Acura RDX 2019 vs Acura RDX 2018 Comparison
2019 is a big year for the Acura’s luxurious crossover SUV, with an all-new redesign kicking off the third generation of the vehicle. The redesign ushers in many exciting changes, and prospective buyers are wondering just what sets this 2019 model apart from its predecessor.
Immediately apparent is the fully remodeled exterior, giving the 2019 Acura RDX an even sleeker and more premium look. But less immediately apparent are the changes Acura has implemented under the hood and on the interior.
We here at Radley Acura decided to take a look at some of the main specs and interior changes to help give you a starting idea on what the 2019 Acura RDX is all about. Acura offers a selection of packages for the RDX, but in these comparisons we’ll look at what comes included on the base models.
2018 Acura RDX
2019 Acura RDX
|Standard, AcuraWatch™ Plus Package, Technology Package, Advance Package||Package Options||Standard, A-Spec® Package, Technology Package, Advance Package|
|3.5L Port Injection V6||Engine||Direct-injected 16-Valve, 2.0L DOHC VTEC® Turbocharged Engine|
|279hp with 252 lb.-ft. of torque||Horsepower||272hp with 280 lb.-ft. of torque|
|6-Speed Automatic with Paddle Shifters||Transmission||10-speed automatic with Paddle Shifters|
|AWD with Intelligent Control||Available AWD||SH-AWD|
|61.3 cu ft Max Cargo Volume Behind First Row||Cargo Space||79.8 cu ft Max Cargo Volume Behind First Row|
|5-Inch Color Screen||Infotainment Display||10.2-inch HD Dual-Content Center Display|
|No||True Touchpad Interface™||Yes|
|Power Moonroof||Moonroof||Panoramic Moonroof|
|No||Apple CarPlay/Android Auto||Yes|
|7-speaker Acura Premium Sound||Sound System||9-Speaker Acura Premium Audio System|
These comparisons are just a start to the variety of changes and improvements made to the 2019 Acura RDX. Together, they contribute to an overall more thrilling and enjoyable driving experience. The added torque in particular gives noticeable oomph when you push down on that accelerator, and the True Touchpad Interface™ Infotainment system is something to behold.