Acura MDX vs Lexus RX

2019 Acura MDX

You’ve probably seen both the Acura MDX and the Lexus RX in your travels through Boise, Nampa, and Meridian. You might still be wondering which vehicle is the better choice for your next luxury SUV.

To help you answer that question, our team at Lyle Pearson Acura has created this Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX comparison. Keep reading to see which SUV comes out on top!

Acura MDX vs Lexus RX: Hybrid Efficiency and Performance

If you’re looking for an SUV that offers the enhanced efficiency of a hybrid system, both models give you that option. The Acura MDX, however, offers both efficiency and excitement! Its 3-Motor Sport-Hybrid System has a combined horsepower of 321! Plus, it comes with a 19.4-gallon fuel tank!

The available hybrid system of the Lexus RX can only muster a combined 308 horsepower. Its fuel tank is maxed out at just 17.2 gallons, so you may need to make an extra stop at the gas station.

The hybrid configurations of both the Acura MDX and the Lexus RX come standard with an all-wheel drive system. You’ll have more confidence and control when navigating slick roads as well as tight curves.

MDX vs RX: Interior Space and Comfort

Acura MDX CargoWhether your journey calls for you to transport family, friends, or both, the Acura MDX and the Lexus RX have seating for up to seven passengers. The folks in the back seat of the Acura MDX, however, will have more room to stretch out. It offers 36.6 inches of legroom for the second row, while the Lexus RX only offers 30.9 inches of legroom for second-row passengers.

Both SUVs come with premium amenities to keep you comfortable. They both offer available perforated leather upholstery. The available heated and ventilated settings in either model will keep you comfortable regardless of the season.

The Acura MDX and the Lexus RX both come with tri-zone automatic climate control systems that let everyone choose their ideal temperature. The MDX, however, also offers an available GPS-Linked Climate Control system. It tracks the position of the sun and monitors its impact on the cabin. You’ll remain comfortable no matter where your adventure leads.

Technologies for Safety and Fun

If you’re looking to keep everyone in the backseat occupied, only the MDX offers the Acura Rear Entertainment System. It can play a variety of media and comes with an HDMI input and a 110-volt outlet, so you can hook up everything from game consoles to laptops! Plus, the available ultra-wide screen can play from two separate video sources at the same time!

The Acura MDX and the Lexus RX come with advanced safety suites that are designed to give you more peace of mind out on the road. Some of the features they have in common include:

  • Acura MDX ExteriorCollision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control

Both SUVs also offer an available blind spot information system and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor. These features keep an eye out for other vehicles in those hard-to-see places. As a result, you’ll have more confidence backing out of a tight parking spot before cruising down the highway.

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Acura MDX vs Lexus RX: We Have a Winner!

If you’re looking for a hybrid SUV that’s also fun to drive, the Acura MDX may be the one for you. It also has the edge when it comes to comfort and entertainment. If you think this is the right SUV for your everyday journeys through Boise, Nampa, and Meridian, visit us here at Lyle Pearson Acura!

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*Based on model year 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 models only) and other factors.

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