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Subaru Outback vs. Acura RDX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Acura RDX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $41,100

Subaru Outback Limited XT   
Difference: $6,525

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2021202120212021
ModelOutbackOutbackRDXRDX
TrimLimited XTTouring XTBasePMC Edition
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $37,995 $39,945 $38,400 $51,000
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,585      
Remote start 470 470    
Advance Package     6,700 6,700
AWD     1,500  
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,323      
Remote start 352 352    
Advance Package     6,347 6,347
AWD     1,421  
Options (change) 2,055 470 8,200 6,700
Options (change) 1,675 352 7,768 6,347
Destination 1,050 1,050 1,025 1,025
Total Price $41,100 $41,465 $47,625 $58,725

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Acura RDX

Lowest Adjusted Price: Subaru Outback Limited XT
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Subaru Outback Touring XT
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,220
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,935
Model Year2021202120212021
ModelOutbackOutbackRDXRDX
TrimLimited XTTouring XTBasePMC Edition
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine260hp H4260hp H4272hp I4272hp I4
TransmissionCVT-8CVT-8T10T10
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)23/30 MPG23/30 MPG21/27 MPG21/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12410, 10410, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18235/55-19255/45-20
Total Price$41,100$41,465$47,625$58,725
Adjustments for Features0-90-305-305
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$41,100$41,375$47,320$58,420
Cost Above Minimum$0$275$0$11,100

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Acura RDX

Model Year2021202120212021
ModelOutbackOutbackRDXRDX
TrimLimited XTTouring XTBasePMC Edition
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100  
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1500$1500
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction  $0$0
Heated steering wheel $100  
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25  
PIN Code Access$10$10  
Remote window/roof operation  $15$15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0
Backup collision intervention$150$150  
Hill descent control$250$250  
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200  
Lane keeping assist  $400$400
Lane sway warning$25$25  
Obstacle detection, front  $150$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$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$100
Apple CarPlay support$100$100  
DVD-Audio-compatible player  $0$0
Media drive  $15$15
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0  
Rain-sensing wipers  $175$175
Siri Eyes Free support  $0$0
Surround sound  $250$250
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75  
Wiper de-icer$25$25  
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0  
Bodyside cladding  $350$350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $25$25
Rear bumper protector $40  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75$75
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200  
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75$75
LED headlights  $1000$1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750  
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25$25
Spotter mirror(s)  $50$50
Steering-linked headlights$150$150  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300$300
Heated second row seats$200$200  
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75  
Power height adjuster, passenger seat  $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat  $100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100$100
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200  
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0  
Total Value of Features$6,200$6,290$6,505$6,505
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$90$305$305
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3-56-38

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Acura RDX

Model Year20212021
ModelOutbackRDX
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in108.3 in
Length191.3 in186.8 in
Width73.0 in74.8 in
Height66.1 in65.7 in
Curb Weight3,915 lb.4,019 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.17.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.1 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in60.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.8 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.4 in57.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in50.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in38.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
32.5 ft331.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
75.7 ft358.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback Limited XT

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
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
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
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Total Requested275087%
Total Not Requested40013%

Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
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
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
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
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
Acura RDX PMC Edition

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
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
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
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
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%

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