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2019 Acura MDX

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2019 Porsche Cayenne

2019 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Porsche Cayenne

In the battle for the midsize luxury crossover SUV, the 2019 Acura MDX and the 2019 Porsche Cayenne prove quite competitive. Both provide power from V6 engines, but the newest Acura MDX comes out ahead in terms of interior trim options, pricing, and interior features. Compare the Acura MDX vs. Porsche Cayenne to see for yourself which should be your next SUV in the Providence area.

2019 Acura MDX


2019 Porsche Cayenne

$44,300 MSRP*

Starting Price

$65,700 MSRP
Five Packages


Four Trims
3.5L direct injection V6


3.0L turbocharged V6
20 mpg/city** and 27 mpg/highway**

EPA-Estimated MPG

19 mpg/city and 23 mpg/highway
90.9 Cubic Feet

Max Cargo Space

60.3 Cubic Feet
7 Passengers


5 Passengers


  • 2019 Acura MDX: This Acura SUV starts at $44,300 MSRP*, and it’s available in five packages, or trim levels.
  • 2019 Porsche Cayenne: The Porsche SUV comes in at a much higher starting price of $65,700 MSRP. It’s available in four trim levels.


  • 2019 Acura MDX: The MDX is equipped with a 3.5L direct injection V6. Front-wheel drive is standard, but you can opt for Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). There’s also a Sport Hybrid SH-AWD option. The MDX makes an EPA-estimated 20 mpg/city** and 27 mpg/highway**.
  • 2019 Porsche Cayenne: The Cayenne runs on a 3.0L turbocharged V6, and AWD is standard. With the Cayenne, you get only an EPA-estimated 19 mpg/city and 23 mpg/highway.

Interior Dimensions and Features

  • 2019 Acura MDX: The MDX is a three-row SUV with seating for up to seven passengers. There’s a max cargo capacity of 90.9 cubic feet behind the front row. Standard interior features include:
    • Driver’s 12-way power seat with power lumbar support and easy-entry
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • 60/40 split folding second-row seats and 50/50 split folding third-row seats
  • 2019 Porsche Cayenne: The Cayenne seats five passengers across two rows and has 60.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the front row. Standard interior features include:
    • 8-way power driver seat
    • Rear manual reclining 40-20-40 split-bench seat

Explore the Acura MDX at First Acura

If you’re looking to learn more about Acura SUVs, check out our MDX vs. RDX comparison. Now that you know why a new or used Acura MDX is a smart buy for your family’s next SUV near Warwick, you can contact us with other questions you have about this vehicle. Ready to see it in action? Visit our dealership in Seekonk for a test drive.

*Prices shown do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Destination charge for ILX, TLX and RLX is $995.00, MDX and RDX is $995.00. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

** Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

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