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  • Toyota Venza

    10 18.52%
  • Acura RDX

    12 22.22%
  • Mercedes GLK

    24 44.44%
  • Other. Tribeca, ML, RX, ESCAPE etc etc

    8 14.81%
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Thread: Venza vs RDX vs GLK

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    Default Venza vs RDX vs GLK

    So were in the market for a cross over and were considering the following.

    Venza vs RDX vs GLK

    which one would you buy?

    Venza reminds me too much of a station wagon, then again they all do.

    RDX tons of technology, looks kinda small and dont know about repairs fi turbo goes

    GLK nice, you can get a good price from the states high maintance costs.

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    if the RDX is too small, move up to the MDX.
    Its not only about money. Its about freedom, friends and family too.

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    I kinda like the Venza

    The others mentioned do not tickle my fancy.
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    i was looking into the GLK, RX350 and MDX but in the end i bought a Audi Q5 and i am extremly happy with it
    I didnt look at the venza because it's a station wagon

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    Isn't there a huge roadblock to get MBs from the states?

    I actually quite like the new FX37.

    AWD system wise, you really can't beat Acura's SH-AWD. The only other torque vectoring AWD crossover is on the X5M/X6M.
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    Why are wagons bad?

    Something like a loaded Jetta wagon TDI would be way more fuel efficient and wouldn't give up too much interior space to any of those crossovers, other than Venza maybe.

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    I voted Venza since it has decent room and utility and will be the most economical to operate. RDX isn't roomy at all and it's a thirsty little ute. With the GLK you end up paying too much for an average CUV.

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    Cadillac SRX
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    Out of that list, GLK.

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    Originally posted by dino_martini
    Cadillac SRX
    Or cts wagon,make no mistake,the caddys are very competitive,i know a few ex Acura owners that love thier new caddys.

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    Audi q5 or volvo xc60

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    Audi Q5 or Subie Outback. The Venza gets roasted in every review I have read when compared to the Honda Crosstour, and I am not crazy about the Honda so the Toyota would be a no go.

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    Default Re: Venza vs RDX vs GLK

    Originally posted by Aleks
    Why are wagons bad?

    Something like a loaded Jetta wagon TDI would be way more fuel efficient and wouldn't give up too much interior space to any of those crossovers, other than Venza maybe.
    I'd buy a wagon over a crossover or SUV any day. FYI, it's the Golf wagon now, not the Jetta wagon.

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    Driven the GLK (rides like a lifted C-class because thats what it is)

    Q5 could be a raised A4 for all I know...drive em both.

    Saving money? Dodge Journey is the best seller of them all for a reason. Just sayin'.

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    I ended up buying an RDX last year because the dealership was doing substantial cash back, so a Tech RDX ended up costing me 10 grand less than the Q5 with similar options.
    The GLK with slight upgrades that you'd think would be standard on a benz brought it over 50K, and maintenance costs are a bit higher.
    I haven't had any problems with the RDX so far. I would have preferred a V6 over the 4 cylinder turbo, but the money I saved compared to everything else (EX35, Q5, GLK 350) made it a no brainer. SH-AWD did great all winter!

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    Infinti Fx45 or Audi Q5

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    I say the newer style honda pilots. I love them!!!
    Seats 8, and has car like gas mileage
    I love my honda pilot. I want to get a brand new one soon.

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    ZDX anyone? Haha.
    I kinda like the styling as opposed to everyone.
    However, I would assume rear visibility to be similar to a crosstour which is a big nono.

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