2019 Acura MDX vs. Infiniti QX60

March 20th, 2019 by

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Compare Acura MDX vs. Infiniti QX60 and you’ll expect them to run pretty much neck-and-neck; after all, the Acura MDX FWD price comes in at $44,300 MSRP* while the Infiniti QX60 Pure FWD price comes in at $44,250 MSRP. Take a closer look and you’ll see the Acura MDX delivering much more for almost exactly the same price.

Just see how they compare on:

  • Power and MPG
  • Interior and Exterior Dimensions
  • Standard Features

Power and MPG

Acura MDX-2019-SHAWD-advance-white-diamond-pearl-country-road-LBoth vehicles utilize a V6 engine as standard, and Acura MDX and Infiniti QX60 towing capacity both come in at up to 5,000 lbs. when properly equipped. That said, critics from Edmunds.com note that the Infiniti QX60 “doesn’t handle as well or impart as much emotional satisfaction as some rival SUVs such as the Acura MDX”.

Beyond its more satisfying ride, the Acura MDX also comes out ahead in terms of efficiency. The 2019 Acura MDX FWD makes up to 23 mpg combined** vs. an Infiniti QX60 Pure FWD mpg rating of 22 combined.

Interior and Exterior Dimensions

As three-row luxury SUVs, both the Acura MDX and Infiniti QX60 provide space for up to 7 passengers, and yet Infiniti QX60 dimensions still can’t hold a candle to that offered by the Acura:

  • Cargo Volume: Up to 90.9 cubic feet in the Acura vs. just 76.2 in the Infiniti.
  • Ground Clearance: Up to 7.3 inches with the Acura vs. just 6.5 with the Infiniti.

Whether packing in cargo or going off-road, the Acura MDX boasts measurements to match your changing needs.

Standard Features

The Acura MDX offers plenty of features as standard that demand more dollars with the Infiniti QX60, including the comfort and style of leather trimmed seats.

You’ll also enjoy first-rate peace of mind with the following AcuraWatch driver assistance features fitted as standard:

  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow

The Infiniti QX60 Feels Under-equipped Next to the Acura MDX

From standard features to available cargo space, the Acura MDX pulls strikingly ahead of the Infiniti QX60. To talk financing or explore current special offers, feel free to visit your nearest Puget Sound Acura dealer to contact us today.


*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2019 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.