Acura MDX


Acura RDX

2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Acura RDX

$44,500 MSRP*

Starting Price

$37,800 MSRP*
290 hp, 3.5L V6

Standard Engine

272 hp, 2.0L VTEC Turbo
Sequential SportShift Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission

Standard Transmission

Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission





Denver drivers who’ve done their comparison shopping and chosen the Acura MDX over the Lexus RX 350I and the Acura RDX over the BMX X3 should find out the difference between Acura MDX and RDX. Acura’s luxury SUVs will make your Aurora-area commutes a pleasure. It’s just a matter of deciding which one is right for you. Compare RDX vs. MDX with Fisher Acura.

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Engine Specs

Many of the differences in RDX vs. MDX boil down to size. With being the smaller of the two Acura SUVs, the Acura RDX has better gas mileage with its standard engine option. However, the MDX is available with Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® technology. Both the MDX and the RDX offer Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®). Take a closer look at RDX vs MDX performance:

  • Acura MDX FWD
    • Standard 3.5-liter V6 engine
    • 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque
    • 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway**
  • Acura RDX FWD
    • Standard 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 engine
    • 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque.
    • 22 mpg city and 28 mpg highway**

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Dimensions

If you need more space, the Acura MDX will appeal to you with its three rows of seating and a larger size. For a smaller ride, the two rows of seating in the Acura RDX still offers plenty of cargo space and legroom:

  • Acura MDX Dimensions
    • 196.2 inches long
    • 77.7 inches wide
    • Three rows of seating
    • 15.8 cubic feet of storage with seats upright
    • 90.9 cubic feet with both the third and second-row seats down
  • Acura RDX Dimensions
    • 186.7 inches long
    • 74.8 inches wide
    • Two rows of seating
    • 29.5 cubic feet of storage with seats upright
    • 58.9 cubic feet with second-row seats down

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Safety Features

One place where you won’t find differences between Acura MDX and RDX is in basic safety features. Drivers in Broomfield will benefit from these safety features and more whether they’re driving RDX vs. MDX:

  • Blindspot information system
  • Surround-view camera
  • Rear cross-traffic monitor
  • AcuraLink®
  • Vehicle stability assist

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Find Your Acura SUV at Fisher Acura!

Now that you know the difference between Acura MDX and RDX, find the one that fits your best by exploring the ample SUV inventory at Fisher Acura, or compare luxury options like the MDX Tech Package vs. Advance Package! If you’re more focused on the MDX, compare the Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7 to see how the MDX stacks up against the competition.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. 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.

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