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Compare 2016 Acura MDX vs 2016 Buick Enclave

2016 Acura MDX
2016 Buick Enclave
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MDX FWD 4-Door 19 27 $40,021 $43,015
MDX FWD 4-Door w/AcuraWatch Plus 19 27 $41,414 $44,515
MDX FWD 4-Door w/Advance 20 27 $49,506 $53,230
MDX FWD 4-Door w/Advance/Entertainment 20 27 $51,363 $55,230
MDX FWD 4-Door w/Tech 19 27 $44,130 $47,440
MDX FWD 4-Door w/Tech/AcuraWatch Plus 19 27 $45,244 $48,640
MDX FWD 4-Door w/Tech/Entertainment 19 27 $45,987 $49,440
MDX FWD 4-Door w/Tech/Entertainment/AcuraWatch Plus 19 27 $47,101 $50,640
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door 18 26 $41,878 $45,015
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door w/AcuraWatch Plus 18 26 $43,271 $46,515
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door w/Advance 19 26 $51,363 $55,230
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door w/Advance/Entertainment 19 26 $53,220 $57,230
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door w/Tech 18 26 $45,987 $49,440
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door w/Tech/AcuraWatch Plus 18 26 $47,101 $50,640
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door w/Tech/Entertainment 18 26 $47,844 $51,440
MDX SH-AWD 4-Door w/Tech/Entertainment/AcuraWatch Plus 18 26 $48,958 $52,640
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AWD 4-Door Leather
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Enclave AWD 4-Door Leather 15 22 $43,377 $45,660
Enclave AWD 4-Door Premium 15 22 $47,039 $49,515
Enclave FWD 4-Door Convenience 15 22 $37,111 $39,065
Enclave FWD 4-Door Leather 15 22 $41,477 $43,660
Enclave FWD 4-Door Premium 15 22 $45,139 $47,515
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,021
$43,377
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,015
$45,660
Monthly Payment Estimate
$717 / month
$761 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Acura MDX remains one of the best luxury three-row SUVs, but the benefits of its new nine-speed automatic are unclear. The Enclave is a smooth, comfortable vehicle suitable for large families.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
27.4 33.20
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.40
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 48.30
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 61.30
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.30
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 37.80
Front Hip Room (in)
59 57.20
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 57.40
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 36.80
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 40.40
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 57.00
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.3 151.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 61.60
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.2 79.00
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 67.30
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 7.60
Length, Overall (in)
193.6 201.90
Height, Overall (in)
67.6 70.30
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 67.10
Wheelbase (in)
111 118.90
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Liftover Height (in)
- NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15 23.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.4 68.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.4 115.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 46.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 55.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 50.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 86.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 24.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.0 x 0.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 22.0
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 40.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QUP
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/60R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QUP
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/60R19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 4500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 450
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 450
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 4500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3960 4922
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 17
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 170
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 288 @ 6300
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 270 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA LLT
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.6L/217
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 15
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.87
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 -
Trans Order Code
NA M7X
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 .74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.48
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.16
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.84
Trans Type
9 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX Buick Enclave
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link H-Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 10.4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.8
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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