2017 Lexus RX vs. 2017 Acura RDX in Houston

December 12th, 2016 by

We’re back with another car comparison between the 2017 Acura RDX and the 2017 Lexus RX. A lot of research and time goes into finding the perfect new car to purchase. John Eagle Acura wants finding your next car to be easy so we’re showing you how the 2017 Acura RDX in Houston comes out with the win.

2017 Acura RDX

2017 Lexus RX


The RDX has standard Active Head Restraints to protect against whiplash


The Lexus RX Series does not offer a whiplash protection system
There are over 15 percent more Acura dealers Finding a Lexus dealer might be harder if an issue were to arise

Engine control system shuts down half the engine to improve fuel economy


The Lexus RX does not have a system that can shut down half the engine


The RDX is 8.1 inches shorter making it easier to maneuver


The LX is longer potentially making it harder to maneuver


Computer-generated active noise cancellation to remove outside noise

The LX does not offer active noise cancellation

The RDX has more front shoulder room and more rear legroom


The LX might seem more cramped because it has less front shoulder room and rear legroom


26.1 cubic feet cargo area with back seat up


18.4 cubic feet cargo area with back seat up


76.9 cubic feet cargo area with back seat folded down


56.3 cubic feet cargo area with back seat folded down


Up to 1500 lbs. towing capacity


Does not have any towing capacity


Speed sensitive windshield wipers speed up and slow down
when you do


Manually variable intermittent wipers must be manually adjusted

On top of these differences, the 2017 Acura RDX also won the 2017 Top Safety Pick+ from Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). * When compared the Acura RDX comes with more features than the Lexus RX. To test drive a brand new Acura RDX, stop by John Eagle Acura today. We want you to be one of the first to experience and drive a 2017 Acura RDX in Houston!

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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