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Acura RDX vs. Toyota RAV4 Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Acura RDX vs. Toyota RAV4 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $32,788

Toyota RAV4 Limited   
Difference: $10,687

Lowest Total Invoice: $30,486

Toyota RAV4 Limited   
Difference: $10,831

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182017201720172017
ModelRDXRAV4RAV4RAV4RAV4
TrimBaseSELimitedHybrid LimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,800 $28,790 $30,905 $34,030 $34,750
Base Invoice $33,995 $26,919 $28,897 $31,988 $32,491
Advance Package 6,700        
Advanced Technology Package   2,460      
Power Extra Value Package   1,010      
Remote start   499 499 499 499
Door sill trim plates     199 199  
Floor mats     225 225  
Advance Package 6,347        
Advanced Technology Package   2,189      
Power Extra Value Package   959      
Remote start   310 310 310 310
Door sill trim plates     179 179  
Floor mats     140 140  
Options (change) 6,700 3,969 923 923 499
Options (change) 6,347 3,458 629 629 310
Destination 975 960 960 960 960
Total Price $43,475 $33,719 $32,788 $35,913 $36,209
Total Invoice $41,317 $31,337 $30,486 $33,577 $33,761

The configured Acura RDX 4dr SUV

The configured Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV

Even when the Acura RDX and Toyota RAV4 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 $6,700. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $43,475.

The base sticker price of the Toyota RAV4 SE trim is $28,790. The features would cost an additional $3,969. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $33,719.

The base sticker price of the Toyota RAV4 Limited trim is $30,905. The features would cost an additional $923. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $32,788.

The base sticker price of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited trim is $34,030. The features would cost an additional $923. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $35,913.

The base sticker price of the Toyota RAV4 Platinum trim is $34,750. The features would cost an additional $499. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $36,209.

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 Toyota RAV4 trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota RAV4 Limited 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

The configured Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV

Even when the Acura RDX and Toyota RAV4 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 $6,347. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $41,317.

The invoice of the Toyota RAV4 SE trim is $26,919. The features would cost an additional $3,458. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $31,337.

The invoice of the Toyota RAV4 Limited trim is $28,897. The features would cost an additional $629. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $30,486.

The invoice of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited trim is $31,988. The features would cost an additional $629. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $33,577.

The invoice of the Toyota RAV4 Platinum trim is $32,491. The features would cost an additional $310. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $33,761.

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 3. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota RAV4 trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota RAV4 Limited 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. Toyota RAV4

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota RAV4 Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $8,197
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $8,465
Model Year20182017201720172017
ModelRDXRAV4RAV4RAV4RAV4
TrimBaseSELimitedHybrid LimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine279hp V6176hp I4176hp I4150hp I4 H176hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6CVTT6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10576, 11?, 6?, 6576, 11
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18235/55-18235/55-18235/55-18235/55-18
Total Price$43,475$33,719$32,788$35,913$36,209
Adjustments for Features-2,490-3100-1,550-885
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$40,985$33,409$32,788$34,363$35,324
Cost Above Minimum$0$621$0$1,575$2,536
Total Invoice$41,317$31,337$30,486$33,577$33,761
Adjustments for Features-2,366-2880-1,449-825
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$38,951$31,049$30,486$32,128$32,936
Cost Above Minimum$0$563$0$1,642$2,450

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Toyota RAV4

Model Year20182017201720172017
ModelRDXRAV4RAV4RAV4RAV4
TrimBaseSELimitedHybrid LimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100 $1100
CVT   $1000 
FWD$0$0$0 $0
AWD   $1700 
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0    
Adaptive cruise control $750$750$750$750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000    
Hands-free trunk or liftgate    $100
Heated steering wheel    $100
Remote window/roof operation$15    
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0    
Around view cameras $500  $500
Knee airbag, driver $100$100$100$100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200$200$200$200
Lane keeping assist system$400    
Perimeter scan $25  $25
Rearview camera$200 $200$200 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75$75$75
Trailer sway control  $25$25$25
Wide-view front camera $150  $150
Wide-view rear camera$0$0  $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat  $40$40 
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25$25$25
Roof rails $250$250$250$250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0    
DVD-compatible player $0$0$0$0
Media drive$15    
Rain-sensing wipers$175    
Rear air vents$100    
Surround sound$250$250  $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300    
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75$75$75
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350    
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250$250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50    
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75$75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75    
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200$200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75    
Interior ambient lighting$150    
Large energy flow and fuel economy display   $25 
LED headlights$1000    
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750$750$750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25    
Spotter mirror(s)$50    
Tachometer$75$75$75 $75
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100   
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300    
Leather seating surfaces$900    
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75$75$75
Memory system, driver seat$200 $200$200$200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100    
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100    
Power recliner, passenger seat$100    
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100    
Synthetic leather seating surfaces $0$0$0$0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100    
Alloy wheels $350   
Chrome-coated alloy wheels  $600$600$600
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200$200$200
Machined alloy wheels$350    
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0   
Total Value of Features$7,755$5,575$5,265$6,815$6,150
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,490$310$0$1,550$885
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,366-2880-1,449-825

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Toyota RAV4

Model Year20182017
ModelRDXRAV4
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.7 in104.7 in
Length184.4 in183.5 in
Width73.7 in72.6 in
Height65.0 in65.9 in
Curb Weight3,738 lb.3,456 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.6 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in55.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in48.9 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in37.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft338.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft373.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rain-sensing wipers25No
Fog lights125Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Remote start150Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
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 surfaces900No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
DVD-Audio-compatible player0Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Surround sound250Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Lane keeping assist system400No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested305047%
Total Not Requested339053%

Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 SE

Advanced Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Surround sound250Yes
JBL, 576W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0Yes
Perimeter scan25No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested147564%
Total Not Requested82536%
Power Extra Value Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested1150100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 Limited

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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