The Acura RDX is Acura’s first compact luxury crossover SUV, taking over from the MDX as Acura’s entry-level crossover SUV, as the MDX grew in size and price. Originally previewed as the Acura RD-X concept car, the production RDX had its debut at the 2006 New York Auto Show and went on sale on August 11, 2006. A facelifted 2010 model went on sale in August 2009, adopting Acura’s power plenum grille seen on its sedan models. 2017 Honda Acura RDX is the second generation RDX was revealed during January 2012 at the North American International Auto Show going on sale in April.
Find yourself surrounded by innovation. The technology found in RDX creates a sophisticated space that’s designed to anticipate your needs.
Get a look inside the Acura RDX through the eyes of downhill mountain bike racer, Rich Van Every as he shares his unique perspective on the exterior and interior features.
The RDX three-dimensional grille is a showpiece in design.
Every aspect of the RDX cockpit is designed to help you feel connected to the road.
Integrated cellular triangulation makes the available AcuraLink significant. In an 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.
This GPS-enabled approach to climate comfort uses a solar sensor to measure the intensity and position of the sun, so the temperature of your cabin’s two climate zones remain as you set them. Part of the Technology Package.
On Demand Multi-Use Display™ is an intuitive touch screen that combines all the controls you need in one striking 7-inch color system. It puts audio, climate and programmed shortcuts at your fingertips, all with haptic feedback you can feel.
Receive, listen and respond to 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.
The Multi-Information Display (MID) is located between the speedometer and tachometer. Using steering wheel controls, you can access important cruising info like turn-by-turn navigation, tire pressure stats and average MPG.
2017 Honda Acura RDX – Technology Package Pricing
FWD Starting at : $39,370*
AWD Starting at : $40,870*
2017 Honda Acura RDX – Technology Package Powertrain
Engine Type : 3.5-liter direct injection V-6
Valvetrain : 24-valve, SOHC i-VTEC®
Horsepower (SAE net) : 279 @ 6200 rpm
Torque (SAE net) : 252 lb-ft @ 4900 rpm
Throttle Control : Drive-by-Wire
EPA Fuel Economy Ratings2 (city / highway / combined) : 2WD: 20 / 28 / 23AWD: 19 / 27 / 22
Compression Ratio : 10.5:1
CARB Emissions Rating : ULEV-2
Tune-Up Interval3 : 100,000 +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups
Recommended Fuel19 : Premium unleaded 91 octane
Fuel Tank Capacity : 16.0 U.S. gallons (60.5 liters)
All-Wheel Drive with Intelligent Control : Available
Transmission : 6-Speed Automatic with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters
Maximum Torque Distribution Range (front: rear) : 100:0 to 60:40
+ 1st 3.36 : Standard
+ 2nd 2.09 : Standard
+ 3rd 1.48 : Standard
+ 4th 1.06 : Standard
+ 5th 0.75 : Standard
+ 6th 0.56 : Standard
+ Reverse 2.27 : Standard
+ Final Drive 4.25 : Standard
2017 Honda Acura RDX – Technology Package Chassis
Suspension : 4-wheel Independent MacPherson Strut Front /Multi-link Rear
Front Stabilizer Bar : 21.0 mm
Rear Stabilizer Bar : 19.0 mm
Steering : Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb : 38.9 ft.
Braking Systems : Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) Brake Assist
Front Disc Brakes : 12.3 in. ventilated
Rear Disc Brakes : 12.0 in. solid
Wheels : 18 X 7.5 inch aluminum-alloy
Tires: High-Performance All-Season : 235/60 R18
Curb Weight (lb)
+ Front Wheel Drive : 3,768
+ AWD : 3,931
Weight Distribution (% front / rear) : Front Wheel Drive: 61 / 39AWD: 60 / 40
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb : 38.9 ft
2017 Honda Acura RDX – Technology Package Exterior
+ Jewel Eye LED Headlights : Standard
+ Heated : Standard
+ LED Integrated Turn Signals : Standard
+ Reverse Gear Tilt-Down Function : Standard
Wheelbase : 105.7 in.
