2018 Acura RDX vs 2018 INFINITI QX30

2018 Acura RDX in white vs 2018 INFINITI QX30 in green

Drivers on the hunt for a new crossover undoubtedly know there are a lot of options out there, and the search can feel cumbersome. When it comes to premium crossovers, the search can be even more daunting. The team here at Bill Gatton Acura is committed to helping you make the most informed decision possible when it comes to your next new vehicle, so we put together this comparison of the 2018 Acura RDX vs the 2019 INFINITI QX30.

When comparing these two crossovers, there are a number of factors to consider. To keep things easy, we'll be comparing the base models of both lineups. With all seats in their upright position, the 2018 Acura RDX offers its drivers 26.1 cubic feet* of cargo space. The slightly smaller INFINITI QX30 comes in at 19.2 cubic feet. While the 2018 INFINITI QX30 is a worthy competitor, the 2018 RDX does offer a higher engine output, leatherette seating, and a number of other standard features which the INFINITI QX30 does not. Take a look at the chart below for more information.

New 2018 Acura RDX at Bill Gatton Acura

2018 Acura RDX VS 2018 INFINITI QX30
Leatherette Standard Seat Trim Cloth
3.5-Liter V-6 Engine Standard Engine Option 2.0-Liter Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine
279 hp; 252 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Output 208 hp; 258 lb-ft of torque
Standard Heated Front Seats  Unavailable

Test drive the 2018 Acura RDX in Johnson City TN

While the 2018 INFINITI QX30 puts up a good fight, the 2018 Acura RDX does add more standard features as well as maximized interior space. The 2018 Acura RDX also features a number of configuration upgrades to further expand on features and capability. These packages include:

  • AcuraWatch™ Plus
    • A suite of features to assist in driver awareness
  • Technology Package
    • Expanded connectivity and sport-styling features
  • Advance Package**
    • Upgrades in comfort, technology, and convenience features
For specific details regarding upgrade packages on the 2018 RDX, ask the sales team at Bill Gatton Acura. If you think it's time to schedule a test drive, you can do so online, or request one in person at the dealership.

*Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard.

**Requires AcuraWatch™ Plus and Technology Packages


2018 Acura RDX rear side view
2018 Acura RDX interior
2018 Acura RDX front view in white
2018 Acura RDX front interior



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