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Acura RDX
2021 Acura RDX
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$38,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Land Rover Discovery Sport
2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport
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$41,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Plug-in Hybrid
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Plug-in Hybrid
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$51,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.8
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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 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 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 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
246 hp @ 5500 rpm
315 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
269 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
516 lb-ft @ 1200 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55HR19
P235/60VR18
P235/60HR18
Rear Tire
P235/55HR19
P235/60VR18
P235/60HR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
21 MPG
N/A
City
22 MPG
19 MPG
N/A
Highway
28 MPG
24 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 Tons/yr
8.5 (2020) Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
17.7 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
376.2 miles
336.3 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
478.8 miles
424.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
186.7 in
181 in
183.3 in
Height
65.7 in
68 in
65.5 in
Max Width
74.8 in
75 in
74.4 in
Front Width
64.2 in
64 in
63.5 in
Rear Width
64.7 in
64.3 in
63.2 in
Wheelbase
108.3 in
107.9 in
113.1 in
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
8.3 in
5.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
39.1 in
40.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
39.5 in
41.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60 in
57.3 in
57.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
38.1 in
37.3 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
38.7 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
55.9 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
50 in
N/A
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,783 lbs
N/A
4,555 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,653 lbs
3,500 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.9 ft³
55.6 ft³
56.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.5 ft³
27.5 ft³
19.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
29.5 ft³
27.5 ft³
19.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
Fuji White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Byron Blue Metallic
  • Eiger Grey Metallic
  • Firenze Red Metallic
  • Hakuba Silver Metallic
  • Portofino Blue Metallic
  • Santorini Black Metallic
  • Yulong White Metallic
  • Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
  • Namib Orange Premium Metallic
  • Silicon Silver Premium Metallic
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Acorn, Grained Leather Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Grained Leather Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Luxtec & Suedecloth Seat Trim
  • Light Oyster, Grained Leather Seat Trim
  • Light Oyster/Ebony, Luxtec & Suedecloth Seat Trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Optional
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
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
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
Standard
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
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 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 / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles