Compare 2012 Acura RDX vs 2012 Audi Q5 vs 2012 Volvo XC60

2012 Acura RDX
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2012 Audi Q5
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2012 Volvo XC60
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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 3.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L 17 23 $37,083 $39,450
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L Platinum 17 23 $41,266 $43,900
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L Premier Plus 17 23 $38,728 $41,200
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L R-Design 17 23 $41,078 $43,700
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L R-Design Platinum 17 23 $45,261 $48,150
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.0L R-Design Premier Plus 17 23 $42,723 $45,450
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L 17 23 $31,302 $33,300
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L PZEV 17 23 $31,302 $33,300
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum 17 23 $37,835 $40,250
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum PZEV 17 23 $37,835 $40,250
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier 17 23 $33,652 $35,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier PZEV 17 23 $33,652 $35,800
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus 17 23 $35,297 $37,550
XC60 AWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 17 23 $35,297 $37,550
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L 19 25 $31,302 $33,300
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L PZEV 19 25 $31,302 $33,300
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum 19 25 $37,835 $40,250
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Platinum PZEV 19 25 $37,835 $40,250
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier 19 25 $33,652 $35,800
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier PZEV 19 25 $33,652 $35,800
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus 19 25 $35,297 $37,550
XC60 FWD 4-Door 3.2L Premier Plus PZEV 19 25 $35,297 $37,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,481
$33,108
$37,083
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,895
$35,600
$39,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$582 / month
$593 / month
$658 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
8.2
8.6
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 The 2012 Volvo XC60 is an attractive, well-designed family luxury vehicle, with a class-leading roster of innovative safety and tech features.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 27 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.4 55.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.0 41.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 - TBD - 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 37.4 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.4 38.0
Second Hip Room (in)
53.0 - TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 57.7 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 101.5 99
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.0 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 29.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 63.5 62.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 110.5 109.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 31.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 74.7 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 63.7 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 7.9 9.1
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 182.2 182.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 45.9
Height, Overall (in)
65.2 65.1 67.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 38.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.8 29.1 30.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD - 70.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.6 57.3 67.4
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 - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr
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 - 12.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 19.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76 - TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1 16.3 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 38.1 38.4
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55VR18 235/60R18 P235/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55VR18 235/60R18 P235/60R18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
225 660 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 4400 3300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 4400 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 440 330
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3931 4090 4236
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 8.0 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 9.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
440 - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4500 258 @ 1500 325 @ 1500-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
2.3L/- TBD - 2.0L/121 3.0L/180
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6000 211 @ 4300 300 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 27 23
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89 3.32 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 3.14 2.37
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 3.76 3.75
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.67 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/Manual Transmission Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70 4.71 4.15
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 2.11 1.56
Trans Type
5 8 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All wheel drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 1.29 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84 -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
Acura RDX Audi Q5 Volvo XC60
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut 5-link MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Trapezoidal-link Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.6 8.5 7.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5 3 (2011)
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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