Acura MDX vs Acura RDX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Acura MDX
FWD
MSRP
$44,300
Invoice
$41,587
Average Price Paid
$40,095
674 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura RDX
FWD
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2019 Acura MDX
FWD
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2020 Acura RDX
FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Acura MDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,292
31 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura RDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,600

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Acura MDX
FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Slowly but surely, Acura is picking itself up and dusting itself off after a decade of wayward product development and marketing decisions took Honda’s luxury division off-track. Throu...

2020 Acura RDX
FWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Acura MDX
FWD
90
writes:
Exciting to drive and feel—“like a sports car”. Distinctive and very advanced from prior Acura’s—really steppe...
Value Ranked 2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i RWD worse.
"To me they are very competetive in handling, luxury, and power. The RDX is a little more adrenaline inducing and the x3 a little more refined."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i RWD better.
"We did just buy a RWD 2019 x3, loaded with features, although we really liked the RDX a lot. The difference was a little more refined feel and the dealer was fantastic, extremely customer friendly. offered great extras—free servicing for 3,000 miles, and unlimited car washes, and was willing to take some $4,000 off MSRP. and was in our local area. Acura not willing to negotiate, apparently because the 2019 is a brand new and upgraded model from the 2018–although very friendly."
writes:
Very nice, comfortable SUV.
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Audi Q7 3.0T quattro Prestige AWD better.
"The Audi front seats seemed to be a bit more comfortable and more supportive than the MDX"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Audi Q7 3.0T quattro Prestige AWD better.
"The Audi seemed to be more solid, quite and responsive than the Acura MDX."
writes:
The Acura felt longer in lenght than it was. Ride was not as luxurious, as we were looking for.
Handling Ranked 2019 Volvo XC60 T6 Inscription AWD better.
"Combination of the drive options, suspension, and tires. "
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Volvo XC60 T6 Inscription AWD better.
"The over all appearance of the Volvo won us over. Looks exotic. The Acura looks like is meant to be mast produced. "
2020 Acura RDX
FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2019 Acura MDX
FWD
2020 Acura RDX
FWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
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Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 17.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Power
290 hp @ 6,200 RPM
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Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
11.5:1
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Displacement
3,500 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 42 in
Back Legroom 36.6 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 29.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,336 lbs 1,001 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.2 in 186.8 in
Width 77.7 in 74.8 in
Height 67.4 in 65.7 in
Wheelbase 111 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2019 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Canyon Bronze Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • White Diamond Pearl
2020 Acura RDX
FWD

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