Comparison: 2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 INFINITI QX60

January 9th, 2019 by

Comparison: 2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 INFINITI QX60

If you are in the market for a reliable SUV that is powerful yet provides a comfortable ride for up to seven passengers, you’ll want to read below about the 2019 Acura MDX and 2019 INFINITI QX60. After reading this comparison, you will understand why the 2019 Acura MDX is the better choice. Visit us at Friendly Acura in Middletown, NY to test drive the Acura MDX and see first-hand why it is the best-selling third-row luxury SUV of all time.

Performance

2019 Acura MDX

The new 2019 Acura MDX offers a distinctive combination of sport and style and is available in two different models, MDX and MDX Sport Hybrid. The MDX is equipped with a 3.5-liter direct injection V6 engine paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission and is available in both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. This powerful engine generates 290-hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. The front-wheel drivetrain has an estimated EPA rating of 27 mpg of highway driving and 20 mpg of city driving* and offers a towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. The all-wheel drive provides 26 mpg on the highway and 19 mpg in the city* and can tow up to 5,000 lbs.

2019 INFINITI QX60

The 2019 INFINITI QX60 comes in two different models, PURE and LUXE, with each offering front-wheel and all-wheel drive. The QX60 gets its energy from a 3.5-liter V6 direct injection engine with a continuously variable transmission and produces 295-hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. When driving with front-wheel drive, you get an estimated EPA rating of 27 mpg highway and 20 mpg city, while the all-wheel drive gets 26 mpg highway and 19 mpg city. The INFINITI QX60 has a towing capacity of up to 5,000 lbs.

Features and Technology

2019 Acura MDX

You’ll be riding in style with Milano leather seats and 12-way power heated seats for both the driver and front passenger, standard in the new 2019 MDX. The second-row bench can fold and slide forward with just the push of a button, or you can opt for second-row captain’s chairs. Optional features include tri-zone climate control, a navigation system with an 8-inch LED screen, and a 12-speaker surround sound ELS Studio® premium audio system. Entertainment is provided through the optional ultra-wide 16.2-inch split-screen for movie viewing or playing video games, and you’ll have plenty of room to pack for a weekend escape with up to 90.9 cu. ft. of cargo capacity.

2019 INFINITI QX60

Standard in the 2019 QX60 is leatherette-appointed seating, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and 8-way power driver’s seat and 6-way power front passenger’s seat. Folding second- and third-rows can arrange for any combination of up to seven passengers or cargo up to 76.2 cu. ft. The PURE trim offers a 6-speaker audio-system, or you can opt for a Bose® 13-speaker premium sound system in the LUXE grade. Optional features include dual 8-inch screens, INFINITI InTouch™ navigation, and motion activated liftgate.

Safety

2019 Acura MDX

AcuraWatch™ is included on every 2019 Acura MDX and delivers a collision mitigation braking system, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and road departure mitigation. Optional safety features include blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic monitor, and a surround-view camera with six unique camera views.

2019 INFINITI QX60

Standard safety features on the 2019 INFINITI QX60 are electronic brake force distribution, forward emergency braking with pedestrian detection, vehicle dynamic control, and brake assist. Optional are lane departure warning, blind spot intervention, and a backup collision intervention system.

Pricing

2019 Acura MDX

Starting at $44,300 MSRP**

2019 INFINITI QX60

Starting at $44,250 MSRP

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery pack age/condition and other factors.
**Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or a destination and handling charge. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
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