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Acura MDX vs. GMC Acadia Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Acura MDX vs. GMC Acadia Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $54,180

GMC Acadia Denali   
Difference: $5,160

Lowest Total Invoice: $51,263

GMC Acadia Denali   
Difference: $3,983

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured GMC Acadia 4dr SUV has a 310-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a 4WD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura MDX and GMC Acadia are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $54,400. The features would cost an additional $4,000. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $59,340.

The base sticker price of the GMC Acadia Denali trim is $45,315. The features would cost an additional $7,940. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $54,180.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the GMC Acadia trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the GMC Acadia Denali appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured GMC Acadia 4dr SUV has a 310-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a 4WD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura MDX and GMC Acadia are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $50,592. The features would cost an additional $3,714. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $55,246.

The invoice of the GMC Acadia Denali trim is $43,033. The features would cost an additional $7,305. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $51,263.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the GMC Acadia trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the GMC Acadia Denali appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelMDXAcadia
TrimAdvanceDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $54,400 $45,315
Base Invoice $50,592 $43,033
AWD 2,000  
Entertainment Package 2,000  
Technology Package   1,345
Sunroof   1,400
4WD   2,000
Adaptive dampers - electrical   1,200
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,995
AWD 1,857  
Entertainment Package 1,857  
Technology Package   1,224
Sunroof   1,274
4WD   1,900
Adaptive dampers - electrical   1,092
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,815
Options (show) (change) 4,000 7,940
Options (show) (change) 3,714 7,305
Destination 940 925
Total Price $59,340 $54,180
Total Invoice $55,246 $51,263

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura MDX vs. GMC Acadia

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: GMC Acadia Denali
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,155
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,047
Model Year20172017
ModelMDXAcadia
TrimAdvanceDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp I6310hp V6
TransmissionT9T6
DrivetrainAWD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/26 MPG18/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)546, 12?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-20235/55-20
Total Price$59,340$54,180
Adjustments for Features-1,0050
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$58,335$54,180
Total Invoice$55,246$51,263
Adjustments for Features-9360
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$54,310$51,263

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Features Comparison: Acura MDX vs. GMC Acadia

Model Year20172017
ModelMDXAcadia
TrimAdvanceDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700 
4WD $1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Display key$50 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Remote app $25
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Sunshades, second row$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact airbag $150
Following distance indicator $25
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist system$400 
Torque vectoring / active trace control$100 
Trailer sway control$25 
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view front camera$150 
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Console with shifter $150
Console without shifter$150 
Towing camera $50
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Additional screen for entertainment system$200 
Android Auto support $0
Apple CarPlay support $0
CD player$125 
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens $1200
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted$1000 
HD radio$50 
HDMI port$25 
Interior air filter$0 
Media drive$15 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Traffic + travel information$25 
Traffic information $25
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350
Glass roof panel(s) $300
Laminated front side windows$200 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights$1000 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25 
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Coordinated climate control, front seats$25 
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0
Floor mats, third row (optional) $0
Leather door panel trim$250 
Manual recliner, third row seats $125
Power release, second row seats$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Alloy wheels$350 
Polished alloy wheels $600
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Terrain selector $200
Total Value of Features$9,530$8,525
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,005$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-9360

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Specifications Comparison: Acura MDX vs. GMC Acadia

Model Year20172017
ModelMDXAcadia
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in112.5 in
Length196.2 in193.6 in
Width77.2 in75.4 in
Height67.4 in66.0 in
Curb Weight4,215 lb.4,316 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.22.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.1 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.1 in59.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.5 in55.7 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in39.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.1 in58.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.8 in53.3 in
Row 2 Legroom36.6 in39.7 in
Row 3 Headroom35.6 in37.2 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.7 in54.3 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.6 in42.9 in
Row 3 Legroom28.1 in31.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.0 ft312.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
38.4 ft341.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.4 ft379.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura MDX Advance

Entertainment Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
AC power outlet100Yes
Additional screen for entertainment system200No
HDMI port25No
ELS, 546W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested110062%
Total Not Requested67538%

Option Package Details
GMC Acadia Denali

Sunroof
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Glass roof panel(s)300No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
4WD
FeatureValueRequested?
4WD0Yes
Terrain selector200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested200100%
Adaptive dampers - electrical
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested750100%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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