2018 Acura
RDX

Performance

Power

Each trimlevel on the 2018 RDX sports the same, powerful and efficient powertrain, ensuring maximum performance regardless of which technology package is chosen. The strapping 3.5-liter V6 engine refuses to sacrifice fuel economy for power, achieving an EPA-estimated 28 mpg on the highway when equipped with front-wheel drive and 27 mpg when equipped with all-wheel drive,** all while generating an impressive 279 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque.

Performance

Engine

Armed with a 279-hp i-VTEC® V6 engine, the RDX is designed to help you power through whatever comes your way without sacrificing fuel economy, achieving an impressive, EPA-estimated 28 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg in the city.**

Performance

Sport Mode

Optimize responsiveness with the transmission’s Sport Mode. Get quicker downshifts, higher revs before upshifting, or go into full manual mode with the paddle shifters.

Performance

All-Wheel Drive

The available RDX All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system is designed to help maximize the use of available traction in both dry and slippery conditions,while minimizing system-wide friction and power loss to help optimize fuel efficiency to a combined EPA rating of only one mile per gallon below the front-wheel drive model.

Performance

Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters

The 6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters gives you the best of two worlds—providing the convenience of precise and intuitive automatic shifting as well as shift-for-yourself control.

Safety

Multi-View Rearview Camera

When reverse is engaged, the RDX Multi-View Rear Camera systemcan assist in navigating the tightest of spaces. Three angles—regular, wide, and top-down—help you judge distances and guide trajectory. It can even indicate clearance for opening the power tailgate.

Safety

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control lets you set a desired speed and maintain a set interval between you and the car detected ahead on the highway. That way you can enjoy cruise control even in light traffic conditions.

Safety

Blind Spot Information System

This available convenience feature can detecta vehicle in the next lane’s alert zone while going over 20 MPH, with an indicator appearing near the side’s A-pillar. If you signal in the direction of that vehicle, the mirror indicator flashes and a warning beep sounds.

Safety

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) uses a forward-facing camera above the rearview mirror to help you keep the RDX centered in a detected lane. If you begin to drift to the side, it will gently guide the car back to the middle of the lane. Driver must keep hands on the wheel.

Safety

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control lets you set a desired speed and maintain a set interval between you and the car detected ahead on the highway. That way you can enjoy cruise control even in light traffic conditions.

Safety

Parking Sensors

Experience a heightened sense of your surroundings. Our innovative available parking sensors can detect when the RDX is getting close to an object or surface with a series of beeps, which sound more rapid as you get closer.

Interior/Exterior

Jewel Eye LED Headlights

Jewel Eye® LED headlights mimic natural sunlight using ten separate LED lamps. Five low-profile LEDs per headlight provide a brighter beam, using less energy and lasting significantly longer than HID or halogenheadlights. The focused beams help you view colors more vividly and reduce fatigue at night.

Interior/Exterior

Power Tailgate

Open the tailgate as you approach your RDX with the press of a button on the key fob. Smooth, precise motion opens and closes the rear with a high head clearance for hassle-free loading and unloading. If an obstruction is detected, it automatically reverses itself.

Interior/Exterior

Remote Engine Start

With this available feature, you can warm up the engine and heat or cool cabin temperature—before you get in. On cold days, this RDX feature activates the heated seats and begins to defrost the windshield from distances up to 328 feet from the vehicle.

Interior/Exterior

AcuraLink Satellite Communication

Integrated cellular triangulation makes the available AcuraLink® significant. Inan emergency, it can pinpoint your location and diagnostics. On a whim, a live concierge can make dinner reservations and send directions to your nav. At a touch, it can stream podcasts and internet radio stations.

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SMS/Email

Receive, listen, and respondto incoming text and email messages in a manner that helps mitigate the potential for driver distraction. Prepared responses appear on the center display and the system also offers a call-back option.

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Cargo Space

Enjoy room to bring it all with RDX cargo space. Behind the rear seats is 26.1 cubic feet—plenty of space for two large suitcases and two carry-on bags. With both seatbacks down, RDX provides an abundant 76.9 cubic feet of total cargo space.

†Safety Ratings Disclaimer

Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).

**MPG Disclaimer

Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

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