X3 vs. RDX

2020 BMW X3


2020 Acura RDX

Starting MSRP

25 city/29 highway

Fuel Economy

22 city/28 highway
62.7 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

58.9 cubic feet
41.1 inches


40 inches
4,400 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

Rear Parking Aid


2020 BMW X3 vs. 2020 Acura RDX

Sometimes, buying a BMW Sports Activity Vehicle can feel like a fairytale. Normal might feel like the 2020 BMW X1 is too small, the BMW X5 is too big, but the BMW X3 is just right. So what happens when they compare the X3 to the 2020 Acura RDX? Find out with BMW of Bloomington.

BMW vs. Acura: Economy

Even when shopping for luxury SUVs Decatur shoppers don’t want to overspend. Everyone loves an economically sound vehicle. While the 2020 BMW X3 has a slightly higher MSRP than the Acura RDX, the BMW X3 saves drivers money in the long run through its better fuel economy, getting an EPA-estimated 25 MPG in the city and 29 MPG highway. The RDX estimates are 22 MPG city and 28 MPG highway.

BMW vs. Acura: Interior Dimensions

Pekin drivers will find similar interior dimensions in both the BMW X3 and Acura RDX with seating for five. The BMW offers more headroom. It’s the BMW X3 cargo space that really shines at almost four inches more than the Acura RDX. There’s plenty of room for your passengers and all their cargo when you’re driving around the Bloomington area, so don’t hesitate to throw in the golf clubs or the picnic gear.

X3 Dimensions

  • Front headroom: 41.1 inches
  • Front / rear legroom: 40.3 / 36.4 inches
  • Front / rear shoulder room: 57.6 / 56.0 inches
  • Maximum Cargo space: 62.7 inches

RDX Dimensions

  • Front headroom: 40 inches
  • Front / rear legroom: 42 / 38 inches
  • Front / rear shoulder room: 60 / 57 inches
  • Maximum Cargo space: 58.9 inches

BMW vs. Acura: Features

Along with space and economy, it’s difficult to beat BMW on features. From luxury amenities to hard-working capabilities the 2020 BMW X3 has it all. Stay in touch on the road with ConnectedDrive, BMW’s proprietary connectivity app that puts the internet, navigation, entertainment, and communication safely at your fingertips. If you’re headed out for a weekend of camping at Starved Rock, you’ve got the power to tow up to 4,400 pounds with the BMW X3. The Acura RDX can only tow 1,500 pounds. The BMW Rear Parking Aid will help you guide your trailer exactly where you want it to be.

Choose a Winner at BMW of Bloomington

Decide the winner of BMW vs. Acura, then visit BMW of Bloomington and test drive the 2020 BMW X3. We’re here to help you find your winning Sports Activity Vehicle!

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