Comparison: 2019 Acura RDX vs 2019 Infiniti QX50

March 20th, 2019 by

Comparison: 2019 Acura RDX vs 2019 Infiniti QX50

A wealth of features can be found in both the 2019 Acura RDX and 2019 Infiniti QX50 luxury midsize SUVs. The below comparison details their performance, comfort and technology features, as well as how they have been designed to help keep you and your family safer. Visit Friendly Acura in Middletown, NY to learn why the 2019 Acura RDX earned the 2019 U.S. News Best Luxury Compact SUV for the Money* and the 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick +**.

Performance

2019 Acura RDX

The 2019 Acura RDX base model is powered by a 2.0-liter VTEC turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine mated to a ten-speed automatic transmission with sequential sportshift paddle shifters and a front-wheel drivetrain. This generates 272-hp and 280 lb.-ft of torque and achieves an estimated fuel economy of 28 mpg highway and 22 mpg city***. You can opt for Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ for quicker acceleration which earns an estimated EPA rating of 27 mpg highway and 21 mpg city***.

2019 Infiniti QX50

The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is equipped with a 2.0-liter VC-turbo inline four-cylinder engine connected to an XTRONIC CVT transmission which produces 268-hp and 280 lb.-ft. of torque and earns an estimated 31 mpg highway and 24 mpg city. The available all-wheel drivetrain has an estimated fuel economy of 30 mpg highway and 24 mpg city.

Comfort and Technology

2019 Acura RDX

Standard comfort features include dual-zone climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 12-way power heated front seats, and supportive, roomy seats in both rows. You have plenty of space with up to 79.8 cubic feet and additional storage in the under-floor storage compartment. Full-grain Milano leather-covered seats, cooling capabilities in the front seats, and 16-way power adjustable front seats are available. A 10.2-inch infotainment screen with True Touchpad Interface™, Apple CarPlay™ integration, Bluetooth®, AcuraLink which allows you to connect to your vehicle from almost anywhere, are standard. Optional is a GPS-linked climate control system, 10.5 head-up display, and an exclusive 16-speaker, 710-watt ELS Studio 3D Premium audio system.

2019 Infiniti QX50

Comfort is provided with standard leatherette-appointed seating, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 8-way power adjustable front seats, sliding and reclining second-row seats, dual-zone climate control, and up to 65.1 cubic feet of cargo space with extra storage in the under-floor bin. Available are semi-Aniline leather seats, climate controlled front seats, and tri-zone automatic climate control. The InTouch™ dual display with 8-inch upper and a 7-inch lower screen, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® satellite radio and SiriusXM TravelLink with access to weather come standard. Available are 4G WiFi, InTouch™ navigation, and a Bose® Performance Series 16-speaker audio system.

Safety

2019 Acura RDX

Acura puts safety at the forefront with a multitude of standard and available safety features. The standard Acura Watch™ suite of safety technologies include a collision mitigation braking system, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and road departure mitigation. Lane departure warning and a forward collision warning system are also standard. Blind spot information, rear cross traffic monitor, front and rear parking sensors, and a surround-view camera system are all available. The 2019 Acura RDX received the highest possible safety rating in every Insurance Institute for Highway Safety test**.

2019 Infiniti QX50

Standard safety features on the Infiniti QX50 include electronic brake force distribution, predictive forward collision warning, a traction control system, forward emergency braking with pedestrian detection, and vehicle dynamic control. Available features include blind spot warning with rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning, backup collision intervention, front and rear parking sensors, and the Around View® monitor for a full view of the car when parked.

Pricing

2019 Acura RDX

Starting at $37,400 MSRP****

2019 Infiniti QX50

Starting at $36,550 MSRP

*View U.S. News Best Cars at cars.usnews.com.

** The 2019 Acura RDX has been awarded the coveted 2019 Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

*** Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery pack age/condition and other factors.

**** Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or a destination and handling charge. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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