2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Audi Q7 | NewCars.com

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2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Audi Q7 Review

New 2020 Acura MDX

2020 Acura
MDX

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New 2020 Audi Q7

2020 Audi
Q7

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MSRP*
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$44,500 to $61,750
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$54,800 to $60,800
Invoice* $41,774 to $57,936 $51,512 to $57,152
MPG - City 19 - 20 17 - 19
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 21 - 23
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Acura MDX than the Audi Q7. The Audi Q7 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Acura MDX.

Convenience
The Acura MDX requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi Q7, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura MDX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Audi Q7. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Acura MDX and the Audi Q7 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura MDX is about the same width as the Audi Q7. When looking at overall length, the Acura MDX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi Q7.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Acura MDX and the Audi Q7 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Acura MDX has a smaller turning radius than the Audi Q7, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Acura MDX, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Audi Q7. The Acura MDX has a little more horsepower than the Audi Q7.

Utility
The Acura MDX has less seating than the Audi Q7, making the Audi Q7 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With the Acura MDX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi Q7.

Warranty
The Acura MDX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi Q7.