2020 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Lexus RX


Starting MSRP


Leather Upholstery


Heated Front Seats


Power Moonroof

Up to 7


Up to 7

When searching for luxury SUVs, you have likely come across the 2020 Acura MDX and the 2019 Lexus RX in your search. While both options have plenty to offer Madison drivers, only one can earn a place in your garage. So which will it be? You’ll see in this comparison from Acura of Jackson that there are some notable differences in starting price, fuel economy, and key features that you should consider before deciding which is the right vehicle for you. Learn more in this luxury SUV comparison from Acura of Jackson.

Starting Price

Looking at trim levels, the entry-level Acura MDX starts at a more affordable price than the base trim Lexus RX, which could be enough to sway some drivers in Jackson if the price is a concern.

  • 2020 Acura MDX Standard: Starting at $44,400 MSRP*
  • 2019 Lexus RX 350L Premium: Starting at $47,770 MSRP

Fuel Economy

The EPA-estimated fuel economy of the MDX and RX are very close, but the Acura edges out the Lexus in city driving. While this does not seem like a huge difference, those extra miles can really add up if you do a lot of driving around Jackson or you drive in high-traffic areas.

  • 2020 Acura MDX Standard
    • City: 20 mpg**
    • Highway: 27 mpg**
  • 2019 Lexus RX 350L Premium
    • City: 19 mpg
    • Highway: 26 mpg

Standard Features

Each of these 3-row SUVs shares several standard amenities designed to make your commute more comfortable and convenient.

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Satellite radio
  • Seating for up to 7

Where you will notice a difference is that the entry-level MDX Standard offers several features that are not offered on its competitor from Lexus, or those features will cost you more with its rival. Here are just a few of these exclusive standard features:

  • Automatic tilt-away steering column
  • Heated front seats
  • 2nd-row 60/40 split-folding bench seat
  • Power moonroof

When it comes to space for cargo, the Acura MDX once again outshines the competition. The MDX delivers a generous 90.9 cubic feet of cargo capacity, which is significantly more than the 58.5 cubic feet offered by the Lexus RX.

Experience the New Acura MDX at Acura of Jackson

Browse our new Acura MDX inventory, and learn more about the Acura MDX towing capacity, performance, tech features, and safety systems of this sophisticated 3-row SUV. If you have any questions, stop by the dealership today or contact us online. We would be glad to assist you. Perform your own SUV comparison today by taking the Acura MDX for a test drive. After comparing the MDX vs. Lexus RX, it’s clear that the MDX has the advantage. You can also compare the Acura TLX vs. Honda Accord and Acura MDX vs. BMW X5, or even the Acura MDX vs. Infiniti QX60.

*Prices shown do not include taxes or license. Prices shown exclude a destination & handling charge. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

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

More From Acura of Jackson

  • 2020 Acura RDX Technology Package

    If you’re in the market for a luxury crossover that can keep you connected on Madison and Jackson roads and beyond, the new 2020 Acura RDX Technology Package is sure to provide everything you need and more. The RDX Technology Package offers a range of features that enhance the look, feel, and performance of your…

  • Holiday Fun Near Ridgeland

    For lots of Ridgeland families, the holidays are a special opportunity to spend some quality time together. With hectic work schedules and activities to keep up with every week, the holiday break makes for a welcome at-home getaway. Fortunately, the Madison area offers a variety of family-friendly holiday events to make the most of your…

  • What Is the 2020 Acura MDX Towing Capacity?

    Power and luxury can be difficult to find in any SUV, but with the 2020 Acura MDX towing capacity you can enjoy the best of both worlds. With a maximum of 5,000 pounds, the MDX towing capacity enables Madison and Jackson drivers to take on tough tasks on the jobsite and have enough power to…

New Acura MDX Inventory

Filter Results
Saved Vehicles


You don't have any saved vehicles!

Look for this link on your favorites:


Once you've saved some vehicles, you can view them here at any time.

Contact Us

(877) 737-4808

Call Now

828 Adcock St • Ridgeland, MS 39157

Get Directions

Today's Hours:

Open Today! Sales: 8:30am-8pm

Open Today! Service: 7am-7pm

Open Today! Parts: 7am-7pm

Acura of Jackson 32.403960, -90.144650.