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2017 Acura RDX vs. 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Acura RDX than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Acura RDX, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura RDX as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
The Acura RDX is about the same width as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. When looking at overall length, the Acura RDX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Acura RDX doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Handling
The Acura RDX has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is clearly the choice over the Acura RDX for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Acura RDX and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Acura RDX and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The Acura RDX has less cargo space than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Acura RDX than that of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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2017 Acura
RDX

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

2016 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*: $27,695 - $36,995
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 3.84%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.48% As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 19 - 20 16
Highway MPG: 27 - 28 20 - 21
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $33,475 - $41,126 $27,194 - $35,196

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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