2010 Acura MDX vs. Its Competition

2010 Acura MDX
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director


Audiophiles can rave over the ELS audio package in the MDX, which was tuned by renowned music engineer Elliot Scheiner.

The stunning audio quality may be overkill in a vehicle shrouded in road and kid noise, though it’s more affordable than adding on a media room to your home.

2010 Acura MDX2010 Acura MDX
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2010 Lincoln MKT2010 Lincoln MKT
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2009 Buick Enclave CXL2009 Buick Enclave
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2008 Volvo XC90 FWD 4-door I6 w/Snrf Rear Exterior View2008 Volvo XC90
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Quick Specs
8.6
The 2010 Acura MDX still finds ways to improve—though the new grille, steering feel, and USB/Bluetooth omissions are out of character.
9.0
Supremely spacious and stunning from some angles, the 2010 Lincoln MKT gets truly arresting with its EcoBoost turbo V-6.
8.2
The 2009 Buick Enclave takes American-made luxury crossovers into the realm where Lexus resides.
8.4
The 2008 Volvo XC90 caters well to safety-minded families who need an all-wheel-drive SUV, though third-row room is strictly limited.
MSRP From   
$42,230$44,200$35,070$36,210
Gas Mileage   
16 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Gas V6Gas V6Gas V6Gas I6
EPA Class   
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle2WD Sport Utility Vehicle2WD Sport Utility Vehicle4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name   
AWD 4-Door4-Door Wagon 3.7L FWDFWD 4-Door CXAWD 4-Door I6
Drivetrain   
All Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
7775
Passenger Doors   
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style   
4 DoorStation Wagon4 Door SUV4 Door
Transmission   
Automatic w/ODAutomaticAutomaticAutomatic,
Detailed Spec Comparison
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