2019 Acura RDX vs. Its Competition

2019 Acura RDX Advance
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The 2019 RDX lacks for nothing in base trim, and earns our stamp of approval.

That said, surround-view cameras and softer leather are nice things, and a $48,000 RDX Advance still represents value to some wallets.

Not ours, but maybe yours?

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Quick Specs
7.2
The 2019 Acura RDX takes a clean-sheet approach to sporty utility, and that makes it the second-best thing in its showroom, apart from the NSX.
7.0
It’s easy to see why buyers increasingly pick luxury compact crossovers like the 2019 Audi Q5; it’s comfortable and quick with plenty of room.
7.2
The 2019 BMW X3 is a versatile compact crossover that delivers on rising expectations.
6.2
The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is a beautiful package of technological innovations—in places visible and not visible.
7.2
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class uses a plush ride and a lush cabin to captivate crossover crowds—and trumps it all with the AMG card.
7.3
The 2019 Volvo XC60 is the full picture: advanced powertrains, gorgeous interior, subtle exterior.
MSRP From     
$37,400$42,950$41,000$36,650$40,700$39,800
Gas Mileage     
21 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy24 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Station WagonSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Style Name     
FWDPremium 45 TFSI quattrosDrive30i Sports Activity VehiclePURE FWDGLC 300 SUVT5 FWD Momentum
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sport Utilityquattro Sport UtilitySports Activity VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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