2018 BMW X5 Quick Specs

  • MSRP: $56,950
  • Horsepower: 255 - 445
  • MPG: up to 29 mpg highway (non-hybrid)
  • Cargo space: Max 76.7 cu. ft.
  • Curb weight: 4,680+ lbs

Acura MDX Quick Specs

  • MSRP: $44,200
  • Horsepower: 290 - 321
  • MPG: up to 27 mpg highway
  • Cargo space: 68.5 cu. ft.
  • Curb weight: 4,680+ lbs

Lexus RX Quick Specs

  • MSRP: $43,220
  • Horsepower: 295 - 308
  • MPG: up to 28 mpg highway
  • Cargo space: Max 56.3 cu. ft.
  • Curb weight: 4,222+ lbs

The 2018 BMW X5 Goes Head-to-Head with Rivals from Acura and Lexus

With a variety of engines to choose from, and a spacious and versatile interior, the 2018 BMW X5 is a luxury SUV that aims to satisfy even the most discerning of Kansas City luxury car shoppers. To learn more about this year's model and what puts it ahead of competitors like the 2018 Acura MDX and the 2017 Lexus RX, read on or contact our team for expert insight.


2018 BMW X5 VS. 2018 ACURA MDX

  • The base 2018 X5 xDrive35i bests the MDX in standard horsepower
  • The BMW X5 also offers more max horsepower than Acura
  • Both brands offer a hybrid configuration: the X5 xDrive40e iPerformance and the MDX Sport Hybrid
  • Both offer seating for up to seven

Unlike the Acura MDX, the BMW X5 is available with a Dynamic Performance Control system; intuitively distributing power between the rear wheels, this system optimizes handling and allows for an agile, yet engaging, driving experience. For an even more confident ride, consider a new 2018 X5 that features xDrive, BMW's intelligent all-wheel drive system. Providing the ultimate in traction, this system will have you taking on the slickest of road conditions with absolute ease. Unfortunately for the MDX, this system is exclusive to the BMW lineup. Need a lot of room? The 2018 BMW X5 gives you way more cargo space than the 2018 MDX.


2018 BMW X5 VS. 2017 LEXUS RX

  • The 2018 X5 boasts more standard and available horsepower than the
  • BMW offers a diesel engine option on its midsize luxury SUV; Lexus doesn't
  • Both brands offer a hybrid configuration: the X5 xDrive40e iPerformance and the Lexus RX Hybrid
  • The 2018 BMW X5 provides seating for up to seven; the 2017 Lexus RX maxes out at five

While both the 2018 BMW X5 and the 2017 Lexus RX do share similar fuel economy ratings, only the X5 comes outfitted with a 22.4-gallon fuel tank, which can let you travel further on a fill-up. And, with the superior cabin quality and comfort of the new X5, you'll find yourself preferring the long way home, and that larger fuel tank will come in handy. For more road-trip-ready functionality, the 2018 BMW X5 gives you way more cargo room than the Lexus--by more than 20 cubic feet. That's a lot of luggage and equipment that can fit into the BMW, and not the Lexus RX.

If you're currently shopping for new luxury SUVs in Kansas City, we invite you to stop in to our BMW dealership in Kansas City today. With an array of new 2018 BMW X5 models to choose from, you'll be sure to find one that perfectly complements your lifestyle.

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