In comparing the 2019 Cadillac XT4's and the 2019 Acura RDX's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Cadillac XT4 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency and resale value. The 2019 Acura RDX has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Cadillac XT4's and the 2019 Acura RDX's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Cadillac XT4 is a better car than the 2019 Acura RDX.
2019 Cadillac XT4 vs. 2019 Acura RDX Pricing
A used 2019 Cadillac XT4 ranges from $23,991 to $34,965 while a used 2019 Acura RDX is priced between $24,994 to $38,292.
2019 Cadillac XT4 vs. 2019 Acura RDX Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Cadillac XT4 loses 47.9 percent of its value and the 2019 Acura RDX loses 49.3 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Cadillac XT4 retains 1.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Acura RDX.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Cadillac XT4’s base engine makes 237 horsepower, and the 2019 Acura RDX base engine makes 272 horsepower. The XT4 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 477 miles. The RDX is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 479 miles.This gives the 2019 Cadillac XT4 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2019 Acura RDX the advantage in maximum range. 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 head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2019 Cadillac XT4, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the areas of rear head room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2019 Cadillac XT4 and the 2019 Acura RDX have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.