Compare 2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 BMW X5 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2019 Acura MDX
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2019 BMW X5
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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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
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AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe 17 22 $67,069 $71,350
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV 17 22 $64,061 $68,150
GLE AMG GLE 63 4MATIC SUV 12 18 $96,867 $103,050
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 14 18 $106,220 $113,000
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $103,588 $110,200
GLE GLE 400 4MATIC SUV 17 23 $52,358 $55,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,586
$56,950
$67,069
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,300
$60,700
$71,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$738 / month
$1012 / month
$1189 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
6.4
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. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class can be outfitted to please nearly every luxury-SUV buyer.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 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 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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 - -
Wheelbase (in)
111 117.1 114.8
Height, Overall (in)
67.4 69 67.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 66.9 65.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.7 78.9 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 66.1 65.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.4 33.9 23
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
90.9 72.3 60.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.8 33.9 23
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 - 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 - 13.8
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- - 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 21.9 24.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 41.4 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/50HR19 P275/45HR21
Spare Tire Size
NA NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/50HR19 P315/40HR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6603 7200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 6603 7200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 6603 7200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 660 720
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 660 720
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4032 4813 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- - 6394
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 9 21 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 9 21 X 10
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- - 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 330 @ 1500 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 335 @ 5500 385 @ 6100
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
- - Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20 17
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.64 0.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.39 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.17 2.25
Trans Type
9 8 9
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.32 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.82 0.86
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.71 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.36 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.72 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.25 5.35
Transfer Case Model
- - None
Trans PTO Access
- - No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- - No
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX BMW X5 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Style
Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle 4MATIC
Body Code
- - S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Rear
- - Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- - 3.69
Axle Type - Front
- - Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- - 3.69
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.0 9.3
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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2019 Acura MDX
  • 2020 MDX is on sale
  • $1,500 Unadvertised incentive
  • Lease: From $409/mo.
  • Finance: 0.9% APR or $5,000 off
2019 BMW X5
  • 2019 BMW X5s available; 2020s arriving
  • Incentive: $1,000 College Grad Bonus
  • Finance: 3.35% + $2,000 APR credit
  • Lease: From $699 for 36 months
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
  • 2020 GLE-Class is in stock
  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Lease: From $669/mo.
  • Finance: No APR offers

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