MDX: More performance luxury than Infiniti QX60 for the price

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2018 Infiniti QX60 crossover sideview in white

2018 Infiniti QX60 AWD

MSRP $45,100
EPA MPG RATING 19/26
SPEED CVT
ENGINE 3.5L V6
2018 Acura MDX crossover exterior sideview

2018 Acura MDX SH-AWD®

MSRP $46,2001
EPA MPG RATING 19/262
SPEED 9
ENGINE 3.5L V6
WATCH THE MDX GO UP AGAINST THE COMPETITION

2018 MDX 9 Speed Automatic Featured Special Lease

$419

per month for 36 months $2,799 total due at signing

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles and either dealer fees or documentary service fee. For well-qualified lessees.

2018 MDX 9 Speed Automatic Featured Special Lease

$419.00 per month for 36 months. $2,799.00 total due at signing.

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles and either dealer fees or documentary service fee. For well-qualified lessees.

Closed-end lease for 2018 MDX 9 Speed Automatic vehicles (YD3H3JJNW) available from July 6, 2018 through September 4, 2018, available to well-qualified lessees approved by Acura Financial Services. Not all lessees will qualify. Higher lease rates apply for lessees with lower credit ratings. Lease offers vary based on MSRP. MSRP $45,195.00 (includes destination, excludes tax, license, title fee, registration, documentation fee, options, insurance and the like). Actual net capitalized cost $40,016.55. Net capitalized cost includes $595 acquisition fee. Dealer contribution may vary and could affect actual lease payment. Total monthly payments $15,084.00. Option to purchase at lease end $25,761.15.

Must take new retail delivery on vehicle from dealer stock by September 4, 2018. Lessee responsible for maintenance, excessive wear/tear and 15¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP less than $30,000, and 20¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP of $30,000 or more. See your Acura dealer for complete details.

front of 2018 Acura MDX grille

Acura MDX SH-AWD® vs Infiniti QX60 AWD:  A Triumph of Performance and Comfort

 

  


290 Horsepower

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)

Comfort should never be optional.

The seven-passenger MDX SH-AWD® comes standard with a wealth of luxurious interior amenities that you won’t find on the Infiniti QX60. Three rows of leather-trimmed seats let everyone ride in comfort. Front-row seats are heated, and second-row passengers can customize their climate with their own heating and A/C controls—luxuries that aren’t available for QX60. With 14.4 more cubic feet of cargo room than the Infiniti, MDX has ample space to stash everyone’s stuff.

Comfort should never be optional.

The seven-passenger MDX SH-AWD® comes standard with a wealth of luxurious interior amenities that you won’t find on the Infiniti QX60. Three rows of leather-trimmed seats lets everyone ride in comfort. Front-row seats are heated, and second-row passengers can customize their climate with their own heating and A/C controls—luxuries that aren’t available for QX60. With 14.4 more cubic feet of cargo room than the Infiniti, MDX has ample space to stash everyone’s stuff.

2017 Acura MDX engine white background

With a blend of performance, luxury and driver-assistance technology, the sporty 2018 MDX has been designated a Best Buy by Consumer Guide thanks to an impressive range of high-tech features and a refined cabin with 3-row seating.  

2017 Acura MDX SUV review background

The 2018 MDX three-row SUV earned a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the highest available.4

collision mitigation braking system for 2018 Acura MDX SUV

Protection is the Priority

MDX SH-AWD® earns a 5-star NHTSA5 Overall Vehicle Score. AcuraWatch™ safety and driver assistive technology comes standard, making MDX one of the most safety-minded SUVs.

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)10
Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) uses audio and visual signals to help reduce the risk of a collision with a vehicle detected in front of you.

And the winner is: MDX

All standards are not created equal.

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COMPARABLE AWD MODELS
Acura MDX SH-AWD®
Infiniti QX60 AWD
Starting At 
$44,2001
$43,300
Comparably Equipped Price*3
$46,200 
$45,100
Performance
3.5L V6
3.5L V6
Automatic Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
cVT
Engine Horsepower (@ rpm) (SAE Net)
290 @ 6200
295 @ 6200
Engine Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) (SAE Net)
267 @ 4700 
270 @ 4800
Paddle Shifters
Standard
NOT AVAILABLE
EPA MPG Rating2 (city / hwy /combined)
19 / 26 / 22
19 / 26 / 22
Drivetrain
Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™
All-Wheel Drive
Safety and Driver Assist
Vehicle Stability Assisttm (VSAr) with Traction Control & Motion-Adaptive Steering5
STANDARD
STANDARD (w/o MAS)
Speed-Sensing Interval Wipers
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) System6
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System7
STANDARD 
OPTIONAL
Comfort & Convenience
Active Sound Control
Standard
Not Available
Driver Seat Memory
Standard
Optional
GPS-Linked Climate Control
OPTIONAL
NOT AVAILABLE
Hill Start Assist
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines(12)
Standard
Standard (Single-View)
Audio Systems
Ahatm  Compatibility14
Standard
Not Available
Pandora Compatibility13
Standard
Not Available
USB Ports15
Standard (5)
Standard (4)
Media Connectivity
Apple CarPlaytm and Androidtm Auto Integration
Standard
Not Available
Dual Screen Display
Standard (ODMDtm 2.0)
Not Available
SiriEyes Free18
Standard 
Not Available
Exterior
LED Headlights
STANDARD (Jewel Eye® LED Headlights)
Not Available
Auto High Beams
STANDARD

OPTIONAL

Capless Fuel Fill System
STANDARD
Not Available
Wheels & Tires
18''
18''
Interior
Driver Memory Adjustments (for HVAC, Mirrors, Steering Wheel, etc.)
STANDARD

OPTIONAL

Leather Appointed Seating
STANDARD
STANDARD (1st & 2nd rows only)
Memory Steering Column w/ Automatic Tilt-Away
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Power Driver's Seat
STANDARD (10-Way)
STANDARD (8-WAY)
Power Front Passenger's Seat
STANDARD (8-Way)
STANDARD (6-WAY)

2018 MDX 9 Speed Automatic SH-AWD Featured Special Lease

$419

per month for 36 months $3,299 total due at signing

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles and either dealer fees or documentary service fee. For well-qualified lessees.

2018 MDX 9 Speed Automatic SH-AWD Featured Special Lease

$419.00 per month for 36 months. $3,299.00 total due at signing.

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles and either dealer fees or documentary service fee. For well-qualified lessees.

Closed-end lease for 2018 MDX 9 Speed Automatic SH-AWD vehicles (YD4H3JJNW) available from July 6, 2018 through September 4, 2018, available to well-qualified lessees approved by Acura Financial Services. Not all lessees will qualify. Higher lease rates apply for lessees with lower credit ratings. Lease offers vary based on MSRP. MSRP $47,195.00 (includes destination, excludes tax, license, title fee, registration, documentation fee, options, insurance and the like). Actual net capitalized cost $41,128.06. Net capitalized cost includes $595 acquisition fee. Dealer contribution may vary and could affect actual lease payment. Total monthly payments $15,084.00. Option to purchase at lease end $26,901.15.

Must take new retail delivery on vehicle from dealer stock by September 4, 2018. Lessee responsible for maintenance, excessive wear/tear and 15¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP less than $30,000, and 20¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP of $30,000 or more. See your Acura dealer for complete details.

2018 MDX Special APR

1.9%

APR for 36 months

For well qualified buyers

2018 MDX Special APR

1.9% APR for 24-36 months or 2.9% APR for 37-60 months.

For well qualified buyers

Special APR offer valid on new and unregistered 2018 MDX Models from July 6, 2018 through September 4, 2018, to well qualified buyers on approved credit by Acura Financial Services through participating dealers. Must take new retail delivery on vehicle from dealer stock by September 4, 2018. Not all buyers may qualify. Higher rates apply for buyers with lower credit ratings. Example for 2018 MDX: 1.9% for 36 months financing at $28.60 a month for every $1,000.00 financed. Dealers set actual prices. See your Acura dealer for details.



Luxury SUV 2018 Acura MDX on road

Don’t just take our word. Experience MDX for yourself.

