Comparison - Acura RDX A-Spec 2020 - vs - Nissan Murano Platinum 2019

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

Nissan Murano Z51

Model: 
Average Price: 
$
45,800
Updated: 
11 May 2019
$
45,230
Updated: 
13 Feb 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.10gals
19.00gals
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: 
Brilliant Silver Metallic
#dee0df
Magnetic Black Pearl
#020202
Cayenne Red Metallic
#770000
Deep Blue Pearl
#2a5790
Sunset Drift ChromaFlair
#d55b1e
Gun Metallic
#62615d
Mocha Almond Pearl
#442d27
Pearl White TriCoat
#ebece7

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

Restyled front fascia with new LED headlights.More standard and optional active and passive safety features.New diamond-quilted leather seats on Platinum trim.The 2019 Nissan Murano comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.

Pros
Interior highlighted by high-quality materials and unique design
Spacious rear seating
Front seats are exceptionally comfortable

Cons
Modest cargo capacity limits practicality
Can't tow heavy weekend toys like some competitors
Stylish exterior design creates compromised outward visibility

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Nissan Murano ranked #15 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Nissan Murano has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 30 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Top-notch interior
Spacious, comfortable seats
User-friendly technology
Lengthy list of safety features

Cons
Numb steering
Noticeable body roll when cornering

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Nissan Murano delivers traditional comfort wrapped up in an eye-catching shape.

Pros
Attention-grabbing looks
Comfortable seats
Good ride quality
Decent value

Cons
Not all that spacious
Lacking some upscale features
Could be thriftier at the pump
Styling not for everyone

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.50L
Torque: 
280ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
240ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
272hp
at 6 500rpm
260hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.90Feet
38.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

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
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
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
keyless ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
186.70in
192.80in
Width: 
74.80in
75.40in
Height: 
65.70in
67.80in
Ground Clearance: 
6.90in
Wheel Base: 
108.30in
111.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
38.10
Front Hip Room: 
55.00in
55.40in
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
40.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.00in
59.50in
Rear Head Room: 
38.00
37.80
Rear Hip Room: 
50.00in
55.20in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
38.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.00in
58.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
79.80cu.ft
65.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
31.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
13.80degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
4015.00lbs
4137.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Center limited slip differential
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
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows

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
bucket front seats
premium leather
driver cooled seat
multi-level heating driver seat
passenger cooled seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
4 -way power passenger seat
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
rear ventilation ducts
reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
multi-level heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
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
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

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)
Bose premium brand stereo system
speed sensitive volume control
Bose premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
2 subwoofer(s)
USB connection
11 total speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 8.0 in.
20 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
temporary spare tire
All season tires
underbody mounted spare tire
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
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
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
emergency braking preparation
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system

Options

Packages: 
Cargo Package
Exterior Options: 
Premium Paint
Rear Bumper Protector
Splash Guards
20" Satin Black Alloy Wheels
Interior Options: 
Exterior Accent Lighting
Interior Accent Lighting
Carpeted Floor Mats and Cargo Mat
Illuminated Kick Plates

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#0f0f0f
Red, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#9f3036
Color: 
Mocha, premium leather
#534840
Cashmere, premium leather
#978e7d
Graphite, premium leather
#1e2128