Compare 2016 Acura RDX vs 2016 Audi Q5 vs 2016 Buick Envision

2016 Acura RDX
X
2016 Audi Q5
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2016 Buick Envision
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Select style
AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RDX AWD 4-Door 19 28 $34,695 $36,870
RDX AWD 4-Door AcuraWatch Plus Pkg 19 28 $35,916 $38,170
RDX AWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 19 28 $40,938 $43,520
RDX AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 19 28 $38,169 $40,570
RDX AWD 4-Door Tech/AcuraWatch Plus Pkg 19 28 $39,389 $41,870
RDX FWD 4-Door 20 29 $33,287 $35,370
RDX FWD 4-Door AcuraWatch Plus Pkg 20 29 $34,507 $36,670
RDX FWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 20 29 $39,530 $42,020
RDX FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 20 29 $36,760 $39,070
RDX FWD 4-Door Tech/AcuraWatch Plus Pkg 20 29 $37,981 $40,370
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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 28 $38,038 $40,900
Q5 quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 28 $38,038 $40,900
Q5 quattro 4-Door 2.0T Prestige Hybrid 24 30 $48,826 $52,500
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 23 30 $44,734 $48,100
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 23 30 $44,734 $48,100
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $42,780 $46,000
Q5 quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $42,780 $46,000
Select style
AWD 4-Door Premium I
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Envision AWD 4-Door Premium I 20 26 $39,966 $42,070
Envision AWD 4-Door Premium II 20 26 $42,474 $44,710
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,695
$38,038
$39,966
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,870
$40,900
$42,070
Monthly Payment Estimate
$615 / month
$682 / month
$701 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Acura RDX is a smooth and responsive crossover SUV; it’s easy to live with, as long as the back seat fits your passengers. The 2016 Audi Q5 offers one of the greatest range of powertrain choices in its class, ensuring that almost anyone can find a version of this handsome small crossover to fit their tastes.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
- - 4
EPA Air Pollution Score
- - - TBD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.4 55.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.5 101.5 100.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42 41 40.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.7 - 54.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 37.4 37.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.4 40
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 - 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 57.7 57
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 39 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 63.7 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 7.9 NA
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 110.5 107.9
Height, Overall (in)
65 65.2 66.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 63.5 62
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 74.7 72.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.3 NA
Length, Overall (in)
- - 183.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
26.1 29.1 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.1 29.1 57.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.3 57.3 26.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.8 12.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 12.6 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16 19.8 17.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.9 38.1 39.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - 15.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - 2.67
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA ZAB
Rear Tire Size
P235/60VR18 P235/60HR18 P235/50R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA RR0
Front Tire Size
P235/60VR18 P235/60HR18 P235/50R19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA RR0
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 4400 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 4400 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 4400 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 440 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 440 225
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3902 4200 4047
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8 19
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8 19
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact 17
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
252 @ 4900 258 @ 1500 260 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA LTG
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.0 L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
279 @ 6200 220 @ 4450 252 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20 20
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- - NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- - NA
Battery Range (mi)
- - NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- - NA
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 1.00 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.71 4.48
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 2.85 3.17
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 2.11 1.84
Trans Type
6 8 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.32 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09 3.14 2.87
Trans Order Code
NA NA M2D
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.67 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84 NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RDX Audi Q5 Buick Envision
Body Style
Sport Utility quattro Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Four-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link HiPer Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 7.7 7.3
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - - 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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