2018 Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX**

2019 RDX comparison image

2019 Acura RDX**

2019 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Acura RDX

Compare the Acura MDX vs Acura RDX to find out which of these show-stopping Acura SUVs is the best SUV for you. Both come equipped with the latest tech features, a sophisticated interior, and impressive performance specs. Regardless of which of these Acura SUVs you choose, you’ll find access to features like:

  • Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
  • Milano™ leather upholstery
  • Heated and cooled seats
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Acura/ELS Premium Audio System
  • AcuraWatch™ driver assistance suite

However, not all Acura SUVs are created equal. By comparing the new Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX you’ll find which Acura SUV features the right combination of price, specs, and luxury features that work for you. Find out which is right for you and your family near West Hartford, CT when you compare SUVs below, and then check them both on in Avon, CT at Acura of Milford!

Compare Prices

The Acura MDX price starts at $44,300 and the Acura RDX price starts at $37,300.* Regardless of which Acura SUV you choose, both of these luxury SUVs feature a wide array of enhancements and features that improve your drives between New Haven and Fairfield.

Compare Luxury Interior

The different levels and Acura MDX packages and Acura RDX packages bring a range of premium features to the mix, but they fit into different size segments. Here’s an overview of how the base package of each Acura SUV measures up to the other when you compare the MDX vs. RDX.

Acura MDX Interior


Acura RDX Interior
147.7 cubic feet

Total Interior Volume

135.1 cubic feet
15.0 cubic feet

Dedicated Cargo Space

31.1 cubic feet
68.4 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

79.8 cubic feet

Seating Capacity


MPG Ratings and Performance Specs

The MDX and RDX offer FWD and available SH-AWD®, which provides the increased handling and performance that you need for Connecticut winters, but the new MDX mpg and the RDX are each powered by different powertrains.

Acura MDX Performance


Acura RDX Performance
3.5L V6 (290 hp, 267 lb-ft of torque)

Standard Engine

Turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder (272 hp, 280 lb-ft of torque)
27 mpg highway, 20 mpg city ⁱ

Standard Fuel Economy

28 mpg highway, 22 mpg city ⁱ
3,500 lbs

Max Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs

Find Your Next New SUV for Sale at Acura of Milford

Acura SUVs have an impressive heritage of bringing luxury touches to Connecticut commutes and cross-country trips. Wherever your Acura SUV takes you, you can feel confident driving in either a new MDX or RDX. Read the MDX reviews from industry experts, or compare the MDX to the Honda Pilot or the INFINITI QX60, before you contact our Milford Acura dealer to find out about Acura MDX lease specials or Acura RDX offers today.

*Prices shown do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.
ⁱ 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.
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