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2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 Volvo XC90 Review

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2022 Acura
MDX

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2021 Volvo
XC90

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MSRP*
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$46,900 to $60,650
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$49,000 to $63,750
Invoice* $45,701 to $56,811 $46,060 to $59,925
MPG - City 19 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 28 - 30
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 6 - 7
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
The Acura MDX offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volvo XC90. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Acura MDX and the Volvo XC90.

Convenience
The Volvo XC90 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Acura MDX, 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 Volvo XC90. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Acura MDX will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volvo XC90.

Dimensions
The Acura MDX is about the same width as the Volvo XC90. When looking at overall length, the Acura MDX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volvo XC90.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Acura MDX doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo XC90.

Handling
The Acura MDX has the same turning radius as the Volvo XC90, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Acura MDX will do just as well as the Volvo XC90, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Acura MDX has a little less horsepower than the Volvo XC90.

Utility
The Acura MDX offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC90, 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 Volvo XC90.

Warranty
The Acura MDX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo XC90.