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Lexus RX vs. Acura MDX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Lexus RX vs. Acura MDX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $59,475

Acura MDX Advance   
Difference: $350

Lowest Total Invoice: $55,798

Lexus RX 350   
Difference: $68

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Model Year20172017
ModelRXMDX
Trim350Advance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $43,120 $54,500
Base Invoice $40,316 $51,143
Sunroof 1,100  
Navigation Package 1,690  
Luxury Package 4,485  
Power-folding second row seats 1,480  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,095  
LED headlights 1,615  
Around view cameras 1,865  
AWD 1,400 2,000
Entertainment Package   2,000
Sunroof 1,012  
Navigation Package 1,563  
Luxury Package 4,128  
Power-folding second row seats 1,363  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,929  
LED headlights 1,487  
Around view cameras 1,716  
AWD 1,309 1,874
Entertainment Package   1,874
Options (change) 15,730 4,000
Options (change) 14,507 3,748
Destination 975 975
Total Price $59,825 $59,475
Total Invoice $55,798 $55,866

The configured Lexus RX 4dr SUV has a 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Lexus RX and Acura MDX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Lexus RX 350 trim is $43,120. The features would cost an additional $15,730. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $59,825.

The base sticker price of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $54,500. The features would cost an additional $4,000. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $59,475.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus RX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Acura MDX Advance appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Lexus RX 4dr SUV has a 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Acura MDX 4dr SUV has a 290-horsepower 3.5L I6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Lexus RX and Acura MDX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Lexus RX 350 trim is $40,316. The features would cost an additional $14,507. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $55,798.

The invoice of the Acura MDX Advance trim is $51,143. The features would cost an additional $3,748. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $55,866.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus RX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Acura MDX trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Acura MDX Advance appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Lexus RX vs. Acura MDX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura MDX Advance
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,035
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,515
Model Year20172017
ModelRXMDX
Trim350Advance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine295hp V6290hp I6
TransmissionT8T9
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/26 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 12546, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-20245/50-20
Total Price$59,825$59,475
Adjustments for Features0-1,685
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$59,825$57,790
Total Invoice$55,798$55,866
Adjustments for Features0-1,583
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$55,798$54,283

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Features Comparison: Lexus RX vs. Acura MDX

Model Year20172017
ModelRXMDX
Trim350Advance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction $0
Display key $50
Remote app$25 
Remote start $150
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Backup collision intervention$150 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Rear side airbags$300 
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports$0 
Wide-view front camera $150
Wide-view rear camera $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Additional screen for entertainment system $200
Automatic air recirculation$100 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens$1200 
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted $1000
Media drive $15
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear HVAC unit $400
Surround sound $250
Water-repellent front-door glass$15 
Exterior 
Rear bumper protector$40 
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25 
Compass $0
Cornering lights$75 
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s) $50
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Torque-vectoring, dual-electric-motor-based, rear $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Coordinated climate control, front seats $25
Door sill trim plates $100
Folding second row seats $300
Folding third row seats $600
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power-folding second row seats$700 
Wood trim $300
Wood trim, alternative type$300 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Alloy wheels $350
Chrome-coated alloy wheels$600 
Total Value of Features$8,130$9,815
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,685
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,583

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Specifications Comparison: Lexus RX vs. Acura MDX

Model Year20172017
ModelRXMDX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in111.0 in
Length192.5 in196.2 in
Width74.6 in77.2 in
Height67.7 in67.4 in
Curb Weight4,387 lb.4,215 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.2 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in38.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.8 in61.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.6 in57.5 in
Row 1 Legroom44.1 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.6 in59.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.1 in57.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in36.6 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in35.6 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in54.7 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.6 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in28.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
18.4 ft315.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
18.438.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
56.3 ft368.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus RX 350

Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Automatic air recirculation100No
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Unbranded, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested77563%
Total Not Requested45037%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50No
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wood trim, alternative type300Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
Chrome-coated alloy wheels250No
235/55VR20 tires400No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Roof rails250Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Total Requested242572%
Total Not Requested95028%

Option Package Details
Acura MDX Advance

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Temporary spare tire150Yes
Trailer sway control25No
Active rear differential500No
Total Requested15022%
Total Not Requested52578%
Entertainment Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
AC power outlet100Yes
Additional screen for entertainment system200No
HDMI port25Yes
ELS, 546W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested112563%
Total Not Requested65037%

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