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Price Comparison (MSRP): Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX

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Invoice Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX

Lowest Total Price

Acura RDX   
Difference: 14,660

Lowest Total Invoice

Acura RDX   
Difference: 10,379
Model Year20162016
ModelRDXMDX
TrimBaseAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 32,270 53,080
Base Invoice 33,193 49,367
Advance Package 6,650  
AWD 1,500 2,000
Advance Package 6,243 0
AWD 1,409 1,857
Options (show) (change) 8,150 2,000
Options (show) (change) 7,652 1,857
Destination 920 920
Total Price 41,340 56,000
Total Invoice 41,765 52,144

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For this 2016 Acura RDX vs. 2016 Acura MDX price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The RDX vs. MDX Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the RDX and MDX will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Acura RDX's price is $10,935 lower than the Acura MDX Advance's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The RDX vs. MDX Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Acura RDX, the Acura MDX Advance includes additional features worth $3725. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $3725 adjustment for the Acura MDX Advance's additional features, the Acura RDX is $10,935 less than the Acura RDX.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura RDX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 10,935
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 6,910
Model Year20162016
ModelRDXMDX
TrimBaseAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine279hp V6290hp V6
TransmissionT6T9
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/28 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers410, 10546, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18245/55-19
Total Price41,34056,000
Adjustments for Features0-3,725
Feature-Adjusted Total Price41,34052,275
Total Invoice41,76552,144
Adjustments for Features0-3,469
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice41,76548,675

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX

Model Year20162016
ModelRDXMDX
TrimBaseAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Sunshades, second row $125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Front seat active head restraints$50 
Knee airbag, driver $100
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Torque vectoring / active trace control $100
Trailer sway control $25
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0 
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear HVAC unit $400
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Laminated front side windows $200
Powertrain 
Active rear differential $500
Automatic start / stop $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Coordinated climate control, front seats $25
Folding third row seats $600
Heated second row seats $200
Leather door panel trim $250
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Manual recliner, second row seats $75
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$4,475$8,200
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,725
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,469

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX

Model Year20162016
ModelRDXMDX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.7 in111.0 in
Length184.4 in193.6 in
Width73.7 in77.2 in
Height65.0 in66.7 in
Curb Weight3,902 lb.4,260 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in38.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in61.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in57.5 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in38.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in59.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in57.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in36.6 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in35.6 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in54.7 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.6 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in28.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft315.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
26.145.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft390.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Machined alloy wheels0No
Remote start150Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar350Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive25Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection100Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Total Requested602595%
Total Not Requested3505%

Option Package Details
Acura MDX Advance

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Termporary spare tire150Yes
Trailer sway control25No
Active rear differential500No
Total Requested15022%
Total Not Requested52578%

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