[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
BREAKING: Pricing for 2017 Civic 5-door, on sale 9/26/16
More.......................
2.4 and 1.5T CRVs confirmed in memo to dealers
More.......................
Honda releases more info about 2017 Civic 5-door
More.......................
Official photos and early ride impressions of 2017 5-door Civic coming from European media
More.......................
Honda to unveil Civic hatchback at Paris Motor Show 2016
More.......................
SPIED ON THE STREET! 2017 Honda CR-V!!
More.......................
Honda Reports August Sales
More.......................
Just a bit of Civic 5-door trim info and some Next-gen CR-V News
More.......................
RDX --> Re: Another Humbling Experience
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: The problem with the new Honda Build and Price Page
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: Expanded View Driver's Mirror
Join Discussion......
IMA/Hybrids --> Re: Actual highway mileage on the 2017 Accord Hybrid
Join Discussion......
Honda Motorcycles --> Re: CBR250RR
Join Discussion......
Pilot --> Re: 2017 Honda Pilot - will it have Apple CarPlay?
Join Discussion......
NSX --> Re: Video: NSX lap Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Join Discussion......
Honda Motorcycles --> Re: Just picked up one of these..
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Consumers least satisfied with Acura?
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: 2013 Accord Coupe - Still Night Pearl
Join Discussion......
TOV Asia --> Honda Civic Hatch
Join Discussion......
Audio & Electronics --> Re: TonyEX- I need your stereo advice
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: N600 - 1000001 "Serial One"
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Proud new owner of...
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 2018 Chevy Equinox
Join Discussion......
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2017 Honda Ridgeline ride along
Read Article....................
2017 Honda Ridgeline PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
First Drive: 2017 Acura NSX(!)
Read Article....................
2017 Acura NSX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Video: Guy Melville-Brown talks about the 2016 Civic Coupe design
Read Article....................

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
TOV Forums > RDX > > Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo

Go to:

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

Thread Page - [1]
Author
  Post New Thread
TSX69
Profile for TSX69
Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-14-2012 08:02
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
http://www.philly.com/philly/business/breaking/20121114_Driver_s_Seat__Comparing_Acura__Infiniti_AWD_crossovers.html
Say you have 40 grand (more or less) to blow on a nice all-wheel-drive crossover. You don't need a lot of space and you want a name that's going to make the neighbors at least look up from their iPhones when you drive past on the cul-de-sac.

Acura and Infiniti may not be the competitors 1 thinks of immediately, but the 2 luxury brands from long-standing Japanese carmakers (Acura comes from Honda and Infiniti from Nissan) offer crossovers at about the same price point. The vehicles go in dramatically different directions from there.

This week, we'll get to know both crossovers from the inside, and next week get underneath and take them out on the road.
CivicB18
Profile for CivicB18
Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-14-2012 09:46
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Probably one of the worst executed reviews I've seen in a while.


~Patrick
notyper
Profile for notyper
Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-14-2012 11:17
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Kind of short on fact or rationale.

The EX37 is a nice vehicle. Infniti interiors have come a long way and it offers a nice powertrain.

That said, it is tiny inside. It's more like a 2+2. There's no way in hell I can fit in the back seat. It seems much more a styling statement - an oversized G37 coupe with luggage space - than a functional SUV.

SC
Mikeydred
Profile for Mikeydred
Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-14-2012 17:33
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
The EX 37 is a chicks car, every time I see a guy driving one they just look uncomfortable. They are also priced way to high, that may explain why they don't sell, usually averaging slightly less than last generation RDX sales annually. I doubt there will be a second generation of the EX unless it increases drastically in size specifically interior volume.
xBeastx
Profile for xBeastx
Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-14-2012 18:47
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Seriously, how do you guys find these horrid websites?
TSX69
Profile for TSX69
Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-22-2012 08:54
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
The Road Test
In the end: Lovers of the tried-and-true who need a real back seat would find the Acura a more rewarding purchase, while people interested in pushing the envelope and not carrying passengers or cargo might find the EX37 a better choice. Me? I don't find enough delight in either to not save almost half my money and get a Mazda CX-5.

But if I had to have luxury from these makers, I'd go for the Acura TSX wagon or spring for the Infiniti JX35.
mobis21
Profile for mobis21
Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-22-2012 09:04
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
holy crap, I can't believe that EX37 weighs over 5000 lbs. My 4 x 4 Trail Edition 4runner isn't that heavy and it's body on frame.
superchg2
Profile for superchg2
Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-22-2012 10:48
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
mobis21 wrote:
holy crap, I can't believe that EX37 weighs over 5000 lbs. My 4 x 4 Trail Edition 4runner isn't that heavy and it's body on frame.

You must have been looking at the gross vehicle weight, dude.

"Weights: gross vehicle weight (lbs): 4,860, published curb weight (lbs): 3,790 and payload allowance (lbs): 1,070"



mobis21
Profile for mobis21
Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-23-2012 07:55
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
I'm not sure to which they were referring, but this is what they wrote.

"the Infiniti tips the scales at a beefy 5,024 pounds, it's more lethargic than the comparatively lithe 3,852-pound Acura."
superchg2
Profile for superchg2
Re: Acura RDX vs Infiniti EX37 Comparo    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-23-2012 08:51
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Obviously the author got his numbers wrong, by quoting the gross vehicle weight. As was previouly mentioned, a pretty crappy article.
He probably also does the gardening section.
 
Thread Page - [1]
Go to:
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
mobile: 0