2021 Acura RDX vs 2021 Mazda CX-5

2021 Acura RDX vs 2021 Mazda CX-5

Acura always had the legacy of manufacturing top-quality premium cars. This year, it has leveled up again with the introduction of the 2021 Acura RDX to its premium sport crossover SUV segment. With a powerful engine, intuitive technologies, and an expressive design, this SUV is indeed a head-turner in the streets.

Curious to know how well the 2021 Acura RDX would stack up against its market competitors? Keep reading to learn more about the comparative study between the 2021 Acura RDX and the 2021 Mazda CX-5, presented to you by Acura of Maui in Kahului, HI, and make a wise choice.

2021 Acura RDX


2021 Mazda CX-5

$38,400 Starting MSRP $25,370
Turbo Aluminum-Alloy 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine Engine Type SKYACTIV®-G 2.5 DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder Engine
272 hp at 6500 rpm Base Engine Horsepower 187 hp at 6,000 rpm
280 lb-ft at 1600-4500 rpm Base Engine Torque 186 lb-ft at 4,000 rpm

Which is the better SUV: the 2021 Acura RDX or the 2021 Mazda CX-5?

As you can clearly see in the table above, the 2021 Acura RDX is a much powerful SUV when compared to the 2021 Mazda CX-5. With a turbocharged engine, the 2021 Acura RDX can deliver a higher horsepower and torque. It also features a 10-speed automatic transmission which is an absolute delight to a sports car enthusiast. Although the 2021 Acura RDX is priced at a higher starting MSRP when compared to the 2021 Mazda CX-5, its performance and power ratings make up for it.

Key Features of the 2021 Acura RDX

If you are looking for a sporty and powerful crossover SUV near Kahului, HI, then the 2021 Acura RDX is the right choice for you. Some of the key features of this SUV include:

  • Panoramic Moonroof
  • AcuraLink® Connected Services
  • Integrated Dynamics System (IDS)
  • Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
  • AcuraWatch™ Safety and Driver Assistance Technology

Please feel free to reach out to our friendly and knowledgeable staff at Acura of Maui in Kahului, HI, for any further information. Kindly visit our dealership to take the 2021 Acura RDX out for a spin.