Volvo XC90 vs. Acura MDX

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2016 Volvo XC90 vs 2016 Acura MDX

Tied for eighth place in our rankings of luxury midsize SUVs, the 2016 Volvo XC90 and 2016 Acura MDX offer family-friendly rides known for their upscale cabins and safety features.

The Volvo XC90 and Acura MDX hold their own in a competitive segment dominated by the 2016 Tesla Model X, as well as offerings from Audi, Porsche, BMW, and Lexus.

Marking Volvo’s comeback, the comfortable, performance-driven XC90 has won a slew of awards, including our 2016 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families title. Spacious and reasonably priced, it was also a finalist for our 2016 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for the Money award.

The three-row MDX from Honda’s Acura brand gets a new nine-speed transmission for 2016. The seven-seater, which also comes with a new suite of optional safety features, won our 2016 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for the Money award and was a finalist for 2016 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families.