2024 Acura MDX vs. 2023 Cadillac XT6 | NewCars.com

2024 Acura MDX vs. 2023 Cadillac XT6 Review

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2024 Acura

MSRP*: $49,850 to $73,500
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2023 Cadillac

MSRP*: $48,595 to $60,095
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG 18 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 21 - 26 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 95.0 ft3 78.7 ft3
  • 290-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 355-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 290 - 355 hp 235 - 310 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 5,000 lbs 1,000 - 4,000 lbs
Exterior Length 198.4 in 198.5 in
Exterior Width 78.7 in 77.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.6 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 39.1 in
Head Room Front 38.5 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.1 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 backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac XT6 than in the Acura MDX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac XT6 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.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura MDX as you will with the Cadillac XT6, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Cadillac XT6.

The Acura MDX is a little wider than the Cadillac XT6, 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 Cadillac XT6.

The Acura MDX has a larger turning radius than the Cadillac XT6, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When considering towing capacity, the Acura MDX is clearly the choice over the Cadillac XT6 for pulling heavy loads. The Acura MDX has a little less horsepower than the Cadillac XT6.

With similar torque, the Acura MDX and the Cadillac XT6 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

The Acura MDX offers greater seating capacity than the Cadillac XT6, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Acura MDX has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Cadillac XT6.