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2021 Acura RDX vs. 2021 Lincoln Corsair Review

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2021 Acura
RDX

MSRP*: $38,400 to $51,000
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2021 Lincoln
Corsair

MSRP*: $36,105 to $50,390
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Invoice* $36,458 to $48,394 $34,481 to $47,619
MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 58.9 ft3 57.6 ft3
Engine Inline-4 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas), Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 272 hp 250 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 186.7 in 180.6 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 74.3 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 43.2 in
Rear 38.6 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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 Lincoln Corsair. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Acura RDX and the Lincoln Corsair.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura RDX as you will with the Lincoln Corsair, 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 Lincoln Corsair. 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 Lincoln Corsair.

Dimensions
The Acura RDX is about the same width as the Lincoln Corsair. 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 Lincoln Corsair.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Lincoln Corsair is clearly the choice over the Acura RDX for pulling heavy loads. The Acura RDX has a little more horsepower than the Lincoln Corsair.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Acura RDX and the Lincoln Corsair are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Acura RDX and the Lincoln Corsair. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Acura RDX as you will in the Lincoln Corsair.

Warranty
The Acura RDX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Corsair.