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2021 Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX

2021 Acura RDX vs. 2021 Lexus RX
2021 Acura RDX

vs.

2021 Lexus RX 350
$38,400 MSRP*

Starting Price

$45,170 MSRP
79.8 cubic feet

Cargo Room (Behind 1st Row)

32.7 cubic feet
31.14 cubic feet

Cargo Room (Behind 2nd Row)

16.0 cubic feet
Front-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Front-wheel drive
22 city / 28 highway mpg**

Fuel Economy

20 city / 27 highway mpg*
10-speed automatic

Transmission

8-speed automatic

If you’re ready to enhance your Red Bank drives with a new luxury SUV, then you may have narrowed your search down the 2021 Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX. Each comes with its own distinct design and engineering and offers its own set of impressive interior features. Determine which you’ll bring home when you compare the 2021 Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX 350, and then shop for your next luxury crossover or SUV at Acura of Ocean! 

Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX: Starting Price

Shopping for your next luxury SUV should not break the bank. That’s why the Acura RDX FWD Standard Package offers competitive pricing, as it comes in at $38,400 MSRP*. Those who are interested in the RX 350 will have to stretch their budget a bit more to reach its $45,170 MSRP. The lower starting price of the RDX lineup enables you to explore higher trim packages or equip your ride with the accessories you need to make it all your own.

Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX: Interior Space and Features 

Your next luxury SUV should provide plenty of space and features for you and your passengers to enjoy. The RDX provides more versatility with 79.8 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the first row, and 31.14 cubic feet behind the second row, when the rear seats are folded down. With the same five-passenger cabin, the RX 350 only offers 32.7 cubic feet behind the first row, and 16.0 cubic feet behind the second row. The RDX also manages to top the RX 350 in standard luxury features as seen below:

2021 Acura RDX FWD

  • Heated leatherette seats
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Folding second-row seats
  • Standard sunroof
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™

2021 Lexus RX 350

  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Folding second-row seats 
  • Lane Assistance
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Pre-Collision System

Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX: Performance and Efficiency

When you compare the performances of the Acura RDX and Lexus RX 350, you’ll find that although the RX has a larger engine, the RDX has its configuration paired with a stronger transmission. This provides RDX drivers with a more efficient fuel economy figures on Asbury Park roads, ensuring less stops to refill the tank. Both the RX 350 and RDX feature standard front-wheel drive systems, however, the RDX offers the option to upgrade to the available SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive)™ system for additional support. Here are the specs for the Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX below:

2021 Acura RDX FWD Standard Package Specs

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine 
  • 22 city mpg / 28 hwy mpg** rating
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

2021 Lexus RX 350 FWD Specs

  • 3.5L V6 engine 
  • 20 city mpg / 27 hwy mpg rating
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

Find the Acura RDX for Sale at Acura of Ocean Today

Any way you compare the 2021 Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX 350, the RDX provides the perfect combination of power and luxury in your next SUV on Red Bank roads. Bring home a new Acura RDX for sale from Acura of Ocean, and save on many other luxury crossover packages among our new vehicle specials. Speak with a member of our sales team who can answer your questions and get the car-buying process started. Contact us for more information on the 2021 Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX, or visit our dealership in Ocean!

Disclaimer:

*Prices shown do not include taxes or license. Prices shown include a destination & handling charge. The destination & handling charge for ILX, TLX, RLX, RDX, and MDX is $995, $1,025, or $1,045, NSX is $1,800 or $1,995, and PMC editions is $1,995. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.
**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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