2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 BMW X5

2022 Acura MDX vs. 2021 BMW X5
2022 Acura MDX


2021 BMW X5
$56,406 MSRP*

Starting Price

$59,400 MSRP




3.5L V6 engine


3.0L engine
20 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy**

Fuel Economy

21 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
3,500 lbs

Towing Capacity


Grand Prairie drivers on the hunt for a new luxury SUV will likely compare two favourites in the segment, the MDX vs. the X5. Read our Acura vs. BMW comparison to get a sense for which model is best going to suit your needs. Then fill out a pre-approval to take the next step with Southview Acura in securing a 2022 Acura MDX in Edmonton.

2022 Acura MDX vs. BMW X5: Performance Specs

When it comes to MDX vs. X5 performance, the Acura MDX features a larger engine that’s tow-rated for 3,500 pounds. The BMW X5 features a smaller engine that isn’t even rated for towing, and because it has a less dynamic transmission, it’s max fuel economy falls short of what the new MDX has to offer Fort McMurray drivers. Here’s a break-down of Acura vs. BMW engine specs:

2021 BMW X5:

  • 3.0L engine
  • 21 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Towing capacity: N/A

2022 Acura MDX:

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 20 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy**
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 3,500-lb towing capacity

2022 Acura MDX vs. BMW X5: Interior Space

When it comes to Acura vs. BMW interior space, the 2022 Acura MDX is the better choice, offering more room around individual seats, a higher seating capacity, and more space in the cargo bay. Here’s a quick breakdown of how the MDX vs. X5 measurements compare:

2021 BMW X5 Interior Specs

  • Seating: Two rows with seating for up to five
  • Front Legroom: 1011 mm
  • Front Shoulder Room: 1524 mm
  • Max Cargo Capacity: 2047 L

2022 Acura MDX Interior Specs

  • Seating: Three rows with seating for up to seven
  • Front Legroom: 1057 mm
  • Front Shoulder Room: 1573 mm
  • Max Cargo Capacity: 2690 L

Test Drive the Acura MDX in Edmonton

Now that Sherwood Park drivers have read our MDX vs. X5 comparison, we encourage you to reach out to Southview Acura by calling %%di_phone_number%%. We’d love to take your Acura vs. BMW comparison one step further by showing you everything the 2022 Acura MDX has to offer in greater detail. While you’re here, be sure to explore our Acura guides for other helpful reads about AcuraLink and our comparison between the Acura MDX and Lexus GX!

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,025.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labour and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2020 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 only) and other factors.

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