2011 Acura RDX Tech

Matt Tierney
#Acura, #RDX

2011 Acura RDX Tech

Base price (with destination): $36,480
Price as tested: $36,480

Standard Equipment:
2.3-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine
5-speed automatic transmission
Shift paddles
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Vehicle stability assist
Tire pressure monitoring system
Sport seats with perforated leather
XM satellite radio
MP3/auxiliary audio jacks
USB interface
Heated front seats
HomeLink system
Bluetooth connectivity
Power windows/locks/mirrors
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Power moonroof with tilt feature
Xenon HID headlights
Fog lights
Heated outside mirrors
Remote keyless entry
Acura navigation system with voice recognition
Acura/ELS surround sound system with 10 speakers
AM/FM/6-disc DVD-A, CD, DTS, Dolby Pro Logic II
Dual-zone automatic climate control

Options on this vehicle: None

Key options not on vehicle:
SH-AWD system -- $2000

Fuel economy:
(city/hwy/combined)
19 / 24 / 21 mpg

Engine:
Size: 2.3L turbocharged DOHC I-4
Horsepower: 240 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 260 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm

Drive:
Front-wheel

Transmission:
5-speed automatic

Curb weight: 3743 lb

Wheels/tires: 18x7.5-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
235/55R18 all-season tires

Competitors: Audi Q5 2.0T, Mercedes-Benz GLK 350, BMW X3

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pxr911
The turbo used in this car like the rest of the car and for that matter Honda/Acura is using dated engines and transmissions. Maybe Acura should just buy the superior performing 2.0 turbo from Hyundai (and the 6 speed automatic too) and use this engine in the RDX, TSX etc. Then the RDX would be faster and get much better mpg. Acura/Honda is just falling further and further behind its competition as it has completely lost the engineering leadership it once had.

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