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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe vs. 2020 Acura MDX Review

New 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe

2021 Chevrolet
Tahoe

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New 2020 Acura MDX

2020 Acura
MDX

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MSRP*
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$49,000 to $72,600
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$44,500 to $61,750
Invoice* $46,354 to $68,680 $41,774 to $57,936
MPG - City 14 - 16 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 25 - 27
Engine(s) V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 8 - 9 6 - 7
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Tahoe than in the Acura MDX. The Chevrolet Tahoe will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Acura MDX.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Tahoe as you will with the Acura MDX, 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 Chevrolet Tahoe is somewhat more expensive than the Acura MDX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Chevrolet Tahoe is much higher than that for the Acura MDX.

Dimensions
If you go with the Chevrolet Tahoe, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Acura MDX.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Tahoe does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Acura MDX.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Tahoe is clearly the choice over the Acura MDX for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Tahoe has a little more horsepower than the Acura MDX.

Utility
The Chevrolet Tahoe offers greater seating capacity than the Acura MDX, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Chevrolet Tahoe, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Acura MDX.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Tahoe is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Acura MDX.