2018 Acura RDX

2018 Acura RDX

2017 Acura MDX

2018 Acura MDX

2018 Acura RDX vs. 2018 Acura MDX

The 2018 Acura RDX and the 2018 Acura MDX are both luxury SUVs that offer size, strength, and style at a price likely less than you expect. Use this quick comparison to find the right model for you, then check out the RDX models and MDX models, and Acura MDX lease deals available now at Acura of Milford.


The MDX offers more power, but the RDX is better in terms of fuel-efficiency:

  • The RDX comes with a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 279 hp and gets up to 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway.*
  • The MDX also comes with a 3.5L V6, but it is tuned differently and provides 290 hp while getting 19 mpg city and 27 mpg highway.*
2018 Acura RDX driving through snow covered mountains



The MDX is bigger and more accommodating, but the RDX exterior is easier to navigate and park thanks to its smaller footprint.:

  • The RDX interior has seating for five spread throughout 103.5 cubic feet of passenger volume. The dedicated cargo area holds 26.1 cubic feet, and overall this model carries 61.3 cubic feet.
  • The MDX has seating for seven spread throughout 132.7 cubic feet of passenger space. You can carry 14.9 cubic feet of cargo with every seat occupied, but there is 90.9 cubic feet overall for when you need to haul lots of gear around Stratford.
2018 Acura MDX Interior Leather Seating



These models come standard with many of the same features including in-car infotainment, a moonroof, and LED headlights. And thanks to advanced safety features and solid engineering, both of these models have received top safety ratings form the NHTSA. The difference in price is due mostly to the difference in size and performance:

  • The RDX has a starting MSRP of just $35,800.**
  • The MDX costs $44,200 to start.**
2018 Acura RDX Side Profile View

Find Your Acura SUV in Milford

The MDX tops competing models like the Infiniti QX60 and the Audi Q7. Plus, the RDX provides stiff competition for the Buick Encore. Come tour and test drive the inventory at Acura of Milford, including an RDX with navigation or an MDX with high-tech features. Once you decide which model you prefer, get seamlessly approved for financing and out on the road sooner. If you would like to inquire about either model, please contact us.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.
**Prices shown include a destination & handling charge but do not include taxes or license.  Destination charges for ILX, TLX and RLX is $995.00, NSX is $1800.00 and MDX and RDX is $995.00.  Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.
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