There is a bit of dance involved when picking out a new crossover SUV. The buyer needs to consider how much power they need, what features they want and how much interior space will be necessary. Acura of Modesto customers looking to just about max out all three elements would be wise to ask about the redesigned version of the automaker’s flagship crossover SUV – when it goes on sale. A comparison of the 2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350 will provide future buyers with the insight they need to make the best possible decision during the buying process. The 2022 MDX is available in four trim grades, MDX (base), Technology Package, A-Spec® Package and Advance Package.
Acura of Modesto customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2022 Acura MDX today by calling, 209-527-7000.
2022 Acura MDX
2021 Lexus RX 350
|3.5-L, V-6||Engine||3.5-L, V-6|
|7 passengers||Max. Available Seating||5 passengers|
|71.4 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Volume||32.6 cu.-ft.|
The 2022 Acura MDX is equipped with a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter, V-6 engine that will also be attached to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Drivers will be able to use 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. An MDX or Technology model will come with front-wheel-drive but the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive® system can be equipped if the customer would like it. The A-Spec® and Advance models will only be outfitted with SH-AWD®. On the other side of the equation is the 2021 RX 350. The competing crossover SUV will have a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter, V-6 of its own, making approximately the same amount of power as the 2022 MDX.
Customers looking for more interior space will definitely want to check out the 2022 Acura MDX. The biggest difference between the Acura and RX 350 is the physical size. Owners of the 2022 MDX will have three rows of seats to work with, compared to just two rows in the 2021 Lexus RX 350. This means that the 2022 MDX can hold up to seven passengers and the Lexus crossover SUV will top out at 5 peoples. Additionally, the 2022 Acura MDX is able to translate that advantage in passenger capacity into an advantage in cargo volume. When the interior of the 2022 MDX is properly configured, there will be up to 71.4 cubic-feet of cargo volume to use, compared to just 32.6 cubic-feet in the 2021 Lexus RX 350.
Both crossover SUVs are equipped with a smartphone-compatible infotainment system with access to both the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications. However, owners of the 2022 Acura MDX will have universal access to wireless smartphone app connectivity, a high-speed Wi-Fi hotspot and a wireless smartphone charging pad.