Comparison - Acura RDX A-Spec 2020 - vs - Nissan Rogue SL 2020

General

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
45,800
Updated: 
11 May 2019
$
32,940
Updated: 
25 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2020
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
14.50gals
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
#BDBBBC
Caspian Blue
#385FA8
Pearl White
#DCDCF0
Gun Metallic
#5C5C5E
Magnetic Black
#000000
Midnight Jade
#4D4324
Monarch Orange
#E36A15
Scarlet Ember
#B90024

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

After Nissan made several driver assists standard and added some new packages for the previous model year, the 2020 Rogue carries over unchanged. However, every model does receive a small price increase and the hybrid powertrain has been discontinued.

Pros
Quiet and comfortable interior, fuel-efficient powertrains, capacious cargo space.

Cons
Far more show than go, dull to drive, obsolete infotainment with limited connectivity.

By: 
caranddriver.com

No significant changes for 2020

PROS
Comfortable seats and ride quality
Many advanced safety aids come standard
Roomy cabin and cargo area

CONS
Acceleration is weak and listless
Small, dated-looking infotainment screen
Outward visibility is poor
Underwhelming interior materials quality and design

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
32.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.50L
Torque: 
280ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
175ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
272hp
at 6 500rpm
170hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.90Feet
37.60Feet
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.)
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
186.70in
184.50in
Width: 
74.80in
72.40in
Height: 
65.70in
68.50in
Ground Clearance: 
8.20in
8.40in
Front Track: 
64.20in
62.80in
Rear Track: 
64.70in
62.80in
Wheel Base: 
108.30in
106.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
41.60
Front Hip Room: 
55.00in
54.00in
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
43.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.00in
56.60in
Rear Head Room: 
38.00
38.50
Rear Hip Room: 
50.00in
52.10in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
37.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.00in
55.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
79.80cu.ft
70.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
1102lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
39.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.40degrees
Angle of Departure: 
25.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4015.00lbs
3670.00lbs

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

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
Heated mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Window
Hands-Free Entry

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
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Fold flat passenger seat
Bucket front seats
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
6-Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding with pass-thru center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts

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
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

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
Bose premium brand speakers
9 total speakers
Speed sensitive volume control
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB connection
2 Subwoofer(S)
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

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
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 8.0 in.
19 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
225.00millimeters
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
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated 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
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
SL Premium Package
Exterior Options: 
Premium Paint
Chrome Rear Bumper Protector
Roof Rail Cross Bars
4-Piece Splash Guards
Impact Sensors
Rear USB Ports
Interior Options: 
Retractable Cargo Cover
Illuminated Kick Plates
Floormats And Cargo Area Protector And First-Aid Kit

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#0f0f0f
Red, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#9f3036
Color: 
Almond, leather
#CCB69E
Charcoal, leather
#3F3F41