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2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Lexus RX 350 Review

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2022 Acura
RDX

MSRP*: $40,600 to $53,300
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Picture of the 2022 Lexus RX 350

2022 Lexus
RX 350

MSRP*: $45,920 to $53,200
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG 26 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 32.6 ft3
Engine
  • 272-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 295-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 272 hp 295 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 187.4 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 39.1 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Acura RDX than the Lexus RX 350. The Lexus RX 350 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Acura RDX, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Lexus RX 350 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Acura RDX, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura RDX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus RX 350.

Dimensions
The Acura RDX is about the same width as the Lexus RX 350. The Acura RDX is slightly shorter than the Lexus RX 350, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Acura RDX has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lexus RX 350, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura RDX has a little less horsepower than the Lexus RX 350.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Acura RDX transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 350.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Acura RDX and the Lexus RX 350.