Acura MDX vs Toyota Highlander

Acura MDX

Toyota Highlander

The proven Acura MDX luxury SUV sets even higher standards in 2010 for look-and-feel, performance, technology and security. For 2010, the Acura MDX features a fresh new look exterior, updated powertrain that contains a new 6-speed automatic, chassis refinements, more convenience, and enhanced technology along with the introduction of an all-new Advance Suite - making the class leader even better.

Already considered by many as the benchmark in its class, the new 2010 Acura MDX significantly raises the bar yet again, explained Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. Fresh looks, an all-new 6-speed transmission and lots of new buyer relevant technology make the Acura MDX an even smarter SUV choice than ever.

Visually, the 7-passenger 2010 Acura MDX deserves more aggressive look-and-feel in the form of new front and back bodywork, a bold new front grille and numerous new trim improvements. Under the hood, the Acura MDX deserves a more refined 3. 7L V-6 motor that teams with an all-new 6-speed automatic transmission for better performance and enhanced fuel economy. Inside, the Acura MDX deserves a host of new features and technologies that make it even more premium.

Ride and handling have been improved as a result of a updated performance steering system, stiffer back trailing arm mounting, body rigidity enhancments and reduced overall NVH. due to Acura's exclusive Super Handling All-wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system, the Acura Mdx's handling offers confident on- and off-road handling additionally to impressive foul weather performance.
Toyota has significantly updated its well-known Toyota Highlander and Toyota Highlander Hybrid crossover sport utility cars for 2011, giving them improved look-and-feel, add-on traditional amenities and new user technology.

The 2. 7-liter four-cylinder motor, which was available only in the Toyota Highlander Base grade model for 2010, is now also provided in the SE, the most well-known grade (2WD only). The Toyota Highlander Hybrid debuts a more comprehensive and advanced 3. 5-liter V6 gasoline motor, along with a traditional Tech Stereo Suite and original look layout components.

The 2011 Toyota Highlander is available in Base, SE and Limited grades in both two-wheel (2WD) and full-time four-wheel-drive (4WD). A 270-horsepower 3. 5-liter V6 is traditional on the Limited grade and available for the others. All Toyota Highlander Hybrid models are equipped with four-wheel-drive with intelligence and available in Base and Limited grades.

The first-generation Toyota Highlander pioneered the midsize crossover utility car segment, ushering in car-like performance, convenience and fuel economy yet with Suv-like roominess and versatility. The second-generation Toyota Highlander amplifies those attributes and is among the leaders in the segment in traditional active and passive security features.