2019 INFINITI QX50 vs 2019 Acura RDX | Which is Better?

Which is Better? The 2019 INFINITI QX50 or 2019 Acura RDX?

2019 Acura RDX



2019 Acura RDX

24 city / 31 hwy

Fuel Economy

22 city / 28 hwy
268 hp


272 hp
2.0L 4cyl Turbo


2.0L 4cyl Turbo

Serving Atlanta, Duluth, and Lawrenceville

As you prepare to buy a compact luxury crossover SUV, you may be drawn to vehicles with a stunning body style and excellent performance capabilities. You understandably want your new SUV to pamper you with fine materials and advanced technologies as well. With these requirements in mind, you may be excited by what the 2019 INFINITI QX50 offers. The QX50 is seemingly comparable to the 2019 Acura RDX, so you may feel torn between these two models. When you take a moment to compare them in detail, you will see the many ways that they stand apart from each other.


While the 2019 INFINITI QX50 and the 2019 Acura RDX have comparable horsepower capabilities across their trims, there are performance-based differences. The QX50 features front and rear stabilizer bars, a multilink rear suspension system, a front MacPherson strut, coil springs over shock absorbers and other equipment. The RDX has a similar suspension system without the coil springs over shock absorbers. They both have electric power steering, anti-lock brakes and other features.


Across all trims, the 2019 INFINITI QX50 is stunning with high-quality leather trim and fine accent materials. Equipment becomes progressively superior as you step up to higher trims, but even the base Pure trim is well-appointed. Your QX50 may be outfitted with a Bose sound system with a subwoofer, Bluetooth wireless technology, an illuminated steering wheel with numerous mounted controls, a sliding and reclining rear seat, climate control for the front seats, smartphone integration apps and other features. The 2019 Acura RDX comes with leather interior, power and heated front seats, a folding rear seatback, a climate control system, cruise control, rotary controls for the sound system and a few other items.


The 2019 INFINITI QX50 has an alluring body style that differentiates it from all other compact crossover SUVs on the road. The front end is defined by a crest-style grille, a rounded bumper fading into powerful air intake vents and lightning bolt-style LED headlights. Across the hood and sides, the QX50 has eye-catching, crisp character lines that are beautifully interwoven with muscular contouring. Its many exterior features are 19-inch alloy wheels, a panoramic sunroof, an integrated rear spoiler, privacy glass, welcome lights, a motion-activated and power liftgate, aluminum roof rails and additional items. The RDX is closely related to the CR-V, so you will notice many similar design elements. Its exterior equipment includes a moonroof, LED headlights, LED taillights and other equipment.

Selecting a luxury compact crossover SUV is a big event, and we are available to support you through the comparison process. We invite you to visit our INFINITI dealership to round out your comparison by test driving the QX50 soon.

All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.