2019 Acura MDX in White

2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura RDX in Gray

2019 Acura RDX

2019 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Acura RDX

Niles drivers shopping for a new Acura SUV will love both the 2019 Acura MDX and 2019 Acura RDX. Both offer interior and exterior luxury, top entertainment and technology features, and plenty of room for your whole carpool. But what are the differences between Acura MDX and RDX that you should know about before making a decision? We’re comparing the Acura MDX vs. RDX, so you know what to expect.

Interior Features

Both the RDX and MDX are available with real wood trim, Milano leather seating, adjustable front seats, optional heated and cooled seats, and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration. They do also have some differing interior features as well:

  • 2019 Acura MDX: Offers supportive and ergonomic seating, On Demand Multi-Use Display™, and available ELS Studio® Premium Audio System
  • 2019 Acura RDX: Offers panoramic moonroof and a 16-speaker Acura/ELS Studio 3D® Premium Audio System

Acura MDX 2019 Seating

Safety Features

Acura takes care of your whole family while driving around Oak Park in either the Acura MDX or the Acura RDX. Both luxury SUVs come with the AcuraWatch™ system, which includes:

  • Blind spot information system
  • Surround-view camera
  • Rear cross traffic monitor
  • AcuraLink®
  • Vehicle stability assist
  • And more

Performance Features

  • 2019 Acura MDX: This SUV has a standard 290-hp 3.5L V6 engine paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission and standard front-wheel drive or available SH-AWD®. There’s also a 321-hp 3.0L V6 engine paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and Sport Hybrid SH-AWD®. When equipped with the Sport Hybrid engine, the MDX makes an EPA-estimated 26 mpg/city* and 27 mpg/highway*.
  • 2019 Acura RDX: The RDX has a standard 272-hp 2.0L VTEC Turbo engine paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, and it also has front-wheel drive or available SH-AWD®. There are four different driving modes: Comfort, Snow, Sport, Sport+. When equipped with FWD, the 10-speed transmission, and the Standard package*, this SUV makes an EPA-estimated 22 mpg/city* and 28 mpg/highway*.

Test Drive Acura SUVs at McGrath Acura of Downtown Chicago

Want to know more about the differences between the highly-reviewed Acura MDX and RDX? Contact a member of our sales team or simply drop by our showroom to test drive both of these Acura SUVs around Chicago.


*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 only) and other factors.
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