2018 Acura MDX FWD

2018 Acura MDX

2018 Audi Q7 2.0 TFSI Premium

2018 Audi Q7

2018 Acura MDX vs. 2018 Audi Q7


Starting Price


Hill Start Assist

90.9 Cubic Feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

71.6 Cubic Feet
61.1 Inches

Front Shoulder Room

59.5 Inches
59.1 Inches

Rear Shoulder Room

58.5 Inches

Named among U.S. News & World Reports 2018 Best Cars for the Money,* the 2018 Acura MDX starts at $44,200** to the 2018 Audi Q7’s $49,900, so you might expect the Audi to at least provide superior features. However, even a cursory comparison of Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7 shows that only one offers:

  • Up to 290 hp and 27 mpg Highway*** as Standard
  • Standard LED Headlights
  • Standard Adaptive Cruise Control
  • 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick****


2018 Acura MDX 2018 Audi Q7
6 Cylinder Standard Engine 4 Cylinder
290 hp Standard Horsepower 252 hp
27 mpg*** Highway Fuel Economy 25 mpg
72-Months/70,000-Miles Powertrain Warranty 48-Months/50,000-Miles

The 2018 Acura MDX delivers more power than the Audi Q7 and yet still returns superior highway fuel economy ratings. Acura’s confidence in their powertrain is clear thanks to its generous warranty coverage.

2018 Acura MDX Advance Pkg Lunar Silver Metallic

Standard Features

2018 Acura MDX Standard 2018 Audi Q7 Premium
Standard LED Headlights Feature Not Available
Standard 2-Position Memory Steering Column Feature Not Available
Standard Speed Sensing Interval Wipers Feature Not Available
Standard Noise/Sound Cancellation Feature Not Available

Both the new MDX and the new Audi Q7 identify as luxury models, but only the Acura truly feels luxurious. Whether using LED headlights for superior visibility between Westerville and Worthington or enjoying a peaceful interior in the center of Columbus thanks to sound cancellation, the Acura never fails to deliver top-tier technology as standard.

2018 Acura MDX Advance Entertainment Pkgs Rear Video Screens


2018 Acura MDX 2018 Audi Q7
Standard Hill Start Assist Feature Not Available
Standard Adaptive Cruise Control Available
5 Stars***** NHTSA Front Passenger Crash Test 4 Stars
5 Stars***** NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test 4 Stars

Whether checking out safety ratings, safety awards, or safety technology, you’ll quickly notice just how much better the 2018 Acura MDX is at protecting you and your passengers from harm.

2018 Acura MDX Advance Pkg Two Vehicles

The Acura MDX’s Engineering and Features Surpass the Audi Q7

Drivers happy behind the wheel of an Audi Q7 have probably never taken the new Acura MDX out for a test drive. Don’t make their mistake — contact us today to experience this Acura SUV firsthand.


* https://cars.usnews.com/cars-trucks/best-cars-for-the-money

** Prices shown do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Destination charge for ILX, TLX and RLX is $995.00, NSX is $1800.00 and MDX and RDX is $995.00. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

*** Based on 2018 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.

**** Top Safety Pick based on 31 mph side-impact crash test, 40 mph frontal-offset crash test, 20 mph rear-impact test, roof strength testing, and the availability of ESC. Test performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. For details, visit www.iihs.org.

***** Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov. Model tested with standard side airbags.

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4340 Dublin Granville Rd.
Dublin, OH, 43017 United States
Acura Columbus 40.1003601, -83.1075543.