Comparison - Audi Q2 S line 2019 - vs - Acura RDX SH-AWD A-Spec 2021

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
28,900
Updated: 
20 Mar 2019
$
46,100
Updated: 
03 Jul 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Manual
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
17.10gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ibis White
#E1E1DF
Vegas Yellow
#DDAB00
Metallic Coral Orange
#A9461D
Metallic Glacier White
#CACCCB
Mythos Black
#06070C
Nano Grey
#5D5E59
Tango Red
#8E1B1E
Pearlescent Daytona Grey
#545857
Crystal Ara Blue
#4E729B
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

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

With warm hatch performance matched to all-wheel drive surety, the Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro is arguably the sweet spot in the German car maker's compact SUV range.

Pros
Quick without being manically so
Adroit handling
Edgy styling
Seamless seven-speed S tronic transmission
Excellent off-road dynamics

Cons
Plenty of road and wind noise
Some cheap elements in the cabin
Pretty cramped second row
Boot space well short of class leaders

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The 2018 Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI Quattro has arrived, and it all makes sense. And there have been a couple of extra little tweaks to the Audi Q2 2018 range.
There isn't much major visual differentiation between the newly added 2.0 TFSI Quattro version and the more affordable petrol model aside from this version rolling on 18-inch wheels as opposed to the 17s of the base petrol, and the entry-level model misses out on body-colour mouldings around the wheels, side skirts and bumpers. Both the quattro models look identical to one another.

Pros
Decent levels of equipment
New petrol AWD model is a peach
A fairly charming thing overall

Cons
Limited boot space in quattro models
Back seat isn't massive
Lacks some storage

By: 
carsguide.com.au

The Audi Q2 is a small SUV with a smart interior, plenty of optional high-tech touches and a raised driving position, but the rear seats are quite upright and therefore not particularly comfy.

Pros
Relaxing to drive
Stylish, well-built interior
Great high-tech options

Cons
Back seats a little too upright
Expensive top-spec models
Poor rear visibility

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The 2021 Acura RDX satisfies sport-sedan drivers and crossover needers alike with strong performance and scads of space.

Pros
Smart style
Strong turbo-4
Warm, inviting cabin
Tech-savvy AWD
Above-par ride and handling

Cons
Infotainment touchpad
Needs better rear seats
Meh on the gas mileage
Cliché-free; cachet-free, too?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2021 Acura RDX's #5 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Compact SUVs category. Currently the Acura RDX has a score of 8.1 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 24 pieces of research and data elements using various.

Pros
Long list of standard features
Roomy cabin
Balanced ride
Athletic handling

Cons
No engine upgrades available
Clunky infotainment system
Below-average predicted reliability rating

By: 
usnews.com

No significant changes for 2021.Part of the third RDX generation introduced for 2019.

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
Touchpad controller can be difficult to use

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban:50.4–51.4  mpg - Extra urban: 62.8–64.2 mpg
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
184ft-lbs
at 3 200rpm
280ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
114hp
at 4 000rpm
272hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
38.90Feet

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: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Electric Power steering
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
C-pillar blades in Titanium grey, matt
C-pillar blades in Ice silver, metallic
Bumpers in full body colour paint finish
Lower bumpers in Manhattan grey contrast paint finish
Inlays in anodised paint finish, red or yellow
Inlays in Matt brushed aluminium
Illuminated inlays in Format design
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
165.00in
186.70in
Width: 
70.60in
74.80in
Height: 
59.00in
65.70in
Ground Clearance: 
7.87in
8.20in
Front Track: 
60.80in
64.20in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
64.70in
Wheel Base: 
102.40in
108.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.50
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.60
38.00
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
Rear leg room: 
38.00in
Front Hip Room: 
55.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.70in
60.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.57in
57.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
79.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.10cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2657.00lbs
4015.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Headlight washers
LED headlights and LED rear lights with dynamic rear indicators
Halogen headlights - including headlight range adjustment
LED Interior Lighting Pack Advanced
LED Interior Lighting Pack
Interior lighting
Illuminated door sill trims with ‘S’ logo
Door sill trims with aluminium inlay
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Front Sport seats in Index cloth
Front Sport seats with S embossed logo in S line Pulse cloth/leather
Manual seat adjustment for front seats
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Standard seats in Aspect cloth
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Dynamic suspension
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
S line design body styling
S line badges on the front wings
Front underbody guard and rear diffuser trim in Selenite silver finish
C-pillar blade in Brilliant black with Audi rings logo foil
C-pillar blades in Manhattan Grey
Manual air conditioning
Front centre armrest
Storage compartments
Front and rear floor mats
Floor mats with contrast stitching
Non-smoking pack
Aluminium interior elements
Pedals in stainless steel
Extended interior upholstery pack
Dual Illuminating Vanity 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: 
MMI Radio Plus with 7" fixed MMI screen and MMI controller
Navigation preparation
MMI Navigation (SD card based)
Audi Music Interface
2 USB charging points and 1 x AUX-IN
2 SDXC card reader
CD drive
8 passive loudspeakers
DAB digital radio
Audi Connect Infotainment Services (3-month trial)
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)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Windscreen with grey-tinted sunband
Chrome-plated exhaust tailpipe trim
Black window trims
Body coloured door mirrors
Door mirrors - electrically adjustable and heated with integrated LED side indicators
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
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18"x 7
20 x 8.0 in.
Wheels more: 
Progressive steering
Tyre repair kit
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

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: 
no
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
front Ventilated discs
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Multi-collision brake assist
Electromechanical parking brake
Pre-sense Front with pedestrian recognition
Light and rain sensors
First-aid kit with warning triangle
Seat belt monitoring
Anti-theft alarm
Anti-theft wheel bolts
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

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Titanium grey
#545158
Color: 
Ebony, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#0f0f0f
Red, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#9f3036