Here's Why You Want a BMW X5 near Jacksonville, FL


It's no secret that luxury SUVs aren't all the same. But how do you know which luxury SUV works best for your needs? The easiest way to know for sure is to take a test-drive of every vehicle in which you're interested. But still, before getting behind the wheel, you probably have questions you want answered. Say you're considering the BMW X5 and the Acura MDX near Saint Augustine. You might be wondering things like "how much space does the X5 have vs. the MDX?" or maybe "what features come standard?". Luckily, we want to help make your luxury vehicle selection process a bit easier here at Tom Bush BMW Orange Park. That's why we've compiled the following comparison.


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Performance & Capability 

The new BMW X5 comes standard with a potent six-cylinder engine with 335-horsepower and an estimated 5.3-second 0-60 mph sprint. That means, wherever you drive in or around Orange Park, you'll have more fun getting to your destination in a new X5. The Acura MDX, though also appointed with a standard V6 engine, offers a comparatively meager 290-horsepower. What's more, the BMW X5 can tow around 7,200 pounds versus 5,000 pounds for the Acura MDX. The BMW X5 also offers standard xDrive all-wheel-drive while the Acura MDX offers all-wheel-drive as an option. 

Style & Space 

Style is subjective. Still, both the BMW X5 and Acura MDX offer sleek exterior styling that speak to their premium nature and performance capability. Where the X5 and MDX differ slightly is their seating and cargo configuration. The MDX places higher priority on people-hauling, providing space for up to seven passengers and offering about fifteen cubic feet of cargo space. The BMW X5 makes room for five passengers in its standard configuration, but has about thirty-four cubic feet of cargo space. For more passenger space, you can add a third row of seating. 

Safety Features 

From standard adaptive LED headlights to an available Active Driving Assistant Pro with features like active cruise control, lane keeping assist, and side collision avoidance technologies, the new BMW X5 offers some of the most advanced passive and active safety features you'll find in a luxury SUV. The Acura MDX also offers plenty of safety technologies thanks to standard AcuraWatch™. 

Technology & Infotainment 

It's not all about safety for the Acura MDX or for the BMW X5. Both SUVs also prioritize the importance of an enriching, connected drive. That said, wherever you take your BMW X5 or Acura MDX near Middleburg, FL, you'll stay better connected, thanks to a wide range of available infotainment features. The Acura MDX, for instance, offers a dual-screen infotainment interface with Bluetooth® streaming and Pandora® capability. The BMW X5, meanwhile, offers standard iDrive infotainment with Apple CarPlay™ smartphone integration, 10 speakers, and more. 

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Ready to see for yourself how the Acura MDX and the BMW X5 compare to one another for your Gainesville area driving needs? Contact us online or by phone for additional information or visit our new & used BMW dealership in-person to take a test-drive today!