2015 Acura RDX

2015 Acura RDX
MSRP
$35,095
BASE MODEL
MPG
20
CITY
28
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
273 HP
V-6 ENGINE
Rating
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

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, wit...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Strong, responsive V6 powertrain; capable handling; comfortable interior; flexible, versatile interior layout
  • Steering
  • Steering TypeRack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)38.9
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Transmission
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)2.27
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)4.25
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.36
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.75
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.48
  • Trans Description Cont.Automatic w/OD
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.06
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.09
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.56
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Trans Type6
  • Engine
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM273 @ 6200
  • Fuel SystemSequential MPI
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM251 @ 5000
  • Engine TypePremium Unleaded V-6
  • Displacement3.5 L/212
  • Summary
  • Vehicle NameAcura RDX
  • Body StyleSport Utility
  • Brakes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12.3
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year7.9 (Est)
  • EPA Greenhouse Gas Score5.0 (Est)
  • Trailering
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)225
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)1500
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)1500
  • Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)1500
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)150
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Second Hip Room (in)53.8
  • Second Leg Room (in)38.3
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)57.2
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)58.7
  • Front Head Room (in)38.7
  • Passenger Volume (ft\ufffd)103.5
  • Front Hip Room (in)55.7
  • Second Head Room (in)38.1
  • Front Leg Room (in)42
  • Electrical
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0\ufffd F (Primary)550
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)130
  • Mileage
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)28
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)20
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)23
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)16
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Length, Overall (in)183.5
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)73.7
  • Wheelbase (in)105.7
  • Min Ground Clearance (in)5.4
  • Height, Overall (in)66.1
  • Track Width, Front (in)63.1
  • Track Width, Rear (in)63.4
  • Tires
  • Front Tire SizeP235/60VR18
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Rear Tire SizeP235/60VR18
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft\ufffd)26.1
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft\ufffd)26.1
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft\ufffd)61.3
  • Wheels
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)18 X 7.5
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)Compact
  • Front Wheel Size (in)18 X 7.5
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3717
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