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Here's how the 2009 Acura RDX, 2010 Audi Q5, 2013 BMW X3 and the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan measure up.
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$33,895
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$37,350
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$38,850
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2WD 4dr Man S
$22,840
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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
5 5 5 5
Engine

240.0-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

270.0-hp, 3.2-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

240.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

200.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
19 20 24 21
Size
180.7" length, 65.2" height 182.2" length, 65.1" height 183.0" length, 65.4" height 174.3" length, 66.3" height
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Ebony

Taupe

Green

Cardamom

Red

Beige

Black

Sand Beige

Oyster

Chestnut

Mojave

Black

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in 18 x 8.0 in 18 x 8.0 in 16 x 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in 18 x 8.0 in 18 x 8.0 in 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in N/A 18 x -TBD- in
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel N/A Steel

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
440 N/A N/A N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 150 210 140

Engine

Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement
2.3L/140 3.2L/195 2.0L/-TBD- 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6000 270 @ 6500 240 @ 5000 200 @ 5100-6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4500 243 @ 3000 260 @ 1250-4800 207 @ 1700-5000

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
306.00 mi 356.40 mi 371.70 mi 302.40 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 18 MPG 21 MPG 18 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG 20 MPG 24 MPG 21 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
396.00 mi 455.40 mi 495.60 mi 436.80 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 MPG 23 MPG 28 MPG 26 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Independent 5-link independent steel spring Double-Joint Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trapezoidal-link independent steel spring Five-Link Four-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut - w/Coil Springs N/A
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multilink - N/A N/A

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x -TBD- in 12.6 x -TBD- in 12.9 x 1.1 in 12.3 x 1.0 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.0 x -TBD- in 11.8 x -TBD- in 13.0 x 0.8 in 11.3 x 0.5 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- - N/A N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.0 gal 19.8 gal 17.7 gal 16.8 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed sensitive pwr rack & pinion Electric Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1 16.3 17.8 14.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76 N/A N/A 2.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.2 ft 38.1 ft 39.0 ft 39.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Front Tire Size
P235/55R18 235/60R18 P245/50R18 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Size
P235/55R18 235/60R18 P245/50R18 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size
T165/80D17 Compact N/A 145/80R18

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- 440 lbs 794 lbs 330 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
- - N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- 4400 lbs 5291 lbs 2200 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs 4400 lbs 5000 lbs 2200 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs 440 lbs 500 lbs 220 lbs

Weight Information

Curb Weight
- - N/A N/A
Total Option Weight
- - 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Base Curb Weight
3924 lbs 4244 lbs 4112 lbs 3433 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
- - N/A N/A
Curb Weight - Rear
- - N/A N/A
Maximum Payload Capacity
- - N/A N/A

Dimensions

Front Head Room
38.7 in 39.4 in 40.7 in 39.1 in
Front Leg Room
41.8 in 41.0 in 39.9 in 40.1 in
Front Shoulder Room
58.2 in 57.7 in 57.3 in 56.2 in
Front Hip Room
54.4 in N/A N/A N/A
Second Head Room
38.3 in 39.0 in 39.1 in 39.0 in
Second Leg Room
37.7 in 37.4 in 39.1 in 35.8 in
Second Shoulder Room
56.3 in 56.4 in 56.0 in 54.8 in
Second Hip Room
53.0 in N/A N/A N/A
Wheelbase
104.3 in 110.5 in 110.6 in 102.5 in
Length, Overall
180.7 in 182.2 in 183.0 in 174.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.6 in 74.0 in 74.1 in 71.2 in
Height, Overall
65.2 in 65.1 in 65.4 in 66.3 in
Track Width, Front
61.9 in 63.7 in 63.6 in 61.8 in
Track Width, Rear
62.6 in 63.5 in 64.3 in 61.9 in
Min Ground Clearance
6.3 in 7.9 in 8.4 in 6.9 in
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Liftover Height
N/A 27.3 in N/A N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.6 ft³ 57.3 ft³ 56.5 ft³ 56.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
28.8 ft³ 29.1 ft³ 19.4 ft³ 23.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
- - N/A N/A
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Passenger Volume
101.4 ft³ 101.5 ft³ 90.1 ft³ 95.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A - -

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