In comparing the 2019 Acura RDX's and the 2019 Audi Q5's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura RDX has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2019 Audi Q5 has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for used cars. The 2019 Acura RDX and 2019 Audi Q5 have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Acura RDX's and the 2019 Audi Q5's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura RDX is a better car than the 2019 Audi Q5.
2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 Audi Q5 Pricing
A used 2019 Acura RDX ranges from $25,016 to $38,343 while a used 2019 Audi Q5 is priced between $24,498 to $35,949.
2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 Audi Q5 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Acura RDX loses 49.3 percent of its value and the 2019 Audi Q5 loses 50.8 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Acura RDX retains 1.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Audi Q5.
2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 Audi Q5 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura RDX is 8.8 out of 10 while the Audi Q5's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Acura RDX being ranked 1 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs and the Audi Q5 being ranked 6 out of 29. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the Acura RDX is ranked 3 and the Audi Q5 is ranked 14. The Acura RDX is also ranked 4 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the Audi Q5 is ranked 18 out of 67.
2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 Audi Q5 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura RDX is 8.6 out of 10. For the Audi Q5 the reliability rating is 7.8 out of 10. This gives the Acura RDX a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Audi Q5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Acura RDX’s base engine makes 272 horsepower, and the 2019 Audi Q5 base engine makes 248 horsepower. Both the RDX and the Q5 are rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 479 and 500 miles respectively. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2019 Acura RDX and the 2019 Audi Q5 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.