The ultimate luxury SUV comparo: Acura MDX 2016 Audi Q5 vs vs BMW X5
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The ultimate luxury SUV comparo: Acura MDX 2016 Audi Q5 vs vs BMW X5

 

Buyers interested in a luxury sport utility vehicle certainly have a lot of options to choose from. Indeed, there are several interesting options on the market, especially when it comes to high-end midsize SUVs In this comparison test, we evaluate three fierce competitors in regards to five important elements for consumers: price, interior space, fuel economy, performance, and reliability.

Here is a quick look at how each luxury sport utility vehicle compares to each other.

 

Acura MDX 2016

BMW X5 2016

Audi Q5

Price

$ 52,990

$ 65,500

$ 42,600

Interior Space (cargo)

1 277 litres

650 litres

505 litres

Power

V6 3.5 L - 292 hp

6-cyl biturbo – 300 hp

4-cyl turbo 220 hp

Torque

267 lb-ft

300 lb-ft

258 lb-ft

Fuel economy (city)

12.2 l/100 km

13.0 l/100 km

10.5 l/100 km

Fuel economy (highway)

9.1 l/100 km

8.9 l/100 km

7.2 l/100 km


Conclusion

The Audi Q5, the Acura MDX, and the BMW X5 are three excellent vehicles. Ultimately, they offer several interesting features based on consumer interests. However, the MDX stands out in terms of balance with his competitive starting price combined with its roomy interior, powerful engine, reliability and fuel economy.