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2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Cadillac XT6 Review

New 2020 Acura MDX

2020 Acura
MDX

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New 2020 Cadillac XT6

2020 Cadillac
XT6

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MSRP*
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$44,500 to $61,750
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$52,695 to $57,095
Invoice* $41,774 to $57,936 $50,324 to $54,526
MPG - City 19 - 20 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 24 - 25
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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 Cadillac XT6. 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.

Convenience
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.

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 Cadillac XT6. 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 Cadillac XT6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura MDX is about the same width as the Cadillac XT6. When looking at overall length, the Acura MDX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Cadillac XT6.

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

Performance
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.

Utility
The Acura MDX has less seating than the Cadillac XT6, making the Cadillac XT6 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Acura MDX has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Cadillac XT6.

Warranty
The Acura MDX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac XT6.