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Acura RDX
2021 Acura RDX
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$38,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Audi Q3
2021 Audi Q3
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$36,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Land Rover Defender
2021 Land Rover Defender
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$46,100
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
296 hp @ 4000 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Other
Four-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39 ft
38.4 ft
37 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
18" x 7"
18
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
18" x 7"
18

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55HR19
P235/55HR18
P255/60VR18
Rear Tire
P235/55HR19
P235/55HR18
P255/60VR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Full-Size

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
23 MPG
19 MPG
City
22 MPG
20 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
28 MPG
21 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr
9.9 (Est) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
15.9 gallons
23.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
376.2 miles
318 miles
421.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
478.8 miles
445.2 miles
491.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
186.7 in
176.6 in
180.4 in
Height
65.7 in
62.9 in
77.5 in
Max Width
74.8 in
72.8 in
79.1 in
Front Width
64.2 in
62.2 in
67.1 in
Rear Width
64.7 in
61.9 in
66.9 in
Wheelbase
108.3 in
105.5 in
101.9 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
N/A
8.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
40 in
39 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
39.6 in
40.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60 in
56.7 in
60.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
36.1 in
36.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
37.6 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
55.1 in
59.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50 in
N/A
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,783 lbs
3,916 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
7,716 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.9 ft³
48 ft³
58.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.5 ft³
23.7 ft³
15.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
29.5 ft³
23.7 ft³
15.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Pulse Orange
  • Turbo Blue
Fuji White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Chronos Gray Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Eiger Grey Metallic
  • Gondwana Stone Metallic
  • Hakuba Silver Metallic
  • Pangea Green Metallic
  • Santorini Black Metallic
  • Tasman Blue Metallic
  • Yulong White Metallic
  • Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
  • Silicon Silver Premium Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Black w/Rock Gray Stitch, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pearl Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rotor Gray w/Anthracite, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Ebony, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Optional
Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Optional
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles