2020 Acura RDX

Acura RDX

2020 Audi Q5

Audi Q5

2020 Acura RDX vs. 2020 Audi Q5

2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder

Standard Engine

2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder
272 hp


248 hp
280 lb-ft


273 lb-ft
79.8 cubic feet

Max Cargo Space

53.1 cubic feet
$37,800 MSRP*

Starting Price

$43,300 MSRP

Available Trim Levels


Find the right luxury SUV for your Costa Mesa and Tustin is easy when you’ve got options like the 2020 Acura RDX or Audi Q5 to choose from. Each offers many performance specs and interior dimensions to provide the support you need from a dependable SUV, but only one can end up in your driveway. Take a closer look at each model with the 2020 Acura RDX vs. Audi Q5 with the experts at Weir Canyon Acura and then find your next vehicle at our Anaheim dealership!

RDX vs. Q5: MSRP and Configurations

Just because you’re shopping for a luxury SUV doesn’t mean you have to go overboard on your budget. That’s why the Acura RDX lineup not only offers more competitive pricing than the Audi Q5, but they also have four distinct RDX packages to choose from, while the Q5 only comes with three trim levels. Take a look at the pricing for both lineups below:

  • 2020 Acura RDX:
    • Standard Package (FWD/SH-AWD): $37,800 MSRP*/ $39,800 MSRP*
    • Technology Package (FWD/SH-AWD): $41,000 MSRP*/ $43,000 MSRP*
    • A-Spec Package (FWD/SH-AWD): $44,000 MSRP*/ $46,000 MSRP*
    • Advance Package (FWD/SH-AWD): $45,900 MSRP*/ $47,900 MSRP*
  • 2020 Audi Q5:
    • Premium (AWD/Hybrid): $43,300 MSRP/ $52,900 MSRP
    • Premium Plus (AWD/Hybrid): $47,700 MSRP/ $56,600 MSRP
    • Prestige (AWD/Hybrid) : $51,450 MSRP/ $60,350 MSRP

RDX vs. Q5: Performance Specs

For the price you pay for your luxury SUV, you expect a reliable and long-lasting performance no matter if you’re around Tustin or far from home. You’ll see that the RDX and Q5 both come with similar engine configurations and fuel economy ratings, but the RDX tops the Q5 in overall performance and comes with a larger transmission. The RDX lineup also enables you to upgrade your standard FWD drivetrain to the brand’s celebrated Super-Handling AWD for even more stability on the road. Here are the base specs for both models below:

  • 2020 Acura RDX:
    • 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine
    • 10-speed automatic transmission
    • 272 hp
    • 280 lb-ft of torque
    • 22 city mpg/28 hwy mpg**
  • 2020 Audi Q5:
    • 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine
    • 7-speed dual-clutch transmission
    • 248 hp
    • 273 lb-ft of torque
    • 22 city mpg/28 hwy mpg

RDX vs. Q5: Interior Space

When it comes to interior space, you want to be able to make the most out of your luxury SUV and you’ll have more room for storage when you choose the RDX cabin as it comes with 79.8 cubic feet of cargo space. Those who opt for the Audi Q5 might have to make multiple trips when running errands as it only offers 53.1 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. Ample passenger space also ensures everyone can stay relaxed on long or short rides, and you’ll be glad to see that the RDX has a passenger volume of 104.0 cubic feet while the passenger dimensions of the Audi Q5 have yet to be released.

Take-Home a New or Pre-Owned Acura RDX at Weir Canyon Acura

No matter which way you compare the 2020 Acura RDX vs. Audi Q5, you can expert all the features and capabilities you need to take on Montclair and Riverside roads with ease behind the wheel of an RDX. At Weir Canyon Acura, we’re proud to carry a range of new Acura RDX models for sale, so you can find a luxury Acura SUV that fits your budget. Contact us today for more information on our Acura dealership and how you can get the leasing or financing process started right from the comfort of your home!

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,025.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

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