2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 Lexus RX

2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 Lexus RX
2022 Acura MDX Standard


2021 Lexus RX 350

Starting MSRP

95 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Capacity

58.5 cubic feet
19 city mpg/26 hwy mpg**

Fuel Economy

20 city mpg/27 hwy mpg

Safety Technology

Lexus Safety System +
3.5L V6 engine

Standard Engine

3.5L V6 engine
10-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters


8-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission

Union County drivers looking for a luxury 3-row crossover may find themselves stuck between the recently designed Acura MDX 2022 or the 2021 Lexus RX. Each delivers its own distinct take on a high-end SUV with its own performance capabilities and cabin features, but only one can be right for you and your family. See which suits you best with a look at the 2022 Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX 350, then shop for your next vehicle at Springfield Acura. 

Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX 350: Base Trim Sticker Price

When you look at pricing of these two luxury crossovers, the starting base price of the Acura MDX is $46,900 MSRP* compared the price of the first RX package, which costs $45,220 MSRP. Despite the fact that the MDX has a slightly higher price, you’ll automatically have access to a stronger set of performance, safety, and interior features over its competitor. 

Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX 350: Fuel Economy and Performance

In terms of performance specs between the MDX vs. RX 350 on Bridgewater roads, both lineups offer similar base engines and nearly identical fuel economy ratings. You’ll also have better handling and control with the transmission of the MDX, while you can upgrade your standard FWD in each model to an available AWD system. Compare the specs of the Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX 350 below:

  • 2022 Acura MDX FWD Standard Package
  • 3.5L V6 engine
    • 10-speed automatic transmission 
    • 19 city mpg/26 hwy mpg rating**
  • 2021 Lexus RX 350
    • 3.5L V6 engine
    • 8-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission 
    • 20 city mpg/27 hwy mpg rating

Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX 350: Standard Features and Cabin Space

Many Bridgewater drivers upgrade to a 3-row SUV for more accommodating features, and the MDX and RX features similar interior amenities such as leather upholstery, adaptive cruise control, satellite radio, and seating for up to seven passengers. You’ll also have more versatility with the MDX, as it offers a 95 cubic feet cargo capacity, while the RX 350 only offers a maximum of 58.5 cubic feet of cargo space on select trims. Plus, there’s several luxury standard features available on the MDX that are not standard in the RX, which include: 

  • Heated front seats
  • Power moonroof
  • Tri-zone climate control

Bring Home the Acura MDX for Sale from Springfield Acura

After comparing the 2022 Acura MDX vs. Lexus RX 350, experience the difference behind the wheel of the redesigned Acura MDX 2022 on Union County roads. Find a new Acura MDX for sale at Springfield Acura, and save on your favorite package when you browse our new vehicle specials. Check out more Acura comparisons, or speak with our sales team about leasing and financing options. Contact us to schedule a test drive at our dealership in Springfield Township!

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,025.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2022 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

More from Springfield Acura

  • Explore the 2023 Acura Integra Dimensions

      If you’re shopping around Union County and Bridgewater for a sleek luxury sedan with a sportier ride, then you may want to take a closer look at the impressive new 2023 Acura Integra dimensions. This newly redesigned compact high-end ride is equipped with plenty of cabin space to ensure a relaxing ride along with an…

  • 2023 Acura Integra Specs

      The Acura Integra is the perfect luxury sedan for a Union County lifestyle. It’s sleek, efficient, and provides plenty of room for you and your passengers. You just can’t go wrong with it! While we can’t cover all of the amazing features that come with the Integra, we will highlight the 2023 Acura Integra specs…

  • 2023 Acura Integra Price and Configurations

      Are you on the market for a new sedan to drive through Union County? The Acura Integra should be at the top of your list because of its affordability and amazing features offered. There are also plenty of configurations to choose from. Learn more about your 2023 Acura Integra options with Springfield Acura below and contact…

Springfield Acura 40.6842981, -74.3234447.