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 34**

EPA-Estimated Highway MPG

Up to 28
Up to 28**

EPA-Estimated City MPG

Up to 22

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow


Apple CarPlay/Android Auto


Leather-Trimmed Seats


Not sure whether a luxury vehicle is right for you? When you spell out facts separating 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

The Acura RDX is a luxury model, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that it comes with a much steeper price tag. For those sticking to a budget, the Honda CR-V is a more attractive choice. In fact, you can bring home the top-tier CR-V for less than the entry RDX: 

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

Luxury models are known for housing more powerful engines and that truth holds here as well. 

  • 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®)

The RDX may have the edge when it comes to horsepower and torque, but that comes at a price. Honda pulls ahead in fuel efficiency for fewer trips to the pump in Toledo. 

  • 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

You may think the RDX is outfitted with features in a league all of their own but Honda and Acura actually have many of the same amenities, 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 More with the Honda CR-V 

In the end, the Honda CR-V gives you incomparable value while still hitting a level of style you’ll love. You already know the CR-V is affordable but you can sweeten the deal by snagging one of our rotating new vehicle specials. Get behind the wheel today when you contact us for a test drive! 


*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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