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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
MSRP
$44,200
Invoice
$41,493
Average Price Paid
$40,285
910 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi Q7
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
MSRP
$49,900
Invoice
$46,408
Average Price Paid
$46,906
127 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
Fair Price
$41,696
Good Price
$39,691
Great Price
$38,544
2018 Audi Q7
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Fair Price
$47,740
Good Price
$45,866
Great Price
$44,795

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$44,688
16 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi Q7
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$53,729
31 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Introduced in 2001, the Acura MDX is a luxury SUV that has grown family-friendly with redesigns in 2007 and 2014. Following a 2017 facelift, the 2018 MDX sees only minor updates. Last...

2018 Audi Q7
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The 2018 Audi Q7 features the sharp styling, composed handling, and cutting-edge technology that’s become synonymous with the Audi brand. The Q7 first leapt into the scene in 2005 and ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
10
writes:
Amazing appearance, great seating, speed and styling, pricing could be a bit better and the lack of a panorami...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 INFINITI QX60 worse.
"headlights are way sleeker, overall body style looks less like a family wagon and more like a sport vehicle"
Back Seats Ranked 2018 INFINITI QX60 worse.
"2nd row captains chairs !!"
10
writes:
I liked the car very much but the service center which I had to deal with was terrible and couldnt fix things ...
Power Ranked 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir FWD worse.
"Not a technician so cant be clear it just was..."
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir FWD better.
"They are quite close in comfort"
2018 Audi Q7
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
80
writes:
Over rated. Not designed well. No room for spare tire, no room for tire jack, a large suv with no ample space...
30
writes:
The best vehicle I ever drove... drove it for 10 hours straight bought it in a different state and I didnt ge...
Power Ranked 2018 Volkswagen Atlas worse.
"Supercharged engine :) "
Handling Ranked 2018 Volkswagen Atlas worse.
" Because... Quattro Nr. 1"
60
writes:
very impressed, as a current 2012 A7 owner I was expecting the weight of the Q7 to reduce the liveliness of th...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T quattro Prestige AWD worse.
"while there are very distinct similarities between both, I thought that Audi had finally figured out how to make this platform extremely attractive plus reducing weight via aluminium. the 2017/18 is now sleek and refined"
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T quattro Prestige AWD better.
"the sports bucket seats (allroad) made lively driving very comfortable. perhaps not enough time behind the wheel in either car but was pleasantly surprised by the feeling of total support behind and at my sides"

Specs

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
2018 Audi Q7
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,200 RPM
252 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
9.6:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 36.6 in 38.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,367 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 4,400 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.2 in 199.6 in
Width 77.7 in 87.1 in
Height 67.4 in 68.5 in
Wheelbase 111 in 117.9 in

Available Options

2018 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • White Diamond Pearl

Option Packages

  • Roof Rails
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • LED Fog Lights
  • Wheel: 20" Berlina Black Alloy
  • Wheel: 20" Dark Chrome-Look Alloy
2018 Audi Q7
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Argus Brown Metallic
  • Carrara White
  • Cobra Beige Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Galaxy Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Graphite Gray Metallic
  • Ink Blue Metallic
  • Night Black
  • Orca Black Metallic
  • Samurai Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Running Boards
  • Audi MMI Navigation Plus Package
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Towing Package
  • Wheels: 19" 5-V-Spoke Design
  • Wheels: 20" 10-Spoke-Star Design Bi-Color
  • Winter Wheel and Tire Package

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