• 2017 Acura RDX

Experience Luxury at Its Finest Onboard Two of the Auto Industry’s Top SUVs

Within the ultra-hot SUV market, many competing vehicles vie for a buyer’s dollar. How can consumers pick out the top SUVs from among them?

The Acura brand has a couple of ideas.

If you’re looking for an outstanding utility vehicle, may we suggest the 2016 Acura MDX and the 2017 Acura RDX? These two luxury SUVs offer all the opulence, versatility, and performance quality drivers want. Interested in learning more? Come along with us as we explore these two high-end SUV nameplates in depth. Get ready to be impressed!

Trims and Pricing

The MDX and RDX lineups include a wide variety of trim levels with a broad assortment of features for drivers to choose from.

The MDX lineup includes an array of front-wheel drive models, with the base model priced at $43,015 MSRP,* and a selection of super handling all-wheel drive models (SH-AWD) priced at $45,015 MSRP.*

The RDX lineup includes the following trim levels and prices:

  • Acura RDX: $35,370 MSRP*
  • Acura RDX with AcuraWatch Plus: $36,670 MSRP*
  • Acura RDX with Technology Package: $39,070 MSRP*
  • Acura RDX with Technology and AcuraWatch Plus Packages: $40,370 MSRP*
  • Acura RDX with Advance Package: $42,020 MSRP*
  • Acura RDX AWD: $36,870 MSRP*
  • Acura RDX AWD with AcuraWatch Plus: $38,170 MSRP*
  • Acura RDX with Technology Package: $40,570 MSRP*
  • Acura RDX AWD with Technology and AcuraWatch Plus Packages: $41,870 MSRP*
  • Acura RDX AWD with Advance Package: $43,520 MSRP*

Exceptional Amenities

Drivers and passengers will enjoy plentiful high-end features onboard the MDX and RDX.

The MDX offers outstanding amenities that include an available rear entertainment system; a multi-view rear camera; noise mitigating elements such as triple-sealed doors and a triple-sealed tailgate, special insulators in the rear wheelhouse and rear floor, and sound-absorbing acoustic glass in the windshield and front side doors; Jewel Eye LED headlights; tri-level heating and available tri-level ventilation for the front seats; and tri-zone automatic climate control and available GPS-linked climate control.

Onboard the RDX, exceptional features include available voice recognition technology; available rain-sensing windshield wipers; ergonomically tailored seats with power adjustment, power lumbar for the driver and front passenger, dual-level heaters, and available tri-level seat heating and ventilation; a multi-view rear camera; Jewel Eye headlights; available Song By Voice technology; and automatic climate control and available GPS-linked climate control.

2017 Acura RDX

Spaciousness

Both the MDX and RDX offer impressive roominess.

The MDX provides seating for seven passengers, along with an impressive 132.3 cubic feet of passenger space. Drivers will also enjoy up to 90.9 cubic feet of cargo volume, with amenities like flat-folding third- and second-row seats and a standard power liftgate, making access easier and more convenient.

The RDX has seating for five passengers and 103.5 cubic feet of passenger space for them to stretch out in. Drivers can also take advantage of up to 76.9 cubic feet of cargo volume when the second-row seat is lowered. Features like a 60/40-split rear seat allow drivers and passengers to easily access all that space.

Fuel Efficiency

In terms of gas mileage, both the MDX and RDX achieve fuel economy that is more like that of a car than an SUV—which is excellent news for drivers when it’s time to pay at the pump.

Gas mileage achieved onboard the MDX trims is as follows:

  • Front-wheel drive models: EPA-estimated 19 city mpg, 27 highway mpg, 22 combined mpg***
  • Front-wheel drive models with Idle Stop: EPA-estimated 20 city mpg, 27 highway mpg, 23 combined mpg***
  • SH-AWD models: EPA-estimated 18 city mpg, 26 highway mpg, 21 combined mpg***
  • SH-AWD models with Idle Stop: EPA-estimated 19 city mpg, 26 highway mpg, 22 combined mpg***

The RDX models achieve an EPA-estimated 20 mpg in the city, 28 mpg on the highway, and 23 combined mpg.** RDX AWD models achieve an EPA-estimated 19 city mpg, 27 highway mpg, and 22 combined mpg.**

2017 Acura RDX

Safety Stats

Both the MDX and the RDX have been ranked as 2016 Top Safety Pick+ vehicles by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, when equipped with optional front crash prevention. The 2016 MDX and RDX models also earned 5-Star Safety Ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The MDX offers state-of-the-art safety features that include:

  • Vehicle stability assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Available Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Available Road Departure Mitigation

Cutting-edge safety amenities offered in the RDX include:

  • Vehicle stability assist
  • Available Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Available adaptive cruise control
  • Available Lane Keeping Assist system
  • Available Blind Spot Information System

Power on Deck

Under the hood of the MDX is a 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine that produces 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. This mighty engine is paired with 9-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission.

The MDX also offers a standard integrated dynamics system, a standard Agile Handling Assist system, and a performance braking system.

The RDX is powered by a 3.5L i-VTEC aluminum-alloy V6 engine that delivers 279 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. This powerhouse engine is mated to a 6-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission.

The RDX features standard Variable Cylinder Management, which greatly boosts highway fuel efficiency, as well as performance braking and a rigid body structure utilizing high-tensile steel.

2017 Acura RDX

Time to Take a Ride

Drivers in the market for a standout luxury SUV can’t go wrong with either one of these impressive Acura models. See for yourself how they stack up to competitors, and then visit a Michigan Acura Dealer near you to experience the impressive Acura MDX and Acura RDX with a test drive.

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*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license, or a $940 destination and handling charge. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor, and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
**Based on 2017 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 only), and other factors.
***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.
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