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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
MSRP
$44,200
Invoice
$41,493
Average Price Paid
$40,285
910 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
MSRP
$57,200
Invoice
$53,695
Average Price Paid
$54,016
2,584 listings nationwide

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

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
Fair Price
$41,696
Good Price
$39,691
Great Price
$38,544
2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
Fair Price
$55,320
Good Price
$52,618
Great Price
$51,074

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$44,688
16 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$60,926
372 listings nationwide
15 GREAT deals
51 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Introduced in 2001, the Acura MDX is a luxury SUV that has grown family-friendly with redesigns in 2007 and 2014. Following a 2017 facelift, the 2018 MDX sees only minor updates. Last...

2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

BMW first entered the crossover game in 2000, with its first-generation X5. Unlike others, it promised sports-car-like handling with increased ground clearance and light off-road prowe...

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

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
10
writes:
Amazing appearance, great seating, speed and styling, pricing could be a bit better and the lack of a panorami...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 INFINITI QX60 worse.
"headlights are way sleeker, overall body style looks less like a family wagon and more like a sport vehicle"
Back Seats Ranked 2018 INFINITI QX60 worse.
"2nd row captains chairs !!"
10
writes:
I liked the car very much but the service center which I had to deal with was terrible and couldnt fix things ...
Power Ranked 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir FWD worse.
"Not a technician so cant be clear it just was..."
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir FWD better.
"They are quite close in comfort"
2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
writes:
I’m so wanting this beautiful suv,anazing
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 BMW X1 xDrive28i AWD worse.
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Specs

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 22.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,200 RPM
300 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
300 lb-ft @ 1,200 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.31 in x 3.53 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 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
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard 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 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 40.4 in
Back Legroom 36.6 in 36.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 35.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,367 lbs 1,110 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,952 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.2 in 193.2 in
Width 77.7 in 86 in
Height 67.4 in 69.4 in
Wheelbase 111 in 115.5 in

Available Options

2018 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • White Diamond Pearl

Option Packages

  • Roof Rails
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • LED Fog Lights
  • Wheel: 20" Berlina Black Alloy
  • Wheel: 20" Dark Chrome-Look Alloy
2018 BMW X5
sDrive35i RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Atlas Cedar Metallic
  • Azurite Black Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Pearl Silver Metallic
  • Ruby Black Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
  • Adaptive M and Rear Axle Air Suspension
  • Dynamic Damper Control
  • Lighting Package
  • Professional Rear-Seat Entertainment
  • Ceramic Controls
  • Ivory White Interior Design Package
  • Leather Dashboard
  • Mocha Interior Design Package
  • Piano Finish Black Trim
  • Driving Assistance Package
  • Executive Package
  • Luxury Seating Package
  • M Sport Package
  • Premium Package
  • Driving Assistance Plus Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Night Vision with Pedestrian Detection
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Amaro Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Criollo Brown, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Taupe, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Terra, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Multi-Contour Seats
  • Rear Comfort Seats with Backrest Angle
  • Third-Row Seat
  • Wheels: 20" x 10" Front and 20" x 11" Rear (Style 451)
  • Wheels: 20" x 10" Front and 20" x 11" Rear (Style 469M)
  • Wheels: 20" x 10" Front and 20" x 11" Rear Black

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