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Acura RDX
2021 Acura RDX
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$38,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Mazda CX-5
2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,270
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Nissan Ariya
2021 Nissan Ariya
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$40,000
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N/A
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single 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: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
215 hp
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
N/A
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
39 ft
36 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
17" x 7"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
17" x 7"
N/A

Suspension

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

Tires

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

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
28 MPG
N/A
City
22 MPG
25 MPG
N/A
Highway
28 MPG
31 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
14.8 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
376.2 miles
370 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
478.8 miles
458.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
186.7 in
179.1 in
N/A
Height
65.7 in
65.4 in
N/A
Max Width
74.8 in
72.5 in
N/A
Front Width
64.2 in
62.8 in
N/A
Rear Width
64.7 in
62.8 in
N/A
Wheelbase
108.3 in
106.2 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
7.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
39.7 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60 in
57.1 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
55.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
39.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
39 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
54.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
50 in
55.3 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,783 lbs
3,552 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
2,000 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.9 ft³
59.6 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.5 ft³
30.9 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
29.5 ft³
30.9 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
N/A

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
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A