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2017 Acura MDX vs. 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Acura MDX than the Jeep Grand Cherokee. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Acura MDX and the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Convenience
With the Jeep Grand Cherokee, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Acura MDX, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Acura MDX is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura MDX carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Dimensions
The Acura MDX is a little wider than the Jeep Grand Cherokee, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Acura MDX, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Acura MDX and the Jeep Grand Cherokee are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Acura MDX has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Grand Cherokee, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Acura MDX is clearly the choice over the Jeep Grand Cherokee for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Acura MDX and the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Utility
The Acura MDX offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Grand Cherokee, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Acura MDX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Acura MDX than that of the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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2017 Acura
MDX

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MSRP*: $44,050 - $58,500

2017 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

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MSRP*: $30,395 - $66,895
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City MPG: 18 - 20 13 - 19
Highway MPG: 26 - 27 19 - 26
Engine(s): V-6 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 6 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $41,352 - $54,891 $30,270 - $64,199

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.