Acura MDX vs Volvo XC90 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
MSRP
$44,500
Invoice
$41,774
Average Price Paid
$37,636
1,501 listings nationwide

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2021 Volvo XC90
Recharge Inscription 6-Passenger eAWD
MSRP
$70,250
Invoice
$66,035
Average Price Paid
$64,871
170 listings nationwide

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

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
Fair Price
$39,403
Good Price
$36,627
Great Price
$35,039
2021 Volvo XC90
Recharge Inscription 6-Passenger eAWD
Fair Price
$66,012
Good Price
$63,861
Great Price
$62,632

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,305
55 listings nationwide

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2021 Volvo XC90
Recharge Inscription 6-Passenger eAWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$76,785
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Acura MDX, a premium 3-row crossover, is similar to the Buick Enclave, Infiniti QX60 and Lexus RX L. The MDX is among the oldest vehicles in that class, having arrived for 2014. It...

2021 Volvo XC90
Recharge Inscription 6-Passenger eAWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Volvo XC90 was redesigned in 2016 and refreshed just last year. This year, the XC90 carries over mostly unchanged. This stylish yet practical SUV 7-passenger takes on other 3-row l...

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

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
40
GuruHGT79 writes:
Purchased after testing other luxury brands. Bought for style, ride, comfort and value. An excellent traveling...
Front Seats Ranked 2020 BMW 5 Series worse.
"Seats fit around you with just enough padding to be comfortable on a long drive. BMW is an excellent car but not quite up to Acura standard."
Family Car Ranked 2020 BMW 5 Series worse.
"Three row seating with room in the back and storage underneath. Even third row is reasonably comfortable whereas some 3rd row models not so much. "
20
Guru6Q56S writes:
great
Iggi77 writes:
Drive smooth
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Highlander better.
"Comfort "
Value Ranked 2020 Toyota Highlander worse.
"Color and looks "
2021 Volvo XC90
Recharge Inscription 6-Passenger eAWD
SUV13739 writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 BMW X5 sDrive40i RWD worse.
"Scandinavian classic proportions"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 BMW X5 sDrive40i RWD worse.
"Softer, higher, better quality Napa leather."

Specs

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
2021 Volvo XC90
Recharge Inscription 6-Passenger eAWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,200 RPM
400 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
472 lb-ft @ 2,200 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10.3:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.23 in x 3.67 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 --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player 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 6 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 36.6 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 15.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,336 lbs 1,356 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.2 in 195 in
Width 77.7 in 84.3 in
Height 67.4 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 111 in 117.5 in

Available Options

2020 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2021 Volvo XC90
Recharge Inscription 6-Passenger eAWD

Exterior Colors

  • Birch Light Metallic
  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Crystal White Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Ice White
  • Onyx Black Metallic
  • Pebble Grey Metallic
  • Pine Grey Metallic
  • SAVILE Grey Metallic
  • Thunder Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound
  • 4-Corner Air Suspension
  • Advanced Package
  • Climate Package
  • Foldable Trailer Hitch
  • Lounge Package
  • Polestar
  • Protection Package Premier
  • Running Boards
  • Wheels: 21" 10-Spoke Silver
  • Wheels: 21" 8-Multi Spoke Black Diamond Cut Alloy
  • Wheels: 22" 6-Spoke Black

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