Acura RDX vs. Audi SQ5

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$37,400
$52,400

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
3.94 / 5
33 Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
272 hp
349 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L 16
3.0L TFSI Twin

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.6 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
40.2 - 41.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.4 in.
37.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.3 in.
37.7 - 39.3 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/55HR19
P255/40WR21 - P255/45WR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 in.
111.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
38.4 ft.

Length

Length
186.8 in.
183.9 in.

Width

Width
74.8 in.
74.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3783 lbs.
4321 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
272 hp
349 hp

Torque

Torque
280 ft. lbs.
369 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.1 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
22 mpg

City

City
22 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 mpg
24 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Acura RDX
Audi SQ5

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
quattro 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

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3783 lbs.
4321 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 mpg.
19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

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

Engine Type

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

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
3.0 L/183

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
10
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25
4.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27
3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19
2.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.60
1.67

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30
1.28

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97
3.32

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.17
3.20

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3
8.4

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19
P255/40WR21, P255/45HR20, P255/45WR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19
P255/40WR21, P255/45HR20, P255/45WR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 - 20 in.
20 X 8 - 21 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 - 20 in.
20 X 8 - 21 X 8 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39 ft.
38.4 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
12.4 in.
13.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.1 gal.
18.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
40.2 - 41.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.6 in.
41 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.7 in.
57.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.3 in.
37.7 - 39.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.4 in.
37.8 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.6 in.
56.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 in.
111.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
186.8 in.
183.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 in.
74.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65.7 in.
65.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.2 in.
63.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.7 in.
63.6 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
58.9 ft³.
53.1 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.5 ft³.
25.1 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
29.5 ft³.
25.1 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78
0.84

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
0.67

Model Group

Model Group
RDX
Q5

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
2.0
3.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4