MDX: More standard luxury and performance features than BMW X5 for the price

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2017 BMW X5 SUV exterior sideview

2017 BMW X5 xDrive 35i1

MSRP $58,900
EPA MPG RATING 18/24 
SPEED

8

ENGINE 3.0L I6
2017 Acura MDX crossover exterior sideview

2017 Acura MDX SH-AWD® with Advance Package

MSRP $56,5002
EPA MPG RATING 18/263
SPEED

9

ENGINE 3.5L V6
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2017 MDX 9 Speed Automatic Featured Special Lease

$409

per month for 36 months $1,999 total due at signing

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles and either dealer fees or documentary service fee. For well-qualified lessees.

2017 MDX 9 Speed Automatic Featured Special Lease

$409.00 per month for 36 months. $1,999.00 total due at signing.

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles and either dealer fees or documentary service fee. For well-qualified lessees.

Closed-end lease for 2017 MDX 9 Speed Automatic vehicles (YD3H3HJNW) available from September 6, 2017 through October 31, 2017, available to well-qualified lessees approved by Acura Financial Services. Not all lessees will qualify. Higher lease rates apply for lessees with lower credit ratings. MSRP $45,025.00 (includes destination, excludes tax, license, title fee, registration, documentation fee, options, insurance and the like). Actual net capitalized cost $39,654.96. Net capitalized cost includes $595 acquisition fee. Dealer contribution may vary and could affect actual lease payment. Total monthly payments $14,724.00. Option to purchase at lease end $26,114.50.

Must take new retail delivery on vehicle from dealer stock by October 31, 2017. Lessee responsible for maintenance, excessive wear/tear and 15¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP less than $30,000, and 20¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP of $30,000 or more. See your Acura dealer for complete details.

front of 2017 Acura MDX grille

Acura MDX SH-AWD® vs BMW X5 xDrive 35i: Performance and Comfort, United


290 Horsepower

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)

Comfort should never be optional.

The six-passenger MDX SH-AWD® with Advance Package comes standard with a wealth of luxurious interior amenities that you won’t find on the BMW X5. Three rows of Milano leather seats let everyone ride in comfort. Second-row passengers can relax in two captain’s chairs and customize their climate with their own heating and A/C controls—luxuries that aren’t available for X5. And with 90.9 cubic feet of cargo volume—24.9 more cubic feet than the BMW SUV—MDX has ample space to stash everyone’s stuff. 

Comfort should never be optional.

The six-passenger MDX SH-AWD® with Advance Package comes standard with a wealth of luxurious interior amenities that you won’t find on the BMW X5. Three rows of Milano leather seats let everyone ride in comfort. Second-row passengers can relax in two captain’s chairs and customize their climate with their own heating and A/C controls—luxuries that aren’t available for X5. And with 90.9 cubic feet of cargo volume—24.9 more cubic feet than the BMW SUV—MDX has ample space to stash everyone’s stuff. 

2017 Acura MDX engine white background

The Acura MDX dominates the luxury crossover market for one simple reason: it does everything well. Whether you want a luxurious family hauler, an agile and fun driving machine, or just seek the quiet and comfort of a luxury brand, the Acura MDX has it.

Kelley Blue Book, 2016
2017 Acura MDX SUV review background

The refreshed 2017 Acura MDX three-row SUV earned a Five Star Overall Vehicle Score, the highest available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.4

collision mitigation braking system for 2017 Acura MDX SUV

Protection is the Priority

MDX SH-AWD® earns a 5-star NHTSA4 Overall Vehicle Score. AcuraWatch™ driver assistive technology comes standard, making MDX one of the most safety-minded SUVs.

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)5
Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) uses audio and visual signals to help reduce the risk of a collision with a vehicle detected in front of you.

MDX takes the prize

You get much more for your money with MDX.

