Acura RDX vs Audi Q5

The compact SUV is an obvious choice for many modern drivers, as it offers a great combination of fun drivability and large, versatile interior space – the best of a sedan and an SUV combined into one vehicle. Two great luxury options are the 2018 Acura RDX and the Audi Q5. But how can you decide which of these two vehicles is the best choice for your unique needs?

2018 Acura RDX Our team at Elite Acura is here to help you answer that question, so you can find the best vehicle for your drives around Maple Shade, Moorestown, and Cherry Hill. We’ve created this Acura RDX vs Audi Q5 comparison to give you an in-depth look at all these two vehicles have to offer.

Overview: RDX vs Q5

Beneath the hood of the Acura RDX, you’ll find a standard 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 279 horsepower. The Audi Q5 comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes 252 horsepower. Both SUVs receive praise for being easy to maneuver and fun to drive and for providing a comfortable ride quality.

Acura RDX vs Audi Q5: Interior Space

Both the RDX and Q5 offer seating for 5 in a large and well-equipped cabin that looks and feels upscale. The Acura RDX comes standard with heated front seats and a 10-way power adjustable driver’s seat. On the Audi, the driver’s seat is 8-way power adjustable, and seat heating is optional. On either vehicle, you can choose to upgrade to available front sport seats for better bolstering.

In the front seats, the Acura RDX has 42 inches of legroom compared to the Audi Q5’s 40.9 inches of front legroom. Rear legroom in the Acura measures 38.3 inches, while the Audi has just 37.8 inches of second-row legroom.

With the back seats folded flat, there’s a total cargo capacity of 61.3 cubic feet of space in the Acura, while the Audi has a maximum of 60.4 cubic feet of cargo space. Both SUVs come standard with a convenient power liftgate.

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Both SUVs come with a standard infotainment system with a convenient dashboard display screen. Bluetooth® is standard, so you can access your phone’s music and contacts. The Acura also comes standard with satellite radio for access to hundreds of channels of music and entertainment, an available feature on the Audi Q5.

USB ports are standard in both vehicles, so you can keep your devices fully charged, and standard rearview cameras make it simple and safe to reverse. A power moonroof is standard in the RDX and an available option in the Q5.

2018 Acura RDX vs 2018 Audi Q5 Comparison

Now that you have tons of information about these vehicles, it’s time for you to decide which is the best option for your commutes around Maple Shade, Moorestown, and Cherry Hill. Our team at Elite Acura thinks drivers will appreciate the RDX’s powerful base engine, spacious seating, and great tech features.

Contact Elite Acura today to schedule a test drive!