2017 Acura RDX vs. 2017 Audi Q5

2017 Acura RDX

2017 Acura RDX

2017 Audi Q5

2017 Audi Q5

If you’re looking for an outstanding luxury SUV to take home and call your own, you may find yourself comparing popular models like the 2017 Acura RDX vs. 2017 Audi Q5 over the course of your search. Each of these SUV models boasts sleek looks and convenient amenities—but which one delivers the ultimate driving experience?

We’ve performed a detailed comparison between the RDX Base and the Audi Q5 Komfort to see which of these SUVs excels in their popular segment. Read on to see which vehicle rose above the competition!

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Drivers will enjoy greater performance delivery onboard the Acura RDX. Under the hood of the RDX is a standard 3.5L SOHC i-VTEC V6 engine that produces 279 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. In contrast, the Audi Q5’s standard 2.0L turbocharged I-4 engine generates just 220 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. As a result, drivers will have greater power at their command when they slide behind the wheel of the RDX.

Cargo Room

In terms of cargo space, the Acura RDX once again outdoes the Audi Q5. Drivers and passengers alike will enjoy the extra space at their disposal when it’s time to load up for a trip. The RDX delivers an impressive 2,178 liters of cargo space with the rear seat lowered. In contrast, the Audi Q5 offers only 1,560 liters of maximum cargo room in its luggage compartment.

Passenger Space

The Acura RDX offers not just more cargo room, but also more passenger room than the Audi Q5. While each vehicle offers seating for five occupants, the RDX provides 2,931 liters of passenger volume for those onboard to stretch out and get comfortable. Meanwhile, the Audi Q5 has just 2,874 liters of passenger volume.

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As you can see, the 2017 Acura RDX deftly defeats the 2017 Audi Q5 in various key areas. To further explore the RDX’s many winning qualities, stop by Harmony Acura, call us at 250-861-3003, or send us a message online to schedule a test drive. Our friendly staff members stand by to help you!