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COMPARABLE AWD MODELS
Acura MDX SH-AWD® with Advance Package
BMW X5 xDrive 35i
Starting At 
$56,5002
$58,900
Comparably Equipped Price9
$57,475
$69,995
Performance
3.5L V6
3.0L I6
Automatic Transmission 
9-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Engine Horsepower (@ rpm) (SAE Net)
290 @ 6200
300 @ 5800
Engine Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) (SAE Net)
267 @ 4700 
300 @ 1300
Paddle Shifters 
Standard
Optional
EPA MPG Rating3 (city / hwy /combined)
18 / 26 / 21
18 / 24 / 20
Drivetrain
Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™
All-Wheel Drive
Safety and Driver Assist
 STANDARD
Not Available
Electronic Stability Control 
STANDARD
STANDARD
2017 IIHS Safety Rating 
Top Safety Pick+
Not Rated
Rear Camera
MULTI-VIEW10
REAR-VIEW
Comfort & Convenience
STANDARD
OPtional
Rear-Seat A/C & Heat Controls
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Exterior
Jewel Eye® LED Headlights
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Capless Fuel Fill System
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Max Tow Rating11 (lb.)
5000
5952
Wheels & Tires
20''
19''
Interior
Leather-Trimmed Seats 
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Power Moonroof
STANDARD
STANDARD
Active Sound Control
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Heated Front Seats
STANDARD
STANDARD
Satellite Radio 
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Ventilated Front Seats
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Heated Rear Captain’s Chairs 
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE

2017 MDX 9 Speed Automatic SH-AWD Featured Special Lease

$409

per month for 36 months $2,499 total due at signing

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles and either dealer fees or documentary service fee. For well-qualified lessees.

2017 MDX 9 Speed Automatic SH-AWD Featured Special Lease

$409.00 per month for 36 months. $2,499.00 total due at signing.

Includes down payment with no security deposit. Excludes taxes, titles and either dealer fees or documentary service fee. For well-qualified lessees.

Closed-end lease for 2017 MDX 9 Speed Automatic SH-AWD vehicles (YD4H3HJNW) available from September 6, 2017 through October 31, 2017, available to well-qualified lessees approved by Acura Financial Services. Not all lessees will qualify. Higher lease rates apply for lessees with lower credit ratings. MSRP $47,025.00 (includes destination, excludes tax, license, title fee, registration, documentation fee, options, insurance and the like). Actual net capitalized cost $40,773.75. Net capitalized cost includes $595 acquisition fee. Dealer contribution may vary and could affect actual lease payment. Total monthly payments $14,724.00. Option to purchase at lease end $27,274.50.

Must take new retail delivery on vehicle from dealer stock by October 31, 2017. Lessee responsible for maintenance, excessive wear/tear and 15¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP less than $30,000, and 20¢/mile over 10,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP of $30,000 or more. See your Acura dealer for complete details.

2017 MDX Special APR

1.9%

APR for 36 months

For well qualified buyers and buyers that qualify for the Acura Graduate Program criteria

2017 MDX Special APR

1.9% APR for 24-36 months or 2.9% APR for 37-60 months.

For well qualified buyers and buyers that qualify for the Acura Graduate Program criteria

Special APR offer valid on new and unregistered 2017 MDX Models (excludes 2017 MDX Hybrid vehicles) from September 6, 2017 through October 31, 2017, to well qualified buyers on approved credit by Acura Financial Services through participating dealers. Must take new retail delivery on vehicle from dealer stock by October 31, 2017. Not all buyers may qualify. Higher rates apply for buyers with lower credit ratings. Example for 2017 MDX: 1.9% for 36 months financing at $28.60 a month for every $1,000.00 financed. Dealers set actual prices. See your Acura dealer for details.



Luxury SUV 2017 Acura MDX on road

Don’t just take our word. Experience MDX for yourself. 

PAGE DISCLAIMERS

  • MDX competitor specifications and features sourced from competitive manufacture website and www.acura.com Chrome comparison data. American Honda makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice.
  • 1 2016 model shown.
  • 2 Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes taxes, license, registration/title, optional, or regionally required equipment and destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.
  • 3 Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.
  • 4 Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment Program (SaferCar.gov).
  • 5 CMBS cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. System designed to mitigate crash forces. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 6 Road Departure Mitigation only alerts drivers when lane drift is detected without a turn signal in use and can apply mild steering torque to assist driver in maintaining proper lane position and/or brake pressure to slow the vehicle's departure from a detected lane. RDM may not detect all lane markings or lane departures; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road condition. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 7 LKAS only assists driver in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist. LKAS may not detect all lane markings; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road condition. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 8 Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. ACC should not be used in heavy traffic, poor weather or on winding roads. The driver remains responsible for avoiding a collision.
  • 9 The indicated feature options were added to the competitor vehicles to determine the Comparably Equipped Price:
    Intelligent Cruise Control: $0
    Entry & Exit Assist: Included
    Forward Emergency Braking: $0
    Dual Occupant Memory System: $0
    Radio: AM/FM/CD/DVD w/MP3 Playback Capability: Included
    Premium Package: $1,800
    Heated Steering Wheel: Included
    Enhanced Intelligent Key Memory: Included
    2-Way Driver's Seat Power Lumbar Support: Included
    Outside Mirrors w/Reverse Tilt-Down Feature: Included
    Remote Engine Start: Included
    3rd Row Seat: $1,700
    Nappa Leather Upholstery: $0
    Dynamic Damper Control: $1,500
    Rear Axle Air Suspension: Included
    Rear-View Camera: $400
    ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant: $1,900
    4-Zone Automatic Climate Control: Included
    Adaptive Full LED Lights: $0
    Lighting Package: $1,900
    Automatic High Beams: Included
    Active Driving Assistant: $0
    SiriusXM Satellite Radio w/1 Year All Access: $0
    Dakota Leather Upholstery: Included
    Premium Package: $2,700
    Comfort Access Keyless Entry: Included
    Wireless Charging: Included
    WiFi Hotspot: Included
  • 10 Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up, as the rearview camera and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor (if present) may not provide complete information about conditions at the rear of your vehicle.
  • 11 Requires Trailer Hitch, ATF cooler and Trailer Hitch Harness.
  • 12 Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus floor space between first and second seats and front seats moved forward. This figure compares more accurately with most competitive measurements.
  • 13 Ordinary maintenance items or adjustments, parts subject to normal wear and replacement, and certain other items are excluded.
  • 14 When installed at the time of new-vehicle delivery.
2017 Acura MDX SUV in Crystal Black Pearl Acura MDX SH-AWD® with Advance Package
2017 BMW SUV X5 exterior in white BMW X5 xDrive 35i
Interior Dimensions 
Front Headroom (in.) 
38.1 
 40.5
2nd-Row Headroom (in.)
38.3
38.8
3rd -Row Headroom (in.) 
35.6 
NOT AVAILABLE
Front Shoulder Room (in.)
61.1
61.5
2nd-Row Shoulder Room (in.) 
59.1
60.0
3rd-Row Shoulder Room (in.) 
54.7 
NOT AVAILABLE
Front Legroom (in.) 
41.4 
40.4
2nd-Row Legroom (in.) 
38.5 
36.6
3rd-Row Legroom (in.)
28.1 
NOT AVAILABLE
Max Cargo Volume12(cu. ft.)
90.9
66.0
Exterior Dimensions 
Wheelbase (in.)
111
115.5
Length (in.)
196.2 
192.4
Height (in.)
67.4 
69.4
Width (in.)
77.8
76.3
Curb Weight (lb.) 
4215
4790
Warranty
Powertrain Warranty 
6-year/70,000 miles13
4-year/50,000 miles
Vehicle Warranty
4-year/50,000 miles13
4-year/50,000 miles
Genuine Accessories
4-year/50,000 miles14
4-year/50,000 miles