Compare 2022 Acura MDX vs 2021 GMC Acadia

2022 Acura MDX
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FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MDX FWD 19 26 $45,701 $46,900
MDX FWD w/Technology Package 19 26 $48,557 $51,600
MDX SH-AWD 19 25 $47,647 $48,900
MDX SH-AWD w/A-Spec Package 19 25 $53,607 $57,100
MDX SH-AWD w/Advance Package 19 25 $56,810 $60,650
MDX SH-AWD w/Technology Package 19 25 $50,437 $53,600
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AWD 4-Door AT4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Acadia AWD 4-Door AT4 19 26 $39,495 $41,400
Acadia AWD 4-Door Denali 19 26 $46,364 $48,600
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLE 22 27 $35,393 $37,100
Acadia AWD 4-Door SLT 22 27 $39,209 $41,100
Acadia FWD 4-Door Denali 19 27 $44,456 $46,600
Acadia FWD 4-Door SL 21 27 $29,770 $29,800
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLE 21 27 $32,340 $33,900
Acadia FWD 4-Door SLT 22 29 $37,301 $39,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,701
$39,495
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,900
$41,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$782 / month
$690 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Acura MDX wears its new flagship mantle with confidence, from its styling to its eager road manners. The 2021 GMC Acadia shines most brightly in turbo-4 spec, but rival three-row crossovers put out more lumens.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
139.1 143.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.9 59.4
Third Leg Room (in)
29 29.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 39.6
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 42.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.3 58.7
Passenger Capacity
7 6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41
Third Head Room (in)
36.2 37.2
Front Hip Room (in)
59.3 55.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 39.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 40
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.7 64.5
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 112.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.7 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
67.7 64.5
Length, Overall (in)
198.4 193.4
Height, Overall (in)
67.1 66.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.20
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
48.4 41.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
95 79
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.1 12.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
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 12.4 x 0.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 12.6 x 1.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 22
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/55HR19 P255/65R17
Spare Tire Size
NA T135/70R18
Front Tire Order Code
NA 5GV
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZCD
Rear Tire Size
P255/55HR19 P255/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA 5GV
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4271 4306
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 18 x 4.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 17 x - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 155
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 271 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA LGX
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.6L/222
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 310 @ 6600
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.75
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.49
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.01
Trans Type
10 9
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97 2.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.31
Trans Order Code
NA M3W
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.60 2.44
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.44
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.69
Ninth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.62
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- 1
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX GMC Acadia
Body Style
Sport Utility 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 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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