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Acura RDX
2021 Acura RDX
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$38,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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2021 Cadillac XT5
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2021 Lexus NX
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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
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 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
235 hp @ 5000 rpm
235 hp @ 4800 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1650 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39 ft
N/A
37.4 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55HR19
P235/65R18
P225/65HR17
Rear Tire
P235/55HR19
P235/65R18
P225/65HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
24 MPG
25 MPG
City
22 MPG
22 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
29 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
7.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
19.4 gallons
15.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
376.2 miles
426.8 miles
349.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
478.8 miles
562.6 miles
445.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
186.7 in
189.6 in
182.7 in
Height
65.7 in
66.1 in
64.8 in
Max Width
74.8 in
74.9 in
73.6 in
Front Width
64.2 in
64.8 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
64.7 in
64.8 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
108.3 in
112.5 in
104.7 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
7.8 in
6.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41.2 in
42.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
39.7 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60 in
58.3 in
57.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
56.1 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
39 in
36.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
38.4 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
56.3 in
55.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50 in
54.8 in
53.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,783 lbs
3,915 lbs
3,940 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,000 lbs
2,000 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.9 ft³
63 ft³
54.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.5 ft³
30.2 ft³
17.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
29.5 ft³
N/A
17.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
N/A
  • Atomic Silver
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nori Green Pearl

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Jet Black, Leatherette Seats
  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Creme, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Rioja Red, NuLuxe Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
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
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance Note
N/A
1 Year/1 Visit
N/A
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
Preliminary 2021 Warranty
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles