Comparison - Volvo XC40 T5 Inscription 2020 - vs - Acura MDX Type S 2022

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
42,450
Updated: 
01 Jul 2019
$
66,700
Updated: 
17 Jun 2021
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2022
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
4
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.20gals
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Pebble Grey Metallic
#F3F3F3
Crystal White Metallic
#FFFFFF
Denim Blue Metallic
#40454E
Thunder Grey Metallic
#586377
Glacier Silver Metallic
#D4D7E3
Onyx Black Metallic
#222B30
Color: 
Lunar Silver Metallic
#8D919A
Tiger Eye Pearl
#AE6C16
Platinum White Pearl
#F4F4F4
Performance Red Pearl
#971C30
Apex Blue Pearl
#022A72
Liquid Carbon Metallic
#666770
Majestic Black Pearl
#1C252D

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Volvo XC40 comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.Leather upholstery replaced by a cloth and faux-leather combo on base trim.More standard features for the R-Design and Inscription trims.

PROS
Pleasing interior with premium materials
Clever small-item storage and cargo solutions
Plenty of standard and available safety features

CONS
Steep learning curve for touchscreen interface
Cargo area is small for the class

By: 
edmunds.com

As with other 2020 Volvo models, all XC40s come standard with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. Cloth seats replace the previously standard leather on the base Momentum model, though it remains available as an option; leather remains standard on the R-Design and Inscription models. The Momentum now features power child locks for the rear doors, an automatically dimming rearview mirror, and heated windshield wiper blades. A panoramic roof is standard on the R-Design. The ability to power fold the rear seats has evaporated from the XC40 lineup.

Pros
Fun and funky styling, refined interior, technologically advanced features.

Cons
Coarse engine sound, unexceptional fuel economy, slow-to-respond infotainment system.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Volvo XC40 ranked #3 in Luxury Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Volvo XC40 has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 14 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Solid engine options
Nice interior
Roomy seating
Long list of standard features

Cons
Subpar cargo capacity
Some tricky infotainment functions

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
31.00mpg
21.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 800rpm
354ft-lbs
at 1 400rpm
Horsepower: 
248hp
at 5 500rpm
355hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet
40.50Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keyless Ignition
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Sun Sensor
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
174.20in
198.40in
Width: 
75.20in
78.40in
Height: 
65.30in
67.10in
Ground Clearance: 
8.30in
6.70in
Front Track: 
63.00in
Rear Track: 
64.00in
Wheel Base: 
106.40in
113.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.00
38.50
Rear Head Room: 
39.10
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
41.60in
Rear leg room: 
36.10in
38.50in
Front Hip Room: 
54.70in
59.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.70in
61.90in
Rear Hip Room: 
54.60in
57.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.30in
60.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
47.20cu.ft
95.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
20.70cu.ft
18.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
21.70degrees
18.20degrees
Angle of Departure: 
30.40degrees
21.20degrees
Curb Weight: 
3629.00lbs
4741.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height adjustable driver seat
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8-Way Power Passenger Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
12 -Way Power Driver Seat
12 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Premium Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Cooled Storage Compartment
Leather Steering Wheel
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
8 Total Speakers
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control
250 Watts Stereo Output
1 Subwoofer(S)
16 Total Speakers
710 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5-In.
21 X 9.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All-Season Tires
Puncture-Sealing Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R21

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
LED Headlamp
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
4-Wheel ABS
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Folding Headrests
Cornering Lights
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
4-Wheel ABS
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Premium Package
Vision Package
Advanced Package
Exterior Options: 
Panoramic Roof
20" 5-Double Spoke Matte Black Diamond Cut Wheels
Interior Options: 
Heated Front Seats & Steering Wheel
Harman Kardon Premium Sound
Lava Floor Carpet, Tunnel Console & Door Panels

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal, leather
#272727
Amber, leather
#927057
Blond, leather
#B4B2A6
Oxide Red, leather
#763229
Color: 
Ebony, Premium leather/sueded microfiber
#0F0F0F
Orchid/Black, Premium leather/sueded microfiber
#BAB5AE
Red, Premium leather/sueded microfiber
#A02720