Compare 2016 Acura RDX vs 2016 Audi Q5 vs 2016 INFINITI QX50

2016 Acura RDX
X
2016 Audi Q5
X
2016 INFINITI QX50
X
Select style
FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 20 29 $33,287 $35,370
FWD 4-Door AcuraWatch Plus Pkg 20 29 $34,507 $36,670
AWD 4-Door 19 28 $34,695 $36,870
AWD 4-Door AcuraWatch Plus Pkg 19 28 $35,916 $38,170
FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 20 29 $36,760 $39,070
FWD 4-Door Tech/AcuraWatch Plus Pkg 20 29 $37,981 $40,370
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 19 28 $38,169 $40,570
AWD 4-Door Tech/AcuraWatch Plus Pkg 19 28 $39,389 $41,870
FWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 20 29 $39,530 $42,020
AWD 4-Door Advance Pkg 19 28 $40,938 $43,520
Select style
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium 20 28 $38,038 $40,900
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 28 $38,038 $40,900
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $42,780 $46,000
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $42,780 $46,000
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 23 30 $44,734 $48,100
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 23 30 $44,734 $48,100
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Prestige Hybrid 24 30 $48,826 $52,500
RWD 4-Door
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,287
$38,038
$32,039
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,370
$40,900
$34,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$590 / month
$682 / month
$574 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
7.8
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. The 2016 Infiniti QX50 finally lives up to its billing as a sport-utility vehicle—with a tilt toward the sporty side.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 39 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.5 101.5 96.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 56.4 55
Front Leg Room (in)
42 41 44.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.7 - 52.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 37.4 35.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.4 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 - 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 57.7 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 74.7 71
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 63.7 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 7.9 6.9
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 110.5 113.4
Height, Overall (in)
65 65.2 62.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 63.5 61
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.3 29.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.3 57.3 50.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
26.1 29.1 18.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.1 29.1 18.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.8 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
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 20
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.9 38.1 37.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60VR18 P235/60HR18 P225/55VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60VR18 P235/60HR18 P225/55VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 440 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 4400 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 4400 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 4400 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 440 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3737 4200 3855
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - 500
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
252 @ 4900 258 @ 1500 267 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/212 2.0 L/121 3.7 L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
279 @ 6200 220 @ 4450 325 @ 7000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Premium Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 1.00 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.71 4.92
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 2.85 3.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 2.11 2.04
Trans Type
6 8 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Rear 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 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09 3.14 3.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.67 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84 0.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RDX Audi Q5 INFINITI QX50
Body Style
Sport Utility quattro Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.7 8.8 (Est)
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

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!