2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX

2019 Lexus RX 350

2019 Lexus RX 350

2019 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Lexus RX 350

2019 Acura MDX


2019 Lexus RX 350L


Starting MSRP


Leather Upholstery


Heated Front Seats


Power Moonroof

Up to 7


Up to 7


If you have been shopping for a luxury SUV, it is likely that you have come across the Acura MDX and the Lexus RX. While both vehicles have their merits, you can only choose one for your Aurora commutes. You’ll see in this comparison from Courtesy Acura, that there are some notable differences in starting price, fuel economy, and key features that you should consider before making a purchase. Learn more in this luxury SUV comparison from Courtesy Acura.


Starting Price

The entry-level Acura MDX is the more affordable option with a starting price that’s $3,470 less than the base trim Lexus RX 350L. Price is often a major factor when shopping for a new car, which may make the Acura MDX the better choice.

  • 2019 Acura MDX Standard

    • MSRP: $44,300*
    • Destination Fee: $995
  • 2019 Lexus RX 350L Premium
    • MSRP: $47,770
    • Destination Fee: $1,025
2019 Acura MDX on bridge


Fuel Economy

When it comes to EPA-estimated fuel economy figures of the MDX and RX, the numbers are similar. However, if you are driving in the city, the Acura MDX has a slight edge over its competitor from Lexus. The small difference may not seem important now, but if you’re doing a lot of driving around Highlands Ranch, or are constantly stuck in traffic jams, those savings can really add up quickly.

  • 2019 Acura MDX Standard
    • City: 20 mpg**
    • Highway: 27 mpg**
  • 2019 Lexus RX 350L Premium
    • City: 19 mpg
    • Highway: 26 mpg

Standard Features

Both of these 3-row SUVs come with an impressive list of standard features, including:

  • Satellite radio
  • Seating for up to 7
  • Leather upholstery
  • Adaptive Cruise Control

If you opt for the entry level MDX Standard, you will find numerous features that are not offered on the Lexus RX base model or they require an upgrade to the RX 350L. Some of these exclusive standard features include:

  • Power moonroof
  • 2nd-row 60/40 split folding bench seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Automatic tilt-away steering column

If you need a vehicle with plenty of space for cargo, the Acura MDX has much more room to offer Highlands Ranch drivers. The SUV from Acura provides 90.9 cubic feet of cargo capacity compared to just 58.5 cubic feet in the Lexus.

Find the New Acura MDX in Littleton

Now that you have seen how the Acura MDX stacks up to the competition, it’s time to take this SUV for a spin at Courtesy Acura. We’ve only scratched the surface of what makes this vehicle such a great option for Denver drivers. Contact us today with any questions or to set up a test drive.

*Prices shown do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Destination charge for ILX, TLX and RLX is $995.00, MDX and RDX is $995.00. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

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

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