On the hunt for a luxury SUV that's powerful, capable, and packed with the latest technology? The Audi Q7 and Acura MDX both fit that description, plus they both include three rows of seats. So, which one of these impressive SUVs is the right fit for you and your family?

Audi Fort Worth finds out! To help drivers in Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, and Arlington, TX, choose between the two, we looked at what they have to offer in this 2022 Audi Q7 vs. Acura MDX comparison.


Q7 vs MDX: Performance

The 2022 Audi Q7 kicks things off with a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. This high-powered system is designed to deliver up to 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. Not only does that allow you to power through the elements and accelerate like a sports car, but it's also paired with standard quattro® all-wheel drive. You can also upgrade to the available 3.0L turbocharged V6 engine that produces up to 335 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque.

On the other hand, the 2022 Acura MDX comes with standard front-wheel drive, so you won't have the same sort of traction and stability with the base trim. In terms of performance, it is comparable to the Q7. Standardly, the MDX comes with a 3.5L V6 i-VTEC® engine that provides 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. It too offers an upgrade option with its 3.0L turbocharged V6 engine with 355 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque.

Q7 vs MDX: Capability

Thanks to the incredible power coming from its available turbocharged 3.0L V6 engine, the 2022 Audi Q7 can tow up to 7,700 pounds when properly equipped. That gives your luxury SUV the ability to tow a flatbed trailer, take your boat to the lake, or bring a camper with you on your next vacation.

Additionally, capability is even more customizable with the standard Audi drive select feature. This feature offers up to seven different selectable drive modes for you to choose from: Dynamic, Comfort, Auto, Individual, Offroad, Allroad, or Offroad/Lift.

The 2022 Acura MDX, on the other hand, will leave you wanting more when it comes to towing. With its lower torque rating, you can only tow up to 5,000 pounds when properly configured.

Q7 vs MDX: Technology

The Audi Q7 isn't only powerful and capable; it's also tech-savvy. Inside this German SUV, you'll find a wide variety of intuitive technology that'll make your drive easier and more enjoyable. For starters, it comes with three high-def screens.

The MMI® touch response system includes a pair of touchscreens on the dashboard, as well as the Audi virtual cockpit plus system. This digital instrument cluster offers 3D maps through Google Earth™. Meanwhile, the infotainment system includes Bluetooth® wireless integration, audio streaming, and HD Radio™.

The 2022 Q7 doesn't stop there, though. This model also offers several advanced available features, including an Audi connect® in-vehicle 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and MMI® touch with handwriting-recognition technology.

In the 2022 Acura MDX, you'll have some similar features, including a Bluetooth™ compatible infotainment system. However, you'll miss out on the convenient handwriting-recognition technology. It's also a little more difficult to use with all your features crammed onto just one dashboard monitor.


2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Acura MDX: Which One?

It looks like we have a clear winner. The 2022 Audi Q7 offers more features, more power, and more capability to drivers in Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, and Arlington, Texas. Visit Audi Fort Worth to learn more about the 2022 Audi Q7 vs. Acura MDX or contact us to schedule a test drive.


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