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Acura RDX vs. BMW X1 Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Acura RDX vs. BMW X1 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $44,975

Acura RDX   
Difference: $3,220

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,738

Acura RDX   
Difference: $2,727

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182017
ModelRDXX1
TrimBasexDrive28i
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,800 $35,750
Base Invoice $33,995 $33,930
Advance Package 6,700  
AWD 1,500  
Premium Package   3,250
Technology Package   2,550
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   1,000
Driver Assistance Plus   700
Driver Assistance Package   1,150
Cold Weather Package   500
Leather seating surfaces   1,450
Temporary spare tire   150
Metallic paint (extra cost)   700
Advance Package 6,347  
AWD 1,421  
Premium Package   2,990
Technology Package   2,345
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   920
Driver Assistance Plus   645
Driver Assistance Package   1,060
Cold Weather Package   460
Leather seating surfaces   1,335
Temporary spare tire   140
Metallic paint (extra cost)   645
Options (change) 8,200 11,450
Options (change) 7,768 10,540
Destination 975 995
Total Price $44,975 $48,195
Total Invoice $42,738 $45,465

The configured Acura RDX 4dr SUV has a 279-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured BMW X1 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 228hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura RDX and BMW X1 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Acura RDX Base trim is $35,800. The features would cost an additional $8,200. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $44,975.

The base sticker price of the BMW X1 xDrive28i trim is $35,750. The features would cost an additional $11,450. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $48,195.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Acura RDX trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the BMW X1 trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the BMW X1 xDrive28i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Acura RDX 4dr SUV has a 279-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured BMW X1 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 228hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura RDX and BMW X1 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Acura RDX Base trim is $33,995. The features would cost an additional $7,768. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $42,738.

The invoice of the BMW X1 xDrive28i trim is $33,930. The features would cost an additional $10,540. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $45,465.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Acura RDX trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the BMW X1 trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the BMW X1 xDrive28i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW X1

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura RDX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,380
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $991
Model Year20182017
ModelRDXX1
TrimBasexDrive28i
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine279hp V6228hp I4
TransmissionT6T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/27 MPG22/31 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10205, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18225/50-18
Total Price$44,975$48,195
Adjustments for Features0-1,840
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,975$46,355
Total Invoice$42,738$45,465
Adjustments for Features0-1,736
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,738$43,729

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW X1

Model Year20182017
ModelRDXX1
TrimBasexDrive28i
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Remote app $25
Remote start$150 
Semi-automated parking system $500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Blind spot warning system$200 
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, driver $100
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure collision mitigation $50
Lane keeping assist system$400 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rear cross-traffic detection$100 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Roof rails $250
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Automatic air recirculation $100
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0 
DVD-compatible player $0
Handwriting recognition $200
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
In-vehicle Internet $150
Navigation map updates, three years $0
S Voice support $0
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
Surround sound$250 
Text dictation $50
Voice control for external devices $0
Voice recorder $0
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof$900 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Cornering lights $75
Head-up display (HUD) $350
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Regenerative braking $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$7,450$9,290
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,840
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,736

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW X1

Model Year20182017
ModelRDXX1
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.7 in105.1 in
Length184.4 in174.8 in
Width73.7 in71.7 in
Height65.0 in63.5 in
Curb Weight3,902 lb.3,660 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.16.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in42.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in56.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in40.4 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in39.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in57.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in37.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft327.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft358.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Remote start150No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
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 sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400No
Total Requested466572%
Total Not Requested185028%

Option Package Details
BMW X1 xDrive28i

Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Total Requested95083%
Total Not Requested20017%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Compass0Yes
Panoramic sunroof1200No
Cornering lights75No
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Total Requested155045%
Total Not Requested190055%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Text dictation50No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Remote app25No
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Voice recorder0No
Smartphone integration0No
Total Requested89052%
Total Not Requested82548%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested65093%
Total Not Requested507%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Total Requested70058%
Total Not Requested50042%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Total Requested20067%
Total Not Requested10033%

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