Compare 2020 Acura MDX vs 2020 Buick Enclave vs 2020 Volvo XC90

2020 Acura MDX
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2020 Buick Enclave
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2020 Volvo XC90
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Select style
FWD 6-Passenger w/Advance Pkg
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MDX FWD 6-Passenger w/Advance Pkg 20 27 $52,782 $56,250
MDX FWD 7-Passenger 20 27 $41,774 $44,500
MDX FWD 7-Passenger w/Technology Pkg 20 27 $46,458 $49,500
MDX SH-AWD 6-Passenger PMC Edition 19 25 $57,935 $61,750
MDX SH-AWD 6-Passenger Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg 26 27 $56,061 $59,750
MDX SH-AWD 6-Passenger w/Advance Pkg 19 26 $54,656 $58,250
MDX SH-AWD 6-Passenger w/Technology/Entertainment Pkg 19 26 $50,206 $53,500
MDX SH-AWD 7-Passenger 19 26 $43,647 $46,500
MDX SH-AWD 7-Passenger Sport Hybrid w/Technology Pkg 26 27 $49,737 $53,000
MDX SH-AWD 7-Passenger w/Advance/Entertainment Pkg 19 26 $56,530 $60,250
MDX SH-AWD 7-Passenger w/Technology Pkg 19 26 $48,332 $51,500
MDX SH-AWD 7-Passenger w/Technology/A-Spec Pkg 19 25 $51,611 $55,000
Select style
AWD 4-Door Avenir
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Enclave AWD 4-Door Avenir 17 25 $53,519 $56,100
Enclave AWD 4-Door Essence 17 25 $41,976 $44,000
Enclave AWD 4-Door Premium 17 25 $48,367 $50,700
Enclave FWD 4-Door Avenir 18 26 $51,325 $53,800
Enclave FWD 4-Door Essence 18 26 $40,068 $42,000
Enclave FWD 4-Door Preferred 18 26 $38,160 $40,000
Enclave FWD 4-Door Premium 18 26 $46,173 $48,400
Select style
T5 AWD Momentum 7 Passenger
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 T5 AWD Momentum 7 Passenger 20 27 $47,799 $50,850
XC90 T5 AWD R-Design 7 Passenger 20 27 $55,084 $58,600
XC90 T5 FWD Momentum 7 Passenger 21 30 $45,449 $48,350
XC90 T5 FWD R-Design 7 Passenger 21 30 $52,734 $56,100
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 6 Passenger 18 26 $59,314 $63,100
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 7 Passenger 18 26 $58,844 $62,600
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 6 Passenger 18 26 $53,392 $56,800
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 7 Passenger 18 26 $52,922 $56,300
XC90 T6 AWD R-Design 7 Passenger 18 26 $58,280 $62,000
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription 6 Passenger N/A N/A $69,372 $73,800
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription 7 Passenger N/A N/A $68,902 $73,300
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Momentum 6 Passenger N/A N/A $63,450 $67,500
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Momentum 7 Passenger N/A N/A $62,980 $67,000
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design 7 Passenger N/A N/A $68,338 $72,700

Pricing

Invoice Price

$52,782
$53,519
$47,799

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$56,250
$56,100
$50,850

Monthly Payment Estimate

$938 / month
$935 / month
$848 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.7
6.3
7.3

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2020 Acura MDX is a stately three-row family crossover that has aged well. The 2020 Buick Enclave is a crossover SUV with a luxurious feel, and a price to match. The 2020 Volvo XC90 gets a few tweaks, but remains a stylish, practical, and safe luxury SUV.

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TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

20 mpg 17 mpg 20 mpg

Highway

27 mpg 25 mpg 27 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 2WD 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Standard SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

132.7 157.3 103.8

Second Hip Room (in)

57.8 57.7 56.5

Front Shoulder Room (in)

61.1 62.4 57.7

Third Leg Room (in)

28.1 33.5 31.9

Second Head Room (in)

38.3 - TBD - 38.5

Third Hip Room (in)

40.6 48.5 44.9

Passenger Capacity

6 7 7

Second Shoulder Room (in)

59.1 61.7 56.5

Front Leg Room (in)

41.4 41.2 40.9

Third Head Room (in)

35.6 37.6 36.3

Front Hip Room (in)

57.5 59.1 56

Third Shoulder Room (in)

54.7 57.3 46.9

Second Leg Room (in)

38.5 38.9 37

Front Head Room (in)

38.1 41.2 38.9

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

66.3 67 65.8

Wheelbase (in)

111 120.9 117.5

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

77.7 78.8 79.1

Track Width, Front (in)

66.3 67.3 65.7

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.6 7.7 9.4

Length, Overall (in)

196.2 204.3 194.9

Height, Overall (in)

67.4 69.9 69.9

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- NA -

Liftover Height (in)

- NA 30.8

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- NA -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

90.9 97.6 65.5

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

15.8 23.6 12.6

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

43.4 58 35.6

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- NA 21.8

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- NA 47.4

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- NA 49.6

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- NA -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- NA 35

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- NA 80.3

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 - TBD - 12.1

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc Pwr 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 - TBD - 13.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

19.5 21.7 18.8

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

38.7 39.0 38.7

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

- - TBD - -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- NA -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

- - TBD - -

Tires

Front Tire Size

P265/45HR20 P255/55R20 P235/55HR19

Spare Tire Size

NA T135/70R18 Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA Q3N NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA ZCD NA

Rear Tire Size

P265/45HR20 P255/55R20 P235/55HR19

Rear Tire Order Code

NA Q3N NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 1500 5000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 1500 5000

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

3500 - 5000

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 150 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 150 500

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4090 4685 4394

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA 18 x 4.5 Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8.5 20 x - TBD - 19 X 8

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8.5 20 x - TBD - 19 X 8

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

130 170 210

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- - TBD - 800

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

267 @ 4700 266 @ 2800 258 @ 1500

Engine Order Code

NA LFY NA

Displacement

3.5 L/212 3.6L/- TBD - 2.0 L/120

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

290 @ 6200 310 @ 6800 250 @ 5500

Engine Type

Premium Unleaded V-6 Gas V6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

23 20 23

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

27 25 27

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

20 17 20

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.70 1.00 0.81

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

4.33 3.49 3.33

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.91 3.01 1.95

Trans Type

9 9 8

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.92 1.22

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.83 2.96 4.01

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.84 3.30 3.03

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.58 0.75 0.67

Trans Order Code

NA M3W NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.38 2.44 1.46

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic Automatic w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.81 1.44 1.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.71 4.69 5.25

Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.62 -

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

- - TBD - -

Clutch Size (in)

- NA -

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

- - TBD - -

Summary

Vehicle Name

Acura MDX Buick Enclave Volvo XC90

Body Style

Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut NA Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link 5-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link NA Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Strut MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- - TBD - -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- - TBD - -

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- - TBD - -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- - TBD - -

Emissions

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

7.7 8.9 7.7

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- - TBD - -

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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