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Acura RDX vs. Lincoln MKC Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura RDX vs. Lincoln MKC Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $44,975

Acura RDX   
Difference: $2,275

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,738

Acura RDX   
Difference: $1,511

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Model Year201820172017
ModelRDXMKCMKC
TrimBaseReserveBlack Label
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,800 $39,485 $45,475
Base Invoice $33,995 $37,116 $42,519
Advance Package 6,700    
AWD 1,500 2,410 2,405
THX-certified 700W 14 speakers   995 945
Technology Package   2,295 2,295
2.3L I4   1,140 1,140
Wood trim   0  
Advance Package 6,347    
AWD 1,421 2,265 2,249
THX-certified 700W 14 speakers   886 841
Technology Package   2,043 2,043
2.3L I4   1,014 1,014
Wood trim   0  
Options (change) 8,200 6,840 6,785
Options (change) 7,768 6,208 6,147
Destination 975 925 925
Total Price $44,975 $47,250 $53,185
Total Invoice $42,738 $44,249 $49,591

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 Lincoln MKC 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 285hp 2.3L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura RDX and Lincoln MKC 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 Lincoln MKC Reserve trim is $39,485. The features would cost an additional $6,840. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $47,250.

The base sticker price of the Lincoln MKC Black Label trim is $45,475. The features would cost an additional $6,785. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $53,185.

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 Lincoln MKC trims is 5. Based on this adjustment, the Lincoln MKC Reserve 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 Lincoln MKC 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 285hp 2.3L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Acura RDX and Lincoln MKC 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 Lincoln MKC Reserve trim is $37,116. The features would cost an additional $6,208. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $44,249.

The invoice of the Lincoln MKC Black Label trim is $42,519. The features would cost an additional $6,147. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $49,591.

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 Lincoln MKC trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Lincoln MKC Reserve 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. Lincoln MKC

Lowest Adjusted Price: Acura RDX
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Lincoln MKC Reserve
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $575
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $81
Model Year201820172017
ModelRDXMKCMKC
TrimBaseReserveBlack Label
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine279hp V6285hp I4285hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/27 MPG18/25 MPG18/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10700, 14700, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18235/50-18245/45-19
Total Price$44,975$47,250$53,185
Adjustments for Features0-1,700-3,100
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,975$45,550$50,085
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$4,535
Total Invoice$42,738$44,249$49,591
Adjustments for Features0-1,592-2,891
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,738$42,657$46,700
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$4,043

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Lincoln MKC

Model Year201820172017
ModelRDXMKCMKC
TrimBaseReserveBlack Label
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750$750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000  
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100
Keyless entry keypad $50$50
Remote app $25$25
Remote climate control $25$25
Remote window/roof operation$15  
Semi-automated parking system $500$500
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25$25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Automatic braking, low-speed$200  
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150
Knee airbag, driver $100$100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200$200
Lane keeping assist system$400  
Pedestrian detection$50  
Safety key $5$5
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Wide-view rear camera$0  
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter$150  
Console without shifter $150$150
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Roof rails $250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $0$0
Apple CarPlay support $0$0
Aux input$50  
Concierge Services - 4 year subscription  $200
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0  
Media drive$15  
Rain-sensing wipers$175  
Siri Eyes Free support$0  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300  
Traffic + travel information$25  
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75
Voice control for external devices $0$0
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0$0
Bodyside cladding$350  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Laminated front side windows $200$200
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Sunroof$900  
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection $25$25
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75  
Fog lights$125  
Interior ambient lighting$150  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250
LED headlights$1000  
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25  
Power-folding mirrors $50$50
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Xenon HID headlights $500$500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100  
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200
Leather door panel trim  $250
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Synthetic suede headliner  $1000
Upholstered instrument cluster hood, leather  $200
Wood trim $300 
Wood trim, alternative type  $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100  
Alloy wheels  $350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Machined alloy wheels$350  
Polished alloy wheels $600 
Total Value of Features$8,655$10,355$11,755
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,700$3,100
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,592-2,891

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Lincoln MKC

Model Year20182017
ModelRDXMKC
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.7 in105.9 in
Length184.4 in179.2 in
Width73.7 in73.4 in
Height65.0 in65.2 in
Curb Weight3,902 lb.3,989 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.15.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in56.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in54.4 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in40.8 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in38.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in55.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in52.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in36.8 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft325.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft353.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Fog lights125No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Remote start150Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
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 drive15No
Traffic + travel information25No
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist system400No
Total Requested412563%
Total Not Requested239037%

Option Package Details
Lincoln MKC Reserve

THX-certified, 700W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)
FeatureValueRequested?
THX-certified, 700W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Surround sound250Yes
HD radio50Yes
Total Requested30046%
Total Not Requested35054%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Adaptive dampers - electrical500No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested500100%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested160071%
Total Not Requested65029%

Option Package Details
Lincoln MKC Black Label

THX-certified, 700W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)
FeatureValueRequested?
THX-certified, 700W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Surround sound250Yes
HD radio50Yes
Total Requested30046%
Total Not Requested35054%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
245/45HR19 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested160071%
Total Not Requested65029%

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