Comparison - Acura RDX Technology 2018 - vs - Lexus NX 200t F Sport 2017

General

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
41,000
Updated: 
03 Mar 2016
38,785
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2018
2017
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.00gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Basque Red Pearl II
#582129
Crystal Black Pearl
#080808
Kona Coffee Metallic
#3B342E
Lunar Silver Metallic
#7E7E7E
Modern Steel Metallic
#47484D
White Diamond Pearl
#D3D3D3
Color: 
Atomic Silver
#ABAAB8
Autumn Shimmer
#5C3223
Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
#2646B3
Eminent White Pearl
#F2F2F2
Matador Red Mica
#730527
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4F5052
Obsidian
#090909
Silver Lining Metallic
#BBBDBA

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

For many reasons, the Acura RDX is one of our top picks in the luxury compact SUV segment. It's a well-made and well-equipped SUV that is a clear, premium step up from mainstream compact SUVs such as the Honda CR-V. Its value is undeniable and a must-drive for buyers who value smart engineering and style equally.

PROS
Strong acceleration and fuel economy from standard V6 engine
Elevated rear seat provides generous legroom and a commanding view
More features than competitors at a similar or much lower price
Generous cargo capacity for the segment

CONS
Cabin lacks overtly luxurious look and feel
High-tech safety features and adaptive cruise control don't work as well as some rival systems
Technology interface can be distracting to use

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Acura RDX ranked #1 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Acura RDX has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 53 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Spacious, adult-friendly seats in both rows
Convenient cargo area
Refined, competent V6 engine

Cons
Complicated, confusing infotainment systems
Fewer available amenities than some rivals
No engine or performance upgrades available

By: 
usnews.com

The 2017 Lexus NX ranks 7 out of 14 Luxury Compact SUVs. The 2017 Lexus NX 200t is a solid luxury compact SUV with a price that’s lower than many of its competitors. The NX deserves a look from shoppers who want a value-oriented and well-rounded daily driver or family car.

Pros
Upscale, modern interior
Spacious passenger room
Comfortable ride quality

Cons
Low cargo volume
Difficult infotainment touch controls

By: 
usnews.com

The Lexus NX is a new direction for Lexus and a capable, smooth crossover that could use a little more smoothing around the corners.
The 2017 Lexus NX doesn't stray too far from the crossover that made its debut just a couple years ago.

Pros
Turbo acceleration and driving
Hybrid fuel economy
Spacious and comfortable up front
Revolutionary styling from Lexus

Cons
Infotainment system is too fussy to use
Road noise can be an issue
Nearly as fuel efficient as bigger SUVs

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Looking for a small luxury crossover SUV that stands out in a crowd? The 2017 Lexus NX 200t certainly qualifies thanks to its aggressive exterior design. You'll like its impeccably crafted interior and spacious backseat, too. Read more to learn if this Lexus crossover is right for you.For 2017, the NX 200t receives a standard Scout GPS Link navigation app that streams from a smartphone.

Pros
Impeccable cabin construction and quality
Smooth and quiet engine
Generous backseat room
Copious high-tech features.

Cons
Small cargo capacity
Potentially distracting and frustrating Remote Touch tech interface.

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
v
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
252ft-lbs
at 4 900rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 650rpm
Horsepower: 
279hp
at 6 200rpm
235hp
at 4 800rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.90Feet
39.80Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination guidance also Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Destination Download
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Destination Download
Roadside Assistance*

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.40in
182.30in
Width: 
73.70in
73.60in
Height: 
65.00in
64.80in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
6.90in
Front Track: 
63.10in
62.40in
Rear Track: 
63.40in
62.50in
Wheel Base: 
105.70in
104.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.70
37.40
Front Hip Room: 
55.70in
55.10in
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
42.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.70in
57.30in
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
38.00
Rear Hip Room: 
53.80in
53.90in
Rear leg room: 
38.30in
36.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.20in
55.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
76.90cu.ft
54.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.10cu.ft
17.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.20degrees
28.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.70degrees
24.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3931.00lbs
4050.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Ventilated passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Leatherette
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Sun sensor
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather steering wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
yes
More Entertainment: 
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
1 subwoofer(s)
10 total speakers
410 watts stero output
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
Els studio Premium Audi System with 10 speakers
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Pandora compatibility
Aha™ compatibility
SMS text message function
HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic
Traffic Rerouting
Maintenance Minder system
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB with external media control
8 total speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Remote sunroof operation
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 7.5
18 x 7.0
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid Rear Disc Brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
Turn signal mirrors
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Multi-View rearview camera
Blind spot information (BSI) system
Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with SmartVent technology
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Side-impact door beams
Blind Spot Monitor w/Auto Dimming, Reverse Tilt, Heated and Memory Mirrors
Intuitive Parking Assist
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Post-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
Lane Departure Alert System w/Steering Assist
Pre-Collision System w/Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation

Options

Packages: 
Comfort Package
Navigation Package
Premium Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Luxury Package
Exterior Options: 
LED Headlamps w/Auto High Beams
18" Wheels w/All-Season Tires
Rear Bumper Protector
Paint Protection Film
Reverse Tilt, Heated and Memory Mirrors
Body Side Moldings
LED Headlamps w/o Auto High Beams
Door Edge Guards
Power Tilt and Slide Moonroof
F SPORT 19-In Split-Six-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheels
LED Headlamps W/O Auto High Beams
Interior Options: 
Auto-Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror w/Homelink Universal Transmitter
Auto-Dimming Inside Rear View Mirror w/Homelink Universal Transmitter and Compass
Leather Heated Steering Wheel
60/40 Power Folding Rear Seats
Qi-Compatible Wireless Charger
Smart Access Key Gloves
Cargo Net
Cargo Mat
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sills
Heated/Ventilated Front Seats
Heated Perforated Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Perforated Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, leatherette
#151515
Graystone, leatherette
#78756F
Parchment, leatherette
#C7B89B
Color: 
Black, leather
#444444
Black, leatherette
#3C3C3C
Creme, leatherette
#BFA685
Flaxen, leatherette
#8D6B51