2017 Acura MDX vs. the 2017 Audi Q7

Having trouble finding the right SUV for you and your family to take out on your adventures throughout the Mission Viejo, Lake Forest and Aliso Viejo area? The 2017 Acura MDX and the 2017 Audi Q7 have already got SUV enthusiasts excited, so we figured we'd take a look to let you know how they compare.

In this article, we're going to explore the various features and abilities of these two SUVs. We'll look at engine efficiency and handling, interior comforts, and entertainment amenities. Reading this vehicle comparison will give you an extensive knowledge of both cars, so you can be prepared to decide which one works best for you.

2017 Acura MDX Engine Efficiency vs. 2017 Audi Q7 Engine Efficiency

The Acura MDX is outfitted with a 3.5-liter V6 and the Audi Q7 features a 3-liter V6. In terms of transmission, the Acura MDX is fixed with a 9-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters. The Audi Q7 features an 8-speed automatic.

Regarding fuel economy, the Acura MDX gets an EPA estimated 19/27 mpg city/highway*. The Audi Q7 gets the same city gas mileage, however, it falls short by only getting 25 mpg highway. Not only does the Acura MDX feature a more fuel efficient engine, but it also offers more gear ratios than the Audi Q7.

Acura MDX Interior vs. Audi Q7 Interior

Both of these SUVs are capable of carrying 7 passengers comfortably on their respective leather seating appointments. Drivers of the Acura MDX will notice that they can increase their comfort with the 10-way power adjustable seat. The Audi Q7 only offers an 8-way adjustable seat.

Additionally, the Acura MDX features the 2-Driver Memory System, which is a major benefit if you happen to share driving duties. This feature will automatically remember your seating and mirror preferences, so you don't have to waste time meticulously adjusting them. The Audi Q7, on the other hand, only offers memory mirrors.

Entertainment Amenities

In terms of entertainment, each vehicle features premium audio systems to deliver high quality audio from the CD player and the radio. Each vehicle offers a 3-month trial subscription of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. Staying connected has never been easier with the equipped Bluetooth® system that's featured in both vehicles. This feature not only lets you make phone calls, but you can also stream audio from your smartphone and apps. The Acura MDX has the advantage with the SMS/Email/Siri® Eyes Free system that delivers your text messages to your touch screen display. 

2017 Acura MDX vs. 2017 Audi Q7 Comparison Verdict

In this article, you learned all about the similarities and differences between these two impressive SUVs. So far, you learned that the Acura MDX takes the lead in fuel efficiency and even features a more versatile transmission. In terms of interior comfort, you learned that the Acura MDX offers you more comfort with more power adjustable settings and features the convenient 2-Driver Memory System.

You also learned a great deal about the entertainment amenities. You learned that the Acura MDX gives you more options to stay in touch with the SMS/Email/Siri® Eyes Free system. In short, you learned that the Acura MDX offers you more. 

Learn more about the 2017 Acura MDX by contacting us at Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo. We're more than happy to help drivers in the Mission Viejo, Lake Forest and Aliso Viejo area.

*Based on 2017 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.


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