2021 INFINITI QX50 vs. 2021 Acura RDX

2021 INFINITI QX50 vs. 2021 Acura RDX



2021 Acura RDX
$37,950 MSRP

Starting Price

$38,200 MSRP
23 mpg city / 29 mpg highway

EPA-estimated MPG

22 mpg city / 28 mpg highway
CVT w/Drive Mode Selector


10-speed automatic
65.1 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

58.9 cubic feet

It’s always smart to compare and shop before you purchase any new car around Clarendon Hills. If you’re searching for a sporty new SUV, you may be interested in comparing the 2021 INFINITI QX50 vs. Acura RDX. Below, we compare these two SUVs in performance, price, and safety. See why the new QX50 stands above at INFINITI of Clarendon Hills today!

2021 INFINITI QX50 vs. Acura RDX: Price and Performance

If you’re looking for affordable luxury, this new INFINITI SUV is built for you. The entry level of the 2021 INFINITI QX50 is more affordable, and packed with more of the features you want for your Downers Grove drives. Take a look at the price differences below for the base and highest trims on each model:


  • Starting Price (QX50 PURE): $37,950 MSRP
  • Starting Price (QX50 AUTOGRAPH): $54,200 MSRP

2021 Acura RDX

  • Starting Price (Standard): $38,200
  • Starting Price (Advanced Package): $46,000 MSRP

While the top end trim of the RDX may be cheaper, it’s missing out on a ton of great features like tri-zone automatic climate control, dual-occupant memory system for driver’s seat, outside mirrors, and steering wheel, and a 16-speaker Bose® audio system with subwoofer. Check all of the features of the INFINITI QX50 configurations when you visit INFINITI of Clarendon Hills.

2020 INFINITI QX50 on City Corner

In terms of performance, the Acura RDX vs. INFINITI QX50 are pretty evenly matched, unless you’re focused on fuel economy. Here’s a look at how these two models compare in terms of performance specs:


  • Base Engine: 2.0L VC-Turbo I-4
  • Transmission: CVT w/Drive Mode Selector
  • Horsepower: 268 hp
  • Torque: 280 lb-ft
  • Fuel Economy: EPA-estimated 23 mpg city / 29 mpg highway

2021 Acura RDX

  • Base Engine: 2.0L 4-cylinder Turbo
  • Transmission: 10-speed automatic
  • Horsepower: 272 hp
  • Torque: 280 lb-ft
  • Fuel Economy: EPA-estimated 22 mpg city / 28 mpg highway

Check out the latest INFINITI QX50 reviews at INFINITI of Clarendon Hills to see why how this vehicle stands out among the competition.

2021 INFINITI QX50 Front Interior

Acura RDX vs. INFINITI QX50: Safety Features

When comparing the QX50 vs. RDX for safety, both vehicles have standard daytime running lights, lane departure warning systems, rearview cameras, and are available in all-wheel drive. However, only the QX50 comes with INFINITI-exclusive safety features such as:

  • Available Around View® Monitor with Moving Object Detection
  • Predictive Forward Collision Warning with Pedestrian Detection
  • Available ProPILOT Assist system helps monitor the cars and lane markers around you, combined with Steering Assist and Intelligent Cruise Control

If you’re leaning towards the QX50 but don’t have it in the budget for a new vehicle, then don’t worry! You can explore our used inventory to find a great pre-owned vehicle like the used INFINITI G35.

Get Behind the Wheel of a New INFINITI QX50 Today at INFINITI of Clarendon Hills

Ready to step inside a new INFINITI QX50? Our friendly staff will show you the different QX50 configurations so you can choose the right one for your budget and lifestyle. Then, our finance team will work their magic to get you a price you can afford. Contact us today for a test drive, or to schedule an appointment. If you’re looking to shop pre-owned, check out our used INFINITI QX50 for sale at INFINITI of Clarendon Hills. Just because your shop pre-owned doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice quality.

New INFINITI QX50 for Sale in Clarendon Hills

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