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2013 Acura RDX

2013 Volkswagen Tiguan

  2013 Acura RDX 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan
Invoice $32,245 $22,075
19/28 18/26
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Bottom Line The 2013 Acura RDX improves on the sporty crossover theme with refined ride quality, more features, and better fuel economy. Read Full Review The 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan is a little conservative in look and feel, but otherwise it has everything that urban crossover shoppers want. Read Full Review
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  • Well-sized for both utility and urban maneuverability
  • Smooth ride yet nimble handling
  • Agreeable interior trim and build
  • Powerful brakes


  • Transmission hesitation in some situations
  • Lack of available higher-end features
  • Somewhat plain exterior styling


  • Strong, efficient turbo four
  • Upscale interior
  • Roomy cabin
  • Build quality and materials


  • Uninspired handling
  • Conservative styling
  • Priced higher than its peers
  • Notchy, vague manual gearbox
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