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2014 Acura MDX 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
 
SH-AWD
  • FWD
  • SH-AWD
  • FWD with Technology Package
  • SH-AWD with Technology Package
  • FWD with Technology and Entertainment Package
  • SH-AWD with Technology and Entertainment Package
  • FWD with Advance and Entertainment Package
  • SH-AWD with Advance and Entertainment Package
E400 Sport Sedan
  • E350 Sedan
  • E63 AMG Wagon 4MATIC
  • E250 BlueTEC Luxury Sedan
  • E250 BlueTEC Sport Sedan
  • E350 Sport Sedan
  • E350 Luxury Sedan
  • E350 Coupe
  • E250 BlueTEC 4MATIC Luxury Sedan
  • E250 BlueTEC 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Luxury Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E350 Coupe 4MATIC
  • E400 Sport Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Luxury Wagon
  • E350 4MATIC Sport Wagon
  • E550 Coupe
  • E350 Cabriolet
  • E550 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E550 Cabriolet
  • E63 AMG Sedan 4MATIC
  • E63 AMG S-Model Sedan 4MATIC

Prices

MSRP $44,290 $56,700  
Invoice $41,016 $52,731
Avg. Paid N/A $52,943

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.7 8.8  
Critics' Rating 9.2 8.9
Performance 8.0 8.1
Interior 7.9 8.2
Safety 9.7 9.6
Reliability 3.5 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Refined ride and handling
  • Numerous standard features
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Great fuel economy in E250 BlueTEC
  • Opulent cabin with top-notch materials
  • Ample trunk space
 
Cons
  • Lackluster brakes
  • Complicated infotainment system

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Premium Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212 Gas/Electric V-6 3.5 L/213
MPG 18 City / 27 Hwy 24 City / 30 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sedan  

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111 113.2  
Length, Overall (in) 193.6 192.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.2 73
Height, Overall (in) 67.6 57.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Dual Moonroof Optional  
Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4255 4189  

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard  
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional

Towing

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 3500  

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard  
Back-Up Camera Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Power Liftgate Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 7 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 132.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 37.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.1 57.8
Front Hip Room (in) 57.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 56.9
Second Hip Room (in) 57.8
Third Leg Room (in) 27.4
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 68.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 38.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 14.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard  
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional  
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Optional  
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard  
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard  
All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric V-6
Displacement 3.5 L/212 3.5 L/213
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 290 @ 6200 329 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 267 @ 4500 457
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.6 36.9

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard  
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 30
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 21.1

Suspension

Active Suspension System Standard  
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard