The Lexus RX offers only two rows of seating, but with a edgy new design and F Sport versions of even the RX 450h hybrid model, it’s taken a sportier tack and is more of an alternative to the MDX than it was; it still doesn’t offer a third row of seating though.
The Volvo XC90 is all new, very luxurious and quiet, and offers a plug-in hybrid edition—as well as an excellent interface.
The BMW X5 is a more handsome–albeit more carlike–crossover than it ever has been in the past, and offers a wider variety of engines, appearance packages, and interior trims.
The Lexus RX 350 is the segment's perennial best-seller, but it lacks the extra row of seats and much of the fun-factor behind the wheel.
There's also the Buick Enclave, which offers an exceptionally quiet ride and gentle, smooth driving dynamics–as well as a long list of standard and available features.
The Lincoln MKT may look a little strange from the outside, but its interior is well-designed and equally useful by comparison to the MDX.
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|2017 Acura MDXBrowse Used Listings||2017 BMW X5Browse Used Listings||2017 Buick EnclaveBrowse Used Listings||2017 Lincoln MKTBrowse Used Listings||2017 Volvo XC90Browse Used Listings|
|18 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy|
|Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6||Gas V6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4|
|Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||Standard SUV 2WD||Standard SUV 2WD|
|FWD||sDrive35i Sports Activity Vehicle||FWD 4-Door Convenience||3.7L FWD||T5 FWD 5-Passenger Momentum|
|Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sports Activity Vehicle||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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