Compare 2013 Nissan Murano vs 2013 Acura RDX

2013 Nissan Murano
2013 Acura RDX
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2WD 4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door S 18 24 $26,203 $28,440
AWD 4-Door S 18 23 $27,849 $30,230
2WD 4-Door SV 18 24 $29,044 $31,530
AWD 4-Door SV 18 23 $30,516 $33,130
2WD 4-Door SL 18 24 $32,594 $35,390
AWD 4-Door SL 18 23 $34,066 $36,990
2WD 4-Door LE 18 24 $34,884 $37,880
AWD 4-Door LE 18 23 $36,355 $39,480
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 20 28 $32,245 $34,320
AWD 4-Door 19 27 $33,540 $35,720
FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 20 28 $35,669 $38,020
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 19 27 $36,965 $39,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,203
$32,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,440
$34,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$474 / month
$572 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Nissan Murano trades away some utility and space-efficiency in the name of style and refinement. The 2013 Acura RDX improves on the sporty crossover theme with refined ride quality, more features, and better fuel economy.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 42.0
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 55.7
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.1 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.6 103.5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.4 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 58.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
30.8 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 63.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 105.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.4 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
189.9 183.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.0 66.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
29.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31.6 26.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
54.7 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
32.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64.0 61.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 x 0.6 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)
13.6 x 1.1 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 16.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.5 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 39.0
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65TR18 P235/60VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65TR18 P235/60VR18
Spare Tire Size
T165/90D18 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
525 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3889 3717
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 4400 251 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/- TBD - 3.5L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 6000 273 @ 6200
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.17 4.250
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.065
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic w/Manual Shift
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.555
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37-0.43 3.359
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.484
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.754
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.76 2.269
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.094
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Nissan Murano Acura RDX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.79 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.98 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Multi-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.1 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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