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


The Honda CR-V is close cousins with the Acura RDX, which can make it hard to choose between the two. Yet once you really compare the 2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Acura RDX the differences really start to stack up, especially when it comes to: 

  • Starting Prices
  • Power and MPG
  • Features

CR-V vs. RDX: Starting Prices

No matter how you look at it, the Acura RDX is a pricier option than the Honda CR-V. See for yourself when you examine the entry and top-level trims of the CR-V: 

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

Even the highest level CR-V is more affordable than the entry RDX: 

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

CR-V vs. RDX: Power and MPG

The Acura RDX is a luxury SUV, so it should come as no surprise that it generates more explosive power specs against the CR-V. Still, Honda holds its own with available all-wheel drive performance that gives you everything you need. 

  • 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®)

Acura’s impressive horsepower and torque comes at the expense of efficiency. The Honda CR-V helps you go further in Burlingame with more miles per gallon: 

  • 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

Even though the RDX is outfitted with many premium amenities, there’s a generous selection of features both models share, including: 

  • Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • 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)

Get a Great Value with the Honda CR-V 

The Honda CR-V delivers exceptional value while still maintaining a level of style and fun that will delight you and your family for years to come. Experience it for yourself at Ocean Honda of Burlingame today, and bring it home for even less when you utilize one of our new vehicle specials. Ready for a test drive? Contact us to get started! 


*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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