Acura RDX vs Competition


Acura RDX


Audi Q5
Mercedes-Benz GLC
2024 Model Specs*

MPG Combined


23 26 24 27



272 201 248 255



280 235 258 275

Cargo Space (cu-ft) Behind 2nd Row


29.5 25.9 28.7 21.9



$45,700 $46,497 $47,875 $48,600

Discover the Acura RDX at White Bear Acura

If you’re in the market for a luxury compact SUV, look no further than the Acura RDX, available at White Bear Acura. Serving St. Paul, Maplewood, and White Bear Lake, Minnesota, our dealership offers an exceptional selection of Acura RDX models. With its blend of performance, technology, and value, the Acura RDX stands out among competitors like the BMW X3, Audi Q5, and Mercedes-Benz GLC. Learn more about why the Acura RDX is the best choice for your next luxury SUV.

Why Choose the Acura RDX?

The Acura RDX is designed to provide an exhilarating driving experience while offering top-notch comfort and advanced technology. This luxury compact SUV combines sporty performance with sophisticated features, making it a compelling choice for discerning drivers.

Key Features of the Acura RDX:

  • Turbocharged Engine: A 2.0-liter turbocharged engine delivers 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, providing a thrilling ride with excellent acceleration.
  • Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®): Available SH-AWD® enhances stability and control, offering superior handling on various road conditions.
  • True Touchpad Interface™: The innovative True Touchpad Interface™ with a 10.2-inch display provides intuitive control of the infotainment system, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
  • Premium Interior: The RDX features a spacious, high-quality interior with available leather-trimmed seats, ambient lighting, and a panoramic moonroof.
  • Advanced Safety: AcuraWatch™ safety features come standard, including Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Lane Keeping Assist.

Comparing the Acura RDX to Other Luxury Compact SUVs

When comparing the Acura RDX to other luxury compact SUVs like the BMW X3, Audi Q5, and Mercedes-Benz GLC, several advantages set the RDX apart.

Acura RDX vs. BMW X3:

  • Price and Value: The Acura RDX generally offers a more competitive starting price than the BMW X3, providing better value for luxury features.
  • Standard Features: The RDX comes standard with many features that are optional on the X3, such as a panoramic moonroof and heated front seats.
  • Infotainment System: The True Touchpad Interface™ in the RDX is more intuitive and user-friendly compared to the iDrive system in the BMW X3.

Acura RDX vs. Audi Q5:

  • Performance: The RDX’s turbocharged engine delivers more horsepower and torque compared to the Audi Q5’s base engine, resulting in a more engaging driving experience.
  • Interior Space: The Acura RDX offers more passenger and cargo space, making it a more practical choice for families and those who need extra room.
  • Safety Features: AcuraWatch™ safety features are standard on the RDX, whereas many of Audi’s advanced safety features are available only as options.

Acura RDX vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC:

  • Handling and Control: The RDX’s available SH-AWD® provides superior handling and control, especially in adverse weather conditions, compared to the GLC’s all-wheel-drive system.
  • Technology: The Acura RDX offers a more innovative and user-friendly infotainment system with the True Touchpad Interface™, while the GLC’s COMAND® system can be less intuitive.
  • Cost of Ownership: The Acura RDX typically has lower maintenance and repair costs compared to the Mercedes-Benz GLC, contributing to a more economical long-term ownership experience.

Why Buy from White Bear Acura?

At White Bear Acura, we are dedicated to providing an exceptional car-buying experience. Our knowledgeable staff, competitive pricing, and comprehensive services make us the preferred choice for luxury SUV shoppers in St. Paul, Maplewood, and White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Benefits of Buying from White Bear Acura:

  • Extensive Inventory: We offer a wide selection of new and pre-owned Acura RDX models, ensuring you find the perfect vehicle for your needs.
  • Competitive Pricing: Take advantage of our competitive pricing and special offers to get the best deal on your new Acura RDX.
  • Expert Financing: Our finance team works with multiple lenders to secure favorable financing terms tailored to your budget.
  • Certified Service: Maintain your Acura with confidence at our state-of-the-art service center, staffed by certified technicians who use genuine Acura parts.
  • Customer-Centric Approach: We prioritize your satisfaction and strive to exceed your expectations with every visit.

Visit White Bear Acura Today!

Discover the outstanding features and benefits of the Acura RDX at White Bear Acura. Visit our dealership in White Bear Lake, MN, serving St. Paul and Maplewood, to test drive the Acura RDX and experience its superiority over other luxury compact SUVs like the BMW X3, Audi Q5, and Mercedes-Benz GLC.

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Experience the difference at White Bear Acura, where luxury meets performance and exceptional customer service. Drive home in your new Acura RDX today!

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