Black 2020 Acura MDX

2020 Acura MDX

Beige 2020 Lexus RX

2020 Lexus RX

2020 Acura MDX


2020 Lexus RX
3,500 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

3,500 pounds
90.9 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Capacity

56.3 cubic feet

Safety Technology

Lexus Safety System +
20 city mpg / 27 hwy mpg*

Fuel Economy

20 city mpg / 27 hwy mpg
3.5L V6 engine

Standard Engine

3.5L V6 engine
9-speed automatic transmission


8-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission

2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Lexus RX

When it comes to a 3-row luxury SUV for your Kyle and Buda trips, you’ll have many things to take into account including performance and interior space and features. While options like the 2020 Acura MDX and Lexus RX are sure to be at the top of your list, which is right for you? Sterling Acura of Austin is here to help with your luxury SUV search with the 2020 Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX. After you read our comparison, you can explore our extensive inventory of luxury vehicles for sale!

Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX: Fuel Economy and Performance

Austin drivers comparing the MDX vs. Lexus RX will be surprised to see that they offer similar MPG ratings, towing capacities, and engine configurations, however, the MDX manages to come with a larger transmission under the hood as well as the option to upgrade your standard FWD drivetrain for even more support with available Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive and Sport Hybrid SH-AWD. See the base specs for both models below:

  • 2020 Acura MDX FWD Standard Package
    • 3.5L V6 engine
    • 9-speed automatic transmission
    • 20 city mpg/27 hwy mpg rating*
    • 3,500-lb towing capacity
  • 2020 Lexus RX 350
    • 3.5L V6 engine
    • 8-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission
    • 20 city mpg/27 hwy mpg rating*
    • 3,500-lb towing capacity
White 2020 Acura MDX on Snowy Road

Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX: Standard Features and Cabin Space

The MDX interior and Lexus RX interior both come with leather upholstery, Adaptive Cruise Control, satellite radio, and seven passenger seating. If you opt for the MDX, you’ll have more storage space for groceries, work and sports equipment, luggage, and more thanks to its 90.9 cubic feet cargo capacity. The RX 350 comes with less room to store things as it only comes with 56.3 cubic feet of cargo space. The MDX also comes with interior features not found in the Lexus RX which include:

  • Heated front seats
  • Automatic tilt away steering column
  • Power moonroof
  • 2nd-row 60/40 split-folding bench seat
2020 Acura MDX Front Dash and Interior

Lear More About the Acura MDX at Sterling Acura of Austin

Now that you’ve seen how the MDX vs. Lexus RX compares in terms of pricing and performance, are you ready to experience the difference on San Marcos a luxury Acura SUV of your own? At Sterling Acura of Austin you can find a new or pre-owned Acura MDX for sale on our online inventory to meet your needs. You can even get the process going with our online finance resources and learn how our service department can take all of your maintenance needs. You’ll also find more comparisons to help you find the right vehicle like the Acura MDX vs. RDXContact us for more information on our dealership near Round Rock!

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*Based on model year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.”

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