Acura RDX vs Acura TLX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Acura RDX
FWD
MSRP
$38,200
Invoice
$36,268
Average Price Paid
$35,291
1,782 listings nationwide

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2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Invoice
$36,554
Average Price Paid
$36,328
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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Fair Price
$36,084
Good Price
$34,383
Great Price
$33,410
2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Fair Price
$36,886
Good Price
$35,866
Great Price
$35,283

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

When Acura last redesigned the RDX for the 2019 model year, the company began a transformation that is now accelerating with the debut of the all-new 2021 TLX sedan and soon-to-arrive ...

2021 Acura TLX
FWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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Specs

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
2021 Acura TLX
FWD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
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Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 17.1 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Power
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
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Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
9.8:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.38 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 38 in 34.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.5 cu ft 13.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,001 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 186.6 in 194.6 in
Width 74.8 in 75.2 in
Height 65.7 in 56.4 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 113 in

Available Options

2021 Acura RDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2021 Acura TLX
FWD

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