Starting at $35,370 (plus destination charge) for the base front-drive model, the RDX can be equipped instead with all-wheel drive for an additional $1,500. Top model is the RDX with Advance Package, priced at $43,520 with all-wheel drive.
An RDX with the AcuraWatch Plus package includes safety and driver-assistance features. The Technology Package includes silver/black trim, a power front passenger seat, dual-screen multi-information display, HD radio, blind-spot information, rear cross-traffic monitor, and a multi-view rearview camera with dynamic guidelines.
Specifying the Advance Package adds machined alloy wheels, rain-sensing wipers, foglamps, remote engine start, front/rear parking sensors, ventilated front seats, and the AcuraWatch safety and driver-assistance technologies.
Acura’s 3.5-liter V6 makes 279 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque, driving a six-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy is EPA-estimated at 20 mpg in city driving and 28 mpg on the highway (23 mpg combined) for front-drive. All-wheel drive drops each estimate by 1 mile per gallon. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has given the RDX a five-star crash-test score.
Standard equipment in the base Acura RDX includes:
- LED projector headlights and LED taillights
- Heated front seats
- Second-row air conditioning vents
- Power tailgate
- Multi-view rearview camera
- Cruise control
- Dual-zone automatic climate control
- Keyless ignition
- Seven-speaker sound
Navigation is optional.