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Acura RDX vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura RDX vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,675

Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium   
Difference: $5,800

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,123

Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium   
Difference: $5,194

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelRDXTiguan
TrimBaseSEL Premium
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,800 $36,250
Base Invoice $33,995 $34,801
Advance Package 6,700  
Cargo cover   200
Universal garage door opener   325
Advance Package 6,347  
Cargo cover   152
Universal garage door opener   270
Options (change) 6,700 525
Options (change) 6,347 422
Destination 975 900
Total Price $43,475 $37,675
Total Invoice $41,317 $36,123

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,960
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,306
Model Year20182018
ModelRDXTiguan
TrimBaseSEL Premium
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine279hp V6184hp I4
TransmissionT6T8
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10480, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/60-18235/50-19
Total Price$43,475$37,675
Adjustments for Features0-1,160
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$43,475$36,515
Total Invoice$41,317$36,123
Adjustments for Features0-1,112
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$41,317$35,011

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20182018
ModelRDXTiguan
TrimBaseSEL Premium
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel $100
Remote app $25
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Around view cameras $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Backup collision intervention $150
Blind spot collision prevention $150
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rearview camera$200 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view front camera $150
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Media drive$15 
Mirrorlink support $0
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Surround sound$250 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
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 
Cornering lights $50
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
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 tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Alloy wheels $350
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Total Value of Features$5,080$6,240
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,160
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,112

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20182018
ModelRDXTiguan
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.7 in109.8 in
Length184.4 in185.1 in
Width73.7 in72.4 in
Height65.0 in66.3 in
Curb Weight3,738 lb.3,778 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.0 gal.15.3 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.7 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in40.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.1 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.2 in55.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.3 in36.5 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in33.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in47.8 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in27.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
26.1 ft312.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
26.133.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.3 ft365.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Remote start150Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
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
Navigation system600Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Total Requested455070%
Total Not Requested196530%

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