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  • MDX competitor specifications and features sourced from competitive manufacture website and www.acura.com Chrome comparison data. American Honda makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice.
  • 1 Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes taxes, license, registration/title, optional, or regionally required equipment and destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.
  • 2 Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.
  • 3The indicated feature options were added to the competitor vehicles to determine the Comparably Equipped Price:  Intelligent Cruise Control: $0, Entry & Exit Assist: Included, Forward Emergency Braking: $0,  Dual Occupant Memory System: $0,  Radio: AM/FM/CD/DVD w/MP3 Playback Capability: Included,  Premium Package: $1,800,  Heated Steering Wheel: Included, Enhanced Intelligent Key Memory: Included,  2-Way Driver's Seat Power Lumbar Support: Included,  Outside Mirrors w/Reverse Tilt-Down Feature: Included,  Remote Engine Start: Included.
  • 4Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (SaferCar.gov).
  • 5VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
  • 6FCW cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. FCW does not include a braking function. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 7LDW only alerts drivers in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist. LKAS may not detect all lane markings; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road conditions. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 8LKAS only assists driver in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist. LKAS may not detect all lane markings; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road condition. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 9Road Departure Mitigation only alerts drivers when lane drift is detected without a turn signal in use and can apply mild steering torque to assist driver in maintaining proper lane position and/or brake pressure to slow the vehicle's departure from a detected lane. RDM may not detect all lane markings or lane departures; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road condition. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 10CMBS cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. System designed to mitigate crash forces. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 11Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. ACC should not be used in heavy traffic, poor weather or on winding roads. The driver remains responsible for avoiding a collision.
  • 12Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up, as the rearview camera and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor (if present) may not provide complete information about conditions at the rear of your vehicle.
  • 13Compatible with select smartphones. Your wireless carrier's rate plans apply.
  • 14Compatible smartphone required. All Aha platform feeds are audible, not visual in nature. Vehicle does not provide any feeds. Some state laws prohibit the operation of handheld electronic devices while operating a vehicle. Launch smartphone applications only when the vehicle is safely parked. Aha is a trademark of HARMAN International Industries, Inc. Your wireless carrier's rates may apply.
  • 15The USB Audio Interface is used for direct connection to and control of some current digital audio players and other USB devices that contain MP3, WMA or AAC music files. Some USB devices with security software and digital rights-protected files may not work. Please see your local Acura dealer for details on compatibility.
  • 16Depending on use, Apple CarPlay can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with the connected iPhone. See Apple’s privacy policy for details regarding Apple’s use and handling of data uploaded by CarPlay. Use of CarPlay is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the CarPlay terms of use, which are included as part of the Apple iOS terms of use. CarPlay vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Honda cannot guarantee CarPlay operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in CarPlay software/Apple iOS, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details.
  • 17Depending on use, Android Auto can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with Google and its service providers. See Google privacy policy for details regarding Google’s use and handling of data uploaded by Android Auto. Use of Android Auto is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the Android Auto terms of use, which are presented to the user when the Android Auto application is downloaded to the user’s Android phone. Android Auto vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Acura cannot guarantee Android Auto operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in Android Auto software/Android operating system, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolesce of vehicle-integrated hardware or software. See dealer for details. Only use Android Auto when conditions allow you to do so safely.
  • 18Always remain attentive when driving. Certain functions are disabled or inoperable while the vehicle is in motion. Only operate the system when conditions permit you to safely do so. Avoid focusing on the device display or manually operating the system controls while driving. State or local laws may prohibit the operation of handheld electronic devices while operating a vehicle. iPhone and Siri are trademarks of Apple Inc.
  • 19Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus floor space between first and second seats and front seats moved forward. This figure compares more accurately with most competitive measurements.
  • 20Towing capacity can be increased to 5000 lb. on MDX SH-AWD with dealer-installed accessory.
  • 21Ordinary maintenance items or adjustments, parts subject to normal wear and replacement, and certain other items are excluded.
2018 Acura MDX SUV in Crystal Black Pearl Acura MDX SH-AWD®
2018 Infiniti QX60 crossover exterior in white Infiniti QX60 AWD
Interior Dimensions 
Seating Capacity
7
7
Headroom (in.) (front/2nd/3rd)
38.1/38.3/35.6
40.7/37.3/35.0

Shoulder Room (in.) (front/2nd/3rd)

 

61.1/59.1/54.7
60.3/60.4/57.1

Hiproom (in.) (front/2nd/3rd)

 

57.5/57.8/40.6
56.8/55.8/42.0
Legroom (in.) (front/2nd/3rd)
41.4/36.6/28.1
42.2/41.7/30.8
Exterior Dimensions 
Track Width (in.) (front/rear)
66.3/66.3
65.7/65.7
Wheelbase (in.)
111 
114.2
Length (in.)
196.2 
200.5
Height (in.)
67.4 
68.6
Width (in.)
77.8
77.2
Ground Clearance (in.) (unladen)
7.3
6.5
Exterior Dimensions 
Cargo Volume (behind 1st row) (cu. ft.)
90.919
76.5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
132.7
149.8
Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row) (cu. ft.)
43.419
40.8
Cargo Volume (behind 3rd row) (cu. ft.)
15.819
15.8
Curb Weight (lb.)
4,001
4,526
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)
19.5
19.5
Max Towing (lb.)
3,500 - 5,00020
5,000
Warranty
Basic Warranty (years/miles)
4/50,000 miles21
4/50,000 
Powertrain Warranty (years/miles)
6/70,000 21
6/70,000 miles
Corrosion Warranty (years/miles)
5/Unlimited21
6/Unlimited