2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Infiniti QX60

2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Infiniti QX60

Are you looking to upgrade to a family SUV? The 2020 Acura MDX and the 2020 Infiniti QX60 are two luxury midsize SUVs that can be great for carrying passengers and cargo. They also offer you some great features to make your ride more fun and enjoyable.

How do these two luxury SUVs compare? Below, we are going to take a closer look at these two options with a side-by-side comparison.


The 2020 Acura MDX offers you a sporty and powerful look. This vehicle gives you plenty of style in its exterior look, as well as function with great lights, wheels, and available accessories. You also have different options to upgrade your exterior further like the A-Spec package. This package gives you exterior features like an exclusive front bumper, gloss black trim accents, Jewel Eye LED headlights, 20-inch shark grey wheels, and more.

The Infiniti QX60 gives you an aggressive and sporty look with great sculpting and 20-inch aluminum alloy wheels. The exterior also has some great features like the available motion-activated power liftgate, which allows you to open the back of your car by simply swinging your foot under the bumper.

Performance and Engine Options

You want to know your vehicle can perform for you. Both of these vehicles offer you a capable performance, but let’s take a closer look at what that means.

In the 2020 Acura MDX, you can find just one engine, but it is a capable one. This vehicle is home to a 3.5-liter V6 engine. This engine gives you 290-horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. It is also paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission. When it comes to fuel efficiency, this engine gives you an estimated 20 city miles per gallon and 27 highway miles per gallon**. Overall, this vehicle feels athletic, and it has some extra performance features like precision All-Wheel Steer and Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive.

The engine that can be found in the 2020 Infiniti QX60 is also a 3.5-liter V6. This engine is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission. The engine gives you 295-horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. For fuel efficiency, you get estimates like the Acura MDX with 20 city and 27 highway miles per gallon. Front-wheel drive is standard in this vehicle, but you have the option to upgrade to all-wheel drive.

Interior and Technology

Next, we are going to take a look at the interior features, including seating, comfort features, technology features, and cargo space. Learn more about what the MDX and QX60 have to offer you on the inside below.

The Acura MDX is a midsize SUV. This vehicle has three rows, and seating for up to seven people. If you choose the second-row captain’s chairs, you only have seating for six people. This vehicle gives you some great standard features including leather upholstery, heated front seats, 12-way power-adjustable front seats, and one-touch smart-slide in the second-row of seating. You can upgrade your interior further with options like a heated steering wheel, upgraded leather upholstery, heated rear seats, and ventilated front seats.

When it comes to cargo space, the 2020 MDX gives you 15 cubic feet behind the third row of seating. When you fold down the third row, you get 38.4 cubic feet of seating, and you get a total of up to 68.4 cubic feet with the second and third rows folded down. You also have a power liftgate for easier access to your cargo space.

There are also some great standard technology features found in the Acura MDX. These technology features including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, a dual-screen infotainment system, six USB ports, push-button start, and more. You can upgrade your technology to add in a navigation system, or a rear-seat entertainment system with 9 or 16.2-inch screens.

The 2020 QX60 gives you seating for seven people in three rows on standard synthetic leather upholstery. You get standard heated front seats, and a sliding second row of seating. You can upgrade your interior further with genuine leather seats, a heated steering wheel, ventilated front seats, and heated second-row seats.

In the QX60, you have 16 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row of seating. You also can fold down the second and third rows to get up to 76.2 cubic feet of cargo space. With just the third row folded, you get 40.5 cubic feet of cargo space. You also have an available hands-free liftgate in the QX60.

Next, let’s look at the technology in the Infiniti QX60. This vehicle gives you a standard 8-inch infotainment display with Bluetooth, eight USB ports, push-button start, and proximity keyless entry standard. You can upgrade to get features like an 8-inch touchscreen, a rear seat entertainment system, a navigation system, Amazon Alexa, remote start, and a 120-volt outlet.


If you are driving around your friends and family, you want to be sure your vehicle is safe. There are a lot of great safety features and technologies to help with that in 2020 models. Check out what each of these vehicles has to offer for safety below.

The Acura MDX also has some great safety technology features to help you stay safer while you are driving friends and family around. This vehicle comes standard with a rearview camera, lane keep assist, road departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and a pre-collision warning with a braking system. You also have available safety features like front and rear parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, a head-up display, rear cross traffic alert, and a surround-view parking camera.

You also have some standard safety features in the 2020 QX60. This vehicle gives you blind spot monitoring, brake assist, pedestrian detection, forward collision warning, and a rearview camera standard. There are some available safety features as well. These available features include a following distance indicator, parking sensors, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, a surround-view parking camera, and moving object detection.

As you can see, both of these midsize luxury SUVs have a lot to offer you. However, the Acura MDX does seem to offer you more standard features than its competition. If you have any questions about the 2020 Acura MDX, you can reach out to us at Sunnyside Acura.


**Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings.  Use for comparison purposes only.  Your actual mileage will vary depending on how your drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

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