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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 Q5
2021 Audi Q5
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$43,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.5
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2021 BMW X1
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$35,400
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8.4
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.1 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 Hybrid
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
261 hp @ 5000 rpm
228 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Other
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39 ft
38.7 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
19" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
19" x 8"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Multi-Link
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55HR19
P235/60HR19
P225/50VR18
Rear Tire
P235/55HR19
P235/60HR19
P225/50VR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
25 MPG
27 MPG
City
22 MPG
23 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
28 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 Tons/yr
7.2 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
18.5 gallons
16.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
376.2 miles
425.5 miles
386.4 miles
Cruising Range Highway
478.8 miles
518 miles
531.3 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
186.7 in
184.3 in
175.5 in
Height
65.7 in
65.5 in
62.9 in
Max Width
74.8 in
74.5 in
71.7 in
Front Width
64.2 in
63.6 in
61.5 in
Rear Width
64.7 in
63.3 in
61.6 in
Wheelbase
108.3 in
111 in
105.1 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
40.2 in
41.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60 in
57.7 in
55.6 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
37.8 in
37 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
37.7 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
56.5 in
55.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50 in
N/A
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,783 lbs
4,619 lbs
3,554 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
4,400 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.9 ft³
53.1 ft³
58.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.5 ft³
25.1 ft³
27.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
29.5 ft³
25.1 ft³
27.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Cashmere Silver Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Misano Blue Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Storm Bay Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Atlas Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Oyster/Black, SensaTec Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black w/Blue Highlight, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Perforated Dakota Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Optional
Not Available
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
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Optional

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
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 Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Optional
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
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
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

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
Standard
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
12 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 / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles