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Acura RDX vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura RDX vs. Subaru Forester Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,373

Subaru Forester Touring   
Difference: $10,622

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20192019
ModelRDXForester
TrimBaseTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $39,300 $34,295
Advance Package 6,700  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   245
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror   230
Door sill trim plates   53
Universal garage door opener   120
Remote start   455
Advance Package 6,347  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror   158
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror   149
Door sill trim plates   34
Universal garage door opener   78
Remote start   341
Options (change) 6,700 1,103
Options (change) 6,347 760
Destination 995 975
Total Price $46,995 $36,373

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,592
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $42,964
Model Year20192019
ModelRDXForester
TrimBaseTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine272hp I4182hp H4
TransmissionT10CVT-7
DrivetrainFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-19225/55-18
Total Price$46,995$36,373
Adjustments for Features0-970
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$46,995$35,403

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20192019
ModelRDXForester
TrimBaseTouring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100
FWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Heated steering wheel $100
Lead vehicle start alert $25
PIN Code Access $10
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Backup collision intervention $150
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, driver $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Lane sway warning $25
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Terrain selector $200
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray $40
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0 
Media drive$15 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents$100 
Surround sound$250 
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Sunroof$900 
Sunroof, large $1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Manual recliner, second row seats $75
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power release, second row seats $50
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Alloy wheels $350
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$6,230$7,200
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$970
Value of Feature Adjustments0-46

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20192019
ModelRDXForester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.3 in105.1 in
Length186.8 in182.1 in
Width74.8 in71.5 in
Height65.7 in67.5 in
Curb Weight3,784 lb.3,450 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.1 gal.16.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room60.0 in58.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in43.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in39.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in39.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
31.1 ft335.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
58.9 ft376.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Fog lights125Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Remote start150Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0No
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Total Requested395061%
Total Not Requested256539%

Option Package Details
Subaru Forester Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested15086%
Total Not Requested2514%

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