDX
2015 Volvo XC70
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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 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
$35,297
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,765
$37,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$713 / month
$626 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
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. 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).
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.3 97.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.9
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 54.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 34.6
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 57.4
Third Leg Room (in)
28.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
193.6 190.5
Height, Overall (in)
67.6 63.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
111 110.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.2 73.6
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.8 33.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.4 33.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.4 72.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 44.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 42.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 73.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 331
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 331
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3307
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3307
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4025 3968
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 240 @ 6200
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4500 236 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.2 L/195
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 21
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.15
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 3.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.56
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX Volvo XC70
Body Style
Sport Utility Wagon
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5.0 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 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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