2020 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Lincoln Nautilus

August 29th, 2019 by

2020 Acura MDX Performance Red Pearl Front Angle HP Slide

Comparing Acura MDX vs. Lincoln Nautilus means putting two of the industry’s most coveted luxury SUVs against each other, and it doesn’t take long for drivers to understand which one comes out ahead. To save you time, we’ve compared the Acura MDX Technology Package against the Lincoln Nautilus Reserve on:

  • Price and Value
  • Power and Performance
  • Interior Dimensions & Features

Price and Value

The 2020 Acura MDX FWD Technology Package is priced at $49,500 MSRP while the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus Reserve FWD is priced at $49,870 MSRP, but the Acura is actually a little more reasonable when you turn to comparably equipped prices:2019 Acura MDX Technology

  • 2020 Acura MDX FWD Technology Package: $49,500
  • 2019 Lincoln Nautilus Reserve FWD: $52,960

The Acura MDX Technology Package can also be less expensive to run with an EPA-estimated highway MPG rating of 27** vs. 26 with the Lincoln Nautilus Reserve.

Power and Performance

Acura models are known for delivering a more exhilarating drive than rivals can muster, and the Acura MDX Technology Package certainly outpaces the Lincoln Nautilus Reserve:

  • Acura MDX FWD Technology Package: Fits a 290 hp 3.5L i-VTEC® V6.
  • Lincoln Nautilus Reserve FWD: Fits a 245 hp 2.0L I4.

If you’re looking for an eco-friendly drive, keep in mind that only the Acura MDX is available as a Sport Hybrid.

Interior Dimensions & Features

Whether you’re looking at storage space or room for passengers, the Acura MDX comes out ahead:

  • Cargo Volume: Up to 90.9 cubic feet in the Acura vs. 68.8 in the Lincoln.
  • 2019 Acura MDX SeatsPassenger Volume: Up to 132.7 cubic feet in the Acura vs. 108.3 in the Lincoln.
  • Seating: Up to 7 with the Acura vs. 5 with the Lincoln.

There are also plenty of features found on the MDX Technology but not the Nautilus Reserve, including:

  • Front Adjustable Power Lumbar Support
  • Paddle Shifters
  • Active Head Restraints

The 2020 Acura MDX Outclasses the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus

Whether matching Acura MDX features against Lincoln Nautilus features or comparing engine specs, the new Acura MDX clearly comes out ahead – that might be why Kelley Blue Book places it “among the most recommendable and competent 3-row luxury SUVs available”. To find out more or explore current offers, feel free to visit your nearest Kansas City Acura dealer.

* Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,025.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

** Based on 2020 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.