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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: $44,975

Acura RDX   
Difference: $18,820

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,738

Acura RDX   
Difference: $17,262

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelRDXX3
TrimBaseM40i
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,800 $54,300
Base Invoice $33,995 $51,180
Advance Package 6,700  
AWD 1,500  
Driving Assistance Package   900
Premium Tier   2,950
Metallic paint (extra cost)   550
Temporary spare tire   150
Cooled or ventilated front seats   350
Leather seating surfaces   1,700
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   1,200
Adaptive dampers - electrical   700
Advance Package 6,347  
AWD 1,421  
Driving Assistance Package   830
Premium Tier   2,715
Metallic paint (extra cost)   505
Temporary spare tire   140
Cooled or ventilated front seats   320
Leather seating surfaces   1,565
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   1,105
Adaptive dampers - electrical   645
Options (change) 8,200 8,500
Options (change) 7,768 7,825
Destination 975 995
Total Price $44,975 $63,795
Total Invoice $42,738 $60,000

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW X3

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura RDX
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $14,840
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $13,519
Model Year20182018
ModelRDXX3
TrimBaseM40i
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine279hp V6355hp I6
TransmissionT6T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10205, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18245/50-19
Total Price$44,975$63,795
Adjustments for Features0-3,980
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,975$59,815
Total Invoice$42,738$60,000
Adjustments for Features0-3,743
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,738$56,257

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW X3

Model Year20182018
ModelRDXX3
TrimBaseM40i
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
Heated steering wheel $100
Remote app $25
Remote start$150 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Hill descent control $250
Lane keeping assist$400 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rollover sensor$50 
Tires, run-flat $150
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs $50
Cargo mat $40
Roof rails $250
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
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
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
S Voice support $0
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
Surround sound$250 
Voice control for external devices $0
Voice recorder $0
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0
Black exterior trim (optional) $0
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sport rocker panels (optional) $0
Sunroof$900 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass$0 
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Launch control $100
Raised top speed limiter $0
Regenerative braking $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual recliner, second row seats $75
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$5,825$9,805
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,980
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,743

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. BMW X3

Model Year20182018
ModelRDXX3
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.7 in112.8 in
Length184.4 in185.9 in
Width73.7 in74.4 in
Height65.0 in66.0 in
Curb Weight3,902 lb.4,230 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.17.7 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in41.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in57.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in56.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in36.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft328.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft362.7 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
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
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Total Requested499077%
Total Not Requested152523%

Option Package Details
BMW X3 M40i

Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Head-up display (HUD)350No
245/50WR19 tires400No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Total Requested94042%
Total Not Requested127558%

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