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  • 2014 Acura RDX
  • 273 HP
  • 251 lb.-ft.
  • Premium
  • 26.1 Cubic Feet
  • VS
  • Horsepower
  • Torque
  • Gas
  • Trunk Space
  • 2014 Cadillac SRX
  • 308 HP
  • 265 lb.-ft.
  • Regular
  • 29.8 Cubic Feet

2014 Cadillac SRX vs. 2014 Acura RDX

While crossovers continue to soar in popularity, the luxury division of the small utility vehicles remains one of the most highly sought after classes in the automotive world. As top entries like the 2014 Cadillac SRX and the 2014 Acura RDX excel in performance and versatility, both continue to help drive sales for their respective automakers.

Although both vehicles are frequently mentioned among the class leaders, each offers a unique experience that may be more appealing to one driver or another. To help in your search, we’re comparing the 2014 Cadillac SRX vs. 2014 Acura RDX so you can make the best decision in this highly competitive segment.

Under the Hood

If horsepower and torque are priorities for you, the Cadillac SRX is the better choice as its 3.6-liter V-6 makes 308 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque. That engine gets paired to a six-speed automatic transmission that sends power to the front-wheels, although all-wheel drive is available.

The 2014 Acura RDX falls short of the Cadillac SRX’s power figures as it gets fitted with a 3.5-liter V-6 that generates 273 horsepower and 251 pound-feet of torque. Like the Cadillac SRX, the 2014 Acura RDX gets paired to a standard six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive is standard. At the expense of power, the Acura RDX manages 23 mpg combined while the Cadillac SRX gets 19 combined mpg.

More Luxury in the SRX

Although the Cadillac SRX is slightly more expensive than the Acura RDX, it comes with substantially more interior commodities. With two vibrant LCD screens, eight standard Bose speakers, standard voice recognition, two additional power outlets, and a longer warranty, the 2014 Cadillac SRX begins separating itself from the Acura RDX and the rest of the luxury crossover class.

While our comparison of the 2014 Cadillac SRX vs. 2014 Acura RDX is a basic guide, the best way to get a feel for the Cadillac SRX is to get behind the wheel for a test drive at Bill Jacobs Cadillac.

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