Comparison - Acura RDX Technology 2019 - vs - Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet 2020

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
40,600
Updated: 
03 Jul 2018
£
31,920
Updated: 
11 Mar 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.10gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Lunar Silver Metallic
#8D919A
Fathom Blue Pearl
#3C486E
Gunmetal Metallic
#5F5E63
Performance Red Pearl
#971C30
Canyon Bronze Metallic
#6D5247
White Diamond Pearl
#E3E2DE
Majestic Black Pearl
#1C252D
Modern Steel Metallic
#494A4C
Color: 
Ivy Green Black
#394A4E
Pure White Black
#C1C3C2
Turmeric Yellow Metallic Black
#D6BD41
Smokey Grey Metallic Black
#60616A
Ravenna Blue Metallic Black
#274075
Kings Red Metallic Black
#8C212A
Ivory Silver Metallic Black
#9E9A92
Deep Black Pearl Black
#111111

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Acura RDX is redesigned for 2019.The Technology package is the sweet spot for the 2019 RDX. In addition to this package's leather upholstery and premium audio, it adds navigation, parking sensors and additional driver assistance features. We recommend the all-wheel-drive variant for those drivers looking for improved handling and enhanced traction.

Pros
Sharp steering and handling
Roomy cabin and cargo area
Well-trimmed cabin

Cons
Options are bundled solely into packages
No choice of powertrain

By: 
edmunds.com

The first RDX to be entirely designed and constructed in the United States, the third-generation 2019 model is larger than the outgoing car in nearly every respect.

Pros
Content rich,
torque-vectoring agility of AWD model,
quiet interior.

Cons
Tight rear headroom,
10-speed needs a moment to think,
touchpad infotainment controls require familiarization.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Acura RDX ranked #2 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Acura RDX has a score of 9.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 16 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Adept handling
Posh, spacious interior
Supportive, roomy seats
Lots of tech features

Cons
Infotainment system has learning curve

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is a drop-top version of the company’s subcompact crossover. Launches two years after the coupe regular version, the 2020 T-Roc Cabriolet isn’t just a T-Roc with a soft-top, it also features only two doors instead of four. What’s more, the soft-top has a sleeker design, so the Cabriolet looks sportier than its standard sibling. Inspired by the Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet and the Range Rover Evoque Convertible, the 2020 T-Roc Cabriolet is Volkswagen’s only small convertible to date after the discontinuation of the Beetle.

By: 
topspeed.com

Volkswagen has unveiled its drop-top T-Roc Cabriolet, which it's billing as the only mainstream crossover with a proper convertible roof.
Based on the T-Roc SUV, the company's drop-top crossover follows in the footsteps of the soft-top Range Rover Evoque and Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet by blending wind-in-your-hair thrills with the taller ride popular with buyers at the moment.
Although it bears the T-Roc name, the Cabriolet isn't just a normal T-Roc SUV with the roof prised off. It's actually 34mm longer than the hardtop with a 37mm longer wheelbase, while front seat occupants sit 599mm above the road – which Volkswagen says ensures they "enjoy a great view".

By: 
caradvice.com.au

PROS
Traditional SUV attributes with wind-in-the-hair fun
Marks a return of convertibles to VW’s line-up
Trims start with well-equipped Design
It certainly makes a statement...

CONS
Less practical than the five-door T-Roc SUV
Cabriolet quite a bit pricier, too
Reduced engine range with no diesel
Handling becomes a bit wobbly

By: 
parkers.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined - mpg / 39.8
Fuel Economy City USA: 
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
1.50L
Torque: 
280ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
184ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
272hp
at 6 500rpm
147hp
at 5 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.90Feet
36.00Feet
Cam Type: 
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: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Steering wheel, multifunction (audio, bluetooth, cruise controls)
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)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Sun Sensor
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Progressive power assisted steering
Leather wrapped multifunction steering wheel
Storage compartments in driver and front passenger doors
12V socket in centre console storage area

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
186.80in
168.00in
Width: 
74.80in
78.60in
Height: 
65.70in
59.90in
Wheel Base: 
108.30in
103.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
40.00
Front Hip Room: 
55.00in
Front Leg Room: 
41.60in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.70in
Rear Head Room: 
38.30
38.00
Rear Hip Room: 
49.90in
Rear leg room: 
38.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
79.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
9.80cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3790.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Service interval indicator
Multifunction computer with visual gear change recommendation for fuel consumption
Brake pad wear indicator
Warning sound and light for front and rear seat belts if unfastened

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
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
Power operated canvas convertible top
Electrically power adjustable, heated, folding, auto dimming, front passenger exterior door mirror lowering function

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
Premium Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Power adjustable lumbar support in front
Front sports comfort seats with manual height adjustment
Front seat back storage pocket
Front centre armrest
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
50/50 rear seat bench split folding rear seat backrests

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Illuminated vanity mirrors in sun visors with air bag label on sun visor and b-pillar
Climate control - 2 zone electronic air conditioning with automatic air recirculation and allergy filter

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
550 Watts Stereo Output
1 subwoofer(s)
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
12 Total Speakers
USB type C Interface 2X and USB charging socket
WeConnect plus
SMS functionality - read, compose and send SMS messages using touch-screen display
Bluetooth - Simultaneous pairing of 2 compatible mobile devices
Music playback - MP3, WMA and AAC files
Title and cover art display
6 speakers
Navigation system discover media including streaming and internet
Active Info display 10.25" high resolution TFT dash display with customisable menu and information
Bluetooth telephone and audio connection for compatible devices
8" colour touch screen

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Black door handles
Rain sensor
Body colour rear roof spoiler
Auto dimming interior rear view mirror
LED rear number plate lights
High level 3rd brake light
Chrome trim on upper and lower radiator grille
Windscreen wiper with intermittent wipe light
Body coloured comfort bumpers
Darkened LED tail lamp
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 8.0 In.
18 in
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
no
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
ventilated discs
Rear brakes: 
solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
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: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
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
Rigid safety cell with front and rear crumple zones
Front passenger airbag deactivation
Electronic parking brake with auto hold
2 x 3-point rear seat belts
Volkswagen roadside assistance
Three point height adjust front seatbelts + pretensioners
Electronic stability control (ESC) includes ASR, EDL, EDTC and trailer stabilisation function
Alarm with interior protection and deactivation via infotainment system
Driver alert system with fatigue detection
Lane assist
Warning sound and light for doors and tailgate open
Driver alert system with fatigue detection
Warning sound and light for front and rear seat belts if unfastened

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, premium leather
#191919
Espresso, premium leather
#4F3934
Graystone, premium leather
#8D8A83
Parchment, premium leather
#D4C2A0