Explore Differences Between the 2023 Acura MDX vs. BMW X5

Blue 2023 Acura MDX vs White 2023 BMW X3
2023 Acura MDX FWD


2023 BMW X5


3.5L V6 engine


3.0L turbo engine

Standard Drivetrain

19 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy**

Fuel Economy

21 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
3,500 lbs

Towing Capacity


If you’re ready to upgrade your ride around Aurora and Denver in a new luxury crossover, then you may have top options like the new 2023 Acura MDX vs. BMW X5 in mind. While each offers enhanced performance specs and features to transform your daily commute, only one can come out on top. See which you like best with our overview of the new 2023 Acura MDX vs. BMW X5, and then be sure to stop by and see our inventory in person at Fisher Acura today!



2023 Acura MDX vs. BMW X5: Performance Specs

In terms of fuel savings, both of these high-end crossovers ensure fewer stops to refuel around Broomfield and %%target_city_2%. When you look closer, though, you’ll see the MDX sports a larger base engine and transmission pairing over the 2023 BMW X5. Plus, there’s the advantage of having the 2023 Acura MDX rated for a maximum towing performance of up to 5,000 pounds so you can do more behind the wheel of this Acura 3rd-row crossover SUV. See the differences between the 2023 MDX vs. X5 in terms of performance specs below:

2023 Acura MDX FWD:

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 19 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy**
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

2023 BMW X5:

  • 3.0L engine
  • 21 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

2023 Acura MDX vs. BMW X5: Interior Space

You also need a crossover that can accommodate more passengers and cargo on Aurora trips. The 2023 Acura MDX has a cabin that measures up to 139.1 cubic feet and seats up to seven passengers. You’ll find the same maximum seating offered in the 2023 BMW X5, but the MDX takes the lead once again with more storage space. In the MDX, you can take advantage of up to 95.0 cubic feet of cargo space compared to only 72.3 cubic feet of cargo room available in the BMW X5, so you may have to leave a couple of things behind or make an extra trip.

Compare More Acura vs. BMW SUVs at Fisher Acura Today

Once you’ve looked at the differences between the 2023 Acura MDX and BMW X5, take your favorite luxury ride for a spin on Broomfield roads. Bring home a new Acura MDX for sale from Fisher Acura, and see how you can save even more on your next ride when you browse our inventory of new vehicle specials. Compare more Acura vs. BWM SUVs and apply for financing online right at home to get started. Contact us today for more details on the new 2023 MDX vs. BMW X5 and to set up your test drive at our Boulder Acura dealership!


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*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for cars (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,195.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models is $1,995.00. Premium Paint colors are $600 and not included. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer..

**Based on 2023 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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