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2009 Cadillac SRX 2009 Audi Q5 2009 Acura RDX
     
V6 Rear-Wheel Drive
  • V6 Rear-Wheel Drive
  • V6 All-Wheel Drive
  • V8 Rear-Wheel Drive
  • V8 All-Wheel Drive
quattro 4dr 3.2L Premium
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Premium
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Prestige
AWD
  • AWD
  • AWD with Technology Package

Prices

MSRP $40,460 $37,200 $33,895
Invoice $37,830 $34,596 $31,164
Avg. Paid $14,416 $21,420 $16,167

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.9 8.4 8.2
Critics' Rating 8.5 9.5 8.6
Performance 8.3 9.2 8.7
Interior 7.9 8.4 7.7
Operating Cost 6.9 7.0 7.3
Safety 8.4 9.4 9.4
Reliability 3.5 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful V8 engine option
  • Cavernous interior and cargo capacity
  • Upscale interior
  • Refined, sporty handling
  • Excellent safety ratings
  • Athletic handling
  • Lots of standard features
  • Excellent safety score
Cons
  • Low fuel economy ratings
  • Poor safety scores
  • Somewhat limited cargo space
  • Lackluster interior quality

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain RWD All wheel drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.6L/217 Gas V6 3.2L/195 Gas I4 2.3L/140
MPG 15 City / 23 Hwy 18 City / 23 Hwy 17 City / 22 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door 4dr SUV 4 Door

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 116.4 110.5 104.3
Length, Overall (in) 182.2 180.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.6 74.0 73.6
Height, Overall (in) 67.8 65.1 65.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.2
Step Up Height - Side (in) 19.2

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4178 3924

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Luggage Rack Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Power Liftgate Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Optional Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers 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 Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional 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.) 101.5 101.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 39.4 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.0 41.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 57.7 58.2
Front Hip Room (in) 56.3 - TBD - 54.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 39.0 38.3
Second Leg Room (in) 41.0 37.4 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 56.4 56.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 - TBD - 53.0
Third Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 69.5 57.3 60.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 32.4 29.1 28.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Optional Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Heated Passenger Seat Optional Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Optional Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Optional Standard
Seat Memory Optional Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Optional 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 Standard Optional

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Optional Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Adjustable Pedals Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Front Differential Standard
Locking Rear Differential Optional Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas I4
Displacement 3.6L/217 3.2L/195 2.3L/140
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 255 @ 6500 270 @ 6500 240 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 254 @ 2800 243 @ 3000 260 @ 4500
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 39.7 38.1 39.2

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 23 22
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20 19.8 18.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front 5-link independent steel spring Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal-link independent steel spring Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multilink
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent

Transmission

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