Which is bigger, the Acura RDX or Acura MDX?

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura MDX, Acura RDX on Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 7:33 pm
2019 Acura RDX compared to the 2019 Acura MDX

Acura RDX and Acura MDX Size Comparison

Looking for a spacious, luxury SUV that can handle the whole family? Acura has two potential models for you: the RDX and the MDX. Of course, when it comes to family vehicles, size is a big factor. If you’re wondering which model is bigger, the Acura RDX or the Acura MDX, we’ll address this here!

In short, the MDX is bigger than the RDX, but if you’d like an in-depth look at how the two compare, be sure to check out the models’ measurements below! If you need help figuring out which model is the right size for you and your family, feel free to contact us here at Karen Radley Acura for more information or to schedule a test drive!

For the purposes of our comparison, we’re looking at the 2019 Acura RDX and the 2019 Acura MDX standard models.

labeled image comparing the 2019 Acura RDX versus the 2019 Acura mdx


Exterior Dimensions

2019 Acura RDX

  • Length: 186.7 inches
  • Height: 65.7 inches
  • Width: 74.8 inches
  • Wheelbase: 108.3 inches
  • Unladen Ground Clearance: 8.2 inches

2019 Acura MDX

  • Length: 196.2 inches
  • Height: 67.4 inches
  • Width: 77.7 inches
  • Wheelbase: 111.0 inches
  • Unladen Ground Clearance: 7.3 inches


Passenger Capacity

2019 Acura RDX

  • Maximum Passenger Capacity: 5 passengers
  • EPA Passenger Volume: 104 cubic feet
  • Headroom (front/second row): 40″ / 38″
  • Legroom (front/second row): 42″ / 38″

2019 Acura MDX

  • Maximum Passenger Capacity: 7 passengers
  • EPA Passenger Volume: 132.7 cubic feet
  • Headroom (front/second/third row): 38.1″/ 38.3″/ 35.6″
  • Legroom (front/second/third row): 41.4″/ 36.6″/28.1″


Cargo Space

2019 Acura RDX

  • Cargo Space: 29.5 cubic feet
  • Maximum Cargo Space: 58.9 cubic feet
  • *Available Rear Cargo Underfloor Storage

2019 Acura MDX

  • Cargo Space: 15.0 cubic feet
  • Cargo Space with Third Row: 38.4 cubic feet
  • Maximum Cargo Space: 68.4 cubic feet


Want to learn more about these impressive Acura SUVs? Be sure to check out our model reviews of them!

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