In comparing the 2022 Acura RDX's and the 2022 BMW X3's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Acura RDX has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2022 BMW X3 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Acura RDX's and the 2022 BMW X3's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Acura RDX is a better car than the 2022 BMW X3.
2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 BMW X3 Pricing
A used 2022 Acura RDX ranges from $37,534 to $48,773 while a used 2022 BMW X3 is priced between $34,058 to $55,998. For a new model, the 2022 Acura RDX's price is between $43,250 and $53,782, with the 2022 BMW X3 priced between $45,192 and $56,417.
2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 BMW X3 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Acura RDX loses 49.3 percent of its value and the 2022 BMW X3 loses 50.5 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Acura RDX retains 1.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 BMW X3.
2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 BMW X3 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Acura RDX is 8.8 out of 10 while the BMW X3's quality rating is 8.6 out of 10. This results in the Acura RDX being ranked 1 out of 29 Best Luxury Small SUVs and the BMW X3 being ranked 2 out of 29. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the Acura RDX is ranked 3 and the BMW X3 is ranked 4. The Acura RDX is also ranked 4 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the BMW X3 is ranked 5 out of 67.
2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 BMW X3 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Acura RDX is 8.6 out of 10. For the BMW X3 the reliability rating is 8.3 out of 10. This gives the Acura RDX a slight advantage in reliability compared to the BMW X3.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Acura RDX’s base engine makes 272 horsepower, and the 2022 BMW X3 base engine makes 248 horsepower. The RDX is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 479 miles. The X3 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 499 miles. This gives the 2022 BMW X3 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2022 Acura RDX. Both models use premium unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2022 Acura RDX and the 2022 BMW X3 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.