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Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $44,975

Acura RDX   
Difference: $7,990

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,738

Acura RDX   
Difference: $6,744

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Model Year201820172017
ModelRDXRXRX
TrimBase350350 F Sport
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,800 $43,120 $50,120
Base Invoice $33,995 $40,316 $46,845
Advance Package 6,700    
AWD 1,500 1,400 1,400
Navigation Package   1,690 1,690
Blind spot warning system   1,065 1,065
Wood trim   400  
Sunroof   1,100  
Premium Package   960  
Cooled or ventilated front seats   640  
LED headlights   1,615 1,615
Advance Package 6,347    
AWD 1,421 1,309 1,309
Navigation Package   1,563 1,563
Blind spot warning system   980 980
Wood trim   368  
Sunroof   1,012  
Premium Package   883  
Cooled or ventilated front seats   589  
LED headlights   1,487 1,487
Options (change) 8,200 8,870 5,770
Options (change) 7,768 8,191 5,339
Destination 975 975 975
Total Price $44,975 $52,965 $56,865
Total Invoice $42,738 $49,482 $53,159

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 RX 4dr SUV has a 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura RDX and Lexus RX 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 RX 350 trim is $43,120. The features would cost an additional $8,870. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $52,965.

The base sticker price of the Lexus RX 350 F Sport trim is $50,120. The features would cost an additional $5,770. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $56,865.

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 RX trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Lexus RX 350 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 RX 4dr SUV has a 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura RDX and Lexus RX 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 RX 350 trim is $40,316. The features would cost an additional $8,191. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $49,482.

The invoice of the Lexus RX 350 F Sport trim is $46,845. The features would cost an additional $5,339. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $53,159.

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 RX trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Lexus RX 350 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 RX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura RDX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,175
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,048
Model Year201820172017
ModelRDXRXRX
TrimBase350350 F Sport
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine279hp V6295hp V6295hp V6
TransmissionT6T8T8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/27 MPG19/26 MPG19/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10?, 12?, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18235/65-18235/55-20
Total Price$44,975$52,965$56,865
Adjustments for Features0-1,815-2,690
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,975$51,150$54,175
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$3,025
Total Invoice$42,738$49,482$53,159
Adjustments for Features0-1,696-2,515
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,738$47,786$50,644
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,858

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX

Model Year201820172017
ModelRDXRXRX
TrimBase350350 F Sport
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100  
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300$1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0  
Electronic engine sound enhancement  $0
Heated steering wheel  $100
Remote app $25$25
Remote start$150  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Backup collision intervention $150$150
Knee airbag, driver $100$100
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100
Rear side airbags $300$300
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Wide-view rear camera$0  
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Roof rails $250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic air recirculation $100$100
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0  
DVD-compatible player $0$0
Media drive$15  
Surround sound$250  
Water-repellent front-door glass $15$15
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350  
Laminated front side windows $200$200
Rear bumper protector $40$40
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25$25
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Compass$0  
Cornering lights $75$75
Interior ambient lighting$150 $150
Performance meter  $150
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim  $100
Leather door panel trim $250$250
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75$75
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Metal pedals  $75
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Wood trim $300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical  $500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100  
Alloy wheels $350$350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Machined alloy wheels$350  
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$4,565$6,380$7,255
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,815$2,690
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,696-2,515

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX

Model Year20182017
ModelRDXRX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.7 in109.8 in
Length184.4 in192.5 in
Width73.7 in74.6 in
Height65.0 in67.7 in
Curb Weight3,902 lb.4,387 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in57.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in56.6 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in44.1 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in57.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in56.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft318.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft356.3 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
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
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Total Requested575088%
Total Not Requested76512%

Option Package Details
Lexus RX 350

Blind spot warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Total Requested80084%
Total Not Requested15016%
Cooled or ventilated front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
LED headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
LED headlights250Yes
Cornering lights75No
Total Requested25077%
Total Not Requested7523%
Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Automatic air recirculation100No
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Unbranded, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested77563%
Total Not Requested45037%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Roof rails250No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Leather door panel trim250No
Total Requested125071%
Total Not Requested50029%

Option Package Details
Lexus RX 350 F Sport

Blind spot warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Total Requested80084%
Total Not Requested15016%
LED headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
LED headlights250Yes
Cornering lights75No
Total Requested25077%
Total Not Requested7523%
Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Automatic air recirculation100No
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Unbranded, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested77563%
Total Not Requested45037%

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