2020 Acura RDX Vs Lexus RX

2020 Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX

2020 Acura MDX Standard


2020 Lexus RX 350
$44,500* MSRP

Starting Price

$44,150 MSRP
90.9 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Capacity

56.3 cubic feet

Safety Technology

Lexus Safety System +
20 city mpg/27 hwy mpg**

Fuel Economy

20 city mpg/27 hwy mpg
3.5L V6 engine

Standard Engine

3.5L V6 engine
9-speed automatic transmission


8-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission

A three-row SUV is one of the most practical options for Denver families, but did you know it can be one of the most luxurious as well? If you’re getting ready to upgrade your vehicle, it’s time to take a look at two of premium SUVs available: the 2020 Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX. Both models offer head-turning good looks and fantastic features, but we’re here to tell you why the 2020 Acura MDX has the clear edge on the competition. Take a look at the MDX vs. Lexus RX with Courtesy Acura and start planning your test drive!

MDX vs. Lexus RX: Price

When you shop for a luxury car, you might expect a high price tag, but which vehicle is really worth your hard-earned dollar in Aurora? The two vehicles have nearly identical starting price points, but as you’ll see, the Acura MDX offers a stronger overall package to boost its value. Take a look at the base prices to compare:

  • 2020 MDX Standard Package Starting Price: $44,500 MSRP*
  • 2020 RX 350 Starting Price: $44,150 MSRP

MDX vs. Lexus RX: Performance

Not only do the Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX share similar price points, but also similar engine configurations as well. But, the Acura MDX has a 9-speed automatic transmission that creates a smoother and more comfortable feel on the road when compared to the 8-speed equivalent on the Lexus RX. Additionally, Acura’s exclusive Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive gives drivers greater precision and control during any Aurora forecast. Compare the two below:

  • 2020 Acura MDX FWD Standard Package
    • 3.5L V6 engine
    • 9-speed automatic transmission 
    • 20 city mpg/27 hwy mpg rating**
  • 2020 Lexus RX 350
    • 3.5L V6 engine
    • 8-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission 
    • 20 city mpg/27 hwy mpg rating

MDX vs. Lexus RX: Features and Dimensions

Finally, what about the features? Between the 2020 Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX, you’ll find upscale offerings ranging from leather upholstery to satellite radio. And while both models can seat seven passengers, the MDX offers a whopping 90.9 cubic feet cargo capacity compared to just 56.3 cubic feet of cargo space on the RX. Plus, the MDX offers features like:

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

Test Drive a New SUV at Courtesy Acura

You’ve seen the difference between the 2020 Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX, but what about the Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX performance? If you’re curious what Lexus has to offer your driving experience, feel free to contact us at Courtesy Acura for more information about our luxury lineup. Get a sneak peek at our new Acura MDX inventory online or stop by our dealership in Littleton!

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
**Based on 2020 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 only) and other factors.

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