2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX

2019 Lexus GX 460 4WD

2019 Lexus GX

Acura MDX vs. Lexus GX

2019 Acura MDX


2019 Lexus GX

$44,300 MSRP*

Starting Price

$52,155 MSRP
$56,050 MSRP*

Top Price

$63,555 MSRP
68.4 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

64.7 cubic feet
3.5L direct injection V6


4.6L V8
20 mpg/city** and 27 mpg/highway**

EPA-Estimated MPG

15 mpg/city and 18 mpg/highway
Nine-Speed Automatic with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters


Six-speed sequential-shift automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission



Two of the most popular luxury SUVs currently on the market are the 2019 Acura MDX and the 2019 Lexus GX, but only one can truly be the better choice for Las Vegas customers. That’s why we’re here to break down how these two models compare when it comes to price, interior, and safety.

Pricing and Configurations

Many customers in the North Las Vegas want a luxury vehicle at a price they can’t refuse. With the price of the Acura MDX, drivers can choose from five available packages, while those who opt for the Lexus GX can only choose from three trims. Here’s what customers can expect to pay from the MDX and GX lineups:

  • 2019 Acura MDX: The base trim of the Acura MDX starts at $44,300 MSRP*. There are five packages (trim levels) available: Standard, A-Spec®, Advanced, Technology, and Entertainment. The top Advance Package starts at $56,050 MSRP*.
  • 2019 Lexus GX: The base GX starts at $52,155 MSRP. There are three trims to choose from: GX 460, GX 460 Premium, and GX 460 Luxury. The top GX 460 Luxury trim starts at $63,555 MSRP.
Acura MDX 2019 Advance

Interior Dimensions

A spacious cabin is what makes a true luxury vehicle, and the MDX has plenty of space for every passenger to get comfortable along with plenty of room for storage. This is what drivers will find inside these two models:

  • 2019 Acura MDX: The MDX interior can seat up to seven passengers for comfortable drives around North Las Vegas. The Acura MDX has a max cargo space of 68.4 cubic feet, as well as 38.1 inches of front headroom, 61.1 inches of front shoulder room, and 57.5 inches of front hip room.
  • 2019 Lexus GX: When you compare the Acura MDX vs Lexus GX 460, you’ll see that this SUV also seats up to seven passengers, but it only has a max cargo capacity of 64.7 cubic feet. There are just 38 inches of front headroom, 55.4 inches of front shoulder room, and 56.5 inches of front hip room.

Safety Features

A safe vehicle is a reliable vehicle, and the 2019 Acura MDX comes with the in automotive safety technology with the AcuraWatch suite of safety features which comes as standard. With this suite, you get:

  • Next-Generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Forward Collision Warning System
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Advanced Front Airbags
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
  • Driver’s Knee Airbag

The 2019 Lexus GX offers the following standard safety features:

  • Four-wheel Active Traction Control
  • Lexus Enform Safety Connect
  • 10 Airbags
  • Active front headrests
  • LED Headlamps and Tail Lamps

Learn More About the Acura MDX at Findlay Acura

When it boils down to the Acura MDX vs. Lexus GX, the MDX proves to not only be the more affordable option but also comes with the interior and safety features Mesquite drivers expect from a luxury SUV. Be sure to check out our inventory of new vehicles, the MDX towing capacity, or compare the Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7 to learn more. And, contact us today to schedule a test drive in your favorite model!

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2019 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.

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