2015 Acura RDX

2015 Acura RDX

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Style NameFuel TypeDrive TypeMPGMSRP
AWD 4drGasoline FuelAll Wheel DriveCity: 19
Hwy: 19
$36,495.00
AWD 4dr Tech PkgGasoline FuelAll Wheel DriveCity: 19
Hwy: 19
$40,195.00
FWD 4drGasoline FuelFront Wheel DriveCity: 20
Hwy: 20
$35,095.00
FWD 4dr Tech PkgGasoline FuelFront Wheel DriveCity: 20
Hwy: 20
$38,795.00

2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Front Wheel Drive
Base MSRP: $35,095.00
Invoice: $32,962.42
Hwy MPG: N/A mpg
City MPG: N/A mpg

Pros

Strong, responsive V6 powertrain; capable handling; comfortable interior; flexible, versatile interior layout

Model Highlights

The 2015 Acura RDX has a very simple lineup of models: It's offered with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive and with or without a Technology Package.

All Acura RDX models are powered by a 273-horsepower, 3.5L V6 engine, mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. It provides strong, smooth acceleration, while the car-like MacPherson strut front suspension and independent multi-link rear setup are tuned to be comfort-oriented yet firm enough for quick maneuvers, and an electric power steering system follows a Motion Adaptive algorithm for a natural feel at low or high speeds.

The RDX has seating for five, with the contoured leather seats in back offering more comfort than most other compact crossover wagons. The rear seatbacks are split-folding and flip forward with a 'one-touch' activation--to expand the 16.9 cubic feet with the seatback up to 76.9 cubic feet behind the front seats. Up front, there's a large center console, and Acura has included several other smaller cubbies, in the doors and dash. Ride quality is hushed for a vehicle that also aims to those who enjoy driving, but Active Noise Cancellation helps keep the cabin especially quiet.

From a safety standpoint, the RDX covers both active and passive fronts, packing in an advanced stability control system, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, and six airbags, along with the Honda/Acura Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure that's designed to help absorb energy in crashes with different-sized vehicles.

Heated front power seats, a power moonroof, keyless entry, heated side mirrors, push-button start, and a multi-angle rearview camera system are included in all RDX models. The sound system has 360 watts, and it includes Pandora internet radio (with a connected smartphone and data plan), hands-free calling and even SMS text messaging.

Models with the Technology Package add, as the name implies, plenty of additional high-tech conveniences, including a navigation system with voice recognition; a hard-disk storage system; real-time traffic with rerouting features; real-time weather; dual-zone climate control; a power rear tailgate; projector-beam; bi-xenon headlamps; front fog lamps; and an Acura/ELS surround-sound system.

Model News

The RDX luxury crossover carries over to 2015 with no significant changes. Prices start at just under $35,000 for the 2015 Acura RDX.

Value Writeup

The Acura RDX was redesigned for 2013, becoming slightly larger and adopting a V6 to replace the former turbocharged 4-cylinder. As a result, this RDX is quieter, more refined and more comfortable, and rather than being one of the edgier compact crossovers it's now a somewhat smaller but still refined alternative to mid-size luxury models like the Lexus RX or Cadillac SRX. The RDX's simplified model lineup and rich list of standard features also means that buyers will get a well-equipped luxury vehicle that probably has a lower price tag than many other well-equipped models.

Pricing

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Exterior Color Interior Colors
 

Basque Red Pearl II

Manufacturers Code: (RB)

  • Parchment
 

Graphite Luster Metallic

Manufacturers Code: (GX)

  • Parchment
 

Kona Coffee Metallic

Manufacturers Code: (BS)

  • Parchment
 

Forged Silver Metallic

Manufacturers Code: (SI)

  • Parchment
  • Ebony
 

Crystal Black Pearl

Manufacturers Code: (BK)

  • Parchment
  • Ebony
 

White Diamond Pearl

Manufacturers Code: (WB)

  • Parchment
 

Graphite Luster Metallic

Manufacturers Code: (GR)

