2019 Acura MDX vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2019 Acura MDX vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Let us take a look at the 2019 Acura MDX and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE today. Both are large vehicles with lengthy lists of features to make their passengers safe and comfortable. There are a lot of similarities, but for our purposes we will stick to the differences.

In the 2019 Acura MDX you will find that not only is there more room for passengers with seven seats instead of five, but that there is also more room for luggage with more maximum cargo volume. Stay with us to learn about more features of each vehicle.

2019 Acura MDX 


2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 

$44,300*  Starting MSRP  $67,750 
20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway**  Fuel economy estimates  17 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway 
72 months or 70,000 miles  Powertrain warranty  48 months or 50,000 miles 
standard  Adaptive cruise control  optional 

The 2019 Acura MDX is available here at Montano Acura in Albuquerque, NM

As you can see in the chart above, the major advantage to choosing the 2019 Acura MDX is its cost efficiency. Despite being a newer model, the 2019 Acura MDX will save you over twenty thousand dollars just with the starting MSRP. It will save you even more money when you factor in the better fuel economy and the longer warranty coverage. Even though it is the less expensive vehicle, it still has some features that the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE is lacking. For instance, some standard features on the 2019 Acura MDX which are only available on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE include rear seat heating and air conditioning controls, leather trimmed seats, and LED headlights. Those features are available for an additional cost on the GLE, which puts you even more over budget. However, some features aren’t available at all on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE. Standard features on the MDX that are not available on the GLE include noise and sound cancellation, fog lights, and third row head restraints.

Obviously, you get a lot more bang for your buck with the 2019 Acura MDX. Save more and do more in a new Acura vehicle. Come into Montano Acura at your earliest convenience to see our selection of Acura MDX vehicles. You can even spend all that money you saved not buying the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE on new vehicle accessories or on purchasing a higher trim level.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. 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.