2020 Acura RDX

2020 Acura RDX

2020 Lexus NX

2020 Lexus NX

2020 Acura RDX vs. 2020 Lexus NX

2020 Acura RDX


2020 Lexus NX 300

272-hp, 2.0-liter I-4

Base Engine

235-hp, 2.0-liter I-4
10-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual


6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
104 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

72 cubic feet
58.9 cubic feet

Cargo Volume (Seats Folded)

54.6 cubic feet

Tire Mobility Kit

Not Available



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If you have been shopping for a sophisticated new crossover, it’s no surprise that the 2020 Acura RDXand 2020 Lexus NX have come up during your research. While both SUVs certainly have their merits, only one can take the coveted spot on your Denver driveway. We have compared the Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX 300 to see which has more to offer on your daily commute.

RDX vs. NX: Performance Specs

Performance is one of the first areas Aurora drivers consider when deciding on a new vehicle. When you opt for the new Acura RDX, you can take advantage of a more powerful engine and better transmission for smoother shifting on the Highlands Ranch roads. Take a look at how the performance features of each SUV compare.

Acura RDX:

  • 2.0L I-4 engine capable of producing 272 hp
  • 10-speed automatic transmission w/OD and auto-manual

Lexus NX 300:

  • 2.0-liter I-4 engine capable of producing 235 hp
  • 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
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RDX vs. NX: Interior Dimensions

If you want ample space for passengers and cargo, the Acura RDX once again offers more than its competitor from Lexus. The Acura RDX interior was designed with 104 cubic feet of passenger volume, while the interior of the Lexus NX is a bit less spacious with only 72 cubic feet of passenger space. There is also more space in the RDX for cargo. With the seats folded, you will have 58.9 cubic feet for cargo. Choose the NX from Lexus, and there is only 54.6 cubic feet of cargo volume.

RDX vs. NX: Features

While the Acura RDX and the Lexus NX 300 share several features such as Bluetooth compatibility, an aux port, and voice recognition, there are a few differences between the two.

  • The RDX comes standard with a nine-speaker sound system, while the NX only offers 8 speakers.
  • A tire mobility kit is standard on the base RDX but you can’t get this feature with the base NX.
  • A programmable garage door is just one of the many standard offerings on the RDX, but to get this feature on the Lexus NX, you will have to upgrade.

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Now that you have compared the Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX, it’s time to set up an RDX test drive around Littleton. Contact us today with any questions. We can’t wait to show you all that the RDX has to offer. We are also here to help you through the financing process.

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