2018 Acura RDX

2021 Acura RDX

2018 Acura MDX

2021 Acura MDX

2021 Acura RDX vs. 2021 Acura MDX

The Acura RDX and Acura MDX are both competitive luxury crossover SUV options, and that’s why McGrath Acura of Westmont has put together this helpful Acura RDX vs Acura MDX comparison:

  • The Acura RDX starts at $37,300 MSRP*, while the MDX starts at $44,200 MSRP*.
  • The Acura RDX can seat up to 5, and the MDX seats 7.
  • The Acura RDX comes standard with a 2.0L I4 Engine, and the MDX includes a 3.5L V6.

Acura RDX vs Acura MDX Performance

Need an engine that can haul a small boat or trailer out camping near Naperville? See how Acura MDX towing capacity and performance match up with Acura RDX towing capacity.

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2019 Acura RDX Standard

2018 Acura MDX Standard
2.0L I4


3.5L V6
272 hp


290 hp
280 lb-ft


267 lb-ft
1,500 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

3,500 pounds


Depending on the size of your family, the 5-passenger Acura RDX seating capacity or the 7-passenger Acura MDX seating capacity will better meet your needs. Either way, you’ll have more room for passengers and cargo than in the Volvo XC90. In addition, both models have standard heated front seats for cold Elmhurst mornings, along with all the following helpful features:

  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Voice Activated Infotainment System
  • Power Moonroof
  • Power Liftgate
  • Front Power-Adjustable Seating
2019 Acura RDX Moonroof

Find the SUV That Fits Your Downers Grove Commute

Compare the RDX vs. Lexus RX 350 and Acura MDX vs. Infiniti QX60 at McGrath Acura of Westmont today! We’ll gladly go over the Acura RDX safety features to show you how the RDX has the upper hand.

*Prices shown include a destination & handling charge but do not include taxes or license. Destination charges for ILX, TLX and RLX is $995.00, NSX is $1800.00 and MDX and RDX is $995.00. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.
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