Find the Right Three-Row Luxury SUV for Getting Around Chicago Heights in Style

The full-size luxury SUV class proves that SUVs aren't just for off-roading in the great outdoors-they work just as well as a stylish, everyday vehicle for consumers who want the luxury car experience but need significantly more space and power. Luckily for them, there is no shortage of options for sale around Gary that fit this bill.

The 2019 Audi Q7 and 2019 Acura MDX are both models that have proven to be smart, sharp-looking, and reliable options in this class with plenty of power to boot. While either vehicle would be a great choice, there are some key differences between the two that consumers should be aware of in order to find the right fit for their lifestyle and driving needs. Let's look at how these two luxury SUVs stack up against one another with our overview of them below!

Exterior of the Audi Q7

 Exterior of the Acura MDX

Engine Performance

When it comes to the overall driving experience of both models, the Audi Q7 is the clear winner. It offers more horsepower, 329, and torque, 325 pound-feet, with its six-cylinder engine than the most powerful engine, a 3.5-liter V6, of the Acura MDX, which sits at 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. The Audi Q7's transitions between gears are seamless, allowing acceleration to be smooth and uninterrupted, and the Audi SUV has all-wheel drive standard while its optional on the Acura MDX, which will have Valparaiso drivers paying more to feel secure and confident in your traction. Plus, the 2019 Audi Q7 can tow up to 7,700 pounds while the 2019 Acura MDX can only tow 5,000 pounds max.

Interior of the Audi Q7
 Exterior of the Acura MDX

Cabin Design

Those buying a three-row SUV often plan on filling up those three rows with passengers on a regular basis, and if that's true for you, your passengers will thank you more for getting a 2019 Audi Q7 instead of a 2019 MDX. The Audi SUV has more head and legroom for each of the three rows than the Acura MDX with especially noticeable differences in the third-row legroom and first-row headroom. That space in the Audi Q7 is great for taller drivers and fully grown passengers in the rear, and the Q7 also provides features, like a standard panoramic sunroof, materials, like chrome accents, and a quieter cabin than what drivers will get with the Acura MDX.

Features of the Audi Q7
 Exterior of the Acura MDX


Whether you look at the standard base model or fully outfitted top-of-the-line trims of these luxury SUVs, the 2019 Audi Q7 provides more feature-wise than the 2019 Acura MDX. Audi's flagship SUV comes with keyless start and a handsfree tailgate that the base MDX doesn't, so you can load up your vehicle with items and hit the road more easily in the Q7. Looking for the most tailored driving experience? The 2019 Audi Q7 has all sorts of tech that Crown Point drivers can't enjoy when they purchase a 2019 MDX. The features you'll only get in the Q7 include a digital screen in the instrument cluster that you can change to fill with info you need, a night vision assistant for the pedestrian monitoring system, and even a parking assistant to steer you into a spot.

Test Drive a 2019 Audi Q7 Near Hammond, IN Today to Experience Its Luxury Fully

Does our description of the 2019 Audi Q7 and highlights of what puts it ahead of the new Acura MDX entice you? If so, you should visit Team Audi in Merrillville to see it in person, and call ahead if you want to take it for a spin to feel the power of the engine and quality of the ride!


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