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2020 Acura MDX
FWD
2020 Acura RDX
FWD
MSRP
$37,600
Invoice
N/A
Average Price Paid
$35,637
1,081 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura MDX
FWD
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FWD
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2020 Acura MDX
FWD
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2020 Acura RDX
FWD
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For 2020, the Acura RDX carries over with a new color, Platinum White, added to the palette. It stacks up well against its competitors like the BMW X3, Volvo XC60, Lexus NX, and Merced...

Specs

2020 Acura MDX
FWD
2020 Acura RDX
FWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 17.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,200 RPM
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
9.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.39 in x 3.38 in
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

2020 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

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

Exterior Colors

  • Canyon Bronze Metallic
  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl

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