Length : 184.4 in.
Height : 65.0 in.
Width : 73.7 in.
Track (front/rear) : 63.1 / 63.4 in.
Ground Clearance (unladen) : 8.1 in.
2017 Honda Acura RDX – Technology Package Interior
+ Sport seats with perforated leather-trimmed interior : Standard
+ Driver’s 10-way power seat : Standard
+ 8-way power front passenger’s seat : Standard
+ Heated front seats : Standard
+ Easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seatback : Standard
+ Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob : Standard
+ Rear-seat center armrest with beverage holders : Standard
+ Automatic : Standard
+ Dual-zone : Standard
+ Air filtration : Standard
+ GPS-linked, solar-sensing : Standard
+ Rear passenger climate control vents : Standard
Key and Access
+ Keyless Access System : Standard
+ Smart entry : Standard
+ Pushbutton ignition : Standard
+ Acura personalized settings : Standard
Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls
+ Cruise Control Main, Speed set, Resume, Decel, Accel : Standard
+ Audio Volume, Skip Forward/Rearward, Mute, Change Source : Standard
+ Bluetooth HandsFreeLink : Standard
+ Multi-Information display : Standard
+ Voice Recognition / Siri : Standard
+ Previous Navigation display : Standard
Headroom : Front: 38.7 in (983 mm)Rear: 38.1 in (969 mm)
Legroom : Front: 42.0 in (1068 mm)Rear: 38.3 in (973 mm)
Hiproom : Front: 55.7 in (1415 mm)Rear: 53.8 in (1367 mm)
Shoulder Room : Front: 58.7 in (1490 mm)Rear: 57.2 in (1454 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume (SAE) : 103.5 cu.ft.
Max. Cargo Volume (SAE) : 2nd row up: 26.1 cu ft
2017 Honda Acura RDX – Technology Package Media & Connectivity
+ ELS Studio are registered trademarks of Panasonic Corporation of North America. All rights reserved.”>32 Premium Audio System with 10 speakers : Standard
+ SiriusXM Satellite Radio : Standard
+ USB Audio Interface with iPod/iPhone integration : Standard
+ MP3/auxiliary input jack : Standard
+ Bluetooth streaming audio : Standard
+ Pandora compatibility : Standard
+ Aha compatibility : Standard
+ Speed-sensitive volume compensation : Standard
+ Siri Eyes Free : Standard
+ SMS text message function only. Your wireless carrier’s rate plans apply. State or local laws may limit use of texting feature. Only use texting feature when conditions allow you to do so safely. : Standard
+ Bluetooth HandsFreeLink wireless telephone interface : Standard
+ 3D View : Standard
+ AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic : Standard
+ Traffic Rerouting : Standard
2017 Honda Acura RDX – Technology Package Safety & Driver Assistance
+ Multi-View Rear Camera : Standard
+ Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines : Standard
+ Blind spot information (BSI) system : Standard
+ Rear Cross Traffic Monitor : Standard
+ Auto-on/off headlight operation with wiper integration : Standard
+ 3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front) : Standard
+ 3-point seat belts (rear) : Standard
+ LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system : Standard
+ Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS) : Standard
+ Front side airbags with SmartVent technology : Standard
+ Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor : Standard
+ 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) : Standard
+ Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) : Standard
+ Brake Assist : Standard
2017 Honda Acura RDX – Technology Package Warranties
Vehicle : 4-year/50,000-Mile Limited Warranty
Powertrain : 6-year/70,000-Mile limited Warranty
Outer Body Rust-through : 5-Year/Unlimited-Mile Limited Warranty
Acura Genuine Accessories : 4-year/50,000-Mile Limited Warranty
Acura Total Luxury Care® (TLC) with Roadside Assistance : 4-year/50,000-mile
Seat Belts : 15-year/150,000-Mile Limited Warranty