2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe | NewCars.com

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2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe Review

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2022 Acura
MDX

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2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited 4xe

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MSRP*
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$46,900 to $60,650
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$49,805 to $53,505
Invoice* $45,701 to $56,811 $47,951 to $51,436
MPG - City 19 N/A
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe than in the Acura MDX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Acura MDX.

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 Wrangler Unlimited 4xe. 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 Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.

Dimensions
Since the Acura MDX is much wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Acura MDX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Acura MDX doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.

Handling
The Acura MDX has a larger turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, 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 Wrangler Unlimited 4xe for pulling heavy loads. The Acura MDX has a little more horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.

Utility
The Acura MDX offers greater seating capacity than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, 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 Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Acura MDX than that of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe.