2020 Acura RDX


2020 Audi Q5

Base Price



280 lb-ft


273 lb-ft
79.8 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

53.1 cubic feet
2.0L Turbocharged 4-cylinder

Standard Engine

2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder

Trim Levels


2020 Acura RDX vs. 2020 Audi Q5

Providing a bevy of features and a high performing engine, both the 2020 Acura RDX and Audi Q5 can enhance your New Haven commutes. Even though both reliable SUVs offer outstanding amenities and impressive specs, which one is right for you, the Acura RDX or Audi Q5? Explore the comparison of the RDX vs. Q5 with Acura of Milford to find the luxury SUV that suits you most. Then check out our new vehicle specials to ensure you’re getting the best price in Milford.

Acura RDX vs. Audi Q5: Price and Trim Levels

With a lower starting MSRP, the 2020 Acura RDX offers an additional trim level compared to the Q5, giving Fairfield drivers another option to find the model for them. Each RDX configuration allows drivers to upgrade from the standard FWD to Super Handling All Wheel Drive. Those choosing to go with the Audi Q5 can upgrade their AWD configuration to a hybrid – but with a hefty price tag:

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

Acura RDX vs. Audi Q5: Performance Specs

Both luxury SUVs offer a standard 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. However, the Acura RDX gives more pickup, thanks to a 10-speed automatic transmission delivering 272 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. Conversely, the Audi Q5 provides a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, only generating 248 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. 

Acura RDX vs. Audi Q5: Interior Space and Technology

When comparing the RDX vs. Q5, interior space plays a huge factor for Bridgeport families. Both provide seating for five passengers, but only the RDX offers enough storage room for groceries and luggage during weekend trips or errands. Compared to the Q5 cargo space of 53.1 cubic feet, the Acura RDX is spacious thanks to the 79.8 cubic feet of cargo capacity. Additionally, the Acura RDX delivers technology you can’t find on the Audi Q5 lineup:

  • Noise cancellation tech
  • Acura/ELS Studio 3D® premium audio system
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Standard front heated seats
  • True Touchpad Interface™ 
  • Remote vehicle starter

Explore the Acura RDX Configurations at Acura of Milford

After seeing the matchup between the RDX vs. Q5, it is clear that the Acura RDX delivers a luxurious interior and impressive performance at a value that can’t be found within the Audi Q5 lineup. Ready to explore the Acura RDX models yourself? Don’t hesitate to contact us at Acura of Milford with any financing questions. Apply for financing and see if you’re pre-qualified today. 

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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