Compare 2020 Acura MDX vs 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Acura MDX 2020 Ford Explorer Versus

2020 Acura MDX


2020 Ford Explorer

3.5L 6cyl


2.3L 4cyl Turbo
20 city / 27 hwy*

Fuel Economy

20 city / 27 hwy*
290 HP


300 HP

Serving Brookfield, WI · Milwaukee, WI · Waukesha, WI · West Allis, WI · Mequon, WI · Cedarburg, WI · Grafton, WI


The 2020 MDX offers three different drivetrains: Front-Wheel Drive, Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD), and Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive. The powerful V-6 engine has a towing capacity up to 5,000 pounds (not applicable to the Sport Hybrid). The Sport Hybrid, inspired by the NSX supercar, has a system combined power of 321 horsepower. The 2020 MDX offers the ultimate balance of performance, efficiency, and versatility.

Interior & Technology

The 2020 MDX’s power under the hood comes with smart technology and a luxurious interior. The MDX’s premium interior offers seating for either 6 or 7 people depending on trim level. The available options for a bench seat or captain's chairs lets you customize to your needs and taste. The independent climate zones and available heated seats help drive comfort for all passengers. Flexibility is standard with 60/40 split second-row and 50/50 split third-row combinations.

Technology is front and center. Stream music with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, or Android auto. The available 10-speaker ELS Studio delivers a premium audio experience. The second-row also transforms into a theater with sun shades, wireless headphones, and an available split screen so everyone can watch what they want.


The 2020 MDX has a 5-star rating from the NHTSA with superior Front Crash Prevention Results. The MDX comes standard with AcuraWatch, a system of saftey features dedicated to enhance Acura vehicles and help keep drivers safe. Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), and a multi-view rear camera work together to make the MDX safe for you and your family. Upgrading your MDX trim level can add additional safety features like the Blind Spot Information (BSI) System and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor.

Acura of Brookfield is welcoming all SUV enthusiasts to come and test drive the 2020 Acura MDX at the dealership or online through your mobile device. By hopping behind the wheel, you can experience what it may be like to own and drive the MDX on a daily basis, and this can help you to complete your Luxury SUV comparison.


** Based on model year 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.