2017 Acura MDX vs. the 2017 Audi Q7

2018 Acura MDX vs Audi Q7

Taking routine trips around the Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, and Aliso Viejo areas, or embarking on a fun road trip up or down the coast is a lot better in a luxury SUV. But when the time comes to make your choice, and you're tasked with some tough decisions like the Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7, you may not know which SUV to go with. Luckily, our experts at Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo took the time to explore both of these luxury SUVs further to find out what they offer, but more importantly, how they differ from each other.

Keep reading to see whether the 2018 Acura MDX or 2018 Audi Q7 makes for the better choice.

Acura MDX vs Audi Q7 Specs

Despite both vehicles being classified as luxury SUVs, they are both equipped with drastically different engines underneath their hoods. The Acura MDX delivers a strong performance with its 3.5L V6 engine which produces 290 horsepower and is controlled with the 9-speed automatic transmission. The Audi Q7 comes with a 2.0L twin turbo 4-cylinder engine that gets mated with an 8-speed automatic and can deliver 252 horsepower.

Media & Technology Features

Both vehicles come equipped with premium sound systems and touchscreen displays that are used to make the media selections. Each vehicle comes with an AM/FM radio, a CD/MP3 player, and respective 3-month trial subscriptions of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. The 2018 Acura MDX also includes additional media options through Aha™ and Pandora® compatibility, letting you choose from a variety of stations and audio entertainment. The MDX even features Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ which provides smartphone infotainment integration allowing you to access your apps and phone features through the touchscreen display.

Safety Features & Driver-Assistance

The 2018 MDX and the 2018 Audi Q7 both come with stability and traction control systems to provide more control during slippery road conditions and during a loss of traction. Each vehicle even features advanced airbag systems. These airbags adjust their deployment based on the severity of the collision.

The Acura MDX and the Q7 both feature driver-assisting technology features. Each vehicle uses front-mounted sensors to provide enough brake pressure to help the driver avoid a collision. The Acura MDX also includes features like Lane Keeping Assist, Road Departure Mitigation, and even Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow. This feature allows you to set a distance from the vehicle ahead on top of your desired cruising speed. It'll automatically adjust the speed to accommodate the flow of traffic.

Read more about the safety features found in the Acura MDX here.

2018 Acura MDX vs 2018 Audi Q7

In our Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7 comparison, you learned a lot about what these vehicles offer. You also saw the several advantages that the Acura MDX has over the Audi Q7. One way that you can really tell if the 2018 Acura MDX is the right choice for you is by taking it out for a test drive.

Contact our team to schedule your test drive with Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo. We're proud to help drivers in Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, and Aliso Viejo make the right choice when it's time to find the luxury SUV that's right for them.

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