2021 Lexus NX 300 vs. 2021 Acura RDX

2021 Lexus NX vs. 2021 Acura RDX

2021 Lexus NX 300


2021 Lexus RX
$37,150 MSRP*

Starting Price

$38,200 MSRP
22 mpg city / 28 mpg highway

EPA-Estimated MPG

22 mpg city / 28 mpg highway

Hybrid Option


Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Protection


Navigation System


Do you need a compact and capable SUV to help you drive confidently on the Town 'N' Country roads? Then the 2021 Lexus NX and 2021 Acura RDX are both great options for you. But which vehicle is better equipped to give you the most out of every drive? When you compare the Lexus NX 300 vs. Acura RDX with Lexus of Tampa Bay, you’ll see why the Lexus NX has the edge over the Acura RDX. Then, feel free to visit Lexus of Tampa Bay to explore our NX inventory and find the perfect Lexus NX for your next trip.

Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX: Performance

Both the Lexus NX 300 and Acura RDX boast a 2.0L turbo four-cylinder engine and both have an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city and 28 mpg highway. However, the NX offers a hybrid option, allowing you to have a more eco-friendly and efficient overall drive on the Brandon roads. With this hybrid Lexus NX, you can expect performance specs and features such as:

  • 2.5L 4-cylinder Lexus Hybrid Drive engine with 194 horsepower
  • An EPA-estimated 33 mpg city / 30 mpg highway
  • ECVT transmission with paddle shifters
  • All-wheel drive
  • Electronic Power Steering System

White 2021 Lexus NX on Road
2021 Lexus NX Front Interior and Dashboard

Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX: Technology

When you’re taking those long Riverview drives, it’s great to have the latest in entertainment and comfort technology. While both models offer features like Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, WiFi hotspots, only the Lexus NX offers Lexus Enform, which gives access to many features, such as:

  • Vehicle Finder
  • Guest Driver Monitor
  • Vehicle Status and Alerts
  • Destination Assist
  • Lexus Enform App Suite

Lexus NX vs. Acura RDX: Safety

Safety is key on the Tampa roads. To see how you and your passengers can stay safe on every trip, let’s compare some safety features found on the Lexus NX vs. Acura RDX. As you can see, the Lexus NX offers a more robust safety suite.

2021 Lexus NX

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Protection
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Smart Stop Technology
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear-Cross Traffic Alert
  • Vehicle Stability Control
  • Intuitive Parking Assist with Automatic Braking
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution

2021 Acura RDX

  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Rear-Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Rear Camera Systems

Find Your Lexus NX at Lexus of Tampa Bay

While both the Lexus NX 300 and Acura RDX have the features to keep you safe, comfortable, and efficient, the Lexus NX has the features that are unique to the Lexus brand that you won’t find on the RDX or any other vehicle. Contact Lexus of Tampa Bay in Tampa to explore our inventory and even apply for financing to find the perfect Lexus NX for you.

*MSRP excludes delivery, processing and handling fee of $1,025, which may be subject to change at any time. Excludes taxes, title, dealer fees, license and optional equipment. Dealer price will vary.

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