Compare 2016 Acura RDX vs 2016 INFINITI QX50

2016 Acura RDX
2016 INFINITI QX50
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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
AWD 4-Door
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,695
$33,340
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,870
$35,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$615 / month
$598 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
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 Infiniti QX50 finally lives up to its billing as a sport-utility vehicle—with a tilt toward the sporty side.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42 44.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.7 52.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 35.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 55
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.5 96.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 61
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 113.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 71
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
184.4 186.8
Height, Overall (in)
65 62.7
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.3 50.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
26.1 18.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
26.1 18.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 12.6
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)
16 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.9 38.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/60VR18 P225/55VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60VR18 P225/55VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3902 4020
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/212 3.7 L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
279 @ 6200 325 @ 7000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
252 @ 4900 267 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25 3.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 2.04
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.97
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09 3.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 4.92
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RDX INFINITI QX50
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 8.8 (Est)
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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