2018 Acura RDX vs 2018 Lincoln MKX

2018 Acura RDX vs 2018 Lincoln MKX | Fort Wayne Acura

Many drivers prefer to do comparative research on vehicles before they visit a dealership and decide on a specific model. That's why we compared the 2018 Acura RDX and the 2018 Lincoln MKX. Both of these luxury SUVs offer premium comfort, advanced features and top-notch engineering; however, there are still plenty of differences between these two vehicles. Despite the attractive and bold exterior designs of both SUVs, once you step inside, they offer completely different atmospheres.

For instance, when looking at the vehicle's first trim level, there are noticeable differences in the standard features on the RDX Standard and MKX Premiere. The 2018 RDX Standard features a standard power moonroof, Universal Garage Door Opener and SMS text message function while the 2018 MKX Premiere does not. Though, both vehicles do offer the options for All-Wheel Drive, towing capabilities and soft, leatherette seating.

2018 Acura RDX vs 2018 Lincoln MKX – Engineering

2018 Acura RDX Standard FWD


2018 Lincoln MKX Premiere FWD

20 / 28 MPG Fuel Economy (CTY/HWY)* 17 / 25 MPG
i-VTEC® 3.5-Liter V6 Engine Type 3.7-Liter Ti-VCT V6
6-speed Automatic with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters Transmission Type 6-speed SelectShift® Automatic
Standard LED Headlights Not Available

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

2018 Acura RDX available near Fort Wayne, IN

While there are plenty of similarities in available features for both the 2018 Acura RDX and 2018 Lincoln MKX, there are various differences between the two SUVs. The different available and standard features can add more convenience and functionality for drivers. For example, the RDX offers more intelligent technologies depending on the chosen package compared to the trim levels of the MKX.

In fact, looking at the AcuraWatch® Plus package that the RDX has available, there are more intuitive driver-assistive and safety features available, including:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Plus, other desirable technologies

Overall, the 2018 Acura RDX offers more stand-out features and amenities compared to the 2018 Lincoln MKX.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2018 Acura RDX, you can stop by Fort Wayne Acura to talk to one of our expert sales staff. You can also contact us online or by calling 877-801-4231.