Acura MDX vs Lexus RX

What criteria do you use as a potential car buyer to determine which car is right for you? Are you enamored by all the bells and whistles,or do you want a performance car, a peppy car that zips down the road, and has enough room for your entire family?  Rear seat passengers get about the same room to stretch out as in the Lexus RX.

2015 Acura MDX

In this case the comparison is between the Acura MDX and the Lexus RX. The Acura can fit 7 passengers to the Lexus’ 5 passengers. Both automobiles are equipped with 3.5 liter v6 gasoline engines. This means fewer gas station stops for the Acura. The Acura sports more horsepower 290 to 270 for the Lexus.

Mechanically speaking, the Acura has a higher torque which means that it can transmit power to its wheels more effectively than in the Lexus. The Acura has a smaller turning radius,allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots. The Acura has easy-folding(and sliding) of seats. A roomy second and third row of seats, a quiet interior.

bThere are many factors that go into figuring out the total cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is the MSRP(manufacturer’s suggested retail price.) Both vehicles have similar destination charges, which means the transportation charge from the place the vehicle was built to the dealership.


Another variable that effects the price you will pay for any particular vehicle, is the amount of time the model has sat in the dealership’s inventory. The longer the dealership is carrying is as unsold, the more willing they might be to negotiate a favorite price/financing/additional options in order to make a sale and get the vehicle off of their lot.

The luxury SUV market is getting crowded with selections from other luxury car manufacturers. In this comparison, the Acura came out ahead of the Lexus in terms of  attractiveness to the car buying consumer. If you are in the market for a luxury SUV,that drives like a dream, take a test drive at Montgomeryville Acura, and you will be pleasantly surprised.

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