2016 Acura MDX vs 2016 Lexus GX 460 near Waukesha, WI

See Which SUV is the Winner of Our Head-to-Head 

If you want to take on new adventures in first-class style, Acura of Brookfield has found the ideal vehicle for you. We know that choosing amongst a host of SUVs out there can seem overwhelming, which is why we have put together this 2016 Acura MDX vs 2016 Lexus GX 460 near Waukesha, WI, comparison. You’ll quickly see how the MDX blows away the competitor!

When you are look for exciting, sporty performance from your SUV, you definitely will be impressed by what the Acura MDX has underneath the hood, especially in contrast to the GX 460. The base offering on the 2016 MDX is a 3.5L V6 engine that offers an ideal balance of spirit and efficiency. You’ll enjoy cruising along Route 59 for a day at Framer Park Formal Park Gardens thanks to the 290-hp and an exceptional 27 MPG hwy1. Switching over to the 2016 GX 460, you’ll find a bulkier 4.6L V8 engine as the standard powertrain. While it does offer you a slightly higher 301-hp, you’ll be making significantly more stops for fuel with the gas-guzzling 20 MPG hwy2 efficiency. Just because you are ready to make a luxury vehicle purchase, doesn’t mean you should have to continue to pay for it by constantly refilling your tank.

Step inside these two SUVs and you’ll see another win for the MDX in this 2016 Acura MDX vs 2016 Lexus GX 460 near Waukesha, IL, comparison. The MDX offers you standard leather-trimmed seating that you, and all six of your passengers will enjoy, as well as a tri-zone automatic climate control for personalized comfort, and Siri®3 Eyes Free capability for the latest in smartphone connectivity. When you look at what the GX 460 offers as standard, you won’t be nearly as impressed. Standard cloth upholstery lacks the sophistication of leather and you’ll have to jump to higher trim levels if you want your rear seat passenger to choose their own temperatures as it only offers a dual-zone climate control as standard.

When you lead a busy lifestyle, you need an SUV that has to the space to bring all the essentials. If you want the soccer team to practice, or your whole family to a day at Retzer Nature Center, you’ll still have plenty of room for gear with 15.0 cubic ft. of space with all seats in place. This handily beats out the GX 460’s 11.6 cubic ft. of spacebehind the third row. You’ll get a superior maximum cargo capacity with 68.4 cubic ft. of room in the MDX, whereas the GX 460 falls short with only 64.7 cubic ft. of room4 behind the first row.  

Now that you have a definitive answer, come take a test drive of the MDX, here at Acura of Brookfield! We hope that this 2016 Acura MDX vs 2016 Lexus GX 460 comparison has piqued your interest in the impressive MDX. Call us to make an appointment, today! 

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1 Based on 2016 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 models only) and other factors.

2 Preliminary mileage estimates determined by Lexus. Actual mileage will vary.

3 Siri,® iPhone,® and iPod® are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. 3Siri® Eyes Free is available on iPhone® 4s or later, iPad® with Retina® display, iPad mini,™ and iPod touch® (5th generation) with iOS 6 or later and requires Internet access. Siri® may not be available in all languages or in all areas, and features may vary by area. Cellular data charges may apply. Some features may not be available for all countries or all areas

4. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.