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2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Audi Q5 Review

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2022 Acura
RDX

MSRP*: $40,600 to $53,300
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2022 Audi
Q5

MSRP*: $43,300 to $50,100
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 51.9 - 54.1 ft3
Engine
  • 272-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 201-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 7-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 272 hp 201 - 261 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 4,400 lbs
Exterior Length 187.4 in 184.3 - 184.6 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 74.5 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 38.1 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.3 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Acura RDX offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Audi Q5, with comparable head- and legroom. The Acura RDX will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q5.

Convenience
The Audi Q5 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Acura RDX, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Acura RDX or the Audi Q5, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Acura RDX is about the same width as the Audi Q5. When looking at overall length, the Acura RDX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi Q5.

Handling
The Acura RDX has the same turning radius as the Audi Q5, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura RDX has a little more horsepower than the Audi Q5.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Acura RDX and the Audi Q5 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Acura RDX and the Audi Q5.