Acura RDX vs. Porsche Macan

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Carmine Red Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$29,619 - $34,246
$57,989 - $63,096

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.53 / 5
55 Reviews
4.67 / 5
6 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
279 hp
252 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L SOHC V6 24V i
2.0L Turbo I

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Not Available
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
Not Available

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.7 in.
Not Available

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.3 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Not Available
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.7 in.
110.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.9 ft.
38.7 ft.

Width

Width
73.7 in.
76.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3737 .lbs
3902 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
279 hp
252 hp

Torque

Torque
252 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1500 .lbs
1653 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
150 .lbs
165 .lbs

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16 gal.
19.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
10 - 14 mpg
10 - 13 mpg

City

City
20 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
25 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura RDX
Porsche Macan

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
103.5 ft³.
Not Available

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3737 lbs.
3902 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 mpg.
25 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
1653 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
165 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
1653 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
165 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1500 lbs.
1653 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/212
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36
3.69

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09
2.15

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48
1.41

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06
1.03

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
0.79

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56
0.63

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27
2.94

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.25
4.13

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7
8.0

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/60VR18
P235/55VR19, P235/60VR18, P265/40VR21, P265/45VR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/60VR18
P255/50VR19, P255/55VR18, P295/35VR21, P295/40VR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
18 X 8 - 21 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
18 X 9 - 21 X 10 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.9 ft.
38.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in.
13.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in.
13 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16 gal.
19.8 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.7 in.
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
Not Available

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.7 in.
Not Available

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.7 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
Not Available

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.3 in.
Not Available

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.2 in.
Not Available

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.8 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.7 in.
110.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.7 in.
76.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65 in.
63.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.1 in.
65.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.4 in.
65 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.4 in.
7.5 - 7.8 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
61.3 ft³.
53 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
26.1 ft³.
17.7 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
26.1 ft³.
17.7 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
RDX
Macan

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Luxury Sport Utility
Compact Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
SOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4