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2020 Acura MDX

Black 2020 Acura RDX

2020 Acura RDX

2020 Acura MDX


2020 Acura RDX
$44,500 MSRP*

Starting Price

$37,800 MSRP*
290 hp 3.5L V6

Engine Configuration

272 hp 2.0L V6
9-speed automatic


10-speed automatic
90.9 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

78.9 cubic feet
132.7 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

104.0 cubic feet

2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Acura RDX

When it comes to picking your next luxury SUV for Kyle roads, you’ll find great options within the same brand as the 2020 Acura MDX and RDX. While you may assume the only thing distinguishing these two vehicles is a single letter, Sterling Acura of Austin is here to show you the difference between MDX and RDX models to help you decide which is right for you. Compare the 2020 Acura MDX vs. RDX and then make your own assessment of these luxury SUVs at Sterling Acura of Austin today!

RDX vs. MDX: MSRP and Packages

The MDX and RDX lineups both come with similar package options, as well as competitive pricing to deliver a unique experience behind the wheel and help you find a trim that suits your needs. These include options like the Standard, Technology, A-Spec, and Advance Packages, however, if you opt for the MDX, you’ll have an additional configuration to choose from with the MDX Entertainment Package. Here are the prices for both lineups below:

2020 Acura MDX

  • MDX Standard Package FWD/SH-AWD: $44,500 MSRP*/$46,500 MSRP*
  • MDX Technology Package FWD/SH-AWD/Sport Hybrid SH-AWD: $49,500 MSRP*/$51,500 MSRP*/$53,000 MSRP*
  • MDX A-Spec Package SH-AWD: $55,000 MSRP*
  • MDX Advance Package FWD/SH-AWD/Sport Hybrid SH-AWD: $56,250 MSRP*/$58,250 MSRP*/$59,750 MSRP*
  • MDX Entertainment Package SH-AWD with Technology/Advance Package: $53,500 MSRP*/$60,250 MSRP*

2020 Acura RDX

  • RDX Standard Package FWD/SH-AWD: $37,800 MSRP*/$39,800 MSRP*
  • RDX Technology Package FWD/SH-AWD: $41,000 MSRP*/$43,000* MSRP
  • RDX A-Spec Package FWD/SH-AWD: $44,000 MSRP*/$46,000 MSRP*
  • RDX Advance Package FWD/SH-AWD: $45,900 MSRP*/$47,900 MSRP*
White 2020 Acura MDX A-Spec® on Highway

RDX vs. MDX: Cargo Space and Passenger Room

Another advantage of a luxury SUV is more comfortable cabin space for your Buda travels. The Acura RDX and MDX come with stylish interior seating and a range of amenities to enhance your ride, but in terms of passenger space, you’ll have more room with the MDX, thanks to its three-row seating. This also enables you to take advantage of plenty of storage space so all of your belongings stay safe and secure all in one trip. Take a look at the interior dimensions for both models:

2020 Acura MDX

  • Max Cargo Volume Behind Third Row: 15.8 cubic feet
  • Max Cargo Volume Behind Second Row: 43.4 cubic feet
  • Max Cargo Volume Behind First Row: 90.9 cubic feet
  • Passenger volume: 132.7 cubic feet

2020 Acura RDX

  • Max Cargo Volume Behind Second Row: 31.1 cubic feet
  • Max Cargo Volume Behind First Row: 79.8 cubic feet
  • Passenger volume: 104 cubic feet
2020 Acura RDX Rear Cargo Area

RDX vs. MDX: Performance Specs

San Marcos drivers will also want to compare the Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX in terms of performance. You’ll find that you can upgrade your standard FWD drivetrain to the brand’s Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) system in either lineup. The MDX not only offers a slightly larger engine configuration over the RDX but also delivers more towing power to meet your needs. Here’s a breakdown of the performance specs for the MDX and RDX below:

2020 Acura MDX

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 290 hp
  • 267 lb-ft of torque
  • Standard 3,500-lb towing capacity
  • Available 5,000-lb towing capacity

2020 Acura RDX

  • 2.0L turbocharged I-4 engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 272 hp
  • 280 lb-ft of torque
  • Standard 1,500-lb towing capacity
Red 2020 Acura MDX A-Spec® on Open Highway

See the Acura MDX and RDX for Sale at Sterling Acura of Austin

Not that you’ve seen the difference between Acura MDX and RDX models, you can decide which is truly right for you in person at Sterling Acura of Austin. Browse our online selection of new MDX and new RDX models for sale to see which luxury SUV packages catch your eye, or compare the MDX vs. INFINITI QX60 to see how it compares to the competition. Our finance team is here to answer any questions and break down your leasing and financing options. Contact us today for more information and to schedule an appointment at our dealership near Round Rock!

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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