Comparison - Acura RDX SH-AWD A-Spec 2021 - vs - Kia Sportage GT-Line 2022

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
46,100
Updated: 
03 Jul 2020
£
38,445
Updated: 
08 Jan 2022
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2022
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.10gals
14.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Modern Steel Metallic
#494a4c
Majestic Black Pearl
#1c252d
Performance Red Pearl
#971c30
Platinum White Pearl
#f4f4f4
Apex Blue Pearl
#022a72
Lunar Silver Metallic
#8d919a
Color: 
Infra Red
#741616
Fusion White
#F5F5F0
Dark Penta Metal
#3F3F3F
Blue Flame
#1A4A70
Lunar Silver
#6E717A
Experience Green
#455140

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2021 Acura RDX satisfies sport-sedan drivers and crossover needers alike with strong performance and scads of space.

Pros
Smart style
Strong turbo-4
Warm, inviting cabin
Tech-savvy AWD
Above-par ride and handling

Cons
Infotainment touchpad
Needs better rear seats
Meh on the gas mileage
Cliché-free; cachet-free, too?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2021 Acura RDX's #5 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Compact SUVs category. Currently the Acura RDX has a score of 8.1 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 24 pieces of research and data elements using various.

Pros
Long list of standard features
Roomy cabin
Balanced ride
Athletic handling

Cons
No engine upgrades available
Clunky infotainment system
Below-average predicted reliability rating

By: 
usnews.com

No significant changes for 2021.Part of the third RDX generation introduced for 2019.

Pros
Roomy cabin and cargo area
Sharp steering and handling
Well-trimmed cabin
Lots of available tech for much less than competitors

Cons
No choice of powertrain
Options are bundled solely into packages
Touchpad controller can be difficult to use

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.60L
Torque: 
280ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
184ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
272hp
at 6 500rpm
145hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.90Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Rear Coat Hooks
Luggage Area Load Cover

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
186.70in
177.70in
Width: 
74.80in
73.40in
Height: 
65.70in
64.90in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
Front Track: 
64.20in
Rear Track: 
64.70in
63.80in
Wheel Base: 
108.30in
105.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
38.00
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
Front Hip Room: 
55.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
79.80cu.ft
62.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
20.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4015.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Center limited slip differential
Windscreen Washer Level Warning

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
Engine Start/Stop Button with Smart Entry System

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
premium leather/sueded microfiber
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver's Manual Seat Height Adjuster
Driver's Lumbar Support
Front Power Adjustable Seats
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Macpherson strut
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Multi Link (4-Link)
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Rear Ventilation Duct
Glovebox with Illumination
Climate Control (Three Zone)
Sunvisors with Vanity Mirror Illumination (Driver & Front Passenger)

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
16 total speakers
speed sensitive volume control
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
710 watts stereo output
USB connection
1 subwoofer(s)
surround audio surround audio (discrete)
4.2" Supervision Colour Cluster Display
6-speaker
12.3" Display with Navigation
Rear View Monitor (RVM)
Free 7-year Kia Connect (UVO) services**

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Auto-On/Off Headlight Operation with Wiper Integration
LED-Illuminated Dragon Tail Taillights, Brakelights, Side Mirror-Integrated Directional Signals, Rear License and Center High Mount Stop Light
Heated Side Mirrors
Rear Privacy Glass
LED Front Fog Lamp
LED Rear Combination Lamp
Glossy Black Side Sill & Wheel Arch Body Mouldings
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 8.0 in.
19"
Wheels more: 
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Highway Driving Assist (HDA)
Downhill Brake Control (DBC)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA)
Lane Following Assist (LFA)
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
Multi-Collision Brake

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#0f0f0f
Red, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#9f3036