2022 BMW X5 vs. 2022 Acura MDX

2022 BMW X5 vs. 2022 Acura MDX
2022 BMW X5


2022 Acura MDX
335 hp 3.0L turbocharged inline-6 engine

Base Engine

290 hp 3.5L V6 engine
6,603 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds
21 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

Standard Fuel Economy

19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway
5 or 7 passengers

Seating Capacity

7 passengers
33.9 cubic feet

Standard Cargo Volume

16.3 cubic feet

If you’re in the market for a new luxurious, powerful and spacious SUV, you might be like most Pekin customers who are trying to decide between the 2022 BMW X5 and the 2022 Acura MDX. We’re here to help! Below is a detailed comparison of both SUVs to show that the BMW X5 is the way to go! Learn about the BMW X5 interior and BMW X5 towing capacity. Continue reading to see why it’s the best option, then make your way to BMW of Peoria to test drive it!



Acura MDX vs. BMW X5: Performance

Performance is an important factor when it comes to searching for a new vehicle. To save you time and energy, we’ve listed the differences between both the Acura vs. BMW SUVs so you can see for yourself which is better on the Peoria roads. You’ll find the BMW meets all of your expectations as it sets the bar high for its competitors:

2022 BMW X5

  • Standard 3.0L turbocharged inline-6 engine
  • 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • 335 hp
  • 330 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 21 mpg city and 26 mpg highway

2022 Acura MDX

  • Standard 3.5L V6 engine
  • 10-speed shiftable automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive
  • 290 hp
  • 267 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highway

If you’re looking to upgrade your engine, that’s not a problem with BMW. The X5 has two additional engine options that have a horsepower as high as 523hp. Note that when comparing the Acura vs. BMW, the Acura SUV only has one engine with less performance than the BMW X5.

Acura MDX vs. BMW X5: Towing Capacity

Considering bringing along some extra stuff on your way to Dunlap? Not a problem. The BMW X5 towing capacity is 6,603 pounds, while that of the MDX taps out at 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. With the BMW X5 towing capacity, you’ll have plenty of strength to tow whatever you need in one trip.

Acura MDX vs. BMW X5: Interior Dimensions

When comparing the Acura vs. BMW interior, you’ll find that the BMW X5 interior is more flexible. You can choose either 2 rows of seating for a maximum of 5 passengers, or you can add a third row to fit up to 7 passengers. Speaking of passengers, the X5 offers up to 72.3 cubic feet of space while the MDX maxes out at 71.4 cubic feet. If you’re looking for a versatile and comfortable ride, clearly the 2022 BMW X5 interior is the best option.

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