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2018 Acura RDX vs 2017 Acura RDX

2018 acura rdx and 2017 acura rdx side by side

For drivers seeking an upscale crossover SUV that features impressive performance and a high-tech and spacious interior, the new 2018 Acura RDX is sure to deliver.

The 2018 Acura RDX is a luxury crossover SUV that features an efficient V-6 engine, available All-Wheel Drive with Intelligent Control and Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters.

The 2018 RDX offers three packages for the RDX, including the Advance, Technology and AcuraWatch™ Pus Package, each offering its own set of unique added features. Some of the offerings include 18-inch machine finish alloy wheels, remote engine start, leather sport seats, on-demand multi-use display, ELS Studio premium audio system and more. Standard features of the 2018 RDX include Jewel Eye LED Headlights, heated front seats, multi-view rear camera and more!

Keep reading to see the changes between the 2018 and the 2017 Acura RDX.

2018 Acura RDX


2017 Acura RDX

279-hp, 3.5-liter V6 Engine 279-hp, 3.5-liter V6
Six-speed Automatic Transmission Six-speed Automatic
20 city / 28 highway mpg EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy * 20 city / 28 highway mpg
$35,800 ** Starting MSRP ** $35,670

2018 Acura RDX San Francisco Bay Area

There aren't a whole lot of change between the 2018 Acura RDX and the 2017 Acura RDX. You'll notice just a small price increase of just $130 for the 2018 model year.

The major change in the 2018 Acura RDX is the availability of the AcuraWatch™ suite of safety technology as a standalone option. Drivers can add the AcuraWatch™ suite to base model RDX models as a standalone feature or as a part of the Technology package. The AcuraWatch™ suite is included in Advance packages.

The AcuraWatch™ suite includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keeping Assist System.

Schedule a test drive of the new 2018 Acura RDX at Marin Acura!

* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

** Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $965 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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