Compare Acura MDX vs. Infiniti QX50

Compare the Acura MDX against the Infiniti QX50. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the MDX stacks up against the QX50 in terms of performance, features, safety, prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new MDX or QX50. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

Standard Standard
Optional Optional
X Remove X Remove

Add a car to compare
prices, scores and specs.

2014 Acura MDX 2014 Infiniti QX50
2014 Acura MDX 2014 Infiniti QX50
  • 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
RWD 4dr
  • RWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr
  • RWD 4dr Journey
  • AWD 4dr Journey


MSRP $44,290 $34,850  
Invoice $41,016 $32,410
Avg. Paid $35,805 $24,326

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 7.9  
Critics' Rating 9.3 8.9
Performance 8.2 8.9
Interior 7.8 7.9
Cost to Own 8.0 8.3
Safety 9.7 N/A
Reliability 3.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

  • Good fuel economy
  • Comfortable ride
  • Composed handling
  • Sport sedan-like handling
  • Strong engine
  • Straightforward tech features
  • Weak brakes
  • Poor rear-seat legroom
  • Small cargo hold

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Premium Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212 Premium Unleaded V-6 3.7 L/226
MPG 18 City / 27 Hwy 17 City / 25 Hwy



Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility  


Wheelbase(in) 111 110.2  
Length, Overall (in) 193.6 182.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.2 71
Height, Overall (in) 67.6 61.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard  
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4255 3790  

Tires & Wheels

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


Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 3500  


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard  
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
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
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard 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
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory 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


Passenger Capacity 7 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 132.3 91.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 40.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 44.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.1 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 57.5 52.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5 28.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) 57.8 50
Third Leg Room (in) 27.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 68.4 47.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 38.4 18.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 14.8 18.6


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard  


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



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


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
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard


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 Premium Unleaded V-6
Displacement 3.5 L/212 3.7 L/226
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 290 @ 6200 325 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 267 @ 4500 267 @ 5200
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.6 34.8


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 20


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


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

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.