VOLVO VS. ACURA

 

Volvo XC90 vs. Acura MDX

When you're searching for that right luxury SUV that can support your larger family, it might feel like there are a lot of options. When you want a model that has perfected the recipe for this formula, the Volvo XC90 might just be the right fit. Blending style with comfort and performance, this Volvo SUV has an extensive list of features and equipment that will enhance the quality of your daily commute.

With popular competitors like the Acura MDX, it can be tough to know what features to look for. You can swing by our dealership where we'll put you behind the wheel for a test drive. Or, you can read on and see how the Volvo XC90 stands out from the competition!

Volvo XC90 vs. Acura MDX

VOLVO XC90

  • 3 Engine Options Available
  • 29 MPG Highway
  • 22 MPG City
  • 21.8 CU FT Cargo Volume
  • 5,000 LBS Maximum Towing
  • City Safety Collision Avoidance Technology
  • 9-Inch Touchscreen

ACURA MDX

  • 2 Engine Options Available
  • 27 MPG Highway
  • 20 MPG City
  • 15 CU FT Cargo Volume
  • 3,500 LBS Maximum Towing
  • Not Available
  • 8-Inch Touchscreen

While the base engine of the Acura MDX offers a more powerful output than the base 2.0-liter turbocharged engine in the Volvo XC90, it only offers two engine options to the three available from the Volvo SUV. The Volvo's 2.0-liter turbocharged and supercharged engine has better output than the MDX.If you're looking to maximize your efficiency, the Volvo XC90 offers better performance in the city (22 mpg to 20 mpg) and on the highway (29 mpg to 27 mpg) than the Acura MDX can manage.When you're looking for an SUV that can provide the most room for your passengers, the Volvo XC90 offers more headroom in both the front and second row and offers passengers in the second room ample legroom over the Acura MDX

As a driver who loves the luxury appeal of their new SUV, you'll enjoy a larger nine-inch touchscreen on the Volvo XC90 as opposed to an eight-inch touchscreen with the MDX.Both vehicles offer an impressive collection of standard safety features to help you navigate around busy roads but only the Volvo XC90 offers the award-winning City Safety Collision Avoidance Technology that prevents accidents from occurring on busy city streets.



Volvo XC60 vs. Acura RDX

As a driver who has an appreciation for some of the luxuries a new SUV can afford you, there's a good chance you've done your research and realized that there are a lot of options to choose from in the luxury segment. At our Volvo dealership, we've seen a lot of happy drivers climb into the driver's seat of the Volvo XC60 and never look back because it has plenty of features and capabilities you can't find in any other model including the popular Acura RDX.

We are happy to take you through a side-by-side comparison of the two models and show you how the Volvo XC60 compares to the Acura RDX and what features you'll love most about one of our favorite SUVs!

Volvo XC60 vs. Acura RDX

VOLVO XC60

  • 3 Engine Options Available
  • Larger Gas Tank Standard
  • AWD Standard
  • 60-40 Split Folding Rear Seats
    • Power-Folding Available
  • 63.3 Cubic Feet Cargo Space
  • 10 Speaker Audio System
  • City Safety Collision Avoidance Technology
  • Rain-Sensing Wipers Available

ACURA RDX

  • 1 Engine Option Available
  • Not Available
  • AWD Optional
  • 60-40 Split Folding Rear Seats
    • Manual Only
  • 58.96 Cubic Feet Cargo Space
  • 9 Speaker Audio System
  • Not Available
  • Rain-Sensing Wipers Not Available

The Volvo offers three engine options to choose from: a 2.0-liter turbocharged choice, a 2.0-liter turbocharged and supercharged option or the hybrid selection. The Acura offers only one and it can't match the output of the turbocharged and supercharged option from the XC60. Want to lengthen those trips in between gas pumps? Both options offer similar outputs when it comes to traveling on the highway in and in the city. The Volvo SUV will ensure you go farther, though, with a larger gas tank. Want to provide a cozy trip for your passengers? Go with the Volvo which offers more hip room in both rows of seats than the Acura model and more leg room for your back seats passengers to stretch out in.

If you're looking to make the most of your next shopping trip, the Volvo XC60 offers up to 63.3 cubic feet of storage space which handily beats out the 58.96 cubic feet of cargo area in the Acura RDX. Both models an impressive array of standard technology with their infotainment systems and the inclusion of smartphone integration. Either model can help you enjoy your favorite music with ease. When it comes to keeping you and your family safe, the Volvo and Acura SUVs offer plenty of safety technology to help you navigate the busy roads around you. The Volvo XC60 is the only model of the two to offer the highly-lauded City Safety Collision Avoidance Technology as the Acura doesn't have a similar feature that it can compare.



Volvo S60 vs. Acura TLX

Whether you're looking for a sedan that can impress your work friends or you need a luxurious ride to enjoy your weekends in, the Volvo S60 is perfect for any situation. With many features standard that either aren't available or more expensive on other models, this Volvo car might just be the right fit for your lifestyle.

You might be weighing the options you have out there, including the Acura TLX, and you might still be unsure of which one best fits you but that's where we come in! We can help you compare the two models and show you how the Volvo S60 outshines its competition in multiple categories. Check out a head-to-head showdown of the two luxury sedans below!

Volvo S60 vs. Acura TLX

VOLVO S60

  • 2.0L Turbocharged Four-Cylinder
    • 250 HP and 258 LB-FT Torque
  • 36 MPG Highway
  • 24 MPG City
  • Front Headroom: 37.4 Inches
  • Rear Headroom: 37.2 Inches
  • Rear Legroom: 35.2 Inches
  • 13 Speaker Audio System (Base Model)
  • 9-Inch Touchscreen

ACURA TLX

  • 2.4L Four-Cylinderx
    • 206 HP and 182 LB-FT Torque
  • 33 MPG Highway
  • 23 MPG City
  • Front Headroom: 37.2 Inches
  • Rear Headroom: 36.7 Inches
  • Rear Legroom: 34.5 Inches
  • 7 Speaker Audio System (Base Model)
  • 8-Inch Touchscreen

When it comes to engine output, the base model of the Acura TLX can't compare to the Volvo S60. The Volvo car utilizes a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that delivers 250 horsepower and 258 pounds per feet of torque. The Acura only manages 206 horsepower and 182 pounds per feet of torque on its 2.4-liter engine.If you're a driver who loves to maximize time in between the gas pumps, the Volvo outperforms the Acura sedan in the city (24 mpg to 23) and on the highway (36 mpg to 33.)If you enjoy offering a cozy ride to your passengers, the Volvo sneaks out more interior space than the TLX can manage. The S60 offers more headroom in both rows of seats and more legroom in the back seat. Both can seat five passengers with ease.

Both models offer impressive infotainment centers that are hard to beat in intuitiveness and convenience but the Volvo gets the edge here with a nine-inch touchscreen to the Acura's eight-inch.If you love to immerse yourself in your favorite music, go with the Volvo as it offers a Harman Kardon Premium Audio System with 13 speakers on its base model. No model in the Acura TLX lineup offers more than ten speakers with the base only available with seven. Both models offer plenty of safety features including a Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert. The Acura requires an upgrade to a higher trim level to access these features but the Volvo offers it on its base model as an optional feature.


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