Acura RDX vs Lexus NX 200t Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Acura RDX
FWD
MSRP
$38,400
Invoice
$36,458
Average Price Paid
$35,247
1,412 listings nationwide

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AWD
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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 ...

2017 Lexus NX 200t
AWD
William Maley Preview:

Lexus may be late to the luxury compact crossover game, but it has been picking up speed since introducing the NX 200t for the 2015 model year. The NX 200t is not only one of Lexus’ be...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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Specs

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
2017 Lexus NX 200t
AWD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.1 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
235 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 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 4 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof 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 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 42.8 in
Back Legroom 38 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.5 cu ft 17.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,001 lbs 895 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 186.6 in 182.3 in
Width 74.8 in 83.9 in
Height 65.7 in 64.8 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 104.7 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
2017 Lexus NX 200t
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Autumn Shimmer
  • Blue Vortex Metallic
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic

Option Packages

  • LED Headlamps with Auto High Beam
  • Comfort Package
  • Luxury Package
  • Navigation System Package
  • Premium Package
  • Electrochromic Outside Mirrors with Memory
  • LED Headlamps without Auto High Beams
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Pre-Collision System (PCS)
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Power Tilt-And-Slide Moonroof/Sunroof

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