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Acura MDX vs. Toyota Highlander Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura MDX vs. Toyota Highlander Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $47,128

Toyota Highlander Limited   
Difference: $2,797

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202220212021
ModelMDXHighlanderHighlander
TrimBaseLimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $46,900 $43,765 $46,965
AWD 2,000 1,460 1,460
Technology Package 0    
Floor mats   229 229
Remote start   499 499
AWD 1,874 1,333 1,333
Technology Package 0    
Floor mats   139 139
Remote start   320 320
Options (change) 2,000 2,188 2,188
Options (change) 1,874 1,792 1,792
Destination 1,025 1,175 1,175
Total Price $49,925 $47,128 $50,328

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price: Toyota Highlander Limited
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Acura MDX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,032
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $31
Model Year202220212021
ModelMDXHighlanderHighlander
TrimBaseLimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp I6295hp V6295hp V6
TransmissionT10T8T8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/25 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)501, 10825, 12825, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20235/55-20235/55-20
Total Price$49,925$47,128$50,328
Adjustments for Features-7650-1,375
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$49,160$47,128$48,953
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,825

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Features Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year202220212021
ModelMDXHighlanderHighlander
TrimBaseLimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500  
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300$1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100
Active noise reduction$0  
Adaptive cruise control $600$600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850  
Display key$50  
Heated steering wheel  $100
Remote window/roof operation$15  
Sunshades, second row $125$125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250$250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0
Around view cameras  $500
Hill descent control $250$250
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200$200
Lane keeping assist$400  
Obstacle detection, front  $150
Obstacle detection, rear $250$250
Perimeter scan  $25
Rearview camera$200$200 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100  
Trailer sway control$25  
Wide-view rear camera$0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover $75$75
Cargo mat $40$40
Console with shifter $150$150
Console without shifter$150  
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150$150
Roof rails $250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100  
Apple CarPlay support$100  
DVD-compatible player $0$0
Intercom $25$25
Media drive$15  
Rain-sensing wipers$175 $175
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0
Surround sound$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200 $200
Variable intermittent wipers $75 
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350$350
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25  
Laminated front side windows$200  
Panoramic sunroof  $1200
Sunroof$900$900 
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0  
Conversation mirror $25$25
Fog lights $125$125
LED headlights$1000  
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25  
Power-folding mirrors$50  
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500  
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Lockable center differential $150$150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300$300
Foldaway tray table, second row $75$75
Heated second row seats  $200
Manual recliner, third row seats $125$125
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power release, second row seats$50  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100  
Chrome-clad alloy wheels $600$600
Electronic systems calibration selector$200  
Total Value of Features$9,580$8,815$10,190
Value of Feature Adjustments$765$0$1,375
Value of Feature Adjustments-440-81

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Specifications Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20222021
ModelMDXHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase113.8 in112.2 in
Length198.4 in194.9 in
Width78.7 in76.0 in
Height67.1 in68.1 in
Curb Weight4,503 lb.4,330 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.17.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.5 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.9 in59.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.3 in57.2 in
Row 1 Legroom41.6 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in39.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room60.3 in58.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.8 in57.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.5 in41.0 in
Row 3 Headroom36.2 in36.1 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.6 in45.6 in
Row 3 Legroom29.0 in27.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.3 ft316.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
39.1 ft348.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
71.4 ft384.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura MDX

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar200Yes
Surround sound250No
Remote start150Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
255/50HR20 tires400No
ELS, 501W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Display key50No
Total Requested147556%
Total Not Requested114044%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Platinum

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

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