Toyota RAV4 vs Acura RDX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Adventure AWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
MSRP
$33,155
Invoice
$31,000
Average Price Paid
$31,390
76 listings nationwide

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2021 Acura RDX
FWD
MSRP
$38,200
Invoice
$36,268
Average Price Paid
$35,275
1,730 listings nationwide

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

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
Fair Price
$32,312
Good Price
$30,472
Great Price
$29,420
2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Fair Price
$36,143
Good Price
$34,331
Great Price
$33,296

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,841
2021 Acura RDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,531
34 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
No Expert Reviews
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 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.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
Richard writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 Lexus NX Hybrid worse.
"a new style and looks like a BMW"
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Lexus NX Hybrid worse.
"heated back seats and lots of leg room"
2021 Acura RDX
FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 17.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
--
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
9.8:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 4.07 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 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 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
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- 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 in 42 in
Back Legroom 37.8 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.6 cu ft 29.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,090 lbs 1,001 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 181.5 in 186.6 in
Width 73.4 in 74.8 in
Height 68.6 in 65.7 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Flame
  • Blue Flame/Ice Edge Roof
  • Lunar Rock
  • Lunar Rock/Ice Edge Roof
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Midnight Black/Ice Edge Roof
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color

Option Packages

  • Adventure Grade Weather Package
  • Black Running Board (Set)
  • Brushed Aluminum Running Board (Set)
  • Convenience Package
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000) (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
  • Two-Tone Paint Application
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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