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2018 Acura RDX

2018 Acura RDX

2018 Acura MDX

2018 Acura MDX

2018 Acura RDX vs. 2018 Acura MDX

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The 2018 Acura RDX and 2018 Acura MDX are both luxury crossover SUVs that are offered with a range of similar features, such as:


  • AcuraLink® Satellite Communication
  • Multi-Use Display
  • Multi-Information Display
  • Heated Seats
  • Leather Upholstery

However, there are some important differences to take into consideration. Learn more about them here, and then come by Courtesy Acura Littleton for a test drive of both.

Acura RDX Interior

Performance Capabilities

While both of these models deliver confidence and agile SUV performance, there are some differences to take into consideration:

2018 Acura RDX

2018 Acura MDX

3.5L V6

Standard Engine

3.5L V6
279 hp, 252 lb-ft of torque

Standard Power

290 hp, 267 lb-ft of torque
28 mpg highway, 20 mpg city*

Base Trim Front-Wheel Drive Fuel Economy (EPA)

27 mpg highway, 19 mpg city*

Passenger and Cargo Space

You’ll also find a tremendous range of creature comforts in the cabin of either model, including those mentioned in the introduction. However, the MDX adds advantages like an available rear-seat entertainment system and more advanced driver assist features. There are also some size differences that might affect your decision depending on your needs.
2018 Acura RDX interior seating

2018 Acura RDX

2018 Acura MDX


Passenger Capacity

26.1 cubic feet

Dedicated Cargo Space

15.8 cubic feet
76.9 cubic feet

Max Cargo Space

90.8 cubic feet


Both of these SUVs are competitively priced, particularly if you consider the amount of luxury and performance that comes with them:

  • Acura RDX – MSRP from $35,800**
  • Acura MDX – MSRP from $44,200**
RDX Exterior

Find out More About Both of These Acura SUVs

Come into Courtesy Acura Littleton to check out both the new Acura RDX and Acura MDX today. You’ll find us at 7590 S Broadway in Littleton, CO, right across the street from Horseshoe Park. Our dealership is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and you can apply to finance either one of these Acura crossover SUVs before you even come in. If you have any questions about an Acura model or our dealership, don’t hesitate to fill out our online contact form or call us at (303) 795-7800.

*Based on 2018 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 do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Destination charge for ILX, TLX and RLX is $995.00, NSX is $1800.00 and MDX and RDX is $995.00. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

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