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Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $44,975

Acura RDX   
Difference: $3,319

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,738

Acura RDX   
Difference: $2,236

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Model Year20182017
ModelRDXNX
TrimBase200t
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,800 $35,285
Base Invoice $33,995 $32,993
Advance Package 6,700  
AWD 1,500 1,400
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   900
Lane departure warning system   250
LED headlights   1,160
Luxury Package   7,365
Obstacle detection, rear   500
Illuminated door sill trim plates   459
Advance Package 6,347  
AWD 1,421 1,309
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   828
Lane departure warning system   232
LED headlights   1,068
Luxury Package   6,784
Obstacle detection, rear   460
Illuminated door sill trim plates   325
Options (change) 8,200 12,034
Options (change) 7,768 11,006
Destination 975 975
Total Price $44,975 $48,294
Total Invoice $42,738 $44,974

The configured Acura RDX 4dr SUV has a 279-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Lexus NX 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 235hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura RDX and Lexus NX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Acura RDX Base trim is $35,800. The features would cost an additional $8,200. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $44,975.

The base sticker price of the Lexus NX 200t trim is $35,285. The features would cost an additional $12,034. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $48,294.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Acura RDX trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus NX trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Lexus NX 200t appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Acura RDX 4dr SUV has a 279-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Lexus NX 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 235hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura RDX and Lexus NX are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Acura RDX Base trim is $33,995. The features would cost an additional $7,768. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $42,738.

The invoice of the Lexus NX 200t trim is $32,993. The features would cost an additional $11,006. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $44,974.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Acura RDX trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus NX trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Lexus NX 200t appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura RDX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,719
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,677
Model Year20182017
ModelRDXNX
TrimBase200t
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine279hp V6235hp I4
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/27 MPG22/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$44,975$48,294
Adjustments for Features0-600
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,975$47,694
Total Invoice$42,738$44,974
Adjustments for Features0-559
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,738$44,415

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX

Model Year20182017
ModelRDXNX
TrimBase200t
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Heated steering wheel $100
Remote app $25
Remote start$150 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Knee airbag, driver $100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist system$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input$50 
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0 
DVD-compatible player $0
Handwriting recognition $200
Media drive$15 
Surround sound$250 
Water-repellent front-door glass $15
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual recliner, second row seats $75
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$5,415$6,015
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$600
Value of Feature Adjustments0-559

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX

Model Year20182017
ModelRDXNX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.7 in104.7 in
Length184.4 in182.3 in
Width73.7 in73.6 in
Height65.0 in64.8 in
Curb Weight3,902 lb.4,050 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in55.1 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.8 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in55.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in53.9 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in36.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft317.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft354.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Remote start150No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist system400No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Total Requested510078%
Total Not Requested141522%

Option Package Details
Lexus NX 200t

Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested1250100%
Total Not Requested00%
Lane departure warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested40067%
Total Not Requested20033%
Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Torque vectoring, brake-based100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested100100%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Wood trim300No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Handwriting recognition200No
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Unbranded, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
225/60HR18 tires400No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Compass0Yes
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested430072%
Total Not Requested165028%

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