2023 Acura MDX vs. 2023 Audi Q7

2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 Audi Q7
2023 Acura MDX


2023 Audi Q7
$49,050 MSRP*

Starting Price

$58,200 MSRP
3.5L V6


2.0L four-cylinder
10-speed automatic


8-speed automatic
19 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy**

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

19 mpg city/25 mpg hwy

If you’re in search of a high-end SUV for your Rohnert Park travels, the Acura MDX and Audi Q7 are hot contenders! While both vehicles are highly-rated for their impressive performance, unique technology, and refined features, only one can earn that coveted space in your Petaluma garage. So, which will you choose: the Audi Q7 or Acura MDX?



Compare your options below, then head over to Hansel Acura for a test drive in Santa Rosa!

Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7: Affordability

When it comes to the pricing of the 2023 Acura MDX vs. 2023 Audi Q7, the Acura MDX is the more affordable option. The 2023 Audi Q7 starts at $58,200 MSRP. Meanwhile, the 2023 Acura MDX has a starting MSRP of just $49,050, despite offering similar—if not better—-features than the Audi Q7. Let’s explore that, shall we?

Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7: Performance

When comparing the MDX vs. Q7, you might expect the Audi Q7 to offer stronger performance specs since it starts at a higher price. Well, think again! Not only does the 2023 Acura MDX offer stronger performance on Windsor roads, but it also is more efficient! Here are the details:

2023 Acura MDX FWD Standard Package:

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 290 hp
  • 267 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 19 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy**

2023 Audi Q7 Premium Package:

  • 2.0L four-cylinder engine
  • 261 hp
  • 273 lb-ft of torque
  • 19 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7: Safety Features

There’s no question that the Audi Q7 and Acura MDX are both designed with your safety in mind, but the 2023 Acura MDX comes out on top by offering significantly more standard features than the 2023 Audi Q7. Compare the standard safety features of the Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7 below.

2023 Acura MDX FWD Standard Package:

  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Next-Generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
  • Driver’s Knee Airbag
  • Advanced Front Airbags

2023 Audi Q7 Premium Package:

  • Power central locking system
  • Audi pre sense® front
  • Audi pre sense® basic
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning System

Experience the Acura MDX at Hansel Acura

If the 2023 Acura MDX has captured your interest, why not visit us in Santa Rosa to get an up-close look at this phenomenal SUV? We have only scratched the surface of what it has to offer. For more information, be sure to check out our Acura research! You can also contact us with any questions.


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*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,095 and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,195.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Premium Paint colors are $500 and not included. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

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