2017 Acura RDX vs 2016 Cadillac SRX near Waukesha, WI

Which SUV Offers More Luxury? 

Here at Acura of Brookfield, we know that the competition seems tight between the numerous luxury crossover SUV options out there. To ease your decision struggle, we have put together this 2017 Acura RDX vs 2016 Cadillac SRX near Waukesha, WI, comparison. Once you’ve seen all the superior benefits that the RDX has to offer, come take one for a test drive!

We’ll start with the powertrain options that both of these vehicles offer. The 2017 RDX features a 3.5L V6 engine that makes every ride exciting with 279-hp and 252 lb.-ft. of torque. While the 3.6L V6 engine in the 2016 SRX has slightly better power with 308-hp and 265 lb.-ft. of torque, you’ll be paying for it with a lower efficiency rating. If you want to avoid making numerous stops at the gas station, you’ll appreciate the impressive efficiency that comes with the RDX's 28 MPG hwy1. If you are running errands downtown or taking a trip to visit relatives, you won’t be able to get as far with only 24 MPG hwy2 in the SRX. 

Between grocery runs, camping trips, commuting down Les Paul Parkway, you need an SUV that offer you cargo and passenger versatility. Both the RDX and the SRX offer five passenger capacity but there is significantly more space to stretch and breathe for everyone in the RDX. Taller passengers won’t have to complain about sitting in the rear seat thanks to the inviting 38.3 inches of legroom, whereas the SRX only has 36.3 inches of rear legroom. When you need to switch things up and bring larger supplies, such as small bikes or home improvement supplies, you’ll need all the space you can get. The RDX won’t force you to leave anything behind with its expansive 76.9 cubic ft. of maximum cargo capacity3especially next to the only 61.1 cubic ft. behind the first row4 that the SRX can give you.  

When it comes to the interior features, you want to be rewarded for your new-vehicle purchase with the latest and greatest options. You won’t have to pay extra for the comfort of leather-trimmed seating in the Acura RDX, but you will in the Cadillac SRC that offers leatherette upholstery as standard. If you want to more than just take calls hands-free, you’ll be able too with the standard SMS messaging function5 in the RDX which uses voice recognition to safely send a text. You won’t this kind of innovative technology at all in the SRX.

It’s clear to see why the RDX takes the cake. Come see this stunning SUV in all its glory here at Acura of Brookfield! Our 2017 Acura RDX vs 2016 Cadillac SRX near Waukesha, WI, was just a glimpse of all that the RDX has to offer.     


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1 Based on 2016 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.

2 EPA estimate. Actual mileage may vary.

3  Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus floor space between first and second seats and front seats moved forward. This figure compares more accurately with most competitive measurements. 

Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. 

5 Compatible with select phones with Bluetooth® only. Your wireless carrier’s rate plans apply. State or local laws may limit use of texting feature. Only use texting feature when conditions allow you to do so safely. Drive responsibly. Some state laws prohibit the operation of handheld electronic devices while operating a vehicle. For safety reasons, always launch your audio application or perform any other operation on your phone or audio device only when the vehicle is safely parked.