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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: $38,365

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $6,610

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,654

Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited   
Difference: $7,084

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelRDXOutbackOutback
TrimBase3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Base Price $35,800 $35,395 $38,690
Base Invoice $33,995 $33,064 $36,089
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 975 915 915
Total Price $44,975 $38,365 $40,075
Total Invoice $42,738 $35,654 $37,356

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Subaru Outback

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,455
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,937
Model Year201820182018
ModelRDXOutbackOutback
TrimBase3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Engine279hp V6256hp H6256hp H6
TransmissionT6CVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10576, 12576, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18225/60-18225/60-18
Total Price$44,975$38,365$40,075
Adjustments for Features-1550-90
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,820$38,365$39,985
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,620
Total Invoice$42,738$35,654$37,356
Adjustments for Features-1470-84
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,591$35,654$37,272
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,618

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year201820182018
ModelRDXOutbackOutback
TrimBase3.6R Limited3.6R Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon4dr Wagon
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100  
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
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$200  
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 $0$0
App support$100  
Apple CarPlay support $0$0
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
Exterior 
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$6,155$6,000$6,090
Value of Feature Adjustments$155$0$90
Value of Feature Adjustments-1470-84

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Subaru Outback

Model Year20182018
ModelRDXOutback
Body4dr SUV4dr Wagon
Wheelbase105.7 in108.1 in
Length184.4 in189.9 in
Width73.7 in72.4 in
Height65.0 in66.1 in
Curb Weight3,902 lb.3,893 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.18.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in58.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.9 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft335.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft373.3 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 mirror75No
Remote start150Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0No
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested455070%
Total Not Requested196530%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Total Requested285088%
Total Not Requested40012%

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