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2018 Acura RDX

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2018 Acura RDX vs. 2017 INFINITI QX70

For Connecticut families looking for a well-equipped vehicle with premium features and capable performance that’s also able to handle the diverse needs of a medium-sized family, a small luxury SUV is a solid choice. The 2018 Acura RDX and 2017 INFINITI QX70 both fit into that segment, but they aren’t created equally. In fact, the RDX has a lot to offer Canton drivers in several key areas, as revealed in this comparison guide form the team at Acura of Avon.

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For starters, the 2018 Acura RDX has a starting MSRP that’s over $10,000 less than the 2017 INFINITI QX70:

  • 2018 Acura RDX – MSRP from $35,800*
  • 2017 Infiniti QX70 – MSRP from $45,850

However, this does not mean that the RDX is lesser in terms of advanced features.

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Fuel Economy

Fuel savings don’t stop at the dealership. While both of these compact SUVs come with V6 engines and available all-wheel drive (AWD), the Acura SUV is capable of achieving up to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg highway and 20 mpg city** compared to the INFINITI QX70’s top EPA-estimated 24 mpg highway and 17 mpg city.
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Standard and Available Cargo Space

The 2018 RDX and 2017 QX70 both come with seating for up to five adult passengers, but the Acura RDX provides noticeably more cargo space to Hartford area families:

  • 2018 Acura RDX – Behind the second row of seats, the RDX provides 26.1 cubic feet of cargo space, opening up to 76.9 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded down.
  • 2017 INFINITI QX70 – The INFINITI QX70 offers just 24.8 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space, and even with the rear seats folded you’ll only get 62.0 cubic feet of cargo room to work with.
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Get Behind the Wheel of the New Acura RDX

We have the new Acura RDX for sale right now at Acura of Avon, including models with the Advance PackageTechnology Package, and other RDX packages. You can even see how it hold up to other models like with our Acura RDX vs. BMW X3 comparison. While you’re here, make sure to check out some of our pre-owned Acura RDX SUVs as well. At our dealership, we make it easy to apply for financing, and the doors of our showroom open Monday through Saturday at 9:00 a.m. Make your way to come see us at 75 Albany Turnpike in Canton, CT, and contact us if we can be of any service to you.


*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.

** Based on 2018 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.

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