2019 Acura MDX

Acura MDX

2019 Acura RDX

Acura RDX

2019 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Acura RDX

290 hp, 3.5L V6

Standard Engine

272 hp, 2.0L VTEC Turbo

Standard Transmission







Both the 2019 Acura MDX and 2019 Acura RDX are top choices in the luxury SUV segment, so it’s no surprise if you’re having a tough time choosing between the two. Take a look at what they offer in terms of performance specs, interior technology, and safety features to see which will make the most sense for your drives around the New Orleans area.

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Interior

The interior of both the RDX and MDX are available with Milano leather seating and real wood trim. The front seats are power adjustable and have the option for a heat and cooling function. Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ are also included in both models. The main difference between Acura MDX and RDX models is a number standard and available features:

  • 2019 Acura MDX
    • Supportive and ergonomic seating
    • On Demand Multi-Use Display™
    • Available ELS Studio® Premium Audio System
  • 2019 Acura RDX
    • Panoramic moonroof
    • 16-speaker Acura/ELS Studio 3D® Premium Audio System

MDX vs. RDX: Performance

When it comes to powertrain options, the MDX has more to offer. For Slidell drivers that prefer better EPA mileage ratings, the Sport Hybrid powertrain option of the MDX offers a higher city mpg rating than the RDX. Here’s what each model offers in terms of performance and fuel economy:

  • 2019 Acura MDX
    • Standard 290 hp, 3.5L V6 engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission, front wheel drive
    • 290 hp, 3.5L V6 engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission, SH-AWD®.
    • 321 hp, 3.0L V6 engine with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and Sport Hybrid SH-AWD®
    • EPA-estimated 26 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy with the Sport Hybrid engine and a dual-clutch transmission*
  • 2019 Acura RDX
    • Standard 272 hp, 2.0L VTEC Turbo engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission
    • Available SH-AWD®
    • Integrated Dynamics System – Modes: Comfort, Snow, Sport, Sport+
    • EPA-Estimated 22 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy with front-wheel drive, a 10-speed automatic transmission, and the Standard package*

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Safety

When it comes to the safety of everyone in the vehicle, the family-friendly MDX and RDX come equipped with the AcuraWatch™ system. This system provides drivers with the blind spot information system, surround-view camera, rear cross-traffic monitor, AcuraLink®, vehicle stability assist and more to ensure a safer trip! No matter which model you choose, you can drive with peace of mind.

Explore the MDX and RDX at Walker Acura

Now that you know more about these luxury Acura SUVs, which will you choose? If you’re still not sure, visit our showroom in Metairie to test drive them both. Contact us with any questions about our SUV lineup or financing. And, once you’ve chosen the right Acura model for you and are ready to hit the road, check out the best seafood restaurants in Metairie.

*Based on 2019 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
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Phone: (504) 464-4004

8951 Veterans Memorial Blvd Metairie, LA


Phone: (504) 464-4004

8951 Veterans Memorial Blvd Metairie, LA


Phone: (504) 464-4004

8951 Veterans Memorial Blvd Metairie, LA
30.0067301 -90.2293149
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Walker Acura
Walker Acura
8951 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA, 70003 United States
(504) 464-4004
Walker Acura 30.0067301, -90.2293149.