When comparing the 2019 Acura RDX's and the 2019 BMW X1's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura RDX has the advantage in the areas of reliability, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2019 BMW X1 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and resale value. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Acura RDX's and the 2019 BMW X1's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Acura RDX is a better car than the 2019 BMW X1.
2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 BMW X1 Pricing
A used 2019 Acura RDX ranges from $25,016 to $38,343 while a used 2019 BMW X1 is priced between $21,992 to $31,998.
2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 BMW X1 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 BMW X1 loses 43.4 percent of its value. This means the 2019 BMW X1 retains 5.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Acura RDX.
2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 BMW X1 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura RDX is 8.8 out of 10 while the BMW X1's quality rating is 8.6 out of 10. This results in the Acura RDX being ranked 3 out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs and the BMW X1 being ranked 5 out of 60. Out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs, the Acura RDX is ranked 4 and the BMW X1 is ranked 6.
2019 Acura RDX vs. 2019 BMW X1 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura RDX is 8.6 out of 10. For the BMW X1 the reliability rating is 7.2 out of 10. This gives the Acura RDX an advantage in reliability compared to the BMW X1.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Acura RDX’s base engine makes 272 horsepower, and the 2019 BMW X1 base engine makes 228 horsepower. The RDX is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 479 miles. The X1 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 515 miles. This gives the 2019 BMW X1 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2019 Acura RDX. Both models use premium unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2019 Acura RDX, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2019 BMW X1, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2019 Acura RDX and the 2019 BMW X1 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.