Lexus RX 350 vs Acura RDX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,462
145 listings nationwide
7 GREAT deals
34 GOOD deals

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2020 Acura RDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,414

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

With the new option of the F Sport package for front-wheel-drive RX 350s, the package is now available to the whole RX lineup. Likewise, standard inclusion of the Safety System + Packa...

2020 Acura RDX
FWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
No Data Available

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD
130
writes:
well-rounded car. but seats only 5. could have been the best in the class if a bit longer to accommodate 3rd...
10
writes:
Super safety features. Liked the trim package.
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport AWD worse.
"They were the same, but the survey doesnt allow you to say that."
Value Ranked 2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport AWD worse.
"Dealer loaner with low miles and a great warrantee. "
writes:
great car for trips. Very comfortable, great safety systems, quiet and great sound system.
Power Ranked 2017 Audi Q5 worse.
"great pick up and smooth ride. "
Family Car Ranked 2017 Audi Q5 worse.
"safety systems standard, comfortable and quiet, smooth on road. great sound system, lots of room in back seats."
2020 Acura RDX
FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD
2020 Acura RDX
FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 17.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
295 hp @ 6,300 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
11.8:1
9.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags 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 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 44.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 38 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.4 cu ft 29.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,050 lbs 1,001 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.5 in 186.8 in
Width 74.6 in 74.8 in
Height 67.7 in 65.7 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2017 Lexus RX 350
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Autumn Shimmer
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Satin Cashmere Metallic
  • Silver Lining Metallic

Option Packages

  • Running Boards
  • 12.3" Navigation System
  • 12.3" Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio
  • 8" Navigation System
  • 8" Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment System
  • Color Heads-Up Display
  • Panoramic-View Monitor with Blind-Spot Monitor
  • Premium Triple-Beam LED Headlamps
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Power-Folding Heated Rear Seats
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Panoramic Moonroof
  • Power Tilt & Slide Moonroof
  • Tow Hitch with Ball Mount
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" Split 5-Spoke Dark Silver
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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