2018 Acura RDX in white

2018 Acura RDX vs. 2017 Acura RDX

This day in age, drivers are flocking to the crossover SUV body style. Because that's the case, the automotive industry has had to respond accordingly – building more capable SUV models than ever before. Acura – Honda's luxury division – has had the model available since 2007. After a decade of being on the market, the RDX's 2018 model has arrived, and we're here to let you in on some of the items this vehicle offers in comparison to the 2017 version.

Under the hood, both model years offer the same engine – a 3.5-liter V-6. The engine is capable of producing a healthy 279 horsepower at the base level, and it operates on a front-wheel drive drivetrain platform (all-wheel drive is available on other trim levels). Both the 2018 and 2017 Acura RDX offer standard technology like heated/cooled seating, keyless ignition, and standard satellite radio. Each model also allows for five passengers.

New RDX model interior
New RDX side view
Rear view of new RDX model

New pricing and AcuraWatch™ option

As far as differences between the 2018 Acura TLX and the 2017 Acura TLX, there are only a couple to note. This year, the price of the well-equipped model has gone up slightly – and will now be starting at $35,800* for the 2018 model year.  

In addition to the slight difference in pricing, the 2018 Acura RDX will give drivers the option of adding AcuraWatch as a standalone option. This will give drivers a bit more freedom while choosing which fetaures they want to have in their Acura crossover SUV. 


*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $950 for sedans and $975 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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