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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
MSRP
$44,500
Invoice
$41,774
Average Price Paid
$37,636
1,498 listings nationwide

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2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
MSRP
$82,800
Invoice
$77,505
Average Price Paid
$78,933
276 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
Fair Price
$39,403
Good Price
$36,627
Great Price
$35,039
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
Fair Price
$80,430
Good Price
$77,714
Great Price
$76,161

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,298
56 listings nationwide

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2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$92,292
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Acura MDX, a premium 3-row crossover, is similar to the Buick Enclave, Infiniti QX60 and Lexus RX L. The MDX is among the oldest vehicles in that class, having arrived for 2014. It...

2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
50
GuruHGT79 writes:
Purchased after testing other luxury brands. Bought for style, ride, comfort and value. An excellent traveling...
Front Seats Ranked 2020 BMW 5 Series worse.
"Seats fit around you with just enough padding to be comfortable on a long drive. BMW is an excellent car but not quite up to Acura standard."
Family Car Ranked 2020 BMW 5 Series worse.
"Three row seating with room in the back and storage underneath. Even third row is reasonably comfortable whereas some 3rd row models not so much. "
30
Guru6Q56S writes:
great
Iggi77 writes:
Drive smooth
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Highlander better.
"Comfort "
Value Ranked 2020 Toyota Highlander worse.
"Color and looks "
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 21.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,200 RPM
523 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
553 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
4,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.5 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 39.8 in
Back Legroom 36.6 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 33.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,336 lbs 985 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 7,209 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.2 in 194.3 in
Width 77.7 in 87.3 in
Height 67.4 in 68.7 in
Wheelbase 111 in 117.1 in

Available Options

2020 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD

Exterior Colors

  • AMETRIN Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • 2-Axle Air Suspension
  • Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
  • Leather Dashboard
  • BMW Individual Fineline Black Trim W/Alum Inserts
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Executive Package
  • Individual Fine Wood Ash Grain Trim
  • Individual Piano Black Finish Trim
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Front Massaging Seats
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 21" X 9.5" FR & 21" X 10" RR M Y-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" M Double-Spoke Black (Style 742M)
  • Wheels: 22" X 9.5" FR & 22" X 10.5" RR M Double-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" X 9.5" FR & 22" X 10.5" RR M V-Spoke

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