Comparison - Acura RDX A-Spec 2020 - vs - Mercedes-Benz EQC 2020

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
44,000
Updated: 
03 Jul 2020
£
64,781
Updated: 
23 Jul 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
1-speed Direct Drive
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.10gals
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: 
Polar White
#B1ADA9
Black
#000000
brilliant blue
#020174
cavansite blue
#324C6F
graphite grey
#3C3F47
high tech silver
#CDCDCF
Mojave Silver metallic
#9A9899
obsidian black
#282828
selenite grey
#7B7F82

Electric

Battery: 
80 kWh lithium ion
Full Charge Range: 
259mi
Full Charge Time: 
Standard DC fast charging, refilling the battery from 10 to 80 percent will take an estimated 40 minutes.
Top Speed: 
112mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
4.90s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Acura RDX is a stylish, strong-performing crossover SUV worthy of a place on any shopping list.

Pros
Good looks
Powerful turbo-4
Classy interior design
Impressive AWD system
Priced right

Cons
Convoluted controls
Rear seat could be better
So-so fuel economy
Rivals offer more cachet

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Acura RDX ranked #2 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Acura RDX has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Balanced ride
Good fuel efficiency
Plenty of technology features
Lots of cabin space

Cons
Non-intuitive infotainment system
No engine upgrades available

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Acura RDX comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 10-speed shiftable automatic.No significant changes this year.Part of the third RDX generation introduced for 2020.

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
Overall performance lags behind competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The Mercedes-Benz EQC is all new for the 2020 model year.

Pros
Plush cabin,
refined handling,
costs less than some competitors.

Cons
Some rivals offer quicker acceleration,
shorter driving range than some competing models,
infotainment system's touchpad comes with a learning curve.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
All-electric powertrain
Familiar and handsome styling
Impressive performance
Spacious interior
Customizable regen

Cons
Is 200 miles enough range?
May be too conservative for some
Too late?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The first Mercedes-Benz EV is deliberately free of revolutionary tendencies, but for many of its SUV customers it could be an introduction to a new world of motoring.The first Mercedes-Benz fully electric vehicle (EV) to be sold in Australia has arrived. It's called the EQC and is targeted at the Jaguar I-Pace, Tesla Model X, and imminent Audi e-tron.

Pros
Quiet, wafting driving experience
Loaded with cabin tech
Outstanding safety credentials
Understated design a genuine point of difference

Cons
Moderate driving range
Back seats and boot nothing special
Front suspension can get crashy
Supply appears to be quite limited

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Electric
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Electric

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
Torque: 
280ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
564ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
272hp
at 6 500rpm
402hp
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.90Feet
38.70Feet

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
no
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
no
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
Multi-function 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.)
Artico man-made leather upholstery
DYNAMIC SELECT with a choice of driving modes (max range, ECO, comfort and sport)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
186.70in
187.40in
Width: 
74.80in
74.20in
Height: 
65.70in
63.90in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
Front Track: 
64.20in
63.90in
Rear Track: 
64.70in
63.50in
Wheel Base: 
108.30in
113.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
41.10
Rear Head Room: 
38.00
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
59.00in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
58.00in
Front Hip Room: 
55.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.00in
57.20in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.00in
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
79.80cu.ft
37.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
17.60cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4015.00lbs
5346.00lbs

Instruments

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

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
power steering

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
Heated front seats
Front and rear head restraints
Electro-pneumatic four-way lumbar support for driver and front passenger seat
Manual seat cushion depth adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
40:20:40 split folding rear seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
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
EQ navigation services - map (range display), display charging stations, programming of charging settings and pre entry climate control

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)
Mercedes benz sound system with 4 mid range speakers
2 tweeters, 2 Frontbass speakers
1 centre speaker and 225 W amplifier output
MBUX multimedia system with widescreen cockpit (2x 10.25" displays with touchpad)
Hard-disk navigation

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
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
Available AMG Line
LED Intelligent Light System headlamps
Available ambient lighting with 64 colors
Privacy glass
Heat and noise insulating acoustic glass
High gloss black exterior mirror housing
Badge on the wing in high gloss black with chrome stripes and blue EQC lettering
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 8.0 in.
19"
Wheels more: 
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Summer tyres
Tirefit
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
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
no
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
no
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
no
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
Blind spot assist
Active lane departure warning system

Options

Packages: 
Seat comfort pack
Stowage package
Mirror package
Anti theft protection package
Keyless go comfort package
Parking package with active park assist with reversing camera

Colors

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