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2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Toyota Sequoia Review

New 2020 Acura MDX

2020 Acura
MDX

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New 2020 Toyota Sequoia

2020 Toyota
Sequoia

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MSRP*
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$44,500 to $61,750
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$49,980 to $69,245
Invoice* $41,774 to $57,936 $45,483 to $63,013
MPG - City 19 - 20 13
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
The Acura MDX offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Toyota Sequoia. The Acura MDX will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Sequoia.

Convenience
The Acura MDX requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota Sequoia, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Toyota Sequoia. 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 Toyota Sequoia.

Dimensions
Since the Acura MDX is much slimmer than the Toyota Sequoia, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Acura MDX is slightly shorter than the Toyota Sequoia, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The Acura MDX has much lower torque than the Toyota Sequoia, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Sequoia is clearly the choice over the Acura MDX for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Acura MDX has a lot less horsepower than the Toyota Sequoia.

Utility
The Acura MDX has less seating than the Toyota Sequoia, making the Toyota Sequoia the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Acura MDX has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota Sequoia.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Acura MDX than that of the Toyota Sequoia.