Comparison - Acura MDX Type S 2022 - vs - Lexus RX 350 F SPORT 2021

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
66,700
Updated: 
17 Jun 2021
$
49,950
Updated: 
22 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2022
2021
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
4
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
19.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Lunar Silver Metallic
#8D919A
Tiger Eye Pearl
#AE6C16
Platinum White Pearl
#F4F4F4
Performance Red Pearl
#971C30
Apex Blue Pearl
#022A72
Liquid Carbon Metallic
#666770
Majestic Black Pearl
#1C252D
Color: 
Ultra White
#F8F8F8
Atomic Silver
#5C5B5F
Caviar
#0D0C0E
Obsidian
#17191C
Matador Red Mica
#6C131E
Nightfall Mica
#0D2344
Grecian Water
#0041AF
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4F5052

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Fully redesigned for 2022.

Pros
Comfortable cabin and ample cargo space
Balances sporty handling with a relaxed ride
Generous array of features and driver aids for the money
Quick acceleration from the Type S model

Cons
Standard engine can be noisy and lacks the power of turbocharged rivals
Infotainment touchpad requires a steep learning curve

By: 
edmunds.com

Acura redesigned the MDX for 2022, skipping the 2021 model year. The new SUV shares its styling and technology with the recently revamped RDX and TLX models.

Pros
Sharp styling,
surprisingly nimble chassis,
high-tech cabin.

Cons
Tight third row passenger space,
mediocre fuel economy ratings,
fussy infotainment touchpad.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert are standard for 2021.Wireless smartphone charging now available.

Pros
Attractive cabin with top-quality materials and construction
Super smooth ride
Advanced safety features come standard
Wide cargo bay makes it easy to load items

Cons
Touchpad controller is distracting to use
Real-world fuel economy lags behind estimates

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Lexus RX 350 ranked #5 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Lexus RX 350 has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Robust engine
Gentle ride
Upscale cabin

Cons
Less sporty than rivals
Small cargo hold

By: 
usnews.com

Lexus introduced the Black Line Special Edition package for the F Sport models. It comes with black exterior accents, black 20-inch wheels, blue stitching for the leather interior, and either an Ultra White or Grecian Water (medium blue) paint job. More notably, ordering the Black Line Special Edition package also adds a two-piece set of Zero Halliburton luggage. Elsewhere, the RX receives a new interior color—Glazed Caramel—which replaces Noble Brown.

Pros
Fuel-efficient powertrains,
standard driver-assistance features,
silky-smooth ride quality.

Cons
Lazy driving demeanor,
relaxed acceleration,
fussy infotainment touchpad.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
3.50L
Torque: 
354ft-lbs
at 1 400rpm
268ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
Horsepower: 
355hp
at 5 500rpm
295hp
at 6 300rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.50Feet
38.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keyless Ignition
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Sun Sensor
Leather Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
198.40in
192.50in
Width: 
78.40in
74.60in
Height: 
67.10in
67.70in
Ground Clearance: 
6.70in
8.20in
Front Track: 
64.40in
Rear Track: 
64.00in
Wheel Base: 
113.80in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.50
39.40
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.60in
44.10in
Rear leg room: 
38.50in
38.00in
Front Hip Room: 
59.30in
56.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.90in
57.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.80in
56.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
60.30in
57.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
95.00cu.ft
32.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.10cu.ft
16.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.20degrees
17.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.20degrees
24.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4741.00lbs
4387.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
12 -Way Power Driver Seat
12 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Premium Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
1 Subwoofer(S)
16 Total Speakers
710 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
9 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 X 9.5 In.
20 X 8.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Puncture-Sealing Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
4-Wheel ABS
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn Signal Mirrors
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Cold Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
Touch-Free Power Rear Door W/Kick Sensor
Triple Beam LED Auto-Leveling Headlamps
Door Edge Guards
Door Edge Film By 3M
Mudguards
Body-Side Moldings
Running Boards
Triple Beam LED Auto-Leveling Headlamps W/Adaptive Front Lighting System
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Power Tilt/Slide Moonroof W/Aluminum Roof Rails
Paint Protection Film By 3M
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Color Heads-Up Display
Key Gloves W/Lexus Logo
12.3" Navigation System W/Multimedia Display
Cargo Net
12.3" Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
Illuminated Door Sills
Heated And Ventilated Front Seats
Carpet Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Liners
All-Weather Floor Mats
All-Weather Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, Premium leather/sueded microfiber
#0F0F0F
Orchid/Black, Premium leather/sueded microfiber
#BAB5AE
Red, Premium leather/sueded microfiber
#A02720
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#252525
Circuit Red, leatherette
#771721
Black w/White Accents, leatherette
#252525