2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Acura RDX Review

Comparison Review

The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Acura RDX. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Acura RDX.

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

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 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Acura RDX.

Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee is much wider than the Acura RDX, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is slightly longer than the Acura RDX.

With somewhat higher torque, the Jeep Grand Cherokee transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Acura RDX.

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

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

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

The basic warranty of the Jeep Grand Cherokee is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Acura RDX.

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2016 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

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MSRP*: $29,995 - $65,695

2017 Acura

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MSRP*: $35,370 - $43,520
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.07% --
City MPG: 13 - 19 19 - 20
Highway MPG: 19 - 26 27 - 28
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $29,860 - $63,060 $33,287 - $40,939

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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