Lincoln MKC vs. 2017 RDX in Houston at John Eagle Acura

January 17th, 2017 by

The 2017 Acura RDX defines both power and performance. This luxury crossover overtakes competition like the Lincoln MKC. Armed with a 279 horsepower i-VTEC® V6 engine, the RDX powers through whatever comes its way. Find out how the 2017 RDX in Houston leaves its competitor in the dust and if you like what you read, stop by John Eagle Acura to see this crossover up close!

2017 Acura RDX 2017 Lincoln MKC
The RDX has standard Active Head Restraints, which use a specially designed headrest to protect the driver and front passenger from whiplash The MKC doesn’t offer a whiplash protection system
The RDX offers an optional Collision Mitigating Braking System, which uses forward mounted sensors to warn the driver of a possible collision ahead The MKC offers an available collision warning system without the automated brake feature which would prevent or reduce the collision if the driver fails to react
The engine in the RDX has a single overhead cam for simplicity The engines in the MKC have dual overhead cams, which add to the number of moving parts and the complexity of the cylinder heads
The RDX’s 3.5 SOHC V6 produces 279 horsepower The MKC’s standard 2.0 turbo 4 cylinder produces only 240 horsepower
On the EPA test cycle the RDX AWD gets better fuel mileage than the MKC 2.0 AWD with 19 city and 27 highway* The MKC 2.0 AWD gets 19 city and 25 highway MPG*
An engine control system that can shut down half of the engine’s cylinders helps improve the RDX’s fuel efficiency The MKC doesn’t offer a system that can shut down part of the engine.
The RDX has 5.6 cubic feet more passenger volume than the MKC The MKC only has 97.9 cubic feet passenger volume

 

Ready to see what else the 2017 RDX in Houston can do? Visit John Eagle Acura to test drive an Acura RDX around Houston and you’ll understand why the competition can’t keep up!

* Based on 2017 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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