2022 Acura MDX vs. 2022 Acura RDX

2022 Acura MDX vs. RDX

2022 Acura MDX

vs.

2022 Acura RDX
$48,000 MSRP*

Starting MSRP

$40,100 MSRP*
290 hp, 3.5L V6

Base Engine

272 hp, 2.0L VTEC Turbo
10-Speed Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifters

Standard Transmission

10-Speed Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifters
Available

SH-AWD®

Available
Standard

AcuraWatch™

Standard

If you’re searching for a stylish new luxury SUV around Milford, then you owe it to yourself to explore the 2022 Acura MDX and RDX. What’s the difference between the Acura MDX and RDX? Each offers its unique performance specs and cabin features to transform your daily commute to New Haven. Learn more here in this 2022 Acura MDX vs. RDX comparison from Acura of Milford, your local authorized Acura dealership.

 

 

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Starting Price:

Let’s compare the starting MSRP between the RDX vs. MDX. The Acura RDX is a compact SUV, while the MDX is a more spacious midsize three-row SUV. As a result, the MDX understandably starts at nearly $8,000 more than the RDX.

  • Acura RDX Starting MSRP: $40,100*
  • Acura MDX Starting MSRP: $48,000*

Both Acura SUVs offer four distinct trim packages, so it’s easy to find the model that fits your Fairfield budget and lifestyle.

2022 Acura MDX vs. RDX: Cargo Space and Seating

If you need more cabin room for your weekend adventures around Bridgeport note that the RDX seats five passengers while the MDX seats up to seven passengers. Both offer rear fold-down seats to maximize storage space. Compare the Acura RDX vs. MDX dimensions below:

Acura RDX Dimensions

  • 29.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 2nd row
  • 79.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 1st row

Acura MDX Dimensions

  • 95.0 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 1st row
  • 48.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 2nd row
  • 18.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 3rd row

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Engine Performance and Specs

How do the Acura MDX vs. RDX compare when it comes to engine performance on Bridgeport streets? The MDX has a larger and more powerful engine, but you’ll enjoy a better fuel economy in the RDX. Both models offer the renowned Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) system and the AcuraWatch™ safety suite is standard on all packages. Review their base engine specs below:

2022 Acura MDX Specs

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 290 horsepower with 267 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters
  • 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway**

2022 Acura RDX Specs

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo engine
  • 272 horsepower with 280 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters
  • 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway***

Compare Acura RDX vs. MDX in Person at Acura of Milford

Now that you understand the difference between the Acura MDX and RDX, are you ready to take them for a spin around Milford? Explore the Acura of Milford new vehicle specials to see if you can get a great deal. Then contact us today!

 

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*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,045.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2022 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 only) and other factors.

***Based on 2021 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 only) and other factors.

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