Audi Q5 vs. Acura RDX

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$41,500
$36,000

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.78 / 5
64 Reviews
4.41 / 5
73 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
252 hp
279 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L TFSI Direct
3.5L SOHC V6 24V i

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
42 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 in.
38.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.8 in.
38.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
38.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/55HR19 - P235/60HR18
P235/60VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
105.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.4 ft.
38.9 ft.

Width

Width
74.5 in.
73.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4045 lbs.
3737 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
252 hp
279 hp

Torque

Torque
273 ft. lbs.
252 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
4400 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
440 lbs.
150 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
V6 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
16 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
23 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
28 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

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

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi Q5
Acura RDX

Body Style

Body Style
quattro Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

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

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4045 lbs.
103.5 ft³.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 mpg.
3737 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 mpg.
20 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4400 lbs.
28 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
440 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4400 lbs.
150 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
440 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
4400 lbs.
150 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
1500 lbs.

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
Premium Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
3.5 L/212

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
Sequential MPI

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
6

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19
Automatic w/OD

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19
3.36

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52
2.09

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06
1.48

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74
1.06

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51
0.75

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75
0.56

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.30
2.27

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420
4.25

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1
550

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
7.7

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
130

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 - P235/60HR18
Multi-Link

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19 - P235/60HR18
P235/60VR18

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
P235/60VR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
Compact

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
18 X 7.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Compact in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Steel

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.4 ft.
Rack-Pinion

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
38.9 ft.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel Disc

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
4-Wheel

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.3 in.
Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
12 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 in.
16 gal.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
38.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.7 in.
42 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
58.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.8 in.
55.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.5 in.
38.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
38.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65.3 in.
53.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.6 in.
105.7 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.3 in.
73.7 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
53.1 ft³.
65 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³.
63.1 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
25.1 ft³.
63.4 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39
5.4 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Q5
61.3 ft³.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Luxury Sport Utility
26.1 ft³.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
26.1 ft³.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
RDX

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Compact Luxury Sport Utility

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
Sport Utility

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
3.5

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
SOHC