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Acura RDX

Price $44,390 – $54,390
Fuel consumption 8.6 – 11.3 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 74%(view ratings)
In the extremely competitive world of compact luxury SUVs, the Acura RDX continues to perform well as evidenced by its sales numbers. Blessed with a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine, it delivers a healthy 272 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, which are then transferred to all four wheels via a 10-speed automatic transmission and Acura’s Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system. A sleek A-Spec package adds a dynamic touch to the RDX.

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Test Drives2020 Acura RDX: Damned Touchpad
Acura introduced its first-ever compact luxury SUV in 2007. Twelve years later, the RDX was completely redesigned for its third generation. We’ve just spent a week behind the wheel of a 2020 Acura RDX A-Spec, which is unchanged from the new-for-2019 model. Turbocharged Under the hood is a turbocharged 2.0-litre …
Test Drives2019 Acura RDX: Just in Time
These days, if a luxury brand portfolio isn’t filled with SUVs of all shapes and sizes, it’s because someone high up within the company messed up. That person—or it could be a committee—misjudged the shift towards light trucks and are left struggling with declining sales. We don’t know who these …
First Drives2019 Acura RDX: Some Personality at Last!
You probably already know that the MDX and RDX generate the highest volume of sales at Honda’s luxury brand. This was true long before SUV sales skyrocketed. With the competition heating up across all SUV categories, Acura has decided to stand pat for now and rely on this tandem. For …
Test Drives2015 Acura RDX: An SUV That Thinks It's A Sports Car
In 2006, the first RDX launched Acura into the luxury compact crossover segment. Comfortable and luxurious with a hint of sportiness, this vehicle was very successful. The RDX also happened to be equipped with one of Honda's only turbocharged engines, a 2.3-litre four-cylinder. It delivered speed and a ride reminiscent …
Test Drives2013 Acura RDX: Tasteful Compromises
The Acura RDX was never a bad SUV. It just never really got a leg up on its competitors. With 4,726 units sold in 2012, it was more popular that the Infiniti EX35 and Volvo XC60. But it didn’t live up to the Mercedes-Benz GLK, Audi Q5, BMW X3 or …

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NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Audi Q5
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Compact luxury SUVs lead the way when it comes to premium vehicles. With so many contenders vying for your hard-earned dollars, it’s a pretty intense battle out there. Brand image …
NewsHonda, Acura Dealers Want More SUVs; Will They Get Them?
Customers seem to want more and more SUVs, and you know what? Dealers, too. While most manufacturers have introduced new models in recent years, that’s not good enough for some. According to Automotive News , Honda ’s National Dealer Advisory Board in the U.S. is starting to put pressure on …
News2021 Acura RDX PMC Edition: Orange is the New Black
Not all special editions deserve to make headlines, but since the Acura RDX is the Japanese brand’s most popular model, we can certainly talk to you about the RDX PMC Edition that will join the lineup for 2021. Similar to the NSX supercar, the TLX sedan and the MDX midsize …
RecallsHonda and Acura: Faulty Fuel Pump Leads to Global Recall
A number of owners of Honda and Acura vehicles need to be aware that the low-pressure fuel pump could fail in some cases, causing the engine to run rough or maybe not even start. They may also see a “Check Engine” light pop up on the instrument cluster or feel …
New York2019 Acura RDX: The Third Generation Makes its World Debut
The production version of the Acura RDX luxury midsize SUV, whose virtually identical prototype was seen at the Detroit Motor Show in January, has just been unveiled in nearly simultaneous premieres at the New York and Vancouver Auto Shows. The RDX is built on a brand-new architecture. The unibody design …
Detroit2019 Acura RDX: Showing Off New Design Language with Clean Sheet Reboot
DETROIT, Michigan – With North American SUV sales at an all-time high, Honda's luxury arm plans on taking advantage with the reveal of its all-new RDX compact crossover prototype at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The label “prototype” may be attached to it, but according to …

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