Acura MDX vs Lexus RX

2020 Acura MDX vs 2020 Lexus RX
Acura MDX FWD Standard Package

vs.

Lexus RX 350
$44,500 MSRP*

Starting Price

$45,070
9-Speed Automatic with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters

Transmission

Eight-speed automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission (ECT) with paddle shifters
132.7 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

99.8 cubic feet
5,000 lbs.

Max Towing

3,500 lbs.
90.9 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

32.7 cubic feet
Yes

Third Row

No

Are you in the market for the new Acura MDX for sale near me? We don’t blame you. It’s a fine choice. But if you’re like a lot of our Westmont customers, you like to compare models. That’s good, because the Acura MDX dominates the competition. To prove it to you, we’ve put together the detailed, side-by-side Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX comparison below.

Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX – Price

The MSRP for the Acura MDX comes in lower than the Lexus RX. That’s surprising, considering how much more SUV you get with the Acura MDX. But that’s not the only way that the Acura MDX can be more affordable than the Lexus RX. When you buy a new Acura vehicle, you can take advantage of our new vehicle specials. Here are the starting prices for each vehicle:

Starting Price

  • Acura MDX Standard Package – $44,500* Starting MSRP
  • Acura RX 350 – $45,070 Starting MSRP

Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX – Power and Performance

You’ll have more precise shifting with the 9-speed transmission in the Acura MDX than you will with the 8-speed transmission in the Lexus RX 350. The Acura MDX also dominates when it comes to towing, being able to handle a much heavier load than the Lexus RX. That’s good news for our Naperville customers who like to tow their grownup toys to the lake on the weekend. Here are the details:

Acura MDX Standard

  • Transmission – 9-Speed Automatic with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters
  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 5,000 pounds

Lexus RX 350

  • Transmission – Eight-speed automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission (ECT) with paddle shifters
  • Maximum Towing Capacity – 3,500 pounds

Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX – Cargo and Passenger Space

Our Elmhurst families need space. After all, the groceries and soccer gear need to go somewhere! The Acura MDX gives you much more room than the Lexus RX. Not only do you get more cargo space in the MDX, but this SUV also has a third row of seats that you won’t find in the Lexus RX. Here are the specs:

Acura MDX Standard

  • Passenger Volume – 132.7 cubic feet
  • Maximum Cargo Volume – 90.9 cubic feet

Lexus RX 350

  • Passenger Volume – 99.8 cubic feet
  • Maximum Cargo Volume – 32.7 cubic feet

Check Out the New Acura MDX at McGrath Acura of Westmont

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Downers Grove, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! So, contact us today!

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,025.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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