2019 Acura RDX vs 2019 Acura MDX

split-screen images of the 2019 Acura RDX and 2019 Acura MDX

A luxury crossover or SUV can take your daily family-hauling responsibilities to the next level. With plush interior finishes and a generous list of passenger-friendly amenities, an Acura crossover or SUV can take some of the stress away from carting everyone around town. With available features like surround sound and Apple CarPlay functionality, time spent driving in the car just might become the most relaxing part of your day. Two popular family haulers in the Acura lineup are the 2019 Acura RDX and 2019 Acura MDX.

For most drivers, the decision between the 2019 Acura RDX and 2019 Acura MDX lineups will be about budget and seating needs. Learn more about what each lineup has to offer in terms in interior space and amenities for passengers below.

2019 Acura RDX


2019 Acura MDX

$37,300* Starting MSRP $44,300*
22/28** Fuel Economy 20/27**
5 Seating Capacity 6-7
58.9 cubic feet Base Cargo Space 90.0 cubic feet

Interior Space and Passenger-Friendly Amenities

Naturally, the three-row 2019 Acura MDX has the leg up when it comes to interior space. MDX models equipped with second-row bench seats provide seating for up to seven passengers while models equipped with second-row captain’s chairs provide seating for up to six passengers. All two-row Acura RDX models offer a max seating capacity of five total passengers. Though the 2019 MDX offers increased seating, passengers should have ample room to stretch out in both cabins with plenty of head and legroom even for taller adults.

All passengers in the 2019 Acura RDX should have no trouble staying entertained on the road with an available surround sound system and standard Apple CarPlay. Apple CarPlay allows drivers to seamlessly connect their smartphone to the 2019 RDX infotainment display for hands-free access to music, podcasts, texts, and calls. The 2019 Acura MDX offers one-touch smart-slide access to third-row seats, independent climate control, an available rear-seat entertainment system, and an available surround sound system to keep passengers in all three rows comfortable.

Whether you choose the 2019 Acura RDX or 2019 Acura MDX as your next family vehicle, you can rest assured that everyone is in safe hands. Both models come standard with the AcuraWatch™ active safety bundle that includes a Collision Mitigation Braking System with Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Road Departure Mitigation with Lane Departure Warning.

For additional information on the 2019 Acura RDX and 2019 Acura MDX lineups or to schedule a test drive, visit the Bill Gatton Acura dealership in Johnson City, TN.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.

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