2018 Jaguar E-PACE vs 2018 Acura RDX

White 2018 Jaguar E-PACE on a City Street vs White 2018 Acura RDX on a Highway

A welcome addition to the Jaguar model lineup, the Jaguar E-PACE possesses many of the same award-winning attributes that have made the Jaguar F-PACE a world-class competitor in the luxury automotive world. With an athletic design, a luxury-infused cabin, a wealth of innovative technology features and power-packed engine options, the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE promises to be a fan favorite at Barrett Jaguar. Take a closer look at the Jaguar E-PACE in this 2018 Jaguar E-PACE vs 2018 Acura RDX comparison.

When you opt for the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE at Barrett Jaguar, you will have a choice of two standard grades – P250 and P300 R-Dynamic – that can be tailored to fit your lifestyle with four subtrims – E-PACE, S, SE and HSE. To cater to the family on the go, the Jaguar E-PACE makes room for five passengers and sports 24.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row seats that will expand to 52.7 cubic feet with the rear seats laid flat.

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2018 Jaguar E-PACE VS 2018 Acura RDX
$38,600 Starting Price $36,000
246-Horsepower 2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Base Engine 279-Horsepower 3.5-Liter V-6
24.2 - 52.7 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 26.7 - 61.3 Cubic Feet
Standard All-Wheel Drive Available

What Are the Differences Between the Jaguar E-PACE and Acura RDX?

San Antonio-area car shoppers who are in search of a luxury compact crossover may find what they are looking for in this 2018 Jaguar E-PACE vs 2018 Acura RDX comparison. Armed with a performance-tuned powertrain under the hood, an affordable price tag that starts at $38,600 and an innovative all-wheel drive system that comes standard, the Jaguar E-PACE is a clear-cut favorite in this comparison.

When you opt for the entry-level Jaguar E-PACE, you will enjoy the mechanical machinations of a 246-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged Ingenium four-cylinder engine that is paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission to earn 24 mpg combined and sprint from zero to 60 mph in just 6.6 seconds. Acura RDX variants feature a single powertrain – a 279-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 that pairs with a six-speed automatic to make a lackluster 23 mpg combined with a front-wheel drive configuration.

Upgrade power and performance in the Jaguar E-PACE with a 296-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged Ingenium four-cylinder engine that makes 23 mpg combined with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Armed with this updated power core under the hood, the Jaguar E-PACE will sprint from zero to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds.

Highlights of the standard Jaguar E-PACE spec sheet include 17-inch allow wheels, LED headlights, a 10-inch Jaguar Touch Pro infotainment system, a rearview camera, front and rear parking assist technology and much more. Amp up the luxury with the addition of full-grain leather upholstery, a power tailgate, an 11-speaker Meridian™ sound system, a 360-degree camera system, onboard 4G LTE Wi-Fi and advanced driver-assist systems.


White 2018 Jaguar E-PACE Front Grille
White 2018 Jaguar E-PACE Rear Exterior Overlooking the Ocean
2018 Jaguar E-PACE Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Touchscreen Display
2018 Jaguar E-PACE Front Seat Interior