Comparison: 2019 Lexus NX vs. 2019 Acura RDX


In search of a compact crossover that can give you a luxurious ride with all the bells and whistles? The 2019 Lexus NX and 2019 Acura RDX are two serious contenders to choose between. When compared side-to-side, we’re sure you’ll find the Lexus NX comes out ahead.

If you end in favor of the 2019 Lexus NX, come into Longo Lexus in El Monte, California and we will get you set up with a test drive.


2019 Lexus NX


Want powertrain options? The 2019 Lexus NX has plenty. Select the Lexus NX 300 for a gas-powered, 235 horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder mated to a 6-speed automatic or NX 300h with a 194 horsepower, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that’s paired to a Toyota hybrid system. The 2019 Lexus NX 300 has available all-wheel drive, but comes standard on the NX 300h.

The gasoline version of the 2019 NX has an EPA estimated fuel economy of 22 MPG city, 28 MPG highway, and 25 MPG combined in front-wheel-drive model, but the combined fuel economy changes to 24 MPG with all-wheel drive. The hybrid version of the Lexus compact crossover provides an EPA estimated 33 MPG city, 30 MPG highway, and 31MPG combined.

2019 Acura RDX

For 2019, Acura combines a 2.0-liter turbo 4 that is teamed with a new 10-speed automatic transmission. This engine produces 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive is an available option on all models of the 2019 RDX.

The 2019 RDX EPA estimates are 22 MPG city, 28 MPG highway, and 24 MPG combined. Acura does not have a hybrid option for the RDX.

Features & Technology

2019 Lexus NX

The 2019 NX can be customized with several package options. The standard model is loaded with options, including 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, power-adjustable front seats, 8.0-inch touchscreen, infotainment controls on the steering wheel, automatic headlights, and Bluetooth connectivity.

The Comfort Package adds heated and ventilated front seats, electrochromic mirrors, and blind- spot alert with rear cross-traffic monitoring. The Luxury package equips your NX with leather upholstery, power liftgate, interior wood trim, and self-dimming mirrors with blind-spot warning.

2019 Acura RDX

Standard 2019 Acura RDX offerings include a 10.2-inch center screen, automatic climate control, Apple CarPlay compatibility, keyless ignition, in-car high-speed data, 12-way heated front sport seats, panoramic moonroof, power height-adjustable tailgate, LED headlights, and 19-inch wheels. The infotainment system includes nine speakers and comes with USB ports, Bluetooth audio streaming, and HD/satellite radio.

Longo Lexus has the 2019 Lexus NX in stock and ready for you to test drive. Come visit us to see this compact luxury crossover for yourself; you won’t be disappointed.


2019 Lexus NX

Starting at $36,185 MSRP

2019 Acura RDX

Starting at $37,300 MSRP