Comparison - Honda Passport Elite 2020 - vs - Acura RDX A-Spec 2020

General

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
43,780
Updated: 
05 Dec 2019
$
44,000
Updated: 
03 Jul 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.50gals
17.10gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
DEEP SCARLET PEARL
#481512
PLATINUM WHITE PEARL
#F6F6F6
LUNAR SILVER METALLIC
#3E3E40
MODERN STEEL METALLIC
#222222
BLACK COPPER PEARL
#3F261F
BLACK FOREST PEARL
#3C4938
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL
#090909
OBSIDIAN BLUE PEARL
#22275F
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: 

When the Pilot’s too big and the CR-V is too small, the 2020 Honda Passport two-row crossover SUV is just the ticket.

Pros
Comfortable interior
Refined on the road
Decent off-road chops
Good 8.0-inch touchscreen on some models

Cons
9-speed automatic is a little confused
Expensive in top models
Not too adventurous in style
Not as tough as some may need

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Passport returns largely unchanged for 2020.

Pros
Spacious interior with lots of passenger space
Comfortable front seats
Enhanced off-road ability
Many clever storage compartments

Cons
Adaptive cruise control is only available over 20 mph
Driver's seat might be positioned a little too high for some people

By: 
edmunds.com

For 2020, Honda doesn't make any meaningful changes to the Passport lineup. This is to be expected since the company just re-released the two-row crossover last year.

Pros
Loads of cargo and passenger space,
speedy powertrain,
copious standard driver assists.

Cons
Looks more rugged than it is,
only top trims have top options,
rides rough on bumpy roads.

By: 
caranddriver.com

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined - 21
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
262ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
280ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
280hp
at 6 000rpm
272hp
at 6 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
39.30Feet
38.90Feet
Cam Type: 
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
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
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
190.50in
186.70in
Width: 
78.60in
74.80in
Height: 
72.20in
65.70in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
8.20in
Front Track: 
66.70in
64.20in
Rear Track: 
66.70in
64.70in
Wheel Base: 
111.00in
108.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
40.00
Front Hip Room: 
59.10in
55.00in
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
42.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
62.00in
60.00in
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
38.00
Rear Hip Room: 
57.30in
50.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.60in
38.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.90in
57.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
77.90cu.ft
79.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
41.20cu.ft
31.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
21.40degrees
Angle of Departure: 
27.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
4237.00lbs
4015.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Blind Spot Information System (BSI) Indicator
VSA System and VSA-Off Indicators
System Message Indicator
Sequential Mode Gear Selection Indicator
Odometer
Low-Fuel Indicator
High-Beam Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
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
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
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: 
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
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
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: 
Multi-Level Heating
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback

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: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
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: 
onboard data connection
Speed-Sensitive Volume Compensation (SVC)
8-Inch Display Audio with High-Resolution Electrostatic Touch-Screen and Customizable Feature Settings
Android Auto™* Integration
CabinControl™ Remote Compatibility
SMS Text Message Function*
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition* and Honda HD Digital Traffic
115-Volt Power Outlet
540-Watt Premium Audio System with 10 Speakers, including Subwoofer
Wireless Phone Charger*
550 Watts Stereo Output
10 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
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: 
yes
yes
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
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20in
20 x 8.0 in.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
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
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
solid rear 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
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: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
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
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Gray, leather
#6D6B65
Black, leather
#282828
Color: 
Ebony, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#0f0f0f
Red, premium leather/sueded microfiber
#9f3036