Acura RDX: A Triumph of Performance and Luxury
2021 Acura RDX
2020 Lexus NX
The Acura RDX combines spacious comfort with turbocharged performance, putting it miles ahead of the Lexus NX 300. Its VTEC® Turbo 2.0-liter engine boasts 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, giving you far more muscle than the NX 300. Torque vectoring, exclusive to the available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®), lets you channel that power for improved handling in almost any condition. Standard paddle shifters put control of all 10 gear ratios at your fingertips.
RDX also features a long list of standard luxury amenities you’ll have to pay extra for on NX 300. Heated front sport seats with 12-way power adjustment keep front-row occupants warm. An ultra-wide panoramic moonroof is featured on all grades. Class-leading rear cargo space includes nearly two cubic feet of compartmented underfloor storage. And unlike the Lexus, a fully-flat rear floor in the RDX enables first-class roominess for all five seating positions.