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Acura RDX vs. BMW 5-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura RDX vs. BMW 5-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $43,475

Acura RDX   
Difference: $15,002

Lowest Total Invoice: $41,317

Acura RDX   
Difference: $13,390

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelRDX5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series
TrimBase530i530e iPerformance540i540dM550i
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $35,800 $52,400 $52,400 $57,700 $62,000 $73,400
Base Invoice $33,995 $49,410 $49,410 $54,340 $58,340 $68,940
Advance Package 6,700          
Premium Tier   2,300 2,300 2,300 2,300  
Lighting Package   1,050 1,050 1,050 1,050  
Driving Assistance Plus Package   1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700
Driving Assistance Package   1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700
Metallic paint (extra cost)   550 550 550 550  
Leather seating surfaces   1,450 1,450      
Temporary spare tire   150   150 150 150
Adaptive dampers - electrical   1,000 1,000 700 700  
Luxury Seating Package           1,200
Upgraded leather upholstery           1,000
Heated front seats           500
Wood trim           0
Advance Package 6,347          
Premium Tier   2,115 2,115 2,115 2,115  
Lighting Package   965 965 965 965  
Driving Assistance Plus Package   1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565
Driving Assistance Package   1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565
Metallic paint (extra cost)   505 505 505 505  
Leather seating surfaces   1,335 1,335      
Temporary spare tire   140   140 140 140
Adaptive dampers - electrical   920 920 645 645  
Luxury Seating Package           1,105
Upgraded leather upholstery           920
Heated front seats           455
Wood trim           0
Options (change) 6,700 9,900 9,750 8,150 8,150 6,250
Options (change) 6,347 9,110 8,970 7,500 7,500 5,750
Destination 975 995 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax 0 0 -4,668 0 0 0
Total Price $43,475 $63,295 $58,477 $66,845 $71,145 $80,645
Total Invoice $41,317 $59,515 $54,707 $62,835 $66,835 $75,685

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW 5-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura RDX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,737
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,335
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelRDX5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series
TrimBase530i530e iPerformance540i540dM550i
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine279hp V6248hp I4180hp I4 PiH335hp I6261hp I6 D456hp V8
TransmissionT6T8T8T8T8T8
DrivetrainFWDRWDRWDRWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10205, 12205, 12205, 12205, 12600, 16
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18245/45-18245/45-18245/45-18245/45-18245/40-19
Total Price$43,475$63,295$58,477$66,845$71,145$80,645
Adjustments for Features0-3,490-3,265-3,490-5,440-7,490
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$43,475$59,805$55,212$63,355$65,705$73,155
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,593$0$8,143$10,493$17,943
Total Invoice$41,317$59,515$54,707$62,835$66,835$75,685
Adjustments for Features0-3,282-3,055-3,281-5,110-7,029
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$41,317$56,233$51,652$59,554$61,725$68,656
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,581$0$7,902$10,073$17,004

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW 5-Series

Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelRDX5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series
TrimBase530i530e iPerformance540i540dM550i
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100     
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300$1300$1300$1300$1300
FWD$0     
RWD $0$0$0  
AWD    $1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0     
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000     
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware $1150$1150$1150$1150$1150
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100$100$100$100
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving $200$200$200$200$200
Power liftgate$350     
Power trunk closer $350$350$350$350$350
Remote app $25$25$25$25$25
Remote start$150     
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250     
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350$350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Cross-traffic warning, front $25$25$25$25$25
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150$150$150$150
Evasive maneuver assist $200$200$200$200$200
Hill descent control    $250$250
Knee airbag, driver $100$100$100$100$100
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100$100$100$100
Side collision intervention $200$200$200$200$200
Temporary spare tire$150$150 $150$150$150
Tires, run-flat $150$150$150$150$150
Wide-view rear camera$0     
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50$50$50$50$50
Cargo cover$75     
Rear seat pass-through $100$100$100$100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50$50$50$50
Automatic air recirculation $100$100$100$100$100
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0     
DVD-compatible player $0$0$0$0$0
Gesture control system $100$100$100$100 
Handwriting recognition $200$200$200$200$200
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15$15$15$15
In-vehicle Internet $150$150$150$150$150
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0$0$0$0
Rear wiper$175     
Residual heat $50$50$50$50$50
S Voice support $0$0$0$0$0
Satellite radio$200     
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250$250$250$250$250
Surround sound$250    $250
Text dictation $50$50$50$50$50
Voice control for external devices $0$0$0$0$0
Voice recorder $0$0$0$0$0
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0$0$0$0
Black exterior trim (optional)     $0
Body kit     $0
Bodyside cladding$350     
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25     
Deep-tinted rear windows$275     
Painted brake calipers (optional)     $0
Rear spoiler$200    $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200$200$200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75     
Compass$0     
Cornering lights $50$50$50$50$50
Fog lights$125$125$125$125$125 
Head-up display (HUD) $350$350$350$350$350
Interior ambient lighting$150     
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150$150$150$150
Large energy flow and fuel economy display  $25   
Power-folding mirrors $50$50$50$50$50
Spotter mirror(s)$50     
Steering-linked headlights $150$150$150$150$150
Powertrain 
3.5 kW onboard charger  $0   
9 kWh battery pack  $0   
Automatic start / stop $150$150$150$150$150
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable     $500
Launch control $100 $100$100$100
Regenerative braking $0 $0$0$0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300    $300
Leather door panel trim $250$250$250$250$250
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50$50 
Massage, driver seat     $100
Massage, passenger seat     $100
Memory system, passenger seat     $150
Metal pedals     $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150$150$150$150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150$150$150$150$150
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50$50$50
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100     
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100$100$100$100$100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100$100$100$100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat     $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat     $100
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat     $100
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat     $100
Upholstered instrument panel     $300
Wood trim $300$300$300$300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500$500$500$500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100     
Alloy wheels $350$350$350$350$350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200$200$200$200
Machined alloy wheels$350     
Performance steering system (optional)     $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)     $0
Total Value of Features$5,800$9,290$9,065$9,290$11,240$13,290
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,490$3,265$3,490$5,440$7,490
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,282-3,055-3,281-5,110-7,029

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW 5-Series

Model Year20182018
ModelRDX5-Series
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan
Wheelbase105.7 in117.1 in
Length184.4 in194.6 in
Width73.7 in73.5 in
Height65.0 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,738 lb.3,747 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in38.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in58.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in55.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in36.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft318.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft318.7 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
Remote start150No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0Yes
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 drive15Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Total Requested594091%
Total Not Requested5759%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530i

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Leather door panel trim250No
Total Requested90078%
Total Not Requested25022%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested130074%
Total Not Requested45026%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested25056%
Total Not Requested20044%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Total Requested70031%
Total Not Requested152569%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested95073%
Total Not Requested35027%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530e iPerformance

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Leather door panel trim250No
Total Requested90078%
Total Not Requested25022%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested130074%
Total Not Requested45026%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested25056%
Total Not Requested20044%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Total Requested70031%
Total Not Requested152569%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested95073%
Total Not Requested35027%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested130074%
Total Not Requested45026%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested25056%
Total Not Requested20044%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Total Requested70031%
Total Not Requested152569%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested95073%
Total Not Requested35027%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540d

Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested130074%
Total Not Requested45026%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested25056%
Total Not Requested20044%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Total Requested70031%
Total Not Requested152569%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested95073%
Total Not Requested35027%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series M550i

Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Total Requested70031%
Total Not Requested152569%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested95073%
Total Not Requested35027%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Front sport buckets100No
Total Requested30050%
Total Not Requested30050%

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