Which SUV is better Acura MDX or Audi Q7?

Both offer different strengths and weaknesses
The Acura MDX and Audi Q7 are shown in this picture. — USnews/File
The Acura MDX and Audi Q7 are shown in this picture. — USnews/File

The Acura MDX and Audi Q7 are both superb luxurious Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs); however, they present different advantages and drawbacks. The MDX has more horsepower engine output and storage space, while the Q7 offers more opulent inner space and state-of-the-art safety features. Eventually, the choice rests with you depending upon your specific needs and preferences.

FeatureAcura MDXAudi  Q7
PriceStarts at $60,850 Starts at $59,200
Engine3.5L V6, 290 hp2.0L turbocharged inline-4, 248 hp
Fuel economy (city/highway/combined)19/26/22 mpg20/27/23 mpg
Horsepower290 hp248 hp
Torque267 lb-ft273 lb-ft
Transmission9-speed automatic8-speed automatic
DrivetrainFWD or SH-AWDQuattro all-wheel drive
Seating capacity7 or 87
Cargo space72.3 cu. ft.69.9 cu. ft.
Standard featuresLED headlights, 19-inch wheels, 8-speaker sound system, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, AcuraWatch safety suiteLED headlights, 19-inch wheels, 10-speaker sound system, Audi Virtual Cockpit, Audi Pre Sense safety suite
Available featuresHead-up display, panoramic sunroof, ELS Studio 3D sound system, ventilated front seats, heated second-row seats, AcuraLink connected servicesBang & Olufsen 3D sound system, massaging front seats, heated steering wheel, night vision, adaptive cruise control
Overall rating4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars

DISCLAIMER: The prices are taken as of  July 24, 2023, and are subject to change over time.