Compare 2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 Lexus RX 350

2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 Lexus RX 350
2019 Acura MDX 2019 Lexus RX 350
  9-speed shiftable automatic 8-speed shiftable automatic
Seating Capacity
  7 5
  Leather Leatherette

2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 Lexus RX 350

Serving Memphis TN

Acura and Lexus are both coveted luxury automotive brands that produce several SUV models. As you search for a great deal on a gorgeous luxury SUV, the 2019 Acura MDX may be challenging to overlook. The MDX is a third-generation vehicle that is classified as a midsize luxury crossover SUV. This popular model is seemingly similar to the Lexus RX 350, which is also a midsize luxury crossover SUV that is in its third generation. While they share general characteristics, the MDX and the RX 350 have numerous standout qualities that you should learn about before selecting a specific SUV to purchase.


The MDX and the RX 350 are 3-row SUVs that have fold-down or fold-flat rear rows for enhanced functionality. In the 2019 Acura MDX, you can appreciate the gorgeous, Y-shaped center console that flares upward and outward to accommodate color display screens. Quality leather trim is available in several colors, and it is enhanced with woodgrain accents. Interior features may include a multi-zone auto climate control system, a push-button ignition, push-button sliding seats, a well-designed console in the second row, a navigation system, a command center, and numerous other features. The 2019 RX 350 has a standard dashboard with expanded width. The display screen floats above the center stack. This SUV’s equipment may include an analog clock, a climate control system, a sound system, a folding armrest in the second row, and other items.


The 2019 Acura MDX is a vision of pure athleticism. The inverted pentagon-shaped grille and jewel-like headlights define the front end. The hood has subtle character lines while the side panels have modest contouring. Tinted glass, roof rails, integrated turn signals in powered side mirrors, LED headlights, a power liftgate, and other features dress up the MDX’s exterior.

In comparison, the 2019 Lexus RX 350 has a massive grille that dominates the front end. This grille cinches inward where the sharp headlights flow forward. This sharp look is continued on the side panels with a crisp accent along the lower body.


If you prefer the 2019 Acura MDX, you can choose between two powertrains. The gas-powered engine is a 3.5-liter, V6 engine with throttle control and a 9-speed auto transmission featuring SportShift paddle shifters. It provides you with an impressive power rating of 290 horsepower. Both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions are available. The MDX is also available with a well-designed hybrid engine. The Lexus RX 350 is loaded with a similar 3.5-liter, V6 engine. It comes with an 8-speed auto transmission, front-wheel drive, and an independent suspension system.

Now that you have learned about some of the differences between these models, it is time to take the next step by seeing them in person. At Acura of Memphis, we may have numerous MDX vehicles in stock at any given time. We want to help you with your comparison by getting you in the MDX soon for a test drive. To inquire about the MDX SUVs in today’s inventory and to book a test drive appointment, contact Acura of Memphis today.