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Compare 2020 Lexus RX 350 vs 2020 Acura MDX

2020 Lexus RX 350 vs 2020 Acura MDX
2020 Lexus RX 350 2020 Acura MDX
Ground Clearance
  8.2 in. 7.3 in.
  Standard Available on other styles
Front Leg Room
  44.1 in. 41.4 in.

2020 Lexus RX 350 vs 2020 Acura MDX

Serving Westmont, IL

The 2020 Lexus RX 350 is another excellent SUV from this luxury brand. For 2020, the RX 350 received an interior makeover to add on to its already plush design. Since the debut of the Lexus RX in 1999, the model has rarely failed to impress, and this year is no exception. The 2020 RX 350 boasts some of the best tech features available on the market. It is also arguably the safest RX 350 ever. In an SUV lineup, the 2020 Acura MDX would not draw much attention. However, the Acura MDX is a formidable SUV which is spacious and sturdy. It also boasts a competitive interior design and high-quality tech features.


The Lexus RX 350 looks race-ready. Its styling is aggressive and bold. However, the RX 350 offers a surprisingly smooth ride that is characteristic of Lexus' luxury design. The RX 350 is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine producing 295HP. The RX 350 has an 8-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission with manual shifting, and it is available in front-wheel drive or all-wheel-drive configuration. The Lexus is very quick off the mark, too, accelerating from zero to 60mph in just 7.7 seconds. The suspension is adjusted to give a calm and smooth ride, with independent MacPherson struts and coil springs in the front coupled with gas-pressurized shock absorbers and a stabilizer bar. The rear has an independent wishbone suspension with a stabilizer bar and gas-pressurized shock absorbers.

The Acura MDX is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 290HP and coupled to a 9-speed transmission, which is slightly less responsive. All-wheel drive is optional at an additional cost. The MDX also rides calmly and comfortably. It is also offered in a sport hybrid version that performs admirably.


The Lexus RX 350 offers a third-row to seat additional passengers. The interior is lined with high-quality leather and metallic and wood accents. The RX features an 8.0-inch infotainment screen, which can be upgraded to a 12.3-inch touchscreen. The infotainment system is compatible with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The Acura MDX has a long list of standard features. However, the interior finishing does not feel as high class as the Lexus. However, the back row is just as spacious as the RX 350. The Acura features an 8.0-inch display on top of a 7.0inch infotainment touchscreen. It also has Android Auto compatibility as well as Apple CarPlay.


The Lexus RX 350 is arguably one of the safest SUVs of 2020. It features a myriad of driver assistance features such as lane-keeping assist, bicyclist detection, road-sign assist, pedestrian detection, automated emergency braking, and a lane-departure warning system. It received good crash test scores from the IIHS, and the NHTSA awarded it a four-star overall rating in safety tests. The Acura MDX earned good safety scores from the NHTSA and the IIHS. It also has vital safety features such as automated emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and lane-keeping assist.

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The 2020 Lexus RX 350 is an excellent option for prospective buyers who want an SUV that provides luxury, safety, and quality. While both models have a lot of similarities, the Lexus RX 350 delivers a more luxurious interior and much more quality than the Acura MDX. If you are ready to experience the 2020 Lexus RX 350, stop by McGrath Lexus of Westmont and test-drive it today.