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2023 Acura RDX vs. 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport Review

Picture of the 2023 Acura RDX

2023 Acura
RDX

MSRP*: $41,550 to $53,550
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Picture of the 2023 Land Rover Discovery Sport

2023 Land Rover
Discovery Sport

MSRP*: $43,300 to $48,500
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 55.6 ft3
Engine
  • 272-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 246-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 272 hp 246 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 4,409 lbs
Exterior Length 187.4 in 181.0 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 75.0 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 39.1 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 38.7 in

*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 Land Rover Discovery Sport. 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 Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Convenience
The Acura RDX requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Land Rover Discovery Sport, 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 Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Dimensions
The Acura RDX is about the same width as the Land Rover Discovery Sport. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Acura RDX, which is slightly longer than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Handling
The Acura RDX has the same turning radius as the Land Rover Discovery Sport, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura RDX has a little more horsepower than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Acura RDX transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Utility
The Acura RDX has less seating than the Land Rover Discovery Sport, making the Land Rover Discovery Sport the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers.