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2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Acura RDX

2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Acura RDX

2021 Honda CR-V


2021 Acura RDX

$25,350 MSRP*

Starting Price

$38,200 MSRP
Up to 28**

EPA-Estimated City MPG

Up to 22
Up to 34**

EPA-Estimated Highway MPG

Up to 28

Leather-Trimmed Seats


Apple CarPlay/Android Auto


Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow


If you’re considering a new SUV for your morning Weymouth commute, you’ll want to compare the 2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Acura RDX. While you may assume the luxurious RDX would have an advantage over the CR-V, Honda packs in a surprising amount of perks. Read on to see how the CR-V shines in categories such as: 

  • Power and MPG
  • Features
  • Starting Prices

CR-V vs. RDX: Power and MPG

When it comes to performance, there’s a lot to consider between the CR-V and RDX. At first glance, it may seem like Acura has the clear advantage: 

  • Honda CR-V performance: Up to 190 and 179 lb-ft of torque. Option for Real Time AWD
  • Acura RDX performance: Up to 272 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. Option for available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)

But Honda pulls ahead in terms of fuel efficiency, helping you make fewer trips to the pump: 

  • 2021 Honda CR-V LX FWD CVT: Up to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 34 on the highway**
  • 2021 Acura RDX Standard FWD: Up to an EPA-estimated 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway

CR-V vs. RDX: Features

While it’s true that the RDX includes many premium touches unavailable with the CR-V, these two standout SUVs actually share many of the features you’re sure to have on your list. Slip inside to experience: 

  • Heated Front and Rear Outboard Seats
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Leather-Trimmed Seats

CR-V vs. RDX: Starting Prices

If sticking to a budget is important to you, the Honda CR-V makes for a savvy investment at any configuration:

  • 2021 Honda CR-V LXFWD: Priced at $25,350 MSRP*
  • 2021 Honda CR-V Touring FWD: Priced at $33,650 MSRP*

Even if you opt for the highest CR-V level trim, you’ll still be coming in under the entry-level RDX price:

  • 2021 Acura RDX Standard FWD: Starting at $38,200 MSRP
  • 2021 Acura RDX Advance Package FWD: Starting at $46,000 MSRP

The Honda CR-V is Waiting for You at Ocean Honda of Weymouth

The Acura RDX is an exceptional vehicle, but when it comes to value the Honda CR-V takes the lead. Get behind the wheel of this stunning SUV today, and while you’re here our friendly sales team can walk you through everything this model has to offer. Grab one of our new vehicle specials for additional savings, and contact us with any questions! 

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,045.00 destination charge, options and accessories. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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