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2022 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Lincoln Nautilus Review

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2022 Acura
MDX

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2020 Lincoln
Nautilus

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MSRP*
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$46,900 to $60,650
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$41,040 to $63,800
Invoice* $45,701 to $56,811 $39,194 to $59,972
MPG - City 19 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 25 - 26
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 7 5
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 backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln Nautilus than in the Acura MDX, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Acura MDX and the Lincoln Nautilus.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura MDX as you will with the Lincoln Nautilus, 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). The Acura MDX is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln Nautilus. 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 Lincoln Nautilus have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Acura MDX is much wider than the Lincoln Nautilus, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Acura MDX, which is slightly longer than the Lincoln Nautilus.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Acura MDX doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln Nautilus.

Handling
The Acura MDX has a larger turning radius than the Lincoln Nautilus, 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 Lincoln Nautilus for pulling heavy loads. The Acura MDX has a little more horsepower than the Lincoln Nautilus.

Utility
The Acura MDX offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln Nautilus, 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 Lincoln Nautilus.

Warranty
The Acura MDX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Nautilus.