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Acura RDX
2021 Acura RDX
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$38,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Subaru Forester
2021 Subaru Forester
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$24,795
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Tesla Model Y
2020 Tesla Model Y
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$49,990
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.3
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
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
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
272 hp @ 6500 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
N/A
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
N/A
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Other
Other

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
17" x 7"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
17" x 7"
19" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/55HR19
P225/60HR17
P255/45VR19
Rear Tire
P235/55HR19
P225/60HR17
P255/45VR19
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
29 MPG
N/A
City
22 MPG
26 MPG
N/A
Highway
28 MPG
33 MPG
N/A

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
16.6 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
376.2 miles
431.6 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
478.8 miles
547.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
186.7 in
182.1 in
N/A
Height
65.7 in
67.5 in
N/A
Max Width
74.8 in
71.5 in
N/A
Front Width
64.2 in
61.6 in
N/A
Rear Width
64.7 in
61.8 in
N/A
Wheelbase
108.3 in
105.1 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
5.7 in
8.7 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
43.3 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
41.2 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60 in
58.2 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
54.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
39.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
39.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
57.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
50 in
53.6 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,783 lbs
3,449 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,500 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.9 ft³
76.1 ft³
66 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.5 ft³
31.1 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
29.5 ft³
31.1 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
N/A
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Leatherette-Trimmed Interior
  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery
  • Black, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Standard
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
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
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
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
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
8 Years / 120,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles