2020 Acura MDX vs 2020 BMW X5

March 26th, 2020 by

Drivers looking to experience the most sophisticated performance and indulgent comfort luxury crossovers can offer invariably find themselves comparing 2020 Acura MDX vs 2020 BMW X5. With that in mind, we pitted 2020 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance and Entertainment against 2020 BMW X5 xDrive40i to show what separates these two top-tier models.

Read on to compare them on:

  • Starting Price and Warranty
  • Power and MPG
  • Interior Dimensions and Features

Starting Price and Warranty

Compare BMW X5 price against 2020 Acura MDX price and you’ll find the former demanding more:

  • 2020 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance and Entertainment: Priced at $60,250 MSRP*
  • 2020 BMW X5 xDrive40i: Priced at $61,200 MSRP

Despite asking for more, the BMW X5 can’t match the peace of mind offered by an Acura MDX:

  • Powertrain Warranty Time: 72 months with the Acura vs. 48 months with the BMW.
  • Powertrain Warranty Distance: 70,000 miles with the Acura vs. 50,000 with the BMW.

Power and MPG

2020 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance and Entertainment 2020 BMW X5 xDrive40i
290 Horsepower 335
267 Torque 330
19/26** EPA-Estimated City/Highway MPG 21/26

Both the Acura MDX and BMW X5 deliver a stunning fusion of power and efficiency. However, only the MDX offers Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). As written by Edmunds: “torque-vectoring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system allows this big SUV to carve corners like a smaller crossover”.

Interior Dimensions and Features

Look at Acura MDX dimensions and BMW X5 dimensions and you’ll see the Acura easily pulling ahead.

  • 2020 Acura MDX AWD Interior Seating with 2nd Row Center ConsoleSeating Capacity: Up to 7 with the Acura MDX vs. 5 with the BMW X5.
  • Cargo Volume: Up to 90.9 cubic feet with the Acura MDX vs. 72.3 with the BMW X5.

Compare 2020 Acura MDX SH-AWD Advance and Entertainment against 2020 BMW X5 xDrive40i interior features and you’ll find only the former includes:

  • Leather Trimmed Seats
  • Satellite Radio
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Front Ventilated Seats

The Acura MDX Edges Ahead of the 2020 BMW X5 xDrive40i

You can discuss anything from Acura MDX safety to Acura MDX configurations at your local Chicagoland Acura dealer. To find out more or hear about current specials, simply contact us today.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,025.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2020 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 only) and other factors.

Posted in 2020 Vehicles, MDX