2019 Lexus GX 460 copy

2019 Lexus GX 460

2019 Acura MDX copy

2019 Acura MDX

2019 Lexus GX 460 vs. 2019 Acura MDX

Are you shopping for a luxury SUV near Lakewood Ranch? The 2019 Lexus GX 460 and 2019 Acura MDX may be on your radar. The Acura MDX has a lot to offer, but when you compare it to the Lexus GX 460, it loses much of its appeal. The new GX 460 comes with a more powerful standard engine and four-wheel drive, as well as few luxury features you can find on the base Acura MDX. Compare the Lexus GX 460 vs. Acura MDX below to see what makes the Lexus the better choice.

2019 Lexus GX 460


2019 Acura MDX

4.6L V8


3.5L V6
301 hp


290 hp
329 lb-ft


267 lb-ft



Power Outlets

Auto-Dimming Day/Night

Rearview Mirror


GX 460 vs. MDX: Performance

When it comes to performance, the Lexus GX 460 and Acura MDX couldn’t be more different. One is geared toward higher fuel economy while the other focuses on delivering powerful and reliable performance in any condition:

  • Engine: The Lexus GX 460 is powered by a 301-hp 4.6L V8 engine rated at 329 lb-ft of torque. The Acura MDX, on the other hand, houses a 290-hp 3.5L V6 engine rated at 267 lb-ft of torque.
  • Transmission: The GX 460’s engine is connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission, while the MDX gets a 9-speed.
  • Drivetrain: You’ll get standard four-wheel drive on the Lexus GX 460. The Acura MDX comes standard with front-wheel drive.
  • Fuel-Efficiency: The GX 460 earns an EPA-estimated 15 mpg city/18 mpg highway, while the MDX earns 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway.

GX 460 vs. MDX: Features

As luxury SUVs, the 2019 Lexus GX 460 and 2019 Acura MDX offer many of the same features, including cruise control, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a programmable garage door opener. Unlike the Acura MDX, however, the Lexus GX 460 includes the following as standard equipment:

  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror: The auto-dimming day/night rearview mirror makes traveling easier and safer — no matter the time. At night, the mirror automatically adjusts to prevent glare from other drivers’ headlights.
  • Premium Audio System: Whether you’re heading to work or going on a road-trip near Miami and Orlando, you can enjoy your favorite tunes with nine powerful speakers vs. eight in the Acura MDX.
  • Three 12-Volt DC Power Outlet: You’ll get an additional power outlet in the GX 460, so you or your passengers can charge devices on the go.

Test Drive the Lexus GX 460 at Wilde Lexus Sarasota!

When you compare the Lexus GX 460 vs. Acura MDX, the GX 460 stands out as the more powerful SUV with its stronger engine and standard four-wheel drive. Are you ready to see the Lexus GX 460 in action? Contact us to schedule a test drive near Venice and Bradenton! While you’re here, be sure to ask about our new vehicle specials or Lexus GX 460 lease deals for opportunities to save on a Lexus SUV.

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