2023 acura MDX type s vs 2023 BMW X5 M

2023 Acura MDX Type S

2023 BMW X5 M

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2023 Acura MDX Type S Feature 2023 BMW X5 M
$83,126 MSRP* $142,000
3.0  Engine litres (L) 4.4 
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Cylinder configuration Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
355  Horsepower (hp) 617 
354  Torque (lb-ft) 553 
13.8  Fuel economy - city (L/100km) 17.9 
11.2  Fuel economy - highway (L/100km) 17.9 
N/A Fuel economy - combined (L/100km) N/A
5,039  Exterior length (mm) 4,953 
1,999  Exterior body width (mm) 2,014 
5,039  Exterior body length (mm) 4,953 
2,891  Wheelbase (mm) 2,972 
N/A Front track (mm) N/A
N/A Rear track (mm) N/A
1368  Interior cargo volume (l) 960 
2690  Maximum interior cargo volume (l) 2047 
1,057  Front legroom (mm) 1,011 
960  Rear legroom (mm) 950 
978  Front headroom (mm) 1,034 
968  Rear headroom (mm) 983 
N/A Front hiproom (mm) N/A
N/A Rear hiproom (mm) N/A
1,572  Front shoulder room (mm) 1,524 


In the bustling heart of Edmonton, where sophistication meets performance, two contenders stand out in the luxury SUV arena: the 2023 Acura MDX Type S and the 2023 BMW X5 M. Both vehicles offer an ensemble of top-tier features, but they cater to different crowds in subtle ways. Let's see how they match up.

2023 MDX Type S Interior & Exterior Styling Comparison

Interior and Exterior Comparison

The Acura MDX Type S has a seating capacity of 7 and offers a more family-friendly experience. Its interior boasts Ultrasuede and leather-trimmed seats, heated second-row seats, and features like a panoramic moonroof. On the other hand, the BMW X5 M, seating 5, exudes an ultra-high-performance aura with an Alcantara headliner and optional massaging front seats. Externally, both sport stunning LED headlights, but the MDX Type S ups the game with 21-inch Shark Grey Alloy Wheels and Type S exclusive front and rear fascia.

Safety Features Comparison

Technology Features Comparison

The Acura comes loaded with a 12.3-inch HD colour display and Alexa Built-in, among other high-tech infotainment features. BMW’s X5 M matches up well with its 12.3-inch touchscreen and gesture control capabilities. Both have robust audio systems—Acura with its ELS Studio and BMW with its Harman Kardon system.

Safety Features Comparison

Both SUVs take safety seriously. The Acura MDX Type S includes features like Hill Start Assist, Traffic Jam Assist, and Lane Keeping Assist System. The BMW X5 M isn't far behind, offering standard blind-spot monitoring, lane-departure warning, and optional adaptive cruise control. For families in Alberta, these features make both models a trustworthy option.

Target Audience Comparison

While both are luxurious and technologically advanced, the Acura MDX Type S attracts families who don't want to compromise on performance, especially with a 3.0-litre turbo engine offering 355 horsepower. The BMW X5 M, on the other hand, caters to performance enthusiasts craving top-notch power, thanks to its 4.4-litre V-8 engine with an astounding 617 horsepower. Both vehicles suit the needs of Alberta’s varied lifestyles—Acura for the family-focused, BMW for the adrenaline junkies.

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The 2023 Acura MDX Type S masterpiece is waiting to adorn your driveway. Head over to West Side Acura in Edmonton and find out which high-performance luxury SUV is the right fit for you.

*All pricing is based on Alberta MSRP and does not include taxes and fees. Dealer pricing may differ. Prices are subject to change anytime without notice.

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