Comparison - Acura RDX Technology 2018 - vs - Volvo XC60 T6 Platinum 2016

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
41,000
Updated: 
03 Mar 2016
43,690
Updated: 
02 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2016
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.00gals
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Basque Red Pearl II
#582129
Crystal Black Pearl
#080808
Kona Coffee Metallic
#3B342E
Lunar Silver Metallic
#7E7E7E
Modern Steel Metallic
#47484D
White Diamond Pearl
#D3D3D3
Color: 
Black Stone
#0D0B0B
Bright Silver Metallic
#9DA4AF
Crystal White Pearl
#EAEAEA
Flamenco Red Metallic
#651923
Ice White
#B2B7B6
Magic Blue Metallic
#21273E
Onyx Black Metallic
#0E0C0D
Osmium Grey Metallic
#59636A
Rich Java Metallic
#613026
Savile Grey Metallic
#2E2B2E
Seashell Metallic
#756D67

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

For many reasons, the Acura RDX is one of our top picks in the luxury compact SUV segment. It's a well-made and well-equipped SUV that is a clear, premium step up from mainstream compact SUVs such as the Honda CR-V. Its value is undeniable and a must-drive for buyers who value smart engineering and style equally.

PROS
Strong acceleration and fuel economy from standard V6 engine
Elevated rear seat provides generous legroom and a commanding view
More features than competitors at a similar or much lower price
Generous cargo capacity for the segment

CONS
Cabin lacks overtly luxurious look and feel
High-tech safety features and adaptive cruise control don't work as well as some rival systems
Technology interface can be distracting to use

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Acura RDX ranked #1 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Acura RDX has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 53 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Spacious, adult-friendly seats in both rows
Convenient cargo area
Refined, competent V6 engine

Cons
Complicated, confusing infotainment systems
Fewer available amenities than some rivals
No engine or performance upgrades available

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
23.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
v
6
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
3.00L
Torque: 
252ft-lbs
at 4 900rpm
325ft-lbs
at 2 100rpm
Horsepower: 
279hp
at 6 200rpm
300hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.90Feet
38.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination guidance also Turn-by-Turn Navigation
Destination Download
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.40in
182.80in
Width: 
73.70in
74.40in
Height: 
65.00in
67.40in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
9.10in
Front Track: 
63.10in
64.30in
Rear Track: 
63.40in
62.40in
Wheel Base: 
105.70in
109.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.70
38.00
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
41.20in
Rear leg room: 
38.30in
36.40in
Front Hip Room: 
55.70in
54.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.70in
56.70in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.80in
53.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.20in
55.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
76.90cu.ft
67.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
26.10cu.ft
30.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.20degrees
22.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.70degrees
27.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3931.00lbs
4277.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Ventilated passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Sport front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding 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
no
More Comfort Features: 
Sun sensor
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
yes
More Entertainment: 
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
1 subwoofer(s)
10 total speakers
410 watts stero output
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Speed sensitive volume control
Els studio Premium Audi System with 10 speakers
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Pandora compatibility
Aha™ compatibility
SMS text message function
HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic
Traffic Rerouting
Maintenance Minder system
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media contro
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB connection
Radio data system
650 watts stereo output
12 total speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Remote sunroof operation
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Power glass sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 7.5
18 x 7.5
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

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
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
Turn signal mirrors
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Multi-View rearview camera
Blind spot information (BSI) system
Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with SmartVent technology
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Side-impact door beams
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) Package
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Self-leveling headlights
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Turn signal mirrors
Pre-collision safety system
Adaptive headlights

Options

Packages: 
Climate Package
Proximity Package
Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Running Boards & Mud Flaps
Interior Options: 
Luggage Compartment Cover
Dual Screen Rear Seat Entertainment System (RSE)
Heated Front Seats
Convenience Package
Integrated Navigation
Dual Outboard Two-Stage Child Booster Seats w/Power Child Locks
Harmon Kardon Premium Sound
Accessory Prep Cable for Rear Park Camera

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, leatherette
#151515
Graystone, leatherette
#78756F
Parchment, leatherette
#C7B89B
Color: 
Blonde/Off-Black, leather
#BEBDBA
Hazel Brown/Off-Black, leather
#726964
Marble White, premium leather
#EEE4E2
Off-Black, leather
#2E2E2E
Off-Black, premium leather
#353535
Soft Beige, leather
#BFB4A4