2017 Acura RDX vs 2017 Lexus NX

When shopping for a luxury SUV, there are several elements to consider. You probably want a powerful engine, rugged exterior, and plenty of space for passengers and cargo in addition to high-tech convenience features and advanced comfort elements. Fortunately, the Acura RDX and Lexus NX are well-equipped in these areas.

After considering key differences and similarities between the 2017 Acura RDX Base and 2017 Lexus NX Turbo, interested shoppers can make an informed decision about which SUV is better suited for them and their lifestyle. Then, they can get behind the wheel before making their final choice.

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2017 Acura RDX VS 2017 Lexus NX
3.5L V6, 279 horsepower Base Engine 2.0L Inline-4, 235 horsepower
103.5 cubic feet Interior Volume 71.6 cubic feet
Standard Heated Front Seats Optional
Standard Power Sunroof/Moonroof Optional


In terms of performance, the Acura RDX comes standard with a 279-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine, while the Lexus NX’s 2.0-liter inline-4 engine is able to deliver 235 horsepower. Despite the difference in engine size and power, both models have similar fuel economy with the NX achieving slightly better combined ratings. The 2017 Acura RDX has a larger interior volume than the 2017 Lexus NX, which means it offers additional space for passengers and their gear. Not to mention, the RDX comes standard with heated front seats and a power sunroof/moonroof, features which are only optional on the NX. Which luxury SUV is right for you?

2017 Acura RDX Pittsburgh PA

On top of powerful performance and a spacious cabin, the 2017 Acura RDX has so much more to offer drivers in Pittsburgh, PA and the surrounding area. Standard features include leatherette-trimmed sport seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless access system, push-button ignition, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, Acura Premium sound system with 7 speakers, multi-view rear camera, and much more. The RDX also offers a number of available elements, such as blind spot information system, navigation, Voice Recognition™ system, Siri® Eyes Free, and adaptive cruise control, among others.

When you are ready to get behind the wheel of the 2017 Acura RDX in Pittsburgh, PA, feel free to schedule a test drive with our team at Baierl Acura.

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