2021 Acura RDX vs. 2021 Lexus RX

2021 Acura RDX vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350

$38,400 MSRP*

Starting Price

$45,170 MSRP
79.8 cubic feet

Cargo Room (Behind 1st Row)

56.3 cubic feet=
31.1 cubic feet

Cargo Room (Behind 2nd Row)

18.4 cubic feet
10.2 inches

Standard Touchscreen

8 inches

Apple CarPlay™ / Android Auto™


Synthetic Leatherette Upholstery


Lexus RX 350 vs. Acura RDX is a very popular match-up in San Diego, but which crossover SUV is right for you? The competition is fierce in model-year 2021, but since the Acura has a much lower starting price and much more cargo space–along with several other advantages–your decision might not be too difficult after all! Compare the Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX in greater detail by reading on, and take the RDX for a test drive with our dealership.

Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX: Starting Price

You’re in the market for a luxury SUV, but that doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate a good value. Right off the bat, you’ll notice that there’s a significant difference in pricing between the two models:

  • Lexus RX 350 Starting Price: $45,170 MSRP
  • Acura RDX Starting Price: $38,400 MSRP*

Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX: Standard Features

Although the Acura RDX starts at nearly $7,000 less than the Lexus RX 350, the two models offer many of the same features, including synthetic leatherette upholstery, Apple CarPlay™ / Android Auto™ integration, 9-speaker audio systems, and dual-zone automatic climate control. What’s more, the RDX even offers a larger standard touchscreen: 10.2 inches vs. 8.Since the starting price of the RDX is so much lower than that of the Lexus RX 350, you’ll have much more room to explore options and trim upgrades. That means it’s much easier to get everything you desire for your National City and Carlsbad adventures.

Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX: Cargo Volume & Dimensions

Both the Lexus RX and the Acura RDX come standard with seating for up to five passengers. The Lexus does offer an optional third row, but at that point, you’re really competing with the comparably priced three-row Acura MDX. In any event, the Acura RDX easily wins out on cargo space when compared to the Lexus RX:

  • Lexus RX Cargo Volume: Up to 18.4 cubic feet, or 56.3 cubic feet with the rear seats flat
  • Acura RDX Cargo Volume: Up to 31.1 cubic feet, or 79.8 cubic feet with the rear seats flat

Find the Acura RDX for Sale at Kearny Mesa Acura Today

If you’re ready to take the next steps, all you need to do is step into our virtual showroom. We offer a wide range of Acura RDX lease offers for drivers in the San Diego area, so don’t wait to claim the special that’s right for you!

*Prices shown do not include taxes or license. Prices shown include a destination & handling charge. The destination & handling charge for sedans/SUVs is $1025, NSX is $1800 or $1995, and PMC edition is $1995. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.
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