2020 Acura RDX vs 2020 Lexus RX 350 Comparison

2020 Acura RDX vs 2020 Lexus RX 350
2020 Acura RDX 2020 Lexus RX 350
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2020 Acura RDX vs 2020 Lexus RX 350

Serving Ridgeland, MS

The RDX became the first compact luxury crossover SUV in the Acura line with its release in 2007. Through several facelifts, many upgrades, and two-generational updates, the 2020 Acura RDX is a force to be reckoned with. Some drivers compare it directly against the 2020 Lexus RX 350. If you take time to explore the differences across these two popular luxury SUV models, you will notice that one rises well above the other in many areas.


At first glance, the 2020 Acura RDX and the 2020 Lexus RX 350 have a similar façade with a slightly curved roof and a strong personality line that slants across the sides. However, the Acura RDX has a stronger curve throughout the roof and a more pronounced, chiseled hood. The chrome grille fades effortlessly into the beautiful headlights, and strong metallic accents enhance the lower side panels as well. The RX 350 has slit-like headlights that point sharply into the cinched, mesh grille. The front air vents are equally rigid and are set back from the front fascia.


With a detailed comparison of the 2020 Acura RDX against the 2020 Lexus RX 350, you will discover additional differences inside the cabins. The RDX has a gorgeous interior with materials like brushed aluminum, Milano leather, and authentic wood. With two rows of seating, the interior feels spacious and allows you to enjoy ample storage space in the cargo area. Its features include a panoramic moonroof, an electronic gear selector, ambient lighting, smartphone integration, a mounted infotainment system display screen, a wireless hotspot, a touch control pad, and other advanced items.

In comparison, the 2020 Lexus RX 350 has three rows of seating in approximately the same amount of interior space available in the RDX. It has a leather interior and a boxy accent line that runs through the center stack. Its features are smartphone integration, cruise control, a color display screen, ambient lighting, power and heat functions for the front row seats, and a few additional features.


Both of these luxury crossover SUVs are perfect for toting friends and family around town. You understandably want to keep your favorite people safe on the road, so a review of safety gear is essential. The 2020 Acura RDX has numerous desired safety and security items loaded into it. These may include a multi-view camera with dynamic guidelines, a rear camera washer, a heads-up warning, low speed follow with adaptive cruise control, a collision mitigation system, and many others. The 2020 RX 350, on the other hand, comes with an airbag system, a traffic sign monitor, LATCH safety equipment in the rear rows, LED tail lamps, crumple zones, and more.

Which of these models is ideal for you? At Acura of Jackson, we want you to base your decision on first-hand knowledge, and we are excited to get you behind the wheel of the Acura RDX for a road test. Stop by soon for personalized assistance from our sales team.