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Acura RDX vs. Subaru Outback Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura RDX vs. Subaru Outback Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $41,100

Subaru Outback Limited XT   
Difference: $6,325

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202120212021
TrimBaseLimited XTTouring XT
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $38,200 $37,995 $39,945
Advance Package 6,700    
AWD 1,500    
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,585  
Remote start   470 470
Advance Package 6,347    
AWD 1,421    
EyeSight and Navigation Package   1,323  
Remote start   352 352
Options (change) 8,200 2,055 470
Options (change) 7,768 1,675 352
Destination 1,025 1,050 1,050
Total Price $47,425 $41,100 $41,465

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price: Subaru Outback Limited XT
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Subaru Outback Touring XT
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,020
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,337
Model Year202120212021
TrimBaseLimited XTTouring XT
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine272hp I4260hp H4260hp H4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/27 MPG23/30 MPG23/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-19225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$47,425$41,100$41,465
Adjustments for Features-3050-90
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$47,120$41,100$41,375
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$275

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year202120212021
TrimBaseLimited XTTouring XT
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500  
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100
Active noise reduction$0  
Heated steering wheel  $100
Lead vehicle start alert $25$25
PIN Code Access $10$10
Remote window/roof operation$15  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Backup collision intervention $150$150
Hill descent control $250$250
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200$200
Lane keeping assist$400  
Lane sway warning $25$25
Obstacle detection, front$150  
Seat cushion airbag, driver $75$75
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Wide-view rear camera$0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray $40$40
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Roof rack $300 
Roof rails  $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100$100
App support$100  
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0  
Media drive$15  
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0
Rain-sensing wipers$175  
Siri Eyes Free support$0  
Surround sound$250  
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Active grille shutters $0$0
Bodyside cladding$350  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25  
Rear bumper protector  $40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75  
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75  
LED headlights$1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25  
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Steering-linked headlights $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300  
Heated second row seats $200$200
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100  
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Raised heavy-duty suspension $0$0
Total Value of Features$6,505$6,200$6,290
Value of Feature Adjustments$305$0$90
Value of Feature Adjustments-570-3

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20212021
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase108.3 in108.1 in
Length186.8 in191.3 in
Width74.8 in73.0 in
Height65.7 in66.1 in
Curb Weight4,019 lb.3,915 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.1 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in40.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room60.0 in58.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.8 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.0 in57.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in39.5 in
Cargo Volume,
31.1 ft332.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
58.9 ft375.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Fog lights125Yes
Obstacle detection, front150No
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Remote start150Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar200Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0No
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
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Total Requested435069%
Total Not Requested191531%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback Limited XT

EyeSight and Navigation Package
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested275087%
Total Not Requested40013%

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