2021 Lexus NX vs. 2021 Acura RDX

Which is Better? The 2020 Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX

2020 Acura RDX FWD


2020 Lexus NX
272 hp


235 hp
280 lb-ft @ 1600-4500


258 lb-ft @ 1650–4000
29.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space (behind rear seats)

17.7 cubic feet
58.9 cubic feet

Cargo Space (behind front seats)

54.5 cubic feet
40/38 in

Headroom (front/rear)

37.4/38 in
6.5 seconds

Acceleration 0-60

7.2 seconds

Are you in the market for a new Acura RDX? We can’t blame you! The slick good looks, the abundance of features, and the swank interior combine to make this automobile a fine addition to any Canton driveway. But how does it compare to the competition? We think the RDX wins, hands down. To prove it, we’ve put together the detailed, side by side, base model Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX base model comparison below. Let the RDX vs. NX contest begin!

2020 Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX: Raw Power

The Acura RDX dominates the Lexus NX when it comes to raw power. Compare the 272 horses under the hood of the Acura RDX compared to the meager 235 hp provided by the Nexus NX. Torque is the same story. The Acura RDX delivers an impressive 280 lb-ft, compared to just 258 lb-ft from the Lexus NX. When it comes to power, the RDX is the clear winner in this category of the RDX vs. NX showdown. With the Acura RDX, you can take over the Hartford streets with ease!

2020 Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX: 0-60

Since the engine in the Acura RDX can deliver so much more power than the one in the Lexus NX, is it any surprise that it can also accelerate much faster? The RDX can get from 0-60 miles per hour in just 6.5 seconds. Compare that to 7.2 seconds in the Lexus NX. Of course, we want you to drive the speed limit on our West Hartford roads. But it’s nice to know you can get to the speed limit much faster in the RDX, which is the clear winner in this category of the RDX vs. NX contest.

2020 Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX: Interior Space

Do you have to haul a large tribe or do you have to carry a lot of soccer gear or band instruments? The Acura RDX is the vehicle for you. Here’s why:

  • There is a whopping 29.5 cubic feet in the rear cargo area, compared to just 17.7 cubic feet in the Lexus NX.
  • Your passengers will also have more room. The RDX has 40 inches of front headroom, for example, compared to just 37.4 inches in the Lexus NX.

Check Out the New Acura RDX at Acura of Avon

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can even apply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Manchester, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! So, contact us today!

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