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Compare 2020 Acura RDX vs 2020 Audi Q5

2020 Acura RDX
2020 Audi Q5
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FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RDX FWD 22 28 $35,889 $37,800
RDX FWD w/A-Spec Pkg 22 27 $41,763 $44,000
RDX FWD w/Advance Pkg 22 28 $43,563 $45,900
RDX FWD w/Technology Pkg 22 28 $38,921 $41,000
RDX SH-AWD 21 27 $37,784 $39,800
RDX SH-AWD w/A-Spec Pkg 21 26 $43,657 $46,000
RDX SH-AWD w/Advance Pkg 21 27 $45,457 $47,900
RDX SH-AWD w/Technology Pkg 21 27 $40,815 $43,000
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Premium 45 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q5 Premium 45 TFSI quattro 22 28 $40,704 $43,300
Q5 Premium 55 TFSI e quattro N/A N/A $49,727 $52,900
Q5 Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 22 28 $40,704 $43,300
Q5 Premium Plus 55 TFSI e quattro N/A N/A $49,727 $52,900
Q5 Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 22 28 $40,704 $43,300
Q5 Prestige 55 TFSI e quattro N/A N/A $49,727 $52,900
Q5 Titanium Premium 45 TFSI quattro 22 28 $40,703 $43,300
Q5 Titanium Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 22 28 $40,703 $43,300
Q5 Titanium Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 22 28 $40,703 $43,300
SQ5 Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro 18 23 $49,728 $52,900
SQ5 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro 18 23 $49,728 $52,900
SQ5 Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro 18 23 $49,728 $52,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,889
$40,704
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,800
$43,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$630 / month
$722 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Acura RDX is a stylish, strong-performing crossover SUV worthy of a place on any shopping list. The 2020 Audi Q5 has become the default luxury crossover SUV for many drivers for a reason: it’s very good.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.7 57.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
186.7 183.6
Height, Overall (in)
65.7 65.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.7 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 111
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 74.5
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 63.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.5 25.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.9 53.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
29.5 25.1
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 13
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)
12.4 13.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P235/60HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3783 4034
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1600 273 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 6500 248 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA NY
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.60 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.51
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 3.19
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.17 5.30
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.52
Trans Type
10 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97 2.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.19
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility quattro Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Acura RDX Audi Q5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 7.4
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 4400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 4400
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 4400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 440
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 440
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 420
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
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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2020 Acura RDX
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