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1502 Auto Park Way No., Escondido, CA, 92029

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Phone Numbers:Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Sat9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sun11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
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  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX

2018 BMW X5

2018 BMW X5

2019 Acura MDX vs. 2018 BMW X5

Finding the right SUV for your personality and style means comparing luxury options like the 2019 Acura MDX and 2018 BMW X5. Although each model is sophisticated and generates excitement on the road, only one comes out on top in terms of safety and standard features. Some of those features found in the MDX include:

  • Five-star safety rating
  • AcuraWatchⓇ driver assistance technologies
  • Multi-view rear camera
  • Standard leather-trimmed seats

Compare these two models below in more detail to see how the Acura MDX outshines the BMW X5 in different areas, then compare the Acura MDX vs. RDX to learn more.


Looking at performance, there are few similarities between the MDX and X5. The Acura MDX is built with a 290 horsepower, 3.5L V6 engine that helps the MDX receive an EPA-Estimated MPG of 20 city / 27 hwy.* The BMW X5 comes with a 302 hp, 3.0L I6 Turbo engine, giving you an EPA-Estimated MPG of 18 city / 24 hwy. Overall, the MDX gives you more power and efficiency on any road you travel.

Convenience and Entertainment

Taking a look inside each model and you’ll find an abundance of features that make your Carlsbad commute more entertaining. For example, both vehicles have Apple CarPlay™ compatibility, but only the Acura model is also Android Auto™ compatible. Here’s what each vehicle has to offer:

  • Acura MDX: Active sound control, GPS-linked climate control, Pandora compatibility, heated steering wheel, standard third row seating, and an optional rear-seat entertainment system
  • BMW X5: Rear-view camera, BMW Connected app integration, panoramic sunroof, BMW ConnectedDriveⓇ Services, and 16-way power front sport seats.

Test Drive the MDX at Acura of Escondido

When it comes to technology, interior features, and performance, the new Acura MDX is the model San Diego drivers prefer to take home. Not only do you get a new vehicle for a lower price than the BMW X5, but you also get a lot more standard features, making the Acura SUV a better option tailoring to your driving needs. The MDX is one tough competitor, even against the likes of the Lexus GX.

When you’re ready to explore the MDX in person, visit us at Acura of Escondido. We have vehicles for every San Diego driver to explore, so don’t hesitate to stop by for more information or to explore tech packages. find out how much the Acura MDX tows, and MDX lease offers. You can even see our comparison of the MDX vs. the 2019 Infiniti QX60. Contact us today with any questions! We’re happy to walk you through our variety of SUV matchups.

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

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1502 Auto Park Way No. • Escondido, CA 92029

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