2020 rdx

2020 Acura RDX

2019 Lexus RX

2019 Lexus RX

2020 Acura RDX vs. 2019 Lexus RX

Shopping for a luxury SUV near Red Bank? If so, there is a good chance that you have considered both the Acura RDX and the Lexus RX. Both are popular among Freehold drivers, but only one can earn a place on your driveway. Which luxury crossover is the better buy? Compare the Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX, then browse our inventory to find an Acura RDX for sale at Acura of Ocean.

2020 Acura RDX


2019 Lexus RX
$37,600 MSRP**

Starting Price

$43,570 MSRP

Safety Suite

Available (SH-AWD®)

All-Wheel Drive






Remarkable Performance

Your driving preferences will determine which of these luxury crossovers is a better fit for you. The base configuration of the Lexus (Lexus RX 350) offers more horsepower while the Acura RDX base model provides more torque. Do you plan on upgrading to a higher trim level? Choose an Acura RDX with the SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive)™system for better fuel economy figures than the Lexus RX.

2020 Acura RDX Specs

  • Available SH-AWD®
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 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*
  • Top engine EPA-estimated fuel economy: 21/27 city/highway mpg*

2019 Lexus RX Specs

  • Available all-wheel drive
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 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
  • Top engine EPA-estimated fuel economy: 18/25 city/highway mpg
2020 Acura RDX platinum white pearl driving in a city profile view

Outstanding Amenities

Even though the Acura RDX has a lower base price than the Lexus RX, that doesn’t mean that it is short on some spectacular standard features. Even the base RDX comes standard with the AcuraWatch™ safety suite to allow for better driver awareness and safety on Freehold roads. Features included as part of this safety suite include the Lane Keeping Assist System, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, Collision Mitigation Braking System™, and more. Other noteworthy features found on the Acura RDX are:

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

The Lexus RX has a higher starting price of $43,570 MSRP and only offers its Lexus Safety System+ if you select a higher trim level. This system includes similar features like Lane Assistance, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and the Pre-Collision System. Other features of the RX consist of:

  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Leatherette seats, heating available
  • Folding second-row seats with optional 3rd-row seats
  • 18.4 cubic feet of cargo space with seats up
  • Available sunroof
2020 Acura RDX interior technology

Experience the Acura RDX Today

We’ve taken a look at the Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX, now it’s time to see what the RDX can do with a spin around Ocean. You can even see how the RDX compares to other models like the Lexus NX. If you have any questions or would like to set up a test drive, contact Acura of Ocean today.

*Based on 2020 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. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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