In comparing the Acura RDX's and the Lincoln MKX's specifications and ratings, the Acura RDX has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Lincoln MKX has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Acura RDX's and the Lincoln MKX's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Acura RDX vs. Lincoln MKX Pricing
A used 2018 Acura RDX ranges from $20,494 to $30,994 while a used 2018 Lincoln MKX is priced between $20,986 to $33,562.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Acura RDX’s base engine makes 279 horsepower, and the Lincoln MKX base engine makes 303 horsepower. The RDX is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 448 miles. The MKX is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 460 miles.This gives the Acura RDX the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Lincoln MKX the advantage in maximum range. The RDX uses premium unleaded, and the MKX uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Lincoln MKX, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Acura RDX has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.