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1502 Auto Park Way No., Escondido, CA, 92029

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Phone Numbers:Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Sat9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sun11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Service Hours:Holiday Hours
  • Memorial DayClosed
Regular Hours
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    (Starting March 1, 2021)
  • Sat - SunClosed
Parts Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
White Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX*

Red Acura RDX

2019 Acura RDX

2019 Acura MDX vs. 2019 Acura RDX

2019 MDX


2019 RDX
3.5L V6

Standard Engine

2.0L VTEC Turbo 4-Cylinder
290 hp


272 hp
9-Speed Automatic


10-Speed Automatic


Drivers in San Diego and Temecula looking for the reliability and peace of mind of an Acura with the space and power of an SUV can compare the new Acura MDX vs. new Acura RDX at Acura of Escondido to see which one they like best. What is the difference between Acura MDX and RDX performance and features? Find out below, then contact us for a test drive!

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Performance

The 2019 Acura MDX offers more engine options Escondido drivers, including a Sport Hybrid powertrain for excellent fuel economy, while both luxury crossover options are available with the Acura-exclusive Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®).

2019 Acura MDX Specs

  • Standard 290 hp 3.5L V6 engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Standard front wheel drive, available SH-AWD®
  • Available 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 Specs

  • Standard 272 hp, 2.0L VTEC Turbo engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Standard front-wheel drive, 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: Interior

Both Acura SUVs provide a premium interior, available with high-end Milano leather upholstery and real wood trim. Power adjustable front seats with optional heat and cooling make any ride a breeze while Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration help you seamlessly operate your smartphone apps on the infotainment display. There are a few key differences between the two interiors’ standard and available features:

2019 Acura MDX Interior

  • Supportive and ergonomic seating
  • On Demand Multi-Use Display™
  • Available ELS Studio® Premium Audio System

2019 Acura RDX Interior

  • Panoramic moonroof
  • 16-speaker Acura/ELS Studio 3D® Premium Audio System

Acura MDX vs. RDX: Safety

The RDX comes standard with AcuraLink® Connected Services so you can easily access roadside assistance and speak to a live agent with automatic collision notification.

Both the MDX and the RDX are family-friendly with the standard AcuraWatch™ system, which includes features like the Lane Keeping Assist System, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, and more. Each model also comes standard with Vehicle Stability Assist® (VSA®), and you can upgrade your MDX or RDX to include features like the Blind Spot Information System, Surround-view camera, Rear Cross Traffic monitor.

Find Your Luxury SUV at Acura of Escondido

When you are ready to take home an Acura SUV of your own, be sure to check our current SUV lease specials near Carlsbad! Find out how much the Acura MDX tows, or see how Acura measures up to the competition by comparing the Acura MDX vs. BMW X5, Audi Q7, Infiniti QX60Lexus GX, or the Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX.

*2018 model shown
**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 models only) and other factors.
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