2021 Acura RDX vs. 2020 INFINITI QX50 | NewCars.com

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2021 Acura RDX vs. 2020 INFINITI QX50 Review

New 2021 Acura RDX

2021 Acura
RDX

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New 2020 INFINITI QX50

2020 INFINITI
QX50

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MSRP*
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$38,200 to $48,000
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$37,250 to $55,850
Invoice* $36,269 to $45,552 $35,202 to $52,778
MPG - City 21 - 22 22 - 23
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 28 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Acura RDX than the INFINITI QX50. The Acura RDX will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the INFINITI QX50.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura RDX as you will with the INFINITI QX50, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura RDX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the INFINITI QX50. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Acura RDX and the INFINITI QX50 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura RDX is about the same width as the INFINITI QX50. When looking at overall length, the Acura RDX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the INFINITI QX50.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Acura RDX and the INFINITI QX50 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Acura RDX has a larger turning radius than the INFINITI QX50, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Acura RDX and the INFINITI QX50.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Acura RDX and the INFINITI QX50. The Acura RDX has less cargo space than the INFINITI QX50, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The INFINITI QX50 offers a little more coverage in its basic warranty than the Acura RDX.