2017 Acura MDX vs. 2016 Infiniti QX60: Compare the Acura MDX to the Infiniti QX60
2017 Acura MDXVS2016 Infiniti QX60

Acura 2017 MDX Features
  • Performance
  • Interior
  • Technology
  • Safety & Driver Awareness
PerformanceAlthough the Acura MDX and the Infiniti QX60 have similar-sized 3.5-liter V-6 engines, MDX has more horsepower and better highway and combined fuel economy ratings. The MDX has available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ , which includes torque vectoring for superior dry road handling while providing all-weather advantages of conventional all-wheel drive — a feature unavailable on the Infiniti QX60.
MDX with Advance Package shown
2017 Acura MDX
InteriorBoth the MDX and QX60 offer three rows of seating, but only MDX gives you the option of comfortable second-row captain’s chairs with a versatile center console. But, if you decide to opt for three-person bench seating in the second-row, Acura MDX passengers will have two more inches of hip room. MDX rear passengers can also control their comfort with their own temperature setting, a feature not available on the QX60.
MDX with Advance Package shown
Acura MDX with Technology Package interior
TechnologyThe Acura MDX has a touch screen for easy access to the most detailed system settings, while leaving the main display screen undisturbed. MDX also provides the convenience of Bluetooth® streaming audio as standard on all models.
MDX with Technology and Entertainment Packages shown
Acura MDX with Technology Package interior
Safety & Driver AwarenessThe MDX standard equipment roster includes its AcuraWatch™ safety and driver assistance feature suite including Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, and Road Departure Mitigation.
MDX with Advance Package shown
2017 Acura MDX multi-Information display
Feature Comparison
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  • 2017 Acura MDX display screens2016 Infiniti QX60 display screen
    The Acura MDX dual-screen system intuitively displays information where you need it. The Infiniti QX60 offers a single screen by comparison.
    MDX with Technology and Entertainment Packages shown
  • 2017 Acura MDX rear seats2016 Infiniti QX60 rear seats
    QX60 not only has less front shoulder room, but it also doesn’t include dual-occupant seat memory and heated front seats as standard features like the Acura MDX.
    MDX with Advance Package shown
  • 2017 Acura MDX engine2016 Infiniti QX60 engine
    MDX delivers more horsepower than the QX60: 290 hp @ 6200 rpm vs. 265 hp @ 5600 rpm.
  • 2017 Acura MDX profile view2016 Infiniti QX60 profile view
    The redesigned exterior of the Acura MDX sports strong lines and is 3.5 inches shorter in overall length than the Infiniti QX60.
    MDX with Advance Package shown
  • 2017 Acura MDX interior2016 Infiniti QX60 interior
    The MDX interior surrounds passengers in luxury with standard leather seats, available second-row captain’s chairs and ample cabin space – QX60 only offers bench seating in the back and has less hip room.
    MDX with Advance Package shown
  • 2017 Acura MDX front ¾ view2016 Infiniti QX60 front ¾ view
    MDX has higher ground clearance than the Infiniti QX60, which can help drivers in thick snow or rough and bumpy roads.
    MDX with Advance Package shown
2017 Acura MDX vs. 2016 Infiniti QX60: Price, Performance & Features
2016 Infiniti QX602017 Acura MDX
Starting price1$44,050$42,600
Base engine3.5L V-63.5L V-6
Horsepower (SAE net)2290 @ 6200 rpm265 @ 5600 rmp
Torque267 @ 4700248 @ 4400
Transmission9-Speed automaticCVT
All-Wheel Drive with Torque VectoringAvailableNot available
Paddle shiftersStandardNot available
Front seats10-way powered14-way powered
Heated front seatsStandardOptional
Second-row captain’s chairsAvailableNot available
Climate controlTri-zoneDual-zone
LED headlightsStandardNot available
Keyless start systemStandardOptional
Power tailgateStandardStandard
Capless fuel doorStandardNot available
Bluetooth® streaming11StandardOptional
Dual occupant position memoryStandardOptional
Adaptive cruise controlStandardOptional
Automatic braking system (CMBS™)StandardOptional
Lane Keeping Assist System59StandardOptional – does not lane-center
Front hip room59.0 Inches56.8 Inches
Front shoulder room61.1 Inches60.3 Inches
Rear hip room57.8 Inches55.8 Inches
Curb weight3,960 lbs4,579 lbs
Overall length193.6 Inches196.4 Inches
Height67.6 Inches68.6 Inches
True Cost to Own (Edmunds)$53,453$55,461

MDX competitor specifications and features sourced from competitive manufacture website. EPA Fuel economy ratings sourced from the EPA site (http://www.fueleconomy.gov/). Where used, the NHTSA 5-star ratings are sourced from the NHTSA site (http://www.safercar.gov/) , and "True Cost to Own" predictions are from Edmund's site (http://www.edmunds.com/tco.html).

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