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

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
MSRP
$38,200
Invoice
$36,268
Average Price Paid
$35,291
1,765 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
MSRP
$59,750
Invoice
$56,062
Average Price Paid
$51,516
51 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Fair Price
$36,084
Good Price
$34,383
Great Price
$33,410
2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
Fair Price
$52,595
Good Price
$48,435
Great Price
$46,057

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,508
30 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$60,798
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

When Acura last redesigned the RDX for the 2019 model year, the company began a transformation that is now accelerating with the debut of the all-new 2021 TLX sedan and soon-to-arrive ...

2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Acura MDX Sport Hybrid, a 3-row hybrid luxury SUV, carries over for 2020. Its closest competitor is the Lexus RX L Hybrid. The MDX Sport Hybrid’s powertrain comprises a 3.0-liter...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
No User Reviews
2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
10
GuruNYQLY writes:
Purchased 2020 MDX Hybrid with Advance package. What a car! Comfort, beautifully designed and worth every penn...
Handling Ranked 2020 Lexus RX Hybrid worse.
"MDX Hybrid feels like a sports car. The 4 engines are flawless in their interaction. "
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Lexus RX Hybrid worse.
"Have the Expresso Milano leather that is beautifully textured. The Lexus is very nice and though there is richness everywhere, the MDX just feels laid out better."
Guru11C86 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T quattro Premium AWD better.
"Sucks"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T quattro Premium AWD better.
"Ducks"

Specs

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.1 gal 19.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
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Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.38 in
3.39 in x 3.39 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 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 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
Leather Seats -- 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 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 38 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.5 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,001 lbs 1,191 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 186.6 in 196.2 in
Width 74.8 in 77.7 in
Height 65.7 in 67.4 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 111 in

Available Options

2021 Acura RDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package

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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