2017 Acura RDX in Houston Leaves the Competition Behind
Shopping for your next SUV can be a tiring job on top of your already demanding daily schedule, but John Eagle Acura wants to do some of the heavy lifting for your with our comparison of the 2017 Acura RDX in Houston and the Lexus NX Series. Both of these luxury SUVs come with great features but there are several ways that the 2017 Acura RDX in Houston sets itself apart from the competition. Below are the top ten reasons to test drive the Acura RDX instead of the Lexus NX Series.
- The IIHS awards the Acura RDX five points and a rating of ‘Superior’ but the Lexus NX Series only scored four points and a rating of ‘Advanced.’
- The Acura RDX received five stars from the NHTSA in its side impact test but the Lexus NX Series only received four stars.
- The RDX produces 279 horsepower and 252 lb.-ft. of torque, but the NX only produces 200 horsepower and 199 lb.-ft. of torque.
- The Acura RDX has 1.2 gallons more fuel capacity than the competition for longer range between fill ups.
- Standard 18-inch wheels on the RDX provide a better ride, handling and brake cooling than the smaller 17-inch wheels on the NX.
- Front and rear gas charged shocks give you better control on bumpy roads in the RDX, but the NX Series doesn’t offer this feature.
- The RDX weighs less than the competition making it easier to handle and maneuver on the road.
- Passengers will be comfortable in the RDX that offers 103.5 cubic ft. of passenger space. The NX Series only offers 71.6 cubic ft. of passenger space.
- The RDX has a standard towing capacity of 1,500 lbs.
- A remote vehicle starting system allows you to start the Acura RDX without leaving your office or house, and warm or cool the climate to your liking.
Ready to see what else the 2017 Acura RDX in Houston can do? Visit John Eagle Acura to test drive the Acura RDX around town and you’ll understand why the competition can’t keep up.