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2014 Dodge Durango vs. 2015 Acura RDX Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Durango than in the Acura RDX. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Dodge Durango and the Acura RDX.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Dodge Durango, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Acura RDX.

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 Dodge Durango is somewhat more expensive than the Acura RDX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Dodge Durango is much higher than that for the Acura RDX.

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

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Dodge Durango transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Acura RDX.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Dodge Durango is clearly the choice over the Acura RDX for pulling heavy loads. The Dodge Durango has a little more horsepower than the Acura RDX.

Utility
The Dodge Durango offers greater seating capacity than the Acura RDX, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Dodge Durango, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Acura RDX.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Durango is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Acura RDX.

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2014 Dodge
Durango

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MSRP*: $29,995 - $43,395

2015 Acura
RDX

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MSRP*: $34,895 - $36,295
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.34% As low as 3.60%
City MPG: 14 - 18 19 - 20
Highway MPG: 22 - 25 27 - 28
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $29,506 - $41,304 $32,777 - $34,073

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