2023 Acura MDX vs. 2023 Acura RDX

2022 Acura MDX vs. 2022 Acura RDX
2023 Acura MDX FWD Automatic

vs.

2023 Acura RDX FWD Automatic
290 hp, 3.5L V6

Standard Engine

272 hp, 2.0L VTEC Turbo
10-Speed Automatic Transmission

Standard Transmission

10-Speed Automatic Transmission
Available

SH-AWD®

Available
Standard

AcuraWatch™

Standard

A luxury SUV can make all the difference to your Tustin and Costa Mesa drives and that’s why you’ll love that you can choose between two top models with the new, 2023 Acura MDX vs. Acura RDX. Each of these is designed to deliver a high-end crossover experience, but only one can end up on your driveway. Discover which new Acura SUV you like best with our breakdown of the new 2023 Acura RDX vs. MDX and then stop by and see our Acura inventory in person at Weir Canyon Acura today!

2023 Acura MDX vs. RDX: Cargo Space & Seating

Seating capacity is one of the main differences between the Acura MDX and RDX, as the MDX enables a total of seven passengers to fit in this crossover SUV while the RDX has standard five-passenger seating. All come with more individual seating space to stretch out and stay comfortable on longer rides and you can utilize the fold-down rear seats in each so that nothing gets left behind. See the interior dimensions of the 2023 Acura MDX vs. RDX below:

2023 Acura MDX Dimensions

  • 139.1 cubic feet of passenger space
  • 18.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 3rd row
  • 48.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 2nd row
  • 95.0 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 1st row

2023 Acura RDX Dimensions

  • 104 cubic feet of passenger space
  • 29.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 2nd row
  • 58.9 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 1st row

2023 Acura MDX vs. RDX: Engine Specs & Performance

Along with interior space, one of the major differences between Acura MDX and RDX models are their base performances. The MDX sports a base V6 configuration, while the RDX has a striking turbo engine to keep you moving. You’ll also choose between a standard FWD system or you can upgrade to the brand’s own available Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) system on either lineup for added support and control on Montclair streets. Check out the base specs of the 2023 Acura RDX vs. MDX below:

Acura MDX Specs

  • Standard 3.5L V6 engine 
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Standard 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque
  • 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway**

Acura RDX Specs

2023 Acura MDX vs. RDX: Interior Features

Whether you prefer the 2023 MDX or RDX, each comes with the added protection of AcuraWatch™ technology where you’ll benefit from advanced safety on Tustin roads thanks to such features as Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, Lane Keeping Assist System, Pedestrian Detection, and Traffic Sign Recognition. You’ll also love that each interior cabin deliers accommodating features to make your vehicle suited to your lifestyle such as:

Acura MDX

  • Digital Precision Cockpit™
  • Iconic Drive™ ambient cabin lighting
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • High-end craftsmanship in every row

Acura RDX

  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Authentic interior materials
  • Iconic Drive™ ambient cabin lighting
  • Flat-bottom sport steering wheel

Compare the 2023 RDX vs. MDX Models in Person at Weir Canyon Acura

With several differences between Acura MDX and RDX models, you can enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience on Montclair roads. Bring home a new Acura MDX or RDX for sale from Weir Canyon Acura and see how you can save even more with our inventory of national offers and incentives. Find more helpful Acura vehicle comparisons assist you with your search and you can even value your trade-in or apply for financing online from home to get started. Contact us today for more information on the 2023 Acura RDX vs. MDX and schedule a test drive at our Acura dealership here in Anaheim!

 

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*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,195.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2023 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.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,195.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2023 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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