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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: $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
ModelOutbackOutbackRDX
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringBase
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $35,395 $38,690 $35,800
Base Invoice $33,064 $36,089 $33,995
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,585    
Remote start 470 470  
Advance Package     6,700
AWD     1,500
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,323    
Remote start 352 352  
Advance Package     6,347
AWD     1,421
Options (change) 2,055 470 8,200
Options (change) 1,675 352 7,768
Destination 915 915 975
Total Price $38,365 $40,075 $44,975
Total Invoice $35,654 $37,356 $42,738

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Acura RDX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,655
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,126
Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackRDX
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringBase
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine256hp H6256hp H6279hp V6
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/27 MPG19/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12410, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18235/60-18
Total Price$38,365$40,075$44,975
Adjustments for Features-45-1350
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,320$39,940$44,975
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,620$0
Total Invoice$35,654$37,356$42,738
Adjustments for Features-42-1260
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,612$37,230$42,738
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,618$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Acura RDX

Model Year201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackRDX
Trim3.6R Limited3.6R TouringBase
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $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$100$100 
App support  $100
Apple CarPlay support$100$100 
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$6,200$6,290$6,155
Value of Feature Adjustments$45$135$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-42-1260

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Acura RDX

Model Year20182018
ModelOutbackRDX
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in105.7 in
Length189.9 in184.4 in
Width72.4 in73.7 in
Height66.1 in65.0 in
Curb Weight3,893 lb.3,902 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.16.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in38.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in58.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in55.7 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in57.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in53.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in38.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft326.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft361.3 ft3

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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
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
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested285088%
Total Not Requested40012%

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
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
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
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
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Total Requested455070%
Total Not Requested196530%

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