2020 Acura RDX, Red Exterior

2020 Acura RDX

2019 Lexus RX, Grey Exterior

2020 Lexus RX

2020 Acura RDX vs. 2020 Lexus RX

2020 Acura RDX


2020 Lexus RX
$37,600 MSRP**

Starting Price

$44,150 MSRP

Safety Suite


All-Wheel Drive

Available (SH-AWD®)





Drivers looking to find a quality luxury SUV to take their Aurora and Highlands Ranch commute to the next level should compare the new 2020 Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX. While both models exhume luxury and style, only one can be the perfect match for you. Get a closer look at these exceptional vehicles with the Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX comparison from Mile High Acura today!

Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX: Performance Specs

An SUV should be designed to keep up with your lifestyle, and while RDX may come with a smaller engine configuration over the RX, you’ll have a larger transmission to contribute to a stronger fuel economy and torque with this model. You can even have better handling thanks to its SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive)™ system. Check out the specs for these two new models below: 

2020 Acura RDX Specs

  • Base engine: 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with 272 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque
  • Base engine EPA-estimated fuel economy: 22/28 city/highway mpg*
  • Available SH-AWD®
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

2020 Lexus RX Specs

  • Base engine: 3.5L V6 engine with 295 hp and 268 lb-ft of torque
  • Base engine EPA-estimated fuel economy: 20/27 city/highway mpg
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX: Standout Features

For the competitive starting price of $37,600 MSRP**, RDX drivers will feel safer thanks to the standard AcuraWatch™ safety suite, which comes with features such as a Lane Keeping Assist System, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, and Collision Mitigation Braking System™. And, the RDX comes with entertainment and comfort features such as:

  • Heated leatherette seats
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Folding second-row seats
  • Standard sunroof
  • 29.5 cubic feet of cargo space with seats up

If you prefer the Lexus RX, you’ll have to pay a little more with its $44,150 MSRP, and you’ll have to pay even more to get a higher trim level that comes with the Lexus Safety System+. With this system, you’ll get similar features such as Lane Assistance, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and Pre-Collision System. Additional interior features include:

  • Leatherette seats, heating available
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Folding second-row seats with optional 3rd-row seats
  • Available sunroof
  • 18.4 cubic feet of cargo space with seats up

Experience the Luxury of the Acura RDX at Mile High Acura

Now that you’ve compared the Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX, you can check out more comparisons to help with your research and see how this model holds its own against the Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Honda CR-V. Be sure to browse our inventory of new RDX models on sale to find your favorite. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule a test drive near Littleton!

*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 models only) and other factors.
**Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
***2019 Lexus RX image shown.


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