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2015 Acura RDX

2014 Audi Q5

  2015 Acura RDX 2014 Audi Q5
MSRP
$34,895
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$37,300
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Invoice $32,777 $34,690
MPG
City/Highway
19/28 18/31
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line A sporty yet smooth driving feel, quiet interior, and top-tier safety all add up to a lot of appeal for the 2015 Acura RDX, although its lack of features and flair stop it short of greatness. Read Full Review The 2014 Audi Q5 gets quite serious about fuel economy with TDI power; it's still one of the most elegant, truly carlike luxury crossover SUVs. Read Full Review
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  • Smooth ride
  • Excellent handling, maneuverability
  • Smart, straightforward interior
  • Great brakes

Dislikes:

  • Unremarkable exterior
  • Hesitant transmission
  • Lacks tech features
  • Interface feels a step behind

Likes:

  • A lesson in good taste
  • Lots of drivetrain choices, all good
  • Quick shifts from the eight-speed
  • Quattro is standard
  • Google Earth maps make Audi Connect a must-have

Dislikes:

  • We're not sold by Drive Select's adaptive controls
  • Easy to spend more than $50,000
  • Still no standard rearview camera
  • Gas mileage isn't stellar on gas-only models
  • 3G connectivity comes with subscription fee
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