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2014 Lexus GX 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2014 Acura MDX
 
4WD 4dr Luxury
  • 4WD 4dr
  • 4WD 4dr Luxury
GL450 SUV
  • GL63 AMG SUV
  • GL350 BlueTEC SUV
  • GL450 SUV
  • GL550 SUV
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

Prices

MSRP $60,715 $64,550 $44,290
Invoice $55,857 $60,032 $41,016
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.5 8.4 8.7
Critics' Rating 7.3 8.8 9.2
Performance 6.7 8.2 8.0
Interior 7.0 8.3 7.9
Safety N/A N/A 9.7
Reliability 4.5 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Tight turning radius
  • Strong off-road capability
  • Premium cabin materials
  • GL350’s great fuel economy
  • Refined ride and handling
  • Numerous standard features
  • Good fuel economy for the class
Cons
  • Lackluster interior materials
  • Uncomfortable second-row seats
  • Inconvenient side-hinged cargo door
  • Lackluster handling through quick turns
  • Lackluster brakes

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Premium Unleaded V-8 4.6 L/281 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 4.7 L/285 Premium Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212
MPG 15 City / 20 Hwy 14 City / 19 Hwy 18 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.8 121.1 111
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 201.6 193.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.2 84.3 77.2
Height, Overall (in) 73.8 72.8 67.6

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4255

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Optional Standard
Tires - Front On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Optional Standard
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 6500 3500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 7 7 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 132.3
Front Head Room (in) 38 41.2 38.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 40.3 41.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 58.5 61.1
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5 57.5
Second Head Room (in) 40.4 40 38.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 38.5 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 58.3 59.1
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2 57.8
Third Leg Room (in) 29.3 35 27.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 64.7 93.8 68.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 46.7 49.4 38.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 11.6 16 14.8

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Four Wheel Drive Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-6
Displacement 4.6 L/281 4.7 L/285 3.5 L/212
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 301 @ 5500 362 @ 5000 290 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 329 @ 3500 406 @ 1500 267 @ 4500
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 38.1 40.7 37.6

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 14 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 19 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23 26.4 19.5

Suspension

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

Transmission

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

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