2020 Acura RDX vs. 2020 Lexus RX 350 Comparison

2020 Acura RDX vs 2020 Lexus RX 350
2020 Acura RDX 2020 Lexus RX 350
  280 lb-ft 268 lb-ft
Heated Seats
  Standard Optional
Cargo Space *
  79.8 cu. ft. 56.3 cu. ft.

2020 Acura RDX vs 2020 Lexus RX 350

Serving Memphis, TN

The Acura RDX and the Lexus RX 350 are appealing at first glance. They are premium models in the compact luxury crossover class. With closer review, however, their differences come into focus. For example, the RX 350’s current generation debuted four years ago. The RDX’s last major generational update occurred in 2019. In addition to being updated more recently, the RDX’s base trim level has a substantially lower price than the RX 350’s base price. Are you excited about exploring the many other differences between the 2020 Acura RDX and the 2020 Lexus RX 350?


Additional differences between the 2020 RDX and the 2020 Lexus RX 350 are immediately noticeable when comparing their exteriors. The Acura RDX has a radiating design that stunningly dresses up the grille’s look. This chrome-accented feature is accompanied by extensive character through the RDX’s lower-front fascia; its multi-elemental LED headlights and its side accent bars. On the other hand, the 2020 Lexus RX 350 has pointed features and sharp elements throughout. This includes a busy pattern through the cinched-in grille, rigid headlights, and curving accents through the sides.


While these elite luxury crossovers carry numerous shared features across both rows, they also differ in style and equipment. These models have heated, ventilated seats, cruise control, an auto-dimming rear mirror, and controls mounted to the steering wheel. In some or all of the RDX’s trims, you can also take advantage of USB and aux ports, at least a 7-inch display screen for the infotainment system’s equipment, a high-level audio system, and other equipment.


The differences between the 2020 Acura RDX and the 2020 Lexus RX 350 continue throughout their many safety features. You can expect both models to have safety seat anchors and rear child door locks, airbags, and tire pressure monitors. They also have assistive safety features. In the 2020 RDX, you can appreciate a fuller range of standard or available features. These include a road departure mitigation system, forward collision warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, a surround-view camera, and other gear.

Are you ready to get more details on the Acura RDX? Visit our Memphis-area dealership soon to get to know more about the 2020 RDX through a test drive.

* Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus floor space between first and second seats and front seats moved forward. This figure compares more accurately with most competitive measurements.