Compare 2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 Lexus RX

2019 Acura MDX
2019 Lexus RX
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FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 20 27 $41,586 $44,300
SH-AWD 19 26 $43,460 $46,300
FWD w/Technology Pkg 20 27 $46,271 $49,300
FWD w/Technology/Entertainment Pkg 20 27 $48,144 $51,300
SH-AWD w/Technology Pkg 19 26 $48,144 $51,300
SH-AWD Sport Hybrid w/Technology Pkg 26 27 $49,550 $52,800
SH-AWD w/Technology/Entertainment Pkg 19 26 $50,018 $53,300
SH-AWD w/Technology/A-Spec Pkg 19 25 $51,424 $54,800
FWD w/Advance Pkg 20 27 $52,595 $56,050
FWD w/Advance/Entertainment Pkg 20 27 $54,469 $58,050
SH-AWD w/Advance Pkg 19 26 $54,469 $58,050
SH-AWD Sport Hybrid w/Advance Pkg 26 27 $55,874 $59,550
SH-AWD w/Advance/Entertainment Pkg 19 26 $56,342 $60,050
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FWD RX 350
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD RX 350 20 28 $40,970 $43,820
AWD RX 350 19 26 $42,279 $45,220
AWD RX 450h 30 28 $43,470 $46,245
FWD RX 350L Premium 19 26 $44,897 $48,020
AWD RX 350L Premium 18 25 $46,206 $49,420
FWD RX 350 F SPORT 20 28 $46,274 $49,470
AWD RX 350 F SPORT 19 26 $47,583 $50,870
AWD RX 450hL Premium 29 28 $47,911 $50,970
AWD RX 450h F SPORT 30 28 $48,535 $51,605
FWD RX 350L Luxury 19 26 $49,513 $53,035
AWD RX 350L Luxury 18 25 $50,822 $54,435
AWD RX 450hL Luxury 29 28 $51,535 $54,905
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,586
$40,970
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,300
$43,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$738 / month
$730 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.8
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 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.5 38
Front Head Room (in)
38.1 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
57.8 56.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
132.7 121.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 57.8
Third Leg Room (in)
28.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.1
Third Hip Room (in)
40.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57.6
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 44.1
Third Head Room (in)
35.6 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
66.3 64.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 -
Wheelbase (in)
111 109.8
Height, Overall (in)
67.4 67.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 64
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.7 74.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.8 18.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.4 18.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
90.9 56.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.9
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 13.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 19.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 45.2
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/65VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/65VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4032 4222
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 267 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6200 295 @ 6300
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.25
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.95
Trans Type
9 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.81
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.03
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura MDX Lexus RX
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.7
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
  • 2019 MDX is in showrooms
  • Free-flowing cash continues at Acura
  • Lease: From $409/mo. for 36 mo.
  • Finance: $5,500 in bonus cash
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2019 Lexus RX
  • 2019 Lexus RXs available
  • Cashback: Up to $2,500 off
  • Financing: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
  • Leases: From $389 for 36 months + complimentary payment
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