BMW X7 vs Acura MDX


When you’re considering a luxury SUV, you’ll likely come across two options, the BMW X7, and Acura MDX. Both SUVs have plenty of power and tech to enhance every ride. So which one is the best choice?

BMW of Stratham is here to help you figure it out. We’ve put together this BMW X7 vs Acura MDX comparison to aid drivers across Stratham, Portsmouth, and Exeter, New Hampshire, in their decision. Let’s see how these SUVs stack up!

BMW X7 vs Acura MDX Performance

BMW X7When looking at the performance of the X7 and MDX, you’ll find that both SUVs come with two engine options.

The Acura MDX kicks things off with the standard 3.5L V6 that delivers 290 horsepower. If you’re looking for more kick, there’s also the available Twin-Scroll 3.0L V6 engine with 355 horsepower.

The BMW X7 offers more power than either MDX engine with their standard engine offering—the 3.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder engine with 375 horsepower. However, the X7 also provides a sporty 4.4L V8 engine with a whopping 523 horsepower! You can also enjoy driving manually with the 8-speed automatic transmission with Sport and manual shift modes.

X7 vs MDX Interior Tech Features

The X7 and the MDX are known for their modern interiors, including plenty of technology. To reduce the number of cords in your vehicle, these SUVs are standard with wireless device charging. Set your phone down on the charging pad, and you’re ready.

Each SUV also gives you the ability to use your smartphone with the infotainment system, thanks to Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Voice recognition allows you to keep your hands on the wheel while you request directions, change songs, and answer phone calls.

Where the BMW X7 pulls ahead of the Acura MDX is with the availability of real-time traffic information. For the X7, this is available at the first trim level, while the MDX only offers this beginning at their second trim level.

X7 vs MDX Driver-Assist and Safety Technology

BMW X7While you’re on the road, safety is key. Your vehicle can help you keep your eyes on the road thanks to driver-assist and safety technology. The BMW X7 and the Acura MDX come standard with quite a few driver-assist features, such as:

  • Frontal Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Speed Limit Info

Nailing that perfect parking spot is an important part of safety too. That’s why the BMW X7 comes standard with Parking Assistant and Back-up Assistant features. A similar feature in the Acura MDX is available to add on at the second trim level but does not come standard.

Which SUV Comes Out on Top?

When we compare the BMW X7 and Acura MDX’s performance, interior technology, and safety features, it’s clear that the winner is the BMQ X7. Are you interested in experiencing the BMW X7 for yourself?

Stratham, Portsmouth, and Exeter, NH, drivers can do so at BMW of Stratham. Our team will show you what the X7 can do and help you get behind the wheel. Schedule a test drive today!