  • Ebony
 

Silver Moon

Manufacturers Code: (SA)

  • Ebony

Vehicle

Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/yearN/A
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score5.0 (Est)
Vehicle
EPA ClassificationSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

Powertrain

Transmission
DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
Trans Type6
Trans Description Cont.Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.09
Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.48
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.06
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.75
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.56
Reverse Ratio (:1)2.27
Clutch SizeN/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)4.25
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), HighN/A
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), LowN/A
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - HwyN/A
Cruising Range - CityN/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - CityN/A
Fuel Economy Est-CombinedN/A
Cruising Range - HwyN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - CityN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - HwyN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - CombinedN/A
Engine
Engine TypePremium Unleaded V-6
Displacement3.5 L/212
Fuel SystemSequential MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM273 @ 6200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM251 @ 5000
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)130
Cooling System
Total Cooling System CapacityN/A

Dimensions

Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity5
Passenger Volume103.5 ft³
Front Head Room38.7 in
Front Leg Room42 in
Front Shoulder Room58.7 in
Front Hip Room55.7 in
Second Head Room38.1 in
Second Leg Room38.3 in
Second Shoulder Room57.2 in
Second Hip Room53.8 in
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase105.7 in
Length, OverallN/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors73.7 in
Height, Overall66.1 in
Track Width, Front63.1 in
Track Width, Rear63.4 in
Min Ground Clearance5.4 in
Rear Door Opening HeightN/A
Rear Door Opening WidthN/A
Liftover HeightN/A
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3N/A
Cargo Area Width @ BeltlineN/A
Cargo Box Width @ WheelhousingsN/A
Cargo Box (Area) HeightN/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 161.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 226.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 326.1 ft³

Chassis

Weight Information
Base Curb Weight3717 lbs
Curb Weight - FrontN/A
Curb Weight - RearN/A
Maximum Payload CapacityN/A
Curb WeightN/A
Total Option Weight0.00 lbs
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.1500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.150 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.1500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.150 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity1500 lbs
Suspension
Suspension Type - FrontStrut
Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - FrontN/A
Shock Absorber Diameter - RearN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - FrontN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - RearN/A
Tires
Front Tire SizeP235/60VR18
Rear Tire SizeP235/60VR18
Spare Tire SizeCompact
Wheels
Front Wheel Size18 X 7.5 in
Rear Wheel Size18 X 7.5 in
Spare Wheel SizeCompact in
Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
Steering
Steering TypeRack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), OverallN/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb38.9 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to WallN/A
Brakes
Brake Type4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness12.3 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness12 in
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx16 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, ApproxN/A

Warranty Information

Basic:
4 Years/50,000 Miles

Drivetrain:
6 Years/70,000 Miles

Corrosion:
5 Years/Unlimited Miles

Roadside Assistance:
4 Years/50,000 Miles

Crash Test Rating

US NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS:

Overall Rating: * * * * *

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating: * * * * *

Overall Side Crash Rating: * * * * *

Side Barrier Rating: * * * * *


Combined Side Barrier and Pole Ratings:
Front Seat Rating: * * * * * Rear Seat Rating: * * * * *

Overall Rollover Rating: * * * *
Dynamic Test Result: No Tip
Risk of Rollover: 16.4%

Note Regarding Driver Rating:

Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Rollover Note: Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Recall Information

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:
16V061000

Mfg's Report Date:
FEB 02, 2016

Component:
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE

Potential Number Of Units Affected:
2232187

Summary:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2011-2015 CR-Z, 2010-2014 FCX, and Insight, 2009-2013 Fit, 2013-2014 Fit EV, 2007-2014 Ridgeline, 2013-2016 Acura ILX, 2013-2014 Acura ILX Hybrid, 2007-2016 RDX, 2005-2012 Acura RL, 2009-2014 Acura TL, and 2010-2013 Acura ZDX vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Remedy:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are JY0, JY1, and JY2.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAR 31, 2014 to APR 14, 2015

Manufacturer Recall Number:
JY0, JY1, JY2


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