2018 Acura RDX vs. 2018 Lexus NX: Head to Head

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RDX vs. NX: Which Luxury Compact SUV Is Best for You?

It can be confusing when you’re shopping for a new vehicle and the models you’re most interested in use the alphabet-soup method for their names. It’s even more confusing when they’re both luxury compact SUVs from competitive Japanese brands.

In this head-to-head comparison, we’re going to look at the 2018 Acura RDX and the 2018 Lexus NX, using scores from our luxury compact SUV rankings. By the end, you’ll know for sure which SUV is which – and which is the better vehicle in ten categories.

Compact SUVs are very popular, and the luxury element adds comfort, design, and technology features. Both the Acura RDX and Lexus NX satisfy shoppers in these departments. We’ll take a close look at everything from price and reliability to acceleration and seat comfort to see which of these two contenders comes out on top.

As we receive updated information, our scores can change. The scores mentioned in this slideshow might not reflect those in the models’ reviews.

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