2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 Lexus RX | Luxury SUV Comparison
2019 Acura RDX FWD

2019 Acura RDX

2019 Lexus RX 350 FWD

2019 Lexus RX

2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 Lexus RX

2019 Acura RDX


2019 Lexus RX
$37,400 MSRP**

Starting Price

$43,570 MSRP

Safety Suite

Available (SH-AWD®)

All-Wheel Drive






When you compare the performance, features, and pricing of the 2019 Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX, you’ll see why the RDX is the preferred SUV of Spring-area families.

Notable Features

The RDX starts at $37,400 MSRP** and standard with the AcuraWatch™ safety suite to allow for better driver awareness and safety on Katy roads. This suite includes features like Lane Keeping Assist System, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, Collision Mitigation Braking System™, and more. Additional features include:

  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Heated leatherette seats
  • Standard sunroof
  • Folding second-row seats
  • 31.1 cubic feet of cargo space with seats up

The RX starts at $43,570 MSRP and offers its available Lexus Safety System+ when you upgrade to a higher trim. This system includes similar features like Lane Assistance, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and the Pre-Collision System. Additional features you’ll find on the Lexus RX include:

  • Leatherette seats, heating available
  • Available sunroof
  • Folding second-row seats with optional 3rd-row seats
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • 18.4 cubic feet of cargo space with seats up
2019 Acura RDX Panoramic Moonroof

Performance Specs

Though the base configuration of the Lexus (Lexus RX 350) offers more horsepower, the starting trim of the Acura RDX offers more torque for Sugarland drivers. If you prefer a top trim level, the Acura RDX provides a stronger fuel economy for its SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive)™ system than the Lexus RX.

2019 Acura RDX Specs

  • Base engine: 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine with 272 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque
  • Base engine EPA-estimated fuel economy: 22/28 city/highway mpg*
  • Top engine EPA-estimated fuel economy: 21/27 city/highway mpg*
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Available SH-AWD®

2019 Lexus RX Specs

  • Base engine: 3.5L V6 engine with 295 hp and 268 lb-ft of torque
  • Base engine EPA-estimated fuel economy: 20/27 city/highway mpg
  • Top engine EPA-estimated fuel economy: 18/25 city/highway mpg
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Available all-wheel drive

Find Your Luxury SUV at John Eagle Acura

Now that we’ve compared these luxury SUVs, do you agree that the Acura RDX is the way to go? If you’d like more info, compare the RDX vs. MDX as well as the 2019 RDX vs. the Honda CR-V, or feel free to contact us online or visit us in Houston. We’ll be happy to show you our RDX lineup in person and take yours for a test drive.

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*Based on 2019 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 are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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