Compare 2018 Acura MDX vs 2018 INFINITI QX60 vs 2018 Volvo XC90

2018 Acura MDX
X
2018 INFINITI QX60
X
2018 Volvo XC90
X
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FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MDX FWD 19 27 $41,492 $44,200
MDX FWD w/Advance Pkg 20 27 $51,283 $54,650
MDX FWD w/Advance/Entertainment Pkg 20 27 $53,157 $56,650
MDX FWD w/Technology Pkg 19 27 $45,615 $48,600
MDX FWD w/Technology/Entertainment Pkg 19 27 $47,489 $50,600
MDX SH-AWD 18 26 $43,366 $46,200
MDX SH-AWD Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg 26 27 $54,562 $58,150
MDX SH-AWD Sport Hybrid w/Technology Pkg 26 27 $48,894 $52,100
MDX SH-AWD w/Advance Pkg 19 26 $53,157 $56,650
MDX SH-AWD w/Advance/Entertainment Pkg 19 26 $55,031 $58,650
MDX SH-AWD w/Technology Pkg 18 26 $47,489 $50,600
MDX SH-AWD w/Technology/Entertainment Pkg 18 26 $49,362 $52,600
AWD
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T5 AWD 5-Passenger Momentum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 T5 AWD 5-Passenger Momentum 22 28 $46,154 $49,100
XC90 T5 AWD 5-Passenger R-Design 22 28 $51,230 $54,500
XC90 T5 AWD 7-Passenger Momentum 22 28 $46,154 $49,100
XC90 T5 AWD 7-Passenger R-Design 22 28 $50,854 $54,100
XC90 T5 FWD 5-Passenger Momentum 22 29 $44,086 $46,900
XC90 T5 FWD 5-Passenger R-Design 22 29 $49,162 $52,300
XC90 T5 FWD 7-Passenger Momentum 22 29 $44,086 $46,900
XC90 T5 FWD 7-Passenger R-Design 22 29 $48,786 $51,900
XC90 T6 AWD 7-Passenger Inscription 20 27 $55,883 $59,450
XC90 T6 AWD 7-Passenger Momentum 20 27 $51,089 $54,350
XC90 T6 AWD 7-Passenger R-Design 20 27 $54,473 $57,950
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid 7-Passenger Inscription N/A N/A $65,847 $70,050
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid 7-Passenger Momentum N/A N/A $61,053 $64,950
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid 7-Passenger R-Design N/A N/A $64,437 $68,550
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Excellence N/A N/A $98,606 $104,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,492
$41,943
$46,154
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,200
$45,100
$49,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$737 / month
$752 / month
$818 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
6.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Acura MDX should be atop many lists for luxury buyers looking for spacious family crossovers. Others may do bits and pieces better, but the MDX offers a complete—and well-considered package. The 2018 Infiniti QX60 is an elegant, and simple, solution for families looking for a luxury crossover. The 2018 Volvo XC90 is the crossover success that brought new buyers into the brand. Its mix of good looks and excellent tech make it a major player now.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 55.8 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.7 130.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 60.3 57.7
Third Leg Room (in)
28.1 30.8 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.2 38.5
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 42 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 60.4 56.5
Passenger Capacity
7 7 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.2 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 36.5 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 56.8 56
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 57.1 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 41.7 37
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 40.7 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 6.5 9.4
Wheelbase (in)
111 114.2 117.5
Height, Overall (in)
67.4 68.6 69.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 65.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.7 77.2 79.1
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 65.7 -
Liftover Height (in)
- - 30.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.4 40.5 41.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
90.9 76.2 85.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.8 16 41.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 49.7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 79.9 80.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 20.7 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 32.2 35
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 46.6 49.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - 47.4
Brakes
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 12.1 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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.6 13.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 19.5 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.7 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/65TR18 P235/60HR18
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 P235/65TR18 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 5000 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4001 4527 4394
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5 18 X 8
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 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550 800
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 270 @ 4800 258 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.5 L/213 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 295 @ 6400 250 @ 5600
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19 22
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 - 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 5.17 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 - 1.95
Trans Type
9 1 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 - 0.81
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 1.77 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 - 3.03
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 - 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 - 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 2.41 - 0.38 5.25
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX INFINITI QX60 Volvo XC90
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 8.0 7.3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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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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