Comparing the 2021 Ford Explorer vs 2021 Acura RDX

Car details Prices of the 2021 Ford Explorer and 2021 Acura RDX do not include sales taxes, licensing, other options, installation, administration and other dealer program fees. Prices include freight and P.D.E. Models and pictures shown for illustration purposes only. Options and accessories may vary by trim. Data and prices are provided by a third-party and Steele Ford cannot guarantee their accuracy.
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MSRP starting at:

$47,549

XLT 4WD
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2021 Acura RDX

MSRP starting at:

$49,865

Tech AWD
 
Overview
Base MSRP $47,549 $49,865
EPA Classification Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 11.6 (2020) L/100 km 11 (2020) L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 8.7 (2020) L/100 km 8.6 (2020) L/100 km
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.3 L/140 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5500 272 @ 6500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3500 280 @ 1600
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Technical Specs
Vehicle
EPA Classification Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Kg/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 20K km/year
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 11.6 (2020) L/100 km 11 (2020) L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 8.7 (2020) L/100 km 8.6 (2020) L/100 km
Powertrain
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
EnerGuide Estimate - City (L/100 km) 11.6 (2020) L/100 km 11 (2020) L/100 km
EnerGuide Estimate - Hwy (L/100 km) 8.7 (2020) L/100 km 8.6 (2020) L/100 km
Engine Order Code 99H
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.3 L/140 2.0 L/122
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5500 272 @ 6500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3500 280 @ 1600
Trans Order Code 44T
Trans Type 10 10
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 5.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.00 3.27
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.15 2.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 1.60
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.30
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.27 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.88 3.97
Clutch Size (in)
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.17
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 152.7 104
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 39.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43 41.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.8 59.7
Front Hip Room (in) 59.2 55
Second Head Room (in) 40.5 38.3
Second Leg Room (in) 39 38.4
Mechanical
ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Four Wheel Drive Standard N/A
4 Cylinder Engine (Option) Standard N/A
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged (Option) Standard N/A
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel (Option) Standard N/A
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels (Option) Standard N/A
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
A/T (Option) Standard N/A
A/T Standard Standard
Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode (Option) Standard N/A
Tow Hitch (Option) Standard N/A
Tire Pressure Monitor Standard Standard
10-Speed A/T (Option) Standard N/A
10-Speed A/T Standard Standard
All Wheel Drive N/A Standard
Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode N/A Standard
Exterior
Generic Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Sun/Moonroof (Option) Standard N/A
Panoramic Roof (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Front All-Season (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Front All-Season Standard N/A
Tires - Front Performance (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Rear All-Season (Option) Standard N/A
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard N/A
Tires - Rear Performance (Option) Standard N/A
Temporary Spare Tire Standard Standard
Generic Sun/Moonroof N/A Standard
Sun/Moonroof N/A Standard
Panoramic Roof N/A Standard
Tires - Front Performance N/A Standard
Tires - Rear Performance N/A Standard
Interior
Climate Control Standard Standard
Multi-Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard N/A
Security System Standard Standard
AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Floor Mats (Option) Standard N/A
Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Power Mirror(s) Standard Standard
Navigation System (Option) Standard N/A
3rd Row Seat Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Cloth Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Cloth Seats Standard N/A
Bucket Seats (Option) Standard N/A
Bucket Seats Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rear Bucket Seats Standard N/A
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Fog Lamps (Option) Standard N/A
Heated Front Seat(s) (Option) Standard N/A
Heated Front Seat(s) Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls Standard Standard
Engine Immobilizer Standard Standard
Automatic Headlights Standard Standard
Luggage Rack (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Standard
Driver Adjustable Lumbar (Option) Standard N/A
Driver Adjustable Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Adjustable Lumbar (Option) Standard N/A
Leather Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Bluetooth Connection Standard Standard
Telematics Standard Standard
Entertainment System (Option) Standard N/A
Remote Engine Start (Option) Standard N/A
Remote Engine Start Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard
Power Liftgate Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage Standard N/A
Rear Bench Seat (Option) Standard N/A
Premium Synthetic Seats (Option) Standard Standard
Heated Steering Wheel (Option) Standard N/A
WiFi Hotspot Standard Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control (Option) Standard N/A
Smart Device Integration Standard Standard
Requires Subscription Standard Standard
Navigation System N/A Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat N/A Standard
Premium Sound System N/A Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers N/A Standard
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror N/A Standard
Mirror Memory N/A Standard
Passenger Adjustable Lumbar N/A Standard
Seat Memory N/A Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener N/A Standard
HD Radio N/A Standard
Rear Bench Seat N/A Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats N/A Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control N/A Standard
Safety
Driver Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Sensor Standard Standard
Knee Air Bag Standard Standard
Front Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Front Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Stability Control Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor (Option) Standard N/A
Blind Spot Monitor Standard Standard
Lane Departure Warning (Option) Standard N/A
Lane Departure Warning Standard Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert (Option) Standard N/A
Cross-Traffic Alert Standard Standard
Lane Keeping Assist (Option) Standard N/A
Lane Keeping Assist Standard Standard
Driver Restriction Features Standard N/A
Daytime Running Lights N/A Standard

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