2024 Acura MDX vs. 2024 Audi Q7 Review

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2024 Acura

MSRP*: $49,850 to $73,500
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2024 Audi

MSRP*: $59,500 to $65,300
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 26 MPG 24 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 95.0 ft3 69.6 ft3
  • 290-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 355-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 335-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 290 - 355 hp 261 - 335 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 5,000 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 198.4 in 199.3 in
Exterior Width 78.7 in 77.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.6 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 38.8 in
Head Room Front 38.5 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 39.9 in
Rear 38.8 in

*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

Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Acura MDX than the Audi Q7. The Audi Q7 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Acura MDX, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

With the Audi Q7, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Acura MDX, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Whether you pick the Acura MDX or the Audi Q7, it's going to cost you about the same.

The Acura MDX is a little wider than the Audi Q7, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Acura MDX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi Q7.

The Acura MDX has the same turning radius as the Audi Q7, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

The Acura MDX has a little more horsepower than the Audi Q7.

Due to its much higher torque, the Acura MDX does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Audi Q7.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Acura MDX and the Audi Q7. With the Acura MDX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi Q7.