2018 Acura MDX vs. 2018 Lexus RX 350 | Luxury SUV | Mike Hale Acura
2018 Acura MDX

2018 Acura MDX

Lexus RX

2018 Lexus RX 350

2018 Acura MDX vs. 2018 Lexus RX 350


The 2018 Acura MDX is a strong choice among Salt Lake City families looking for that perfect combination of luxury, convenience, and performance. Beating out the Lexus GX 460, the Acura MDX also tops the 2018 Lexus RX 350 in important areas like:

  • Handling
  • Max engine performance
  • Passenger and cargo space

Get the full details with this in-depth comparison, and then take the drive from Provo to find the new Acura MDX for sale at Mike Hale Acura.

Drivetrain Performance: SH-AWD® vs. AWD

The 2018 Acura MDX and 2018 Lexus RX 350 are both offered with all-wheel drive (AWD), but only the Acura MDX can be equipped with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®). SH-AWD® is able to read road conditions and driving behavior constantly in order to improve high-performance driving dynamics, while also providing the same traction and handling advantages of traditional AWD.

Peak Engine Performance

The Acura MDX and Lexus RX 350 both come with a standard 3.5L V6 engine, but the Acura MDX serves up more available horsepower and torque thanks to its available hybrid V6:

2018 Acura MDX

2018 Lexus RX 350

321 hp

Max Horsepower

295 hp
289 lb-ft

Max Torque

267 lb-ft

Passenger and Cargo Space

In addition to offering up better sport handling and peak performance, the 2018 Acura MDX is also more spacious and accommodating than the 2018 Lexus RX 350:

2018 Acura MDX

2018 Lexus RX 350


Seating Capacity

147.6 cubic feet

Total Interior Volume

139.7 cubic feet
90.9 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

56.3 cubic feet

Make Your Way Home to Draper in the New Acura MDX

The 2018 Acura MDX is also offered with a variety of advanced safety features. Experience everything this model has to offer at Mike Hale Acura, where we also have CPO Acura MDX SUVs for sale. Contact us online today.

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5601 South State St. Murray, UT


Phone: (801) 263-0202

5601 South State St. Murray, UT


Phone: (801)-263-0202

5601 South State St. Murray, UT
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