When we compare the 2020 Audi Q5's and the 2020 Acura RDX's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Audi Q5 has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for used cars. The 2020 Acura RDX has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2020 Audi Q5 and 2020 Acura RDX have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2020 Audi Q5's and the 2020 Acura RDX's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Acura RDX is a better car than the 2020 Audi Q5.
2020 Audi Q5 vs. 2020 Acura RDX Pricing
A used 2020 Audi Q5 ranges from $26,807 to $37,992 while a used 2020 Acura RDX is priced between $28,500 to $39,998.
2020 Audi Q5 vs. 2020 Acura RDX Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 Audi Q5 loses 50.8 percent of its value and the 2020 Acura RDX loses 49.3 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Acura RDX retains 1.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 Audi Q5.
2020 Audi Q5 vs. 2020 Acura RDX Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Audi Q5 is 8.1 out of 10 while the Acura RDX's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Audi Q5 being ranked 6 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs and the Acura RDX being ranked 1 out of 29. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the Audi Q5 is ranked 14 and the Acura RDX is ranked 3. The Audi Q5 is also ranked 18 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the Acura RDX is ranked 4 out of 67.
2020 Audi Q5 vs. 2020 Acura RDX Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Audi Q5 is 7.8 out of 10. For the Acura RDX the reliability rating is 8.6 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 2020 Audi Q5’s base engine makes 248 horsepower, and the 2020 Acura RDX base engine makes 272 horsepower. Both the Q5 and the RDX are rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 518 and 479 miles respectively. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2020 Audi Q5 and the 2020 Acura RDX have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.