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2017 Acura RDX vs. 2016 BMW X1 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Acura RDX offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the BMW X1, with comparable head- and legroom. The BMW X1 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Acura RDX.

Convenience
The BMW X1 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Acura RDX, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Acura RDX is somewhat more expensive than the BMW X1. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Acura RDX will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the BMW X1.

Dimensions
Since the Acura RDX is much wider than the BMW X1, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Acura RDX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW X1.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Acura RDX and the BMW X1 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Acura RDX has a larger turning radius than the BMW X1, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura RDX has a little more horsepower than the BMW X1.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Acura RDX and the BMW X1. The Acura RDX has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the BMW X1.

Warranty
The Acura RDX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW X1.

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2017 Acura
RDX

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MSRP*: $35,570 - $43,720

2016 BMW
X1

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MSRP*: $34,800
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.48% --
City MPG: 19 - 20 22
Highway MPG: 27 - 28 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $33,475 - $41,126 $32,515

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.