Compare The 2019 Acura RDX Against The 2019 Audi Q5

Are you looking for a new luxurious crossover the year that will transform your daily commute? Then the new 2019 Acura RDX is the vehicle for you. The new Acura RDX comes with unmatched performance and luxury as it passes all the competition on the highway. When you explore the features of the new RDX at our local Lehigh Valley Acura dealership with a test drive, you’ll find an SUV that is fun to dive thanks to the 2.0L VTEC Turbo engine and the super handling All-Wheel Drive.

But how does it compare to the competitive 2019 Audi Q5 2.0T? While both vehicles offer impressive comfort and performance, only the new RDX was recently redesigned, giving it advantages over the Audi in a few areas. For example, the new Acura RDX comes with more horsepower and torque over the competitive Audi Q5. And when we compare luxurious amenities, you’ll be paying more with the Q5. Check out our comparison chart below to learn more about these two amazing vehicles.

2019 Acura RDX

White Acura RDX

2019 Audi Q5

2019 Audi Q5

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2019 Acura RDX

2019 Audi Q5


2019 Acura RDX
Starting MSRP*

2019 Audi Q5
Starting MSRP*


2.0L DOHC VTEC Turbocharged I-4
272 @ 6500 rpm

2.0L DOHC Turbocharged I-4
248 @ 5000 rpm (CVT)

Fuel Economy

(Continuously Variable Transmission)


Seating Capacity

Acura RDX 

Audi Q5 

Cargo Space

79.8 cu. ft.

60 cu. ft.

Heated Front Seats



Apple CarPlay™



12-Volt Power Outlet


Not Available

Advanced Standard Features

  • Acura RDX
  • LED Headlights
  • Panoramic Moonroof
  • Heated Side Mirrors
  • 19’’ Wheels and Tires
  • Touch Pad Interface
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Road Departure Mitigation
  • Lane Depature Warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Audi Q5
  • Rear View Camera
  • Leather Seating Surface
  • 18’’ Wheels and Tires
  • Dark Brown Walnut Wood inlays
  • Tire-pressure monitoring system
  • Electric Rear Spoiler
  • Driver and Front-Passenger Airbags
  • Provision for Towing Bracket
  • LED Taillights with Dynamic Turn Signals

Which Performance Is Better?

When comparing these two sport utility vehicles, both come with similar turbocharged engines, but only the Acura RDX will come with more horsepower, more RPMs, and more a higher engine torque over the Audi Q5. It also comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission as compared to the Q5’s 7-speed automatic transmission.

The Q5 may come in with a slightly better EPA MPG rating over the Acura RDX, but at the difference in price points, it seems pretty clear which of these sport utility vehicles to choose from. You can find your perfect Acura RDX dream SUV with us at Lehigh Valley Acura today!

Finance The New Acura RDX At Lehigh Valley Acura

When your shopping or purchasing a new Acura RDX, make us at Lehigh Valley Acura near Allentown and Bethlehem your one-stop location. Our friendly Acura team is standing by and ready to help you get behind the wheel of your dream car. If your shopping for the new RDX, visit with our finance team to learn about what competitive auto loans you may qualify for. Fill out an online Credit Application to get started!

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