2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura RDX

2019 Acura RDX

2019 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Acura RDX


Both the 2019 Acura MDX and 2019 Acura RDX have plenty to boast about. Being neck-and-neck in the luxury SUV class, the choice will depend on your style, entertainment needs, and preference of power. Check out the performance specs, interior technology, and safety features that make these models the top in their class. Choose the one that’s right for you and make the trip to Apple Tree Acura near Asheville for a test drive.

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Performance

When it comes to powertrain options, the MDX has more to offer. For Hendersonville drivers that prefer better EPA mileage ratings, the Sport Hybrid powertrain option of the MDX offers a higher city mpg rating than the RDX. Here’s what each model offers in terms of performance and fuel economy:

  • 2019 Acura MDX
    • Standard 290 hp, 3.5L V6 engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission, front wheel drive
    • 290 hp, 3.5L V6 engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission, SH-AWD®.
    • 321 hp, 3.0L V6 engine with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and Sport Hybrid SH-AWD®
    • EPA-estimated 26 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy with the Sport Hybrid engine and a dual-clutch transmission*
  • 2019 Acura RDX
    • Standard 272 hp, 2.0L VTEC Turbo engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission
    • Available SH-AWD®
    • Integrated Dynamics System – Modes: Comfort, Snow, Sport, Sport+
    • EPA-Estimated 22 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy with front-wheel drive, a 10-speed automatic transmission, and the Standard package*

Learn more about Acura SUV performance by exploring RDX towing capabilities at Apple Tree Acura.

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Interior

The interior of the RDX and MDX are available with Milano leather seating and real wood trim. The front seats are power adjustable and have the option for a heat and cooling function. Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ are also included in both models. The main difference between Acura MDX and RDX models is a number standard and available features:

  • 2019 Acura MDX
    • Supportive and ergonomic seating
    • On Demand Multi-Use Display™
    • Available ELS Studio® Premium Audio System
  • 2019 Acura RDX
    • Panoramic moonroof
    • 16-speaker Acura/ELS Studio 3D® Premium Audio System

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Safety

When it comes to the safety of everyone in the vehicle, the family-friendly MDX and RDX come equipped with the AcuraWatch™ system. This system provides drivers with blind spot information system, surround-view camera, rear cross traffic monitor, AcuraLink®, vehicle stability assist and more to ensure a safer trip! No matter which model you choose, you can drive with peace of mind.

Learn More at Apple Tree Acura

Compare the two models further by exploring how the MDX towing capacity matches up to the RDX. Once you’re ready to buy or lease the new MDX or pre-owned RDX luxury crossovers, make the trip to Apple Tree Acura to take one or both for a test drive! Contact us in the meantime with any questions or compare the MDX to the BMW X5 or the Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX.

*Based on 2019 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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