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2021 Acura RDX
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2021 Land Rover Defender
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
296 hp @ 4000 rpm
203 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,783 lbs
N/A
3,370 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
7,716 lbs
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
19 MPG
30 MPG
City
22 MPG
18 MPG
27 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
21 MPG
35 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 Tons/yr
9.9 (Est) Tons/yr
5.9 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
23.4 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
376.2 miles
421.2 miles
391.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
478.8 miles
491.4 miles
507.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
186.7 in
180.4 in
180.9 in
Height
65.7 in
77.5 in
67 in
Max Width
74.8 in
79.1 in
73 in
Front Width
64.2 in
67.1 in
63 in
Rear Width
64.7 in
66.9 in
63.7 in
Wheelbase
108.3 in
101.9 in
105.9 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
8.8 in
8.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
39 in
41 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
40.6 in
39.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60 in
60.8 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
N/A
54.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
36.6 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
40.4 in
39.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
59.2 in
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50 in
N/A
47.7 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.9 ft³
58.3 ft³
69.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.5 ft³
15.6 ft³
37.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
29.5 ft³
15.6 ft³
37.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55HR19
P255/70VR18
P225/65HR17
Rear Tire
P235/55HR19
P255/70VR18
P225/65HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Full-Size
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
Fuji White
  • Blue Flame
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Silver Sky Metallic
  • Super White

Optional Exterior Colors

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

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Ebony, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Nutmeg, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Optional
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Optional
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
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
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
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles