2018 Acura RDX vs. 2017 Porsche Macan

2018 Acura RDX

2018 Acura RDX

2017 Porsche Macan

2017 Porsche Macan

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Luxury doesn’t have to mean excessive spending for a less-than-stellar model. In fact, you can get sheer refinement, an array of handy gadgets, and promising performance from a model that won’t break the bank with the 2018 Acura RDX. Now, some drivers may compare the 2018 Acura RDX vs. the 2017 Porsche Macan, and a close look will prove the RDX comes out ahead. Learn more with this guide from First Acura.

Better Price, Better Performance

Regardless of the fact that you’re shopping for a luxury SUV, chances are you’re still conscious of how much you’re spending. Still, you don’t want to skimp on features, comfort and performance. That’s why the 2018 Acura RDX’s low starting price is so impressive – it promises luxury for less.

  • 2018 Acura RDX: MSRP from $35,8001
  • 2017 Porsche Macan: MSRP from $47,500

The RDX has some impressive fuel economy, too, as the EPA estimates it is capable of achieving up to 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway2 with a 3.5L V6 engine. Meanwhile, the Macan manages only 25 mpg city and 22 mpg highway when powered by a 2.0L inline-4, according to EPA estimates. Despite the better efficiency, the powertrain on the Acura model churns out 279 hp, whereas the Porsche’s engine manages only 252 hp.

2018 Acura RDX

Superior Interior

Comfort and convenience abound inside the 2018 Acura RDX, more so than the 2017 Porsche Macan. The following features come standard on the introductory RDX, but cost more to have on the base Macan – or they’re not available at all:

  • Power moonroof
  • Speed-sensing interval wipers
  • Front-adjustable manual lumbar support
  • Heated front seats
  • Noise cancellation
  • LED headlights
  • Push-button start
2018 Acura RDX

Learn More About the 2018 Acura RDX

If you want the more affordable, better-equipped luxury SUV, then make your way to First Acura to explore the 2018 Acura RDX inventory or further compare the RDX to models including the BMW X3. We’re happy to help in any way we can, from taking you out on test drives to arranging financing for you. Give us a call to let us know the services you need.

1Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

2Based 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 models only) and other factors.