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Acura RDX vs. BMW X3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura RDX vs. BMW X3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,880

Acura RDX   
Difference: $12,515

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,374

Acura RDX   
Difference: $12,256

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201220182018
ModelRDXX3X3
TrimBasexDrive30iM40i
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $32,895 $42,450 $54,300
Base Invoice $30,646 $40,160 $51,180
Technology Package 3,100    
Navigation system   1,700 1,700
Metallic paint (extra cost)   550 550
Temporary spare tire   150 150
Heated front seats   500 500
Leather seating surfaces   1,700 1,700
Panoramic sunroof   1,350  
Technology Package 2,843    
Navigation system   1,565 1,565
Metallic paint (extra cost)   505 505
Temporary spare tire   140 140
Heated front seats   460 460
Leather seating surfaces   1,565 1,565
Panoramic sunroof   1,240  
Options (change) 3,100 5,950 4,600
Options (change) 2,843 5,475 4,235
Destination 885 995 995
Total Price $36,880 $49,395 $59,895
Total Invoice $34,374 $46,630 $56,410

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW X3

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura RDX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,105
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,149
Model Year201220182018
ModelRDXX3X3
TrimBasexDrive30iM40i
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine240hp I4248hp I4355hp I6
TransmissionT5T8T8
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10205, 12205, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-18225/60-18245/50-19
Total Price$36,880$49,395$59,895
Adjustments for Features0-5,410-7,910
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$36,880$43,985$51,985
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$8,000
Total Invoice$34,374$46,630$56,410
Adjustments for Features0-5,107-7,450
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,374$41,523$48,960
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$7,437

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW X3

Model Year201220182018
ModelRDXX3X3
TrimBasexDrive30iM40i
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1000  
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300$1300
FWD$0  
AWD $1700$1700
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100
Power liftgate $350$350
Proximity key  $250
Remote app $25$25
Remote window/roof operation $15$15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Hill descent control $250$250
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Obstacle detection, rear  $300
Rollover sensor$50  
Tires, run-flat $150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs $50$50
Cargo mat $40$40
Roof rails $250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50
App support $100$100
Automatic air recirculation $100$100
CD changer, in-dash$325  
CD player $125$125
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0  
DVD-compatible player $0$0
Handwriting recognition $200$200
HD radio $50$50
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15
In-vehicle Internet $150$150
Media drive $15$15
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0
Rain-sensing wipers $175$175
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250$250
S Voice support $0$0
Satellite radio$200  
Satellite radio - one year subscription  $250
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25
Surround sound$250  
Variable intermittent wipers$75  
Voice control for external devices $0$0
Voice recorder $0$0
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0
Black exterior trim (optional)  $0
Bodyside cladding$350 $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250 
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Sport rocker panels (optional)  $0
Sunroof$900  
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75
Auto-dimming headlights  $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150$150
Boost gauge$75  
Compass$0  
LED headlights  $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750 
Power-folding mirrors $50$50
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Xenon HID headlights$500  
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Launch control $100$100
Raised top speed limiter  $0
Regenerative braking $0$0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather door panel trim$250  
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50$50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50$50
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $150
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100$100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Upholstered instrument panel  $300
Wood trim $300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$4,075$9,485$11,985
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$5,410$7,910
Value of Feature Adjustments0-5,107-7,450

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW X3

Model Year20122018
ModelRDXX3
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase104.3 in112.8 in
Length180.7 in185.9 in
Width73.6 in74.4 in
Height65.2 in66.0 in
Curb Weight3,744 lb.4,151 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.17.7 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in41.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.2 in57.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.4 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.8 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.3 in56.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom37.6 in36.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
27.8 ft328.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
60.6 ft362.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0Yes
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested102563%
Total Not Requested60037%

Option Package Details
BMW X3 xDrive30i

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested72562%
Total Not Requested44038%

Option Package Details
BMW X3 M40i

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested72562%
Total Not Requested44038%

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