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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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
MSRP
$33,455
Invoice
$31,281
Average Price Paid
$33,455
63 listings nationwide

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2021 Acura RDX
FWD
MSRP
$38,400
Invoice
$36,458
Average Price Paid
$37,592
42 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
$34,651
Good Price
$32,777
Great Price
$31,706
2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Fair Price
$38,498
Good Price
$36,471
Great Price
$35,312

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$37,311
15 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
3 GOOD deals

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2021 Acura RDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,918
55 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
18 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Since its launch in 1997, the Toyota RAV4 has ridden a wave of crossover SUV popularity to become one of Toyota’s bestselling models. Introduced for the 2019 model year, the current-ge...

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 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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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
40
Guru9V4TMC writes:
Excellent
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Jeep Wrangler better.
"Excellent "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2021 Jeep Wrangler better.
"Exceptional "
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
Guru9SV221 writes:
Value Ranked 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster S RWD worse.
"More versatility "
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster S RWD better.
"Fun"
Blueorchid77 writes:
Power Ranked 2018 Acura RDX AWD with Technology Package better.
"The V6 "
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Acura RDX AWD with Technology Package better.
"The size and width. "

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 1,050 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)
  • Protection Package (TMS)
  • Running Board (TMS)
  • 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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