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Compare 2020 Acura MDX vs 2020 Volvo XC90

2020 Acura MDX
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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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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
$47,799
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,250
$50,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$938 / month
$848 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Acura MDX is a stately three-row family crossover that has aged well. The 2020 Volvo XC90 gets a few tweaks, but remains a stylish, practical, and safe luxury SUV.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.7 103.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 57.7
Third Leg Room (in)
28.1 31.9
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.5
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 44.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 56.5
Passenger Capacity
6 7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 36.3
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 56
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 46.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 37
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 65.8
Wheelbase (in)
111 117.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.7 79.1
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 9.4
Length, Overall (in)
196.2 194.9
Height, Overall (in)
67.4 69.9
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
90.9 65.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.8 12.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.4 35.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 21.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 35
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 49.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 47.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 80.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.1
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 13.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P265/45HR20 P235/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/45HR20 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4090 4394
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 19 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 800
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 250 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.95
Trans Type
9 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.03
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.67
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.25
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX Volvo XC90
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 7.8
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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2020 Acura MDX
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2020 Volvo XC90
  • 2021 XC90 arriving; 2020s still on sale
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