The 3.5L V6 engine speeds ahead of the competition with 279 hp and 252 lb.-ft. of torque, making the RDX one of the most powerful crossovers on the market.
Depending on driving conditions, the VCM system will automatically switch between running on six or three cylinders in order to improve fuel efficiency and handling.
Paddle shifters give you the control of a manual transmission with the ease of an automatic right in your hands. Setting the transmission into “Drive” offers smooth gear changes for fuel efficiency while switching to “Sport” brings quicker acceleration.
The intelligent AWD system detects dry or slippery conditions and automatically adjusts engine torque, maximizing available traction and minimizing system-wide friction to get the most out of fuel efficiency.
The front MacPherson strut offers durability and long wheel travel to withstand city gridlock. Amplitude Reactive Dampers absorb shock and ensure a smooth ride. The lowered center of gravity in the RDX adds increased stability.
Enjoy your ride without distractions with Thinsulate, an effective noise reducer, padding major areas of the body in order to reduce road noise. The Michelin Primary MXM4 tires are paired with the RDX due to their exceptionally quiet performance, offering you a peaceful drive free of road noise.
Push-button start and easy entry to your RDX is achieved with the Keyless Access System. The door is unlocked when the RDX senses your remote near it and that you are touching the door.
Look to the 5-inch full-color display above the center controls of the RDX to see a feed from the rearview camera. The display is adjustable and can show you a wider perspective behind the RDX for navigating out of a tight spot.
See what you’ve been missing with brighter, whiter Jewel Eye LED Headlights. These Acura-exclusive headlights use less energy and last much longer than HID or traditional halogen headlights.
Use the power liftgate to easily load cargo into the 26.1-cubic-foot storage area behind the rear seats. Lower both or either of the 60/40-split rear seatbacks for maximum cargo space of 76.9 cubic feet.
Carry your smartphone and tablet in the center console’s main covered storage area or use the accompanying covered storage area for smaller devices. The center console features two accessory power outlets, USB connection, and an audio input jack. Additional storage is available in the glove box and shelf for passengers in the back.
Driver and passenger can each set the temperature to their liking with dual-zone automatic climate control. Changes in climate are detected and the temperature is adjusted automatically, ensuring maximum comfort.
With a simple touch of the “Talk” steering wheel button, your music is muted and you get access to more than 200 voice commands that let you control audio, climate, and navigation systems without ever taking your hands off the wheel.
Manage 10 different audio sources, control navigation options, speed-dial, and instantly lock locations and functions like the trunk, glove box, navigation, and phone controls when valet parking.
Stay connected on the go with the Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and pair up to six phones to the system to control calling and SMS text messaging. Siri Eyes Free enhances the Siri experience on your iPhone, allowing you to check e-mail and sync apps with your RDX.
Specifically designed to protect in case of collision, the ACE body structure design distributes energy from an impact throughout the RDX, giving you peace of mind and confidence in adverse conditions.
Receive a notification of imminent collisions that allow you to take action quickly and avoid impacts. If you don’t react, the system automatically adjusts speed to minimize damage from an accident.
Automatically adjust speed to vehicles in front of the RDX with the Adaptive Cruise Control System. The system maintains your speed and avoids collisions when slower-moving objects in your path are detected.
The Lane Keeping Assist System recognizes lane lines and adjusts speed and direction to maintain lane position and even attempts to return the vehicle to the lane if action is not taken promptly.
Receive alerts when pedestrians, vehicles, and other objects are detected in the blind spot areas of the RDX for improved safety and eyes where you need them.
Vehicle speed, throttle position, individual wheel speeds, and steering angle are monitored and automatically adjusted to stabilize the RDX and avoid under- and over-steering situations.