2017 Acura RDX Review


 If you're looking for a luxury SUV with a sense of style and power, then the 2017 Acura RDX might be just the car for you. Drivers across the Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, and Aliso Viejo area are fascinated by the vehicle's ability to handle both congested city streets as well as the occasional mountain road or sand-covered beach.

In this RDX review, our team at Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo takes a closer look at the interior style, engine, and safety of the 2017 Acura RDX so you can decide if this is the right vehicle for you.

Interior Space of the Acura RDX

The 2017 RDX comfortably seats up to five passengers. We can say comfortably because the cabin features 103.5 cubic feet of total passenger volume. You'll also find a generous amount of room dedicated to backseat passengers-specifically, 38.1 inches of headroom and 38.3 inches of legroom. With so much space, your adult-size passengers will feel comfortable no matter which seat they choose.

 You'll also find that the Acura RDX offers a maximum of 76.9 cubic feet of cargo volume. With foldable second row seats, you'll be able to fit large and longer cargo with greater ease. However, you'll always have 26.1 cubic feet of space behind the second row. So even when you're transporting all five passengers, you'll still have plenty of room for a couple of coolers and your beach gear, groceries, or whatever else life throws your way.

Acura-Tested Engine Performance

Under the hood of the Acura RDX is a potent V6 engine measuring in at 3.5 liters. This powerhouse offers up 279 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. Equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control, the RDX provides smooth and efficient shifting paired with responsive acceleration.

Speaking of response, the Drive-by-Wire™ throttle system and available all-wheel drive (AWD) with Intelligent Control System™ makes driving your RDX even more exciting. The AWD system is perfect for adding more control in low-traction situations.

Safety Features

The Acura RDX comes with a number of standard safety features to help protect you and your passengers. For example, the Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure uses a system of structural components to better distribute crash forces around the front of the vehicle and away from the passenger compartment.

On top of that, you'll get a set of advanced airbags with multiple-threshold inflators placed strategically around the cabin. These airbags inflate at different rates depending on the severity of the crash, offering optimal protection.

Optional safety features include driver assistance programs like Adaptive Cruise Control and the Lane Keeping Assist System. These and other safety tools help you to avoid collisions before they happen by offering audible, visual, and other warnings.

Explore the 2017 Acura RDX

As you can see in this RDX review, this Acura SUV has a lot to offer, and there's even more for you to discover. If you live in the Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, or Aliso Viejo area, you can test drive the 2017 Acura RDX at Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo. Our team of knowledgeable professionals will help you determine if the RDX has the features and the capabilities that you're looking for.


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