2017 Acura MDX vs 2017 Acura RDX

2017 Acura MDX

2017 Acura MDX

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2017 Acura RDX

2017 Acura RDX

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Both the 2017 Acura MDX and the 2017 Acura RDX offer a luxurious interior, ample cargo space, and reliable but powerful performance. How do you know which one is right for your family in Orland Park? We’ve compared the features below so you can see which one is most compatible with your needs before you come in from Tinley Park or Naperville for a test drive of the model that’s right for you!


The new Acura MDX is powered by a 3.5L direct injection V6 engine that develops up to 290-hp and 267 lb.-ft. of torque. 2WD is standard, giving you up to 27 mpg highway**, and available SH-AWD will give you up to 26 mpg highway**.

The new Acura RDX is powered by a 3.5L direct injection V6 engine as well, developing up to 279-hp and 252 lb.-ft. of torque. With 2WD, you’ll get up to 28 mpg highway**, and available AWD gives you up to 27 mpg highway**.

Cabin Space

Depending on your family size or your regular business needs, you’ll want a crossover that can constantly accommodate your passengers and luggage with ease.

The 2017 Acura MDX is a unique three-row SUV that seats up to six passengers with an abundance of space. Designed to offer visitors an exquisite experience when you pick them up, this leather-trimmed interior features woodgrain accents and ample storage spaces with plenty of legroom. Behind the third row, you’ll have up to 14.9 cu. ft. of cargo room, 38.4. cu. ft. with the third row folded, or 68.4 cu. ft. with the second row folded.

The 2017 Acura RDX is a two-row crossover that seats up to five passengers. Leatherette-trimmed seats are standard, and perforated leatherette sports seats are available on higher trims. The cargo area offers you 26.1 cu. ft. or up to 61.3 cu. ft. when you fold the rear seats.


Both models offer AcuraLink infotainment on a touchscreen display. Available integrated satellite-linked navigation makes it easy to map out your route with turn-by-turn directions. Both vehicles offer premium ELS® audio systems to deliver optimal sound quality while listening to your favorite music. The MDX offers a rear entertainment system to give rear passengers the ability to watch movies, play games, and more with wireless headphones for privacy and volume control.

Take the Acura SUV or Crossover for You Out Today at Joe Rizza Acura

While the MDX is an ideal and spacious business option, the RDX may be more optimal for small families looking for versatility and luxury. The 2017 Acura MDX and 2017 Acura RDX are here for you to take on a test drive at 8150 W 159th Street in Orland Park, IL. If you’d like to make an appointment or have any questions about either vehicle, give us a call at 800-934-4025, or you can always leave a message online.


**Based on 2017 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.