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2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Chevrolet Traverse Review

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2022 Acura

MSRP*: $40,600 to $53,300
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2022 Chevrolet

MSRP*: $33,700 to $53,400
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 98.2 ft3
  • 272-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 272 hp 310 hp
Exterior Length 187.4 in 205.9 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 78.6 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 41.4 - 42.8 in
Rear 39.0 - 40.0 in

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Comparison Review

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Traverse than in the Acura RDX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Traverse will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Acura RDX.

The Chevrolet Traverse requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Acura RDX, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Acura RDX is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet Traverse.

Since the Acura RDX is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Traverse, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Acura RDX, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Traverse.

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

The Acura RDX has a little less horsepower than the Chevrolet Traverse.

With somewhat higher torque, the Acura RDX transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Chevrolet Traverse.

Soccer Moms beware - the Acura RDX seats a lot fewer people than the Chevrolet Traverse.