Compare 2021 vs 2020 Acura RDX

2021 Acura RDX vs 2020 Acura RDX
2021 Acura RDX 2020 Acura RDX


2.0L Turbo I-4 2.0L Turbo I-4


272 272

  MPG (City/Highway)

22/28 * 22/28 *

  Exterior Paint Color Options

8 (Canyon Bronze Metallic option removed) 9

2021 Acura RDX vs 2020 Acura RDX

Serving Ridgeland, MS

The new 2021 Acura and RDX and the 2020 Acura RDX are both classified as compact luxury SUVs. The Acura gives its drivers a spacious premium interior, a cluster of advanced technology, a dynamic driving performance, and groundbreaking safety features. The 2021 Acura RDX is the third generation in the RDX family, and it’s developed and designed in the United States. With its impressive features and luxurious interior makes the Acura RDX the most dynamic SUV in its class.


The 2020 Acura RDX is equipped with a 2-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 272 horsepower coupled with either an all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive equipped with an automatic transmission. In contrast, the 2021 Acura RDX has an engine with similar performances to the previous model. It is powered by a 16 valve 2 liter turbocharged DOHC engine with i- VTEC valve train and direct injection producing 272 horsepower and 280-pound feet of torque. Drivers will enjoy a 10-speed automatic transmission.


The 2021 Acura RDX has a redesigned exterior that gives the car an aggressive look compared to the 2020 Acura RDX model. The 2021 RDX has a pentagon styled grille and a C shaped taillights; it has a modular look that is very pleasing and soothing to the eye. The 2021 RDX is Acura’s smallest SUV, even though it has an increased dimension to justify being tagged as a compact SUV. The new model has more sharp lines than the previous model giving it a more youthful and sporty look. It comes standard with 20-inch wheels though they are an optional 21 in wheels. The design updates bring an air of freshness to the previous model.


The 2021 Acura RDX and the 2020 Acura RDX are equipped with a wide range of entertainment and safety features tailored to driver comfort. The 2021 RDX has minor alterations compared to the previous model but with new material and color options. Most of the entertainment features available in the 2020 model are carried into the new 2021 Rdx model. Some of the features include a heads up display, satellite radio connectivity, Bluetooth connectivity, Apple Carplay, built-in USB inputs, lane keep assist adaptive cruise control and more.

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* Based on 2021 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.