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2020 Acura MDX

2020 Volvo XC90

2020 Volvo XC90

2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Volvo XC90

When it comes to finding the right luxury SUV to help you take on Red Bank and Freehold roads and beyond, you may find yourself comparing popular options like the 2020 Acura MDX or Volvo XC90. Despite the fact that both of these models deliver impressive performance specs, you may also want to consider which option also comes through in terms of high-end technology features and ample interior cabin space. Discover which luxury sedan you’ll select to elevate your drive with our 2020 XC90 vs. MDX comparison at Acura of Ocean.

2020 Acura MDX


2020 Volvo XC90
3.5L V6 engine

Engine Configuration

2.0L I-4 engine
290 hp


250 hp
267 lb-ft of torque


258 lb-ft of torque
90.9 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

85.7 cubic feet
3,500 pounds

Standard Towing Capacity

4,466 pounds
5,000 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds

XC90 vs. MDX: Performance Specs

Performance is key for any luxury SUV driver, and when you compare the 2020 MDX vs. XC90 in terms of what you’ll find under the hood, you’ll see how much more power you’ll have with the MDX. On the road with the MDX, you’ll have access to a larger engine configuration, transmission, and overall performance. Not to mention, you can enjoy the similar towing capabilities as the XC90 to help you get the job done. 

2020 Acura MDX:

  • 3.5L V6 engine with direct injection 
  • 9-speed automatic transmission with sequential sportshift paddle shifters 
  • 290 hp
  • 267 lb-ft of torque
  • 19.5-gallon fuel tank capacity
  • 3,500-pound standard towing capacity with FWD
  • 5,000-pound maximum towing capacity with SH-AWD

2020 Volvo XC90:

  • 2.0L I-4 engine
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 250 hp
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 18.8-gallon fuel tank capacity
  • 4,466-pound standard towing capacity 
  • 5,000-pound maximum towing capacity 
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

XC90 vs. MDX: Interior Space

When you step inside either luxury SUV, you’ll quickly see ample and standard seating for seven passengers so that nobody gets left behind. However, you’ll surely take advantage of the extra space thanks to the 137.2 cubic feet of passenger space in the 2020 Acura MDX. Drivers and passengers of the MDX can also count on more storage space as it offers a larger 90.9 cubic feet cargo capacity over the 85.7 cubic feet of cargo room available in the 2020 Volvo XC90.

XC90 vs. MDX: Technology Features

The true luxury of your next sedan lies in the vast suite of interior technology features at your fingertips. When you opt for the MDX, you’ll have access to more features and amenities so you can tune into your favorite station and ensure your cabin comfort levels are just the way you like them. Here’s what you can expect when you step inside each of these luxury sedans:

2020 Acura MDX:

  • Multi-View Rear Camera
  • 8-Speaker Sound System
  • 8-Inch Color Display
  • HomeLink® and Siri®8 Eyes Free
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • On Demand Multi-Use Display
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control with Humidity Control and Air Filtration

2020 Volvo XC90:

  • 8-Inch Driver Display
  • Smartphone Integration (Apple CarPlay/Android Auto)
  • Sensus Connect w/Complimentary Subscription
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio

Experience the Acura MDX in Person at Acura of Ocean

Now that you’ve compared the XC90 vs. MDX, are you ready to experience power, comfort, and luxury all rolled into one behind the wheel of the MDX? At Acura of Ocean you can learn more about how this stellar SUV compares to other models such as the Toyota Highlander and be sure to take a look at our new and pre-owned MDX inventory. Contact us today to explore your auto finance options and be sure to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Asbury Park and Colts Neck!

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