2018 Audi Q3 vs. 2018 Acura RDX

Audi and Acura are among the popular car brands that can bring you what you are looking for when it comes to a car investment. Car shoppers from Eastchester New York recognize that fact that is why they seem to be caught in between buying the 2018 Audi Q3 and the 2018 Acura RDX. With this comparison, you will be able to see clearly why the Audi comes out on top of the pack.

Design & Style

In the world of SUVs, you will always come across car models that are rugged in the outside and refined on its edges. This speaks true of what the 2018 Audi Q3 and the 2018 Acura RDX can offer to customers. Once you get to know more about what is found in the interior, you will be able to establish the clear difference between these two.

Inside the Acura RDX is a generous space for the cabin which also highlights the extra-wide cargo space. There is ample legroom and shoulder for all passengers. It has to be noted though that its design is not as promising as the flair offered by other luxurious SUVs.

For the 2018 Audi Q3, you will find the interior simple yet attractive even if it does not have the same design that most Audi car models have. The solid door closings much the solid construction of the entire vehicle too.

Technology & Safety

On the technology and safety aspect, you will find a lot of thrilling aspects in the 2018 Audi Q3. While it may not have the usual smartphone integration, its infotainment system remains to be its selling point. It comes with driver aids that will surely work to the benefit not just of the driver but also his passengers. You cannot question all basic technology and safety features that are functional and effective.

In the case of the 2018 Acura RDX, you will find a second screen and a 10-speaker audio system that makes it quite impressive on this aspect. It also offers voice-operated navigation systems as well as smartphone integration and climate control. What is so disappointing on this aspect is the fact that the RDX has overwhelming controls that can be very distracting on the part of the driver.


The V6 engine of the 2018 Acura RDX has a 3.5-liter capacity and is capable of producing up to as much as 252lb-ft of torque and 279 horsepower. The 2018 Audi Q3, on the other hand, has a smaller 4-cylinder, 2.0-liter capacity engine which explains why it is only capable of producing a total output of 207lb-ft of torque and 200 horsepower.

The Bottom Line

From this comparison, you will never again mistake the good things in the 2018 Audi Q3 from that of what the Acura RDX offers. It should be with no doubt your biggest car investment next time.

Ready to Schedule an Audi Q3 Test Drive Today?

If you want to find out why we are so proud of the 2018 Audi Q3, why not come and test drive this outstanding car with us at Classic Audi. You will find us at Eastchester New York serving the needs of car buyers in the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or you may also book your Q3 test drive appointment in advance.


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