Compare 2019 Acura MDX vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2019 Acura MDX
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MDX FWD 20 27 $41,586 $44,300
MDX FWD w/Advance Pkg 20 27 $52,595 $56,050
MDX FWD w/Advance/Entertainment Pkg 20 27 $54,469 $58,050
MDX FWD w/Technology Pkg 20 27 $46,271 $49,300
MDX FWD w/Technology/Entertainment Pkg 20 27 $48,144 $51,300
MDX SH-AWD 19 26 $43,460 $46,300
MDX SH-AWD Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg 26 27 $55,874 $59,550
MDX SH-AWD Sport Hybrid w/Technology Pkg 26 27 $49,550 $52,800
MDX SH-AWD w/Advance Pkg 19 26 $54,469 $58,050
MDX SH-AWD w/Advance/Entertainment Pkg 19 26 $56,342 $60,050
MDX SH-AWD w/Technology Pkg 19 26 $48,144 $51,300
MDX SH-AWD w/Technology/A-Spec Pkg 19 25 $51,424 $54,800
MDX SH-AWD w/Technology/Entertainment Pkg 19 26 $50,018 $53,300
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GLE 350 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 19 26 $53,345 $56,750
GLE GLE 350 SUV 19 26 $50,995 $54,250
GLE GLE 450 4MATIC SUV 19 24 $58,045 $61,750
GLE GLE 580 4MATIC SUV 17 21 $72,944 $77,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,586
$53,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,300
$56,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$738 / month
$946 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
Full of tech and full of people, the 2019 Acura MDX is a safe—and conservative—pick among family-sized crossover SUVs. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class delivers no-compromise crossover SUV comfort and luxury.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
28.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.6
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 -
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 40.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.7 -
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 59.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.7 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 65.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 7.1
Length, Overall (in)
196.2 194.3
Height, Overall (in)
67.4 70.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 66.4
Wheelbase (in)
111 117.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
90.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.4 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 41.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 67.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 35
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13
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 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 22.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/50HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P255/50HR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 7700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 7700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 770
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 770
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 7700
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4032 4696
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 255 @ 5800
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 273 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
Trans Type
9 9
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.24
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.72
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.25
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX Mercedes-Benz GLE
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.0
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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2019 Acura MDX
  • 2020 MDX is on sale
  • $1,500 Unadvertised incentive
  • Lease: From $409/mo.
  • Finance: 0.9% APR or $5,000 off
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
  • 2020 GLE-Class is in stock
  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Lease: From $679/mo.
  • Finance: No APR offers
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