Compare 2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 BMW X5

2019 Acura MDX
2019 BMW X5
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FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MDX FWD 20 27 $41,586 $44,300
MDX FWD w/Advance Pkg 20 27 $52,595 $56,050
MDX FWD w/Advance/Entertainment Pkg 20 27 $54,469 $58,050
MDX FWD w/Technology Pkg 20 27 $46,271 $49,300
MDX FWD w/Technology/Entertainment Pkg 20 27 $48,144 $51,300
MDX SH-AWD 19 26 $43,460 $46,300
MDX SH-AWD Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg 26 27 $55,874 $59,550
MDX SH-AWD Sport Hybrid w/Technology Pkg 26 27 $49,550 $52,800
MDX SH-AWD w/Advance Pkg 19 26 $54,469 $58,050
MDX SH-AWD w/Advance/Entertainment Pkg 19 26 $56,342 $60,050
MDX SH-AWD w/Technology Pkg 19 26 $48,144 $51,300
MDX SH-AWD w/Technology/A-Spec Pkg 19 25 $51,424 $54,800
MDX SH-AWD w/Technology/Entertainment Pkg 19 26 $50,018 $53,300
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xDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 xDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 20 26 $56,950 $60,700
X5 xDrive50i Sports Activity Vehicle 17 22 $70,950 $75,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,586
$56,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,300
$60,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$738 / month
$1012 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Full of tech and full of people, the 2019 Acura MDX is a safe—and conservative—pick among family-sized crossover SUVs. The 2019 BMW X5 grows even closer to being the do-it-all vehicle in its family.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Standard SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 60
Third Leg Room (in)
28.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.7
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 58.1
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 39.8
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 66.9
Wheelbase (in)
111 117.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.7 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 66.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 -
Length, Overall (in)
196.2 194.3
Height, Overall (in)
67.4 68.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
90.9 72.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.8 33.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.4 33.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 21.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 41.3
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/50HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/50HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6603
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 6603
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 660
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4032 4991
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 330 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 335 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.82
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.17
Trans Type
9 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.32
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.36
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.64
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.25
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX BMW X5
Body Style
Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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