The 2020 Acura RDX and the 2020 BMW X3 share many common qualities. But at the end of the day, SUV shoppers will have to select one over the other. To help SUV shoppers choose between the 2020 Acura RDX vs the 2020 BMW X3, we’ve highlighted the engine performance and storage space of each model.
The base configuration of the 2020 Acura RDX outperforms the base configuration of the 2020 BMW X3. Both the 2020 Acura RDX and the 2020 BMW X3 come standard with a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. However, the 2020 RDX outputs 272 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque while the 2020 X3 only generates 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.
Drivers who compare the cabin of the 2020 Acura RDX with the cabin of the 2020 BMW X3 will notice that the 2020 RDX features more cargo and seating space. When it comes to maximum cargo capacity, the 2020 Acura RDX offers 79.8 cubic feet while the 2020 BMW X3 only includes 62.7 cubic feet.
There’s 38 inches of rear leg room in the 2020 Acura RDX, giving rear-row passengers more room than the 2020 BMW X3 and its 36.4 inches of rear leg room. Overall, the 2020 Acura RDX has an interior volume of 135.1 cubic feet.
Available 2020 Acura RDX safety and security features include: a multi-view rear camera with dynamic guidelines, a collision mitigation braking system, a surround-view camera, a lane keeping assist system, front and rear parking sensors, auto high-beam headlights, LED daytime running lights, a blind spot information system and adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow.