2016 Acura MDX VS RDX Model Features Comparison

Compare the New 2016 Acura MDX With the New 2016 Acura RDX at Continental Acura

When you want a luxury crossover SUV, Acura is the way to go. Both the new 2016 Acura MDX and the new 2016 Acura RDX are top quality vehicles; however, each one has its own special benefits. Read on to find out the differences between these amazing SUVs, then come take one for a test drive at Continental Acura!


2016 Acura MDX


2016 Acura RDX

290 hp Engine Horsepower 279 hp
267 lb-ft Engine Torque 252 lb-ft
Three Rows Seating Two Rows
27** Highway MPG (Front-Wheel Drive Model) 29**


2016 Acura MDX vs 2016 Acura RDX : Design Information

Both the Acura MDX and the Acura RDX are luxury crossover SUVs; however, while the RDX is a small crossover, the MDX is a midsize crossover. If you want a crossover that’s smaller and more maneuverable in tight areas, with two rows of seating, the RDX will be right up your alley. However, if you’re looking for a larger crossover with more seating, the MDX (which has three rows) is perfect for you. Inside, you’ll find that both vehicles bring you high quality, luxurious spaces that ensure you and your passengers will be comfortable.


2016 Acura MDX vs 2016 Acura RDX : Performance Information

When it comes to performance, you’ll find lots to love about the Acura MDX and the Acura RDX. Both are available as either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive vehicles. Both are also powered by 3.5-liter i-VTEC V6 engines. The engine in the RDX is slightly more fuel efficient (the front-wheel drive model gets 29 highway mpg**, compared to the 27 highway mpg** that the front-wheel drive MDX gets), while the engine in the MDX is slightly more powerful (it generates 290 horsepower, compared to the 279 horsepower of the RDX engine). **Based on 2016 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.

2016 Acura MDX at Continental Acura of Naperville

2016 Acura MDX vs 2016 Acura RDX : Safety and Technological Features

Both the Acura MDX and the Acura RDX come with an amazing number of safety and convenience features which make driving them enjoyable and comforting. Both are equipped with features like advanced airbags, 3-point seatbelts, vehicle stability assist, and a body structure design that emphasizes protection and safety. In addition, they’re both outfitted with great convenience features, such as heated front seats.

2016 Acura RDX at Continental Acura of Naperville

Find Amazing Acura Vehicles at Continental Acura in Naperville, Illinois

Continental Acura, serving Chicago and Downers Grove, is the place to go when you’re looking for a new Acura. Our salespeople will be happy to help you find the vehicle that’s right for you from our selection of new Acura vehicles, used vehicles, and Acura Certified Pre-Owned vehicles. But that’s far from all we offer; we’re also home to a state of the art service center, as well as a parts store that we keep stocked with genuine Acura parts and accessories (perfect for the do-it-yourself enthusiast). We’re located at 2275 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540, and we proudly serve Aurora, Geneva, and beyond. If you’d like to schedule a test drive, you can give us a call at (866) 999-7916; then, come by Continental Acura. We look forward to seeing you!