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2013 Acura RDX Base

4dr Front-wheel Drive

2013 Buick Encore Base

Front-wheel Drive Sport Utility

2013 Acura RDX
(2013 Acura RDX 4dr AWD shown)
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2013 Buick Encore
(2013 Buick Encore FWD Sport Utility shown)
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MSRP $34,320 $24,200
Destination Charge $895 $750
Invoice Price $32,245 $23,232
Total List Price $35,215 $24,950
Available Engines 273-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium) 138-hp, 1.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 20 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 28 mpg 33 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating -
Side - Pole, Side - Pole -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Overall, Overall -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) -
Front, Overall Front -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) -
Front, Driver's -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier -
Front, Passenger's -
Side, Overall Side -
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Other, Head Restraint Good -
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good
Front, Overall evaluation - Poor
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2013 Acura RDX Base 2013 Buick Encore Base
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
In-Vehicle Assistance Service N/A Standard
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 7, amplifier, theft deterrent, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM/Satellite, clock, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, automatic equalizer, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 10 brand, premium amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
Available:
clock
N/A
Interior 2013 Acura RDX Base 2013 Buick Encore Base
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic manual
Air filter Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard Standard
Cargo net N/A Available
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock in-radio display in-radio display
Compass Standard Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather metal-look
12V DC power outlet 2 1
Overhead console mini with storage N/A
Floor console full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear Standard:
carpeted front & rear
N/A Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Up driver and passenger driver
1-Touch Window Down driver and passenger front and rear
Programmable garage door opener Standard N/A
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard N/A
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard N/A
Lighting - map lights front front
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical N/A
Remote trunk release Available:
power
N/A
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 1
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather leather
Seats 2013 Acura RDX Base 2013 Buick Encore Base
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 8-way power 6-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way power 4-way
Lumbar support driver driver
Fold flat front passenger seat N/A Standard
Front armrests center driver
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback N/A
Memory driver N/A
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest Standard Standard
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 2 - adjustable
Seat trim leather cloth/leatherette
Entertainment 2013 Acura RDX Base 2013 Buick Encore Base
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
DVD-Audio Available N/A
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available Standard
Speakers Standard:
7
6
Available:
10 brand
N/A
Amplifier Standard:
Standard
N/A
Available:
premium
N/A
Equalizer N/A automatic
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Navigation system Available:
with voice activation
N/A
1st row LCD screen 1 1
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2013 Acura RDX Base 2013 Buick Encore Base
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Airbags, knee protection N/A driver and passenger
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service N/A Standard
Stolen-vehicle tracking N/A Standard
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights Standard:
halogen
halogen
Available:
high intensity low beam
N/A
Exterior light control fully automatic fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
Door curb lights 2 N/A
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Standard N/A
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2013 Acura RDX Base 2013 Buick Encore Base
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 72/70,000 72/70,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 72/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 48/50,000 72/70,000
Exterior 2013 Acura RDX Base 2013 Buick Encore Base
Antenna integrated roof integrated roof
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone Standard:
clearcoat monotone
N/A Available:
metallic monotone
N/A Available:
pearlcoat monotone
Grille trim metal-look w/chrome surround chrome
Fog/driving lights Available:
front
N/A
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door Standard:
liftgate
liftgate
Available:
power liftgate
N/A
Tinted windows deep deep
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote w/tilt down dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Sunroof 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass N/A
Spoiler lip lip
Roof rack N/A Available
Roof rails N/A Standard
Tires P235/60VR18.0 BSW AS P215/55HR18.0 BSW AS
Wheels 18" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval
Mud flaps N/A Available
Mechanical 2013 Acura RDX Base 2013 Buick Encore Base
Engine 3.5L V-6 1.4L I-4
Engine - valvetrain SOHC DOHC
Turbocharger N/A intercooled turbo
Recommended fuel premium unleaded regular unleaded
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Engine block heater N/A Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link semi-independent torsion beam
Rear anti-roll bar Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 4.25 3.53
Specifications 2013 Acura RDX Base 2013 Buick Encore Base
Exterior length 183.5 " 168.4 "
Exterior body width 73.7 " 69.9 "
Exterior height 66.1 " 65.2 "
Engine 3.5L V-6 1.4L I-4
Horsepower 273 @ 6,200 rpm 138 @ 4,900 rpm
Torque 251 @ 5,000 rpm 148 @ 1,850 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard
Fuel economy - city 20 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 28 mpg 33 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.50 / 3.66 " 2.85 / 3.25 "
Curb weight Standard:
3,717 lbs.
3,190 lbs.
Available:
3,732 lbs.
N/A
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,850 lbs. 4,255 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 2,557 lbs. N/A
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 2,293 lbs. N/A
Maximum Trailer Weight 1,500 lbs. N/A
Wheelbase 105.7 " 100.6 "
Front track 63.1 " 60.6 "
Rear track 63.4 " 60.6 "
Turning radius 19.5 ' 18.3 '
Ground clearance 8.1 " N/A
Front legroom 42.0 " 40.8 "
Rear legroom 38.3 " 35.7 "
Front headroom 38.7 " 39.6 "
Rear headroom 38.1 " 38.8 "
Front hiproom 55.7 " 51.7 "
Rear hiproom 53.8 " 50.1 "
Front shoulder room 58.7 " 54.1 "
Rear shoulder room 57.2 " 52.5 "
Luggage volume 26.1 cu.ft. 18.8 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 61.3 cu.ft. 48.4 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 103 cu.ft. N/A
Fuel tank 16.0 gal. 14.0 gal.