Acura MDX vs. Land Rover Discovery

 Blue
Base
VS
 White
SE

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$35,283 - $38,864
$50,953 - $56,720

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.69 / 5
62 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
254 - 340 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L 24V SOHC i
3.0L Si6 V6 Supercharged
3.0L Td6 V6 Turbocharged Diesel

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
42.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.1 in.
40 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.5 in.
37.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.3 in.
39 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System

Passengers

Passengers
7
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
115 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 ft.
40.4 ft.

Width

Width
77.7 in.
78.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4001 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
254 - 340 hp

Torque

Torque
267 ft. lbs.
332 - 443 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
3500 .lbs
7716 - 8201 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
350 .lbs
772 - 820 .lbs

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.5 gal.
22.5 - 23.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
10 - 14 mpg
8 - 11 mpg

City

City
19 mpg
16 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
21 mpg

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Optional

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura MDX
Land Rover Discovery

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
S

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Four Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
7
5 - 7

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
132.7 ft³.
6592 - 6989 lbs.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4001 lbs.
18 - 23 mpg.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 mpg.
16 - 21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
19 mpg.
21 - 26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 mpg.
7716 - 8201 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
772 - 820 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
7716 - 8201 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
772 - 820 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
7716 - 8201 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
3500 lbs.
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 - Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6
3.0 L/183

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/212
Diesel Direct Injection - Gasoline Direct Injection

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
8

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
Automatic w/OD

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
4.71

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
3.14

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84
2.11

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.67

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38
1.28

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
3.29

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83
No

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33
Electronic - None

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0
No

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130
9.0 - 9.8

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Regular Duty

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Short And Long Arm

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Independent

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/50HR20 - P245/60HR18
Independent

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR20 - P245/60HR18
3.73

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
3.73

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.
029MI

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.
P235/65VR19, P255/55VR20, P275/45VR21

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
P235/65VR19, P255/55VR20, P275/45VR21

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Compact - Full-Size

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
19 X 7.5 - 21 X 9.5 in.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
19 X 7.5 - 21 X 9.5 in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Compact - Full-Size in.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft.
Aluminum

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Aluminum

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Aluminum

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Rack-Pinion

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
40.4 ft.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
4-Wheel Disc

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
4-Wheel

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.5 gal.
4-Wheel

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.1 in.
Yes

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
Yes

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
61.1 in.
13.7 - 14.2 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
57.5 in.
12.8 - 13.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.3 in.
22.5 - 23.5 gal.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.5 in.
40 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
59.1 in.
42.4 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
57.8 in.
60.4 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
35.6 in.
39 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
28.1 in.
37.6 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
54.7 in.
59.5 in.

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
40.6 in.
37.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
33.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
77.7 in.
47.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
67.4 in.
115 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
66.3 in.
78.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
66.3 in.
73 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.6 in.
66.5 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
90.9 ft³.
66.4 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.4 ft³.
8.7 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.8 ft³.
77.3 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
44.1 in.

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58
11.8 in.

Model Group

Model Group
MDX
55.6 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury Sport Utility
37 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
85 - 88.3 ft³.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
40.2 - 43.5 ft³.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
9.1 - 43.5 ft³.

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
0.84

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
0.67

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
Discovery