Acura MDX vs Infiniti QX60 at Ed Voyles Acura Chamblee, GA
Comparing the 2020 Acura MDX and the 2019 Infiniti QX60 is kind of like comparing something to its mirror image, so many things are the same and similar that it’s hard to tell the real one from the reflection. But there are a few real differences that we at Ed Voyles Acura in Chamblee, Georgia were able to flesh out that may turn your head and change your mind about which luxury SUV is the better buy.
Best Value for Money is Acura’s Value Proposition
If we start with the starting price, you’ll understand what we mean. The 2020 Acura MDX starts at $44,400*, while the 2019 Infiniti QX60 starting price is $44,350. That’s a difference, to be sure, but one so small as to make no difference. And when you include the destination charges of each vehicle the difference becomes even smaller, $45,395 for the Acura and $45,375 for the Infiniti, making a mere $20 difference.
Acura MDX and Infiniti QX60 are Alike in Many Ways, Except One…
Both come with a 24 valve direct-injection 3.5L V6 engine. The Acura 3.5L V6 engine produces 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. The Infiniti 3.5L V6 engine produces 295 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. And both get 20 miles per gallon (MPG) city, 27 MPG highway with a 23 combined MPG**, and the Infiniti QX60 is rated at 22 combined MPG. This is as close as you can get to being similar without being the same!
And to add a little more to this comparison if nearly equals, both have a 19.5 gallon fuel tank, both have the same turning diameter at 38.7 feet, and both have nearly equal amounts of passenger volume (132.7 cubic feet for the MDX vs. 133.0 cubic feet for the QX60).
The Acura MDX Gives You Many More Standard Features Than Infiniti QX60
The story of this comparison of the 2020 Acura MDX and the 2019 Infiniti QX60 is what you get for your money. The amount of standard equipment that comes on the MDX versus what you get standard on the QX60 is very, very different.
Adaptive cruise control comes standard on the Acura MDX. For the QX60, it’s not available on the Pure QX60 and only available as an optional add-on for the Luxe QX60 that comes at a higher price.
The MDX comes with a 2-Position Memory Steering Column. Again for the QX60, it’s not available on the Pure QX60 and only available as an optional add-on for the Luxe QX60 that comes at a higher price. And the standard Automatic Tilt-Away Column that comes standard on the MDX isn’t even available on the QX60.
You get leather-trimmed seats are standard on the Acura MDX. On the Pure QX60, they’re not available and on the Luxe QX60, they come as an option that increases the price of the QX60.
Front Adjustable Power Lumbar Support comes standard on the MDX. You cannot even get Front Adjustable Power Lumbar Support on any QX60; it is not offered.
The list goes on and on where you get great features standard on the 2020 Acura MDX that either come at an increased price on the 2019 Infiniti QX60, if they’re available at all.
When you’re ready to get your money’s worth, and then some, for a new luxury SUV, come to Ed Voyles Acura in Chamblee, Georgia for a test drive. We’ll show you all you get with the 2020 Acura MDX that you don’t with the Infiniti QX60.
*Prices shown exclude taxes, license, and a destination & handling charge.
**Based on model year 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 models only) and other factors.