2017 Acura MDX vs 2017 Volvo XC90

Drivers who are on the lookout for a midsize luxury SUV have a few outstanding options to choose from. With qualities like plenty of interior space and a sleek yet rugged exterior, it’s no surprise that vehicle shoppers are opting for models, such as the Acura MDX and Volvo XC90.

Here, luxury SUV shoppers can get a better idea of key differences and similarities between the 2017 Acura MDX and 2017 Volvo XC90 before getting behind the wheel and making a final buying decision. Despite notable similarities, each model also brings several unique elements to the table.

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2017 Acura MDX VS 2017 Volvo XC90
$44,050* Starting MSRP $45,750
3.5L V6, 290 horsepower Base Engine 2.0L I-4, 250 horsepower
7 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers
90.9 cubic feet Maximum Cargo Volume 85.7 cubic feet

In terms of performance, the Acura MDX comes standard with a 290-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine, while the Volvo XC base engine is a 2.0-liter I-4 engine that is capable of producing 250 horsepower. In addition to offering more power, the MDX also offers slightly better highway fuel economy than the XC90. The two SUVs are similar in size, although the Acura MDX provides seating for seven passengers, while the Volvo XC90 has room for only five. The Acura SUV also offers a larger maximum cargo capacity than the Volvo SUV. When it comes to standard features, the 2017 Acura MDX comes equipped with a CD player, MP3 capability, heated front seats, 10-way power driver seat, 8-way power front passenger seat, and seatback storage pockets, whereas the 2017 Volvo XC90 base trim has 6-way power front seats and offers the aforementioned features as optional equipment. In the end, the MDX is available for a more affordable starting price than the XC90. Which luxury SUV will you choose?

2017 Acura MDX Pittsburgh PA

The 2017 Acura MDX is available with a variety of options and three different feature packages--Technology, Advance, and Entertainment. In addition to the standard components mentioned above, notable standard elements include Jewel Eye® LED headlights, power moonroof, leather-trimmed interior, tri-zone automatic climate control with humidity control, adaptive cruise control, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, ambient cabin lighting, Multi-View Rear Camera, and much more. Not to mention, drivers can opt for available features, such as rear entertainment system, navigation, Surround-View Camera System, heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats, LED fog lights, and Acura/ELS Studio® premium audio system, among others.

When you are ready to get behind the wheel of the 2017 Acura MDX near Pittsburgh, PA, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Baierl Acura.


*Price shown is the Acura suggested retail price only and does not include tax, title, license and registration fees, or destination and handling fee.

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