2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited | NewCars.com

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2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

Picture of the 2022 Acura RDX

2022 Acura
RDX

MSRP*: $40,600 to $53,300
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Picture of the 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2022 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

MSRP*: $34,045 to $79,595
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 13 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG 17 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 67.4 - 72.4 ft3
Engine
  • 272-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 270-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T, M/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 272 hp 270 - 470 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 187.4 in 188.4 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.8 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 40.2 - 41.7 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Acura RDX, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Acura RDX.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura RDX as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Acura RDX is a little wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Acura RDX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Handling
The Acura RDX has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura RDX has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Acura RDX transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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