2018 Acura RDX Buyer's Guide
Starting Price: $36,795 | Price yours
Above Average: Reliability, driving performance, ride comfort
Below Average: Fuel economy, conservative styling
Consensus: A tech-savvy, engaging luxury SUV
A Confidently Practical Luxury SUV
The RDX brings together the sharp styling, high-tech features and high-quality practicality that Acura is known for, in a small, easily maneuverable package. This 5-passenger SUV is something for everyone: smooth road-trip transport with a quiet, well-crafted leather-lined cabin, reliable errand-runner with an excellent resale value, a sporty, powerful performer on twisting roads. Its looks may not stand out, but the Acura RDX excels at everything it does.
From our full review of the 2018 Acura RDX: "Get the RDX out on a long stretch of open road and you’ll discover this little SUV’s best attribute is its ability to cruise effortlessly for long distances without creating fatigue or boredom. Should the road begin to turn and twist, however, Acura’s 2018 RDX can handle just about any situation."
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Some of the coolest high-tech features on the market are available in the RDX. Its optional climate control system, which can be controlled with voice commands, uses data from the GPS system to regulate temperature. Its 10-speaker surround sound system works with Pandora. The multi-view backup camera lets you choose which angle you want to see when parking. The RDX is also available with Acura's AcuraWatch suite of features, which includes adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane keep assist and more.
The 2018 Acura RDX starts around $37,000 and climbs to nearly $45,000 fully loaded. Build and price your own 2018 Acura RDX to unlock its Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price, 5-Year Cost to Own and more.
Preview: 2019 Acura RDX
Acura unveiled a thinly disguised version of the 2019 RDX at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This prototype serves as a preview of the production model. The new, larger RDX will have a new engine and transmission, and the roomier interior uses more advanced infotainment technology.
KBB.com visitor and RDX owner Mcelrob had this to say about Acura's compact luxury SUV: "Likes = Engine is very powerful, Seats are ok, SIRI Eyes works really well with my Iphone, as does the voice recognition (mostly),Love the power hatch Dislikes = No heated Steering Wheel, No Active Dampers for the suspension (the ride can be rough on bad pavement)." Read more Acura RDX consumer reviews.
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