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Acura RDX vs. Toyota Highlander Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura RDX vs. Toyota Highlander Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,383

Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum   
Difference: $6,592

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,738

Acura RDX   
Difference: $1,317

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelRDXHighlander
TrimBaseLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,800 $35,200
Base Invoice $33,995 $41,268
Advance Package 6,700  
AWD 1,500 1,460
Floor mats   229
Remote start   499
Advance Package 6,347  
AWD 1,421 1,333
Floor mats   139
Remote start   320
Options (change) 8,200 2,188
Options (change) 7,768 1,792
Destination 975 995
Total Price $44,975 $38,383
Total Invoice $42,738 $44,055

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $9,102
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,564
Model Year20182018
ModelRDXHighlander
TrimBaseLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine279hp V6295hp V6
TransmissionT6T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10825, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18245/55-19
Total Price$44,975$38,383
Adjustments for Features0-2,510
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,975$35,873
Total Invoice$42,738$44,055
Adjustments for Features0-2,881
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,738$41,174

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20182018
ModelRDXHighlander
TrimBaseLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Heated steering wheel $100
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Sunshades, second row $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, driver $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Perimeter scan $25
Rearview camera$200 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0 
DVD-compatible player $0
Intercom $25
Media drive$15 
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear HVAC unit $400
Surround sound$250 
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof$900 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass$0 
Conversation mirror $25
LED headlights$1000 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Lockable center differential $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Foldaway tray table, second row $75
Folding third row seats $600
Heated second row seats $200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Manual recliner, second row seats $75
Manual recliner, third row seats $125
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels $600
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$8,030$10,540
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,510
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,881

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20182018
ModelRDXHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.7 in109.8 in
Length184.4 in192.5 in
Width73.7 in75.8 in
Height65.0 in68.1 in
Curb Weight3,902 lb.4,535 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in59.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in57.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in44.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in39.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in59.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in35.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in45.6 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in27.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft313.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
26.142.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft383.7 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 mirror75No
Remote start150Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0Yes
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-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Total Requested440068%
Total Not Requested211532%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

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