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2008 Acura RDX

2009 Audi Q5

  2008 Acura RDX 4WD 4-door Angular Rear Exterior View 2009 Audi Q5
MSRP
$33,195
$37,200
Invoice $30,521 $34,596
MPG
City/Highway
17/22 18/23
Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Acura RDX gets its edge from turbo power and crisp handling, but it can feel a little nervous and cramped. Read Full Review The 2009 Audi Q5 sports the sleek lines of a sweet German sedan, a date-worthy cabin, and good, hefty, but gimmicky handling. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Tossable handling
  • Right-sized for the city
  • Light, direct steering
  • Strong brakes

Dislikes:

  • Taut -- sometimes harsh -- ride
  • Turbo four can seem jittery

Likes:

  • Appealing style, inside and out
  • Quality feel of cabin and controls
  • Ample V-6 power
  • Standard all-wheel drive

Dislikes:

  • Drive Select gimmickry
  • Steering too heavy in all modes
  • pricey addition to the class
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