Acura MDX vs. Tesla Model X

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.78 / 5
23 Reviews
4.33 / 5
6 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
290 hp
518 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L 24V SOHC i
Dual Electric

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.1 in.
41.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.5 in.
38.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.3 in.
40.9 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/50HR20 - P245/60HR18
P265/35WR22 - P265/45VR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
116.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 ft.
38.8 ft.

Length

Length
196.2 in.
198.3 in.

Width

Width
77.7 in.
78.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
3500 lbs.
3500 - 4980 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
350 lbs.
350 - 498 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
20 mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
Unknown mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura MDX
Tesla Model X

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
7
5, 6, 7

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
3500 - 4980 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
350 - 498 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs.
3500 - 4980 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs.
350 - 498 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
3500 lbs.
3500 - 4980 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6
Electric

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
8.28

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/50HR20 - P245/60HR18
P265/35WR22 - P265/45VR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR20 - P245/60HR18
P275/45VR20 - P285/35WR22

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.
20 X 9 - 22 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 8 in.
20 X 10 - 22 X 10 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft.
38.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in.
14 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in.
14.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.1 in.
41.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
61.1 in.
60.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
57.5 in.
55.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.3 in.
40.9 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.5 in.
38.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
59.1 in.
56.8 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
57.8 in.
59 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
35.6 in.
37.1 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
28.1 in.
32.7 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
54.7 in.
40 in.

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
40.6 in.
38.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
116.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
196.2 in.
198.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
67.4 in.
66 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
66.3 in.
67.1 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
66.3 in.
67.3 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.6 in.
5.4 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
90.9 ft³.
77.3 - 87.8 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.4 ft³.
70.7 - 76.5 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.8 ft³.
12.6 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
MDX
Model X

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury Sport Utility
Intermediate Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility