2018 Acura RDX vs 2018 Lexus NX 300

2018 Acura RDX vs 2018 Lexus NX 300 exterior views

Crossover SUV models are quite popular these days. Every time you go about your commute, you're bound to see a few of them. Some of them might start to all blend in and look the same, and for this reason, automakers are tasked with producing crossovers that stand out from the crowd. Luxury crossovers can make this happen by checking the desired marks of a crossover while offering other amenities to make drivers feel at home. Montaño Acura offers a selection of Acura models to interested drivers, and one such model is the Acura RDX. Let's take a look at a comparison of the 2018 Acura RDX vs the 2018 Lexus NX 300.

Each of these models serves as the entry into their respective automakers' crossover lineup, so we thought this would be a fitting comparison.

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2018 Acura RDX vs 2018 Lexus NX 300
279 HP Base Horsepower 235 HP
61.3 Cubic Feet* Maximum Cargo Capacity 54.6 Cubic Feet
Standard Heated Front Seats Available
Standard Rearview Camera Standard

Standard features and versatility in the 2018 Acura RDX

One mark that needs to be checked off is an engine potent enough to handle different commutes. As you can see by the chart, the 2018 Acura RDX offers 279 horsepower standard as opposed to the 235 horsepower offered by the 2018 Lexus NX 300. Another number that you want to see on the higher end is the cargo capacity so you can be certain you can fit a number of different items along for your journeys. With the rear seats folded, the 2018 Acura RDX opens up to a maximum of 61.3 cubic feet of cargo capacity*, which surpasses the 54.6 cubic feet offered up inside the 2018 Lexus NX 300.

With the 2018 Acura RDX, you can also take advantage of the comforts offered by the standard heated front seats on chillier nights or mornings. Heated front seats do not come standard on the 2018 Lexus NX 300. Other notable features on the 2018 Acura RDX include a multi-view rear camera**, auto-on/off headlight operation with wiper integration, Bluetooth® streaming audio, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, and more.

*Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard

**Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up; the rearview camera display does not provide complete information about all conditions and objects at the rear of your vehicle. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.


2018 Acura RDX exterior rear quarter view
2018 Acura RDX interior steering wheel and dash
2018 Acura RDX shifter
2018 Acura RDX seats