Compare 2020 Acura MDX vs 2020 GMC Acadia vs 2020 Hyundai Palisade

2020 Acura MDX
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2020 GMC Acadia
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2020 Hyundai Palisade
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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
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AWD 4-Door AT4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Acadia AWD 4-Door AT4 18 25 $40,258 $42,200
Acadia AWD 4-Door Denali 18 25 $46,078 $48,300
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLE 21 27 $34,534 $36,200
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLT 21 27 $39,781 $41,700
Acadia FWD 4-Door Denali 19 27 $44,170 $46,300
Acadia FWD 4-Door SL 21 27 $29,770 $29,800
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLE 21 27 $32,245 $33,800
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLT 21 28 $37,873 $39,700
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Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Palisade Limited AWD 19 24 $44,197 $46,825
Palisade Limited FWD 19 26 $42,607 $45,125
Palisade SE AWD 19 24 $32,406 $33,675
Palisade SE FWD 19 26 $30,791 $31,975
Palisade SEL AWD 19 24 $33,725 $35,625
Palisade SEL FWD 19 26 $32,135 $33,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$52,782
$40,258
$44,197
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,250
$42,200
$46,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$938 / month
$703 / month
$780 / 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 GMC Acadia gains a turbo-4, but falls behind new three-row rivals. The 2020 Hyundai Palisade is a value-packed three-row crossover coming to a garage near you.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 53.3 57.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.7 143.8 155.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 59.4 61.2
Third Leg Room (in)
28.1 NA 31.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.6 38.8
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 NA 43.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.7 60.8
Passenger Capacity
6 5 7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41 44.1
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 NA 37.2
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 55.7 58.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 NA 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 39.7 42.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 40 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
111 112.5 114.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.7 75.4 77.8
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 64.5 67.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 7.20 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
196.2 193.4 196.1
Height, Overall (in)
67.4 66.7 68.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 64.5 67.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD - -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
90.9 79 86.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.8 12.8 18
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.4 41.7 45.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD - -
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 12.4 x 0.9 12.4
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 12.6 x 1.9 13.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 22 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.7 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD - -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P265/45HR20 P255/65R17 P245/50TR20
Spare Tire Size
NA T135/70R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA 5GV NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZCD NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/45HR20 P255/65R17 P245/50TR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA 5GV NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 4000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 4000 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 - 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 400 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 400 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4090 4306 4387
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 17 x - TBD - 20 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 17 x - TBD - 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 18 x 4.5 Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 155 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD - -
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.6L/222 3.8 L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 310 @ 6600 291 @ 6000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 271 @ 5000 262 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA LGX NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.49 3.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 3.01 1.86
Trans Type
9 9 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.92 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 2.96 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.31 2.90
Trans Order Code
NA M3W NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.75 0.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 2.44 1.42
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 4.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00 0.80
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA -
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.62 -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA -
Clutch Size (in)
- NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX GMC Acadia Hyundai Palisade
Body Style
Sport Utility 4 Door Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut NA Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.5 8.4
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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