2019 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Volvo XC90

2019 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Volvo XC90

2019 Volvo XC90

  • Minor changes for 2019
  • Available with 5- or 7-passenger seating
  • Three trim levels: Momentum, Inscription, and R-Design
  • T5: Turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder; front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive
  • T6: Turbo-supercharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder; all-wheel drive standard
  • T5 and T6 models feature an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • T8 plug-in hybrid that produces 400 total system horsepower

Acura MDX advantages over Volvo XC90

  • Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM®) for improved fuel efficiency24
  • More horsepower and torque than the XC90 T5
  • 9-speed automatic transmission with pushbutton gear selector (vs. 8-speed automatic transmission and conventional gear selector)
  • More sophisticated torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system
  • Smaller turning circle diameter curb-to-curb
  • Standard Agile Handling Assist®46
  • Standard walk away auto locking system
  • Standard Active Sound Control
  • Standard On Demand Multi-Use Display™ (ODMD™)
  • Available Song By Voice
  • Standard Aha™ compatibility29
  • Available rear entertainment system
  • More standard features

Volvo XC90 advantages over Acura MDX

  • More powerful engine (XC90 T6)
  • Standard panoramic moonroof
  • 4-zone automatic climate control (vs. 3-zone on MDX)
  • Standard navigation system
  • Better estimated EPA fuel economy ratings24
  • Longer basic warranty
  • Longer corrosion warranty

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24. 2019 EPA Mileage Ratings Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.
29. Aha™ Compatible 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.
46. Agile Handling Assist The Agile Handling Assist system cannot enhance stability in all driving situations. You still need to drive and corner at speeds appropriate for the conditions and always leave a sufficient margin of safety.