Compare 2019 Lexus RX vs 2019 Acura MDX

2019 Lexus RX
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FWD RX 350
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD RX 350 20 28 $40,831 $43,670
AWD RX 350 19 26 $42,140 $45,070
AWD RX 450h 30 28 $43,330 $46,095
FWD RX 350L Premium 19 26 $44,758 $47,870
AWD RX 350L Premium 18 25 $46,067 $49,270
FWD RX 350 F SPORT 20 28 $46,133 $49,320
AWD RX 350 F SPORT 19 26 $47,442 $50,720
AWD RX 450hL Premium 29 28 $47,769 $50,820
AWD RX 450h F SPORT 30 28 $48,395 $51,455
FWD RX 350L Luxury 19 26 $49,374 $52,885
AWD RX 350L Luxury 18 25 $50,683 $54,285
AWD RX 450hL Luxury 29 28 $51,392 $54,755
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,831
$41,586
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,670
$44,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$728 / month
$738 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features. Full of tech and full of people, the 2019 Acura MDX is a safe—and conservative—pick among family-sized crossover SUVs.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 57.8
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 61.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 59.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
121.3 132.7
Front Hip Room (in)
56.6 57.5
Second Leg Room (in)
38 38.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.1
Third Leg Room (in)
- 28.1
Third Hip Room (in)
- 40.6
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.6
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64 66.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 77.7
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 66.3
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 111
Height, Overall (in)
67.7 67.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.4 43.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
56.3 90.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.4 15.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 12.6
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)
13.3 13
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)
19.2 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.2 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/65VR18 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65VR18 P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4222 4032
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
295 @ 6300 290 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 267 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/211 3.5 L/212
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.58
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 3.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 2.84
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.70
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 4.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.91
Trans Type
8 9
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.00
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Lexus RX Acura MDX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
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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  • Lease: From $439/mo. for 36 mo.
  • Finance: $2,500 in bonus cash
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