SUV Showdown: 2016 Lexus GX 460 4WD Standard Features vs. an Acura

October 18th, 2016 by

Acura MDXIf you’re shopping for a feature-loaded luxury SUV, you’re likely wondering how some of the most popular models measure up against each other. For instance, in terms of offered amenities, what will you find when comparing the 2017 Acura MDX to the 2016 Lexus GX 460 4WD standard features?

Come along with us as we compare the standard offerings of the MDX and the Lexus GX. One of these vehicles clearly outshines the other—but we’ll let the facts speak for themselves.

Winning Amenities

In examining the Acura MDX and the Lexus GX 460 side by side, drivers will quickly find that a variety of amenities come standard onboard the MDX that do not come standard on the GX 460; if drivers want to enjoy these amenities in the Lexus GX 460, they are either out of luck entirely or they must pay more money to add the features.

Among the offerings that come standard for the base price in the MDX but are not standard for the GX 460, drivers will enjoy:

  • Collision avoidance system (not available for the base-model Lexus GX 460)
  • Anti-theft stereo (not available for the base-model Lexus GX 460)
  • Rear-seat climate controls (only an optional upgrade in the Lexus GX 460)
  • Voice-activated controls for the audio system and for Bluetooth devices (only an optional upgrade in the Lexus GX 460)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (not available for the base-model Lexus GX 460)
  • Power liftgate (not available for the base-model Lexus GX 460)
  • Speed-sensing interval windshield wipers (not available for the base-model Lexus GX 460)
  • Leather-trimmed seats (not available for the base model Lexus GX 460)
  • Heated front seats (only an optional upgrade in the Lexus GX 460)
  • Noise cancellation (not available for the base-model Lexus GX 460)
  • Remote-activated perimeter lighting (not available for the base-model Lexus GX 460)

Performance-boosting amenities also come standard onboard the Acura MDX but not the Lexus GX, including features like paddle shifters and Adaptive Variable Suspension.

Ready to Hit the Road in a Winning SUV?

As you can see, the 2017 Acura MDX comes to the road loaded with prime standard amenities that do not come standard onboard the 2016 Lexus GX 460.

If you’re ready to experience the MDX for yourself, stop by any Wisconsin Acura Dealers location or contact us today. A member of our team will be glad to walk you through the MDX’s features and specs and then get you behind the wheel for a test drive!

Posted in 2017 Vehicles, MDX