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2009 Acura RDX 2009 Audi Q5 2009 Infiniti EX
     
AWD
  • AWD
  • AWD with Technology Package
quattro 4dr 3.2L Premium
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Premium
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Prestige
RWD
  • RWD
  • AWD
  • RWD Journey
  • AWD Journey

Prices

MSRP $33,895 $37,200 $33,800
Invoice $31,164 $34,596 $31,233
Avg. Paid $16,167 $21,420 $16,377

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 8.4 8.3
Critics' Rating 8.6 9.5 9.1
Performance 8.7 9.2 8.6
Interior 7.7 8.4 7.8
Operating Cost 7.4 7.1 7.5
Safety 9.4 9.4 9.0
Reliability 3.5 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Athletic handling
  • Lots of standard features
  • Excellent safety score
  • Upscale interior
  • Refined, sporty handling
  • Excellent safety ratings
  • Good performance
  • Upscale cabin
  • Good safety score
Cons
  • Lackluster interior quality
  • Somewhat limited cargo space
  • Passenger and cargo space limited

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All wheel drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.3L/140 Gas V6 3.2L/195 Gas V6 3.5L/- TBD -
MPG 17 City / 22 Hwy 18 City / 23 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door 4dr SUV 4 Door SUV

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.3 110.5 110.2
Length, Overall (in) 180.7 182.2 182.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 74.0 71.0
Height, Overall (in) 65.2 65.1 62.6

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3924 4178 3754

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.4 101.5 91.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.4 40.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.0 44.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 57.7 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 - TBD - 52.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 39.0 38.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7 37.4 28.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.4 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0 - TBD - 50.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 60.6 57.3 47.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 28.8 29.1 18.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Front Differential Standard
Locking Rear Differential Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 2.3L/140 3.2L/195 3.5L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 240 @ 6000 270 @ 6500 297 @ 6800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 4500 243 @ 3000 253 @ 4800
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 39.2 38.1 34.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18 17 (2008)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 23 24 (2008)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 19.8 20

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent 5-link independent steel spring Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal-link independent steel spring Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multilink w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard