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blue 2019 Acura RDX suv

2019 Acura RDX

black 2019 BMW x3 SUV

2019 BMW X3

2019 Acura RDX vs 2019 BMW X3

2019 Acura RDX


2019 BMW X3

Starting MSRP

272-hp 2.0L I4

Standard Engine

248-hp 2.0L I4
280 lb-ft


258 lb-ft

Power Moonroof


Heated Front Seats


Adaptive Cruise Control


In the market for a five-seat luxury crossover in the Red Bank area? Both the 2019 Acura RDX and the 2019 BMW 3 Series fit the bill, but which vehicle offers your family more for your money? Compare the Acura RDX vs. BMW X3 to find which is the best luxury SUV for you.

Compare Price

The standard package 2019 Acura RDX starts at $37,300 MSRP*, while the 2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i has a starting price of $41,000 MSRP. Despite its lower price-tag, the Acura RDX has a higher ALG Residual Value:

ALG Residual Value After 36 Months:

  • 2019 Acura RDX: 57%
  • 2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i: 45%

ALG Residual Value After 60 Months:

  • 2019 Acura RDX: 42%
  • 2019 BMW X3 sDrive30i: 32%

RDX vs. X3: Interior

The Acura RDX provides you with 29.5 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the rear seats, which is 1.4 cubic feet more than what’s available in the BMW X3. When it comes to luxury features, the RDX interior and exterior delivers more for Asbury Park drivers. Unlike the BMW X3, the RDX comes standard with the following:

  • Voice-activated controls for audio and Bluetooth wireless enabled devices
  • 59.7 inches of driver and front-passenger shoulder room (vs. 57.6 in the X3)
  • Power moonroof
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Noise/sound cancellation
  • Heated front seats
  • Jewel-Eye® LED headlights
  • Satellite radio
  • Remote trunk release

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2019 Acura RDX interior

Compare Performance Specs

When you compare Acura vs. BMW performance, you’ll see that the Acura SUV is more powerful for driving on the Freehold roads.

  • 2019 Acura RDX: The new RDX runs on a 272-hp 2.0L I4 engine that delivers at 280 lb-ft of torque. This SUV also features a standard front-wheel drive, and the engine is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.
  • 2019 BMW 3 Series: The 3 Series is equipped with a 248-hp 2.0L I4 engine that delivers 258 lb-ft of torque. This SUV has standard rear-wheel drive, and the engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Test Drive A New Acura RDX at Acura of Ocean

The Acura RDX has a powerful engine and transmission and more standard features, all for a more affordable price than the BMW 3 Series. To learn more about what the RDX can offer, contact our Acura dealership online, or you can come to our Ocean showroom and experience this luxury SUV in person.


*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
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