Compare 2012 Acura RDX vs 2012 Audi Q5 vs 2012 INFINITI EX

2012 Acura RDX
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2012 Audi Q5
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2012 INFINITI EX
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RDX AWD 4-Door 17 22 $32,481 $34,895
RDX AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 17 22 $35,324 $37,995
RDX FWD 4-Door 19 24 $30,647 $32,895
RDX FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 19 24 $33,490 $35,995
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quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q5 quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium 20 27 $33,108 $35,600
Q5 quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 27 $33,108 $35,600
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.2L Premium Plus 18 23 $39,990 $43,000
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.2L Prestige 18 23 $39,990 $43,000
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
EX35 AWD 4-Door 17 24 $34,464 $37,200
EX35 AWD 4-Door Journey 17 24 $36,588 $39,500
EX35 RWD 4-Door 17 24 $33,170 $35,800
EX35 RWD 4-Door Journey 17 24 $35,295 $38,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,481
$33,108
$34,464
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,895
$35,600
$37,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$582 / month
$593 / month
$620 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Acura RDX satisfies those who want more driving excitement, but it might leave luxury- or tech-hungry shoppers wanting. The 2012 Audi Q5 is one of the With tight rear seats and a small cargo area, the 2012 Infiniti EX35 is less like a sporty crossover, more like a high-riding sports sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 37.4 28.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.4 40.5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.0 - TBD - 50.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 57.7 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 101.5 88.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.0 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.4 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.0 44.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 - TBD - 52.9
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 74.7 71.0
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 63.7 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 7.9 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 182.2 182.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.2 65.1 62.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 28.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 63.5 64.6
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 110.5 110.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.8 29.1 18.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 26.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 55.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.6 57.3 47.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 41.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 24.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD - 12.1 x 0.6
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 19.8 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76 - TBD - 2.85
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1 16.3 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 38.1 36.0
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/55VR18 235/60R18 P225/55VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55VR18 235/60R18 P225/55VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact T165/80D18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 4400 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 440 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
225 660 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 4400 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3931 4090 3962
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 9.2 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
440 - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 140 150
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4500 258 @ 1500 253 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
2.3L/- TBD - 2.0L/121 3.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6000 211 @ 4300 297 @ 6800
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 3.76 3.13
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.67 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/Manual Transmission Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70 4.71 4.92
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 2.11 2.04
Trans Type
5 8 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All wheel drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 1.29 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89 3.32 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 3.14 3.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84 0.77
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67 -
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name
Acura RDX Audi Q5 INFINITI EX35
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut 5-link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD - 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Trapezoidal-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 8.5 9.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5 3
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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