Compare 2012 Audi Q5 vs 2012 Acura RDX

2012 Audi Q5
2012 Acura RDX
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quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium 20 27 $33,108 $35,600
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 27 $33,108 $35,600
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Premium Plus 18 23 $39,990 $43,000
quattro 4-Door 3.2L Prestige 18 23 $39,990 $43,000
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 19 24 $30,647 $32,895
AWD 4-Door 17 22 $32,481 $34,895
FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 19 24 $33,490 $35,995
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 17 22 $35,324 $37,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,108
$30,647
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,600
$32,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$593 / month
$548 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Audi Q5 is one of the The 2012 Acura RDX satisfies those who want more driving excitement, but it might leave luxury- or tech-hungry shoppers wanting.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 101.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 37.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
182.2 182.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.1 65.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.5 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
110.5 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
63.7 61.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
57.3 60.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.1 27.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 39.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.76
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
235/60R18 P235/55VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
235/60R18 P235/55VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
440 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
660 225
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4400 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4090 3743
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.2 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 440
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 105
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.3L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 4300 240 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 260 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.07
Trans Type
8 5
Drivetrain
All wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 1.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Transmission Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 2.70
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi Q5 Acura RDX
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
5-link MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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