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

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
MSRP
$29,160
Invoice
$27,278
Average Price Paid
$26,928
11,466 listings nationwide

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2021 Acura RDX
FWD
MSRP
$38,200
Invoice
$36,268
Average Price Paid
$35,291
1,766 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Fair Price
$27,755
Good Price
$26,189
Great Price
$25,294
2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Fair Price
$36,084
Good Price
$34,383
Great Price
$33,410

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,692
78 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
15 GOOD deals

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2021 Acura RDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,511
30 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Jeff Sabatini Test Drive Review:

Honda’s compact SUV has been satisfying buyers for more than two decades, with more than five million CR-V’s sold. Such a legacy means the CR-V has long had its wrinkles smoothed out i...

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 ...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
50
Guru76XLF writes:
Great car
Handling Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"They’re both good"
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Obsidian pearl blue sparkles"
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Lumbar support And passenger electric adjust Seat adjustment memory for 2"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Folds flat Has nice armrest"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Seats fold flat"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Decreased fuel consumption should help future generations "
Value Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD worse.
"It’s cheaper"
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Better mileage"
30
Guru2RDWZ writes:
Great vehicle, nice ride, good pickup, easy handling.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Hyundai Kona SEL AWD worse.
"The Honda had more head and leg room in rear seating area and slightly more cargo capacity."
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Kona SEL AWD better.
"The push button AWD was a big plus"
10
Guru32B9X writes:
Over all very good. Had alot of road noise and the drivers seat was uncomfortable
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD better.
"More lumbar support"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD better.
"More room behind the second row of seats items and dogs."
2021 Acura RDX
FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 17.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
179 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
9.8:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.39 in x 3.38 in
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 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 39.2 cu ft 29.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,181 lbs 1,001 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.1 in 186.6 in
Width 73 in 74.8 in
Height 66.5 in 65.7 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
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

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