2019 BMW X4

2019 BMW X4

2020 Acura RDX

2020 Acura RDX

2019 BMW X4 vs. 2020 Acura RDX


Taking a leap by completely redesigning its predecessor, the 2019 BMW X4 is really one of those cars that can attract car buyers in St. James. It promises good handling and an excellent engine as well. As for the 2020 Acura RDX, expect no major changes when compared to its previous version. It guaranteed good fuel efficiency, and plenty of cabin space to seat five people.

Design & Style

Noted for the inclusion of LED headlights, as well as a sport-toned suspension, the 2019 BMW X4 definitely impresses on the outside. The sporty 19-inch wheels, add to is great design and style features as well. The cabin is posh and you will find premium quality materials inside too. It can seat up to five people in its comfortable and roomy space.

The 2020 Acura RDX, on the other hand, has a refined cabin that makes it one of the finest in its class. Of luxury compact SUVs. Synthetic leather upholstery has been used for constructing the cabin which may look good but is not really one that leaves car buyers in awe.

Technology & Safety

In terms of technology, the 2019 BMW X4 carries with it the ever-reliable iDrive infotainment system that provides Apple CarPlay support. Standard driver assistance features are plenty for this ride. Among the most notable ones are the rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, and adaptive cruise control.

Note that there are also a lot of technologies in the 2020 Acura RDX. Its infotainment system is fitted with a 10.2-inch touch screen panel where all functions can be accessed. While that is the case, you may need some time getting used to the setup. For driver aids, it only has a few and these are forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and blind spot monitoring.


Reaching up to 272 horsepower, the 2020 Acura RDX is remarkable in this aspect. For the 2019 BMW X4, results reach up to 248 horsepower with its four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. Comparing fuel efficiency ratings, both cars score 22mpg for city driving, but ratings for highway driving spells the difference since the X4 can reach 29mpg while the RDX reaches only up to 28mpg.

The Bottom Line

With established names such as the BMW and Acura, it will really be hard designing which produces the better luxury subcompact SUV. The comparison above, though, provides a more detailed specification of what both cars can offer, and it is evident that the X4 wins this battle. It definitely deserves to be your next car.

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At Competition BMW of Smithtown, we give you a chance to experience the pure thrill of driving a 2019 BMW X4 for yourself. Come and visit us today or give us a call at (888) 734-3331 to schedule a test drive. Our dealership staff is always on standby to assist you, and we look forward to serve you in the best way possible.


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