2021 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Lexus RX

The 2021 Acura RDX in blue versus the 2021 Lexus RX in silver
2021 Acura RDX


2022 Lexus RX 350
$38,400 MSRP*

Starting Price

$45,320 MSRP
79.8 cubic feet

Cargo Room (Behind 1st Row)

32.7 cubic feet
31.1 cubic feet

Cargo Room (Behind 2nd Row)

16.0 cubic feet


22 city / 28 highway mpg**

Fuel Economy

31 city / 28 highway mpg
10-speed automatic


8-speed automatic

An SUV should be luxurious, with enough space for you and your passengers to ride comfortably through Turlock while also having the power and capability to get you where you need to go with confidence. The Acura RDX fits all of those descriptions to a tee, but how does it compare to the Lexus RX, a vehicle of similar characteristics and capabilities? Find out how the Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX each stack up against each other with Acura of Modesto. Then, visit our dealership to see for yourself how the Acura RDX has everything you need that’s hard to find on any other kind of vehicle.



Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX: Price

If you’re looking for full features for your budget while looking for a new Stockton car, then you’ll lean more towards the Acura RDX. How much less is the Acura RDX compared to the Lexus RX? Let’s take a look:

2021 Acura RDX: $38,400 starting MSRP*

2022 Lexus RX: $45,320 starting MSRP

To get an even better deal on the Acura RDX at Acura of Modesto, check out our new vehicle specials.

Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX: Interior Dimensions

Besides affordability, the Acura RDX also offers more interior space than its competitor. When you compare the Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX on interior space, here is what each model offers:

2021 Acura RDX

  • Cargo Volume (Behind 2nd Row): 31.1 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (Behind 1st Row): 79.8 cubic feet

2022 Lexus RX

  • Cargo Volume (Behind 2nd Row): 16 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (Behind 1st Row): 32.7 cubic feet

Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX: Performance

When it comes down to it, which of these vehicles performs better on the Manteca roads? Take a look at some of the performance highlights of each model:

2021 Acura RDX FWD Standard Package Specs

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine
  • 22 city mpg / 28 hwy mpg** rating
  • 10-speed automatic transmission

2022 Lexus RX 350 FWD Specs

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 31 city mpg / 28 hwy mpg rating
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

It’s worth noting that the Acura RDX comes standard with FWD like the Lexus RX, but the Acura RDX has the option to upgrade to an available Super Handling AWD™ (SH-AWD®) for even better control.

Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX: Interior Features

When you’re headed out on your next Modesto road trip, it’s nice to have the latest in entertainment and technology to keep you and your passengers entertained. Both models come with an impressive slew of features and amenities, but you’ll find that the Acura RDX is a little more loaded than the Lexus RX:

2021 Acura RDX FWD

  • Heated leatherette seats
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Folding second-row seats
  • Standard sunroof
  • Lane Keeping Assist System

2022 Lexus RX 350

  • Lane Assistance
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Pre-Collision System
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration
  • Folding second-row seats

Now that you’ve compared the Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX, we at Acura of Modesto think the choice is pretty clear. Visit our finance center at Acura of Modesto to have any of your car-buying questions answered.

Choose Your Acura RDX at Acura of Modesto

Find your next Acura RDX at Acura of Modesto, and see how it compares to others in its class. Contact us to explore our inventory, as well as to learn more about the Acura RDX Technology Package, Acura RDX interior, our certified pre-owned Acura RDX inventory, and choose the model that has everything you need.


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*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,045.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
**Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.
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