Acura RDX FAQs

The Acura RDX is a stylish and reliable crossover that offers a great deal of fun and sophistication to its drivers. However, at Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo, we've had some of our Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, and Aliso Viejo area drivers ask us some questions about the Acura RDX to help them decide on whether it's the right crossover for them. So, to help out drivers who are currently taking the time to learn about this vehicle, here's some Acura RDX frequently asked questions to give you a little more insight and information on the Acura RDX and its offerings. 

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What is the Acura RDX Technology Package?

The Acura RDX is offered with a few different packages that add some exciting features and style to the crossover. The Technology Package brings sophistication to the vehicle through various amenities that offer entertainment and convenience. Some features include the On Demand Multi-Use Display™, the ELS Studio™ Premium Audio System, and Aha™ Compatibility. This package also includes the Acura Navigation System, which includes 3D view, AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ and Traffic Rerouting™.

What Gas Does the Acura RDX Take?

Using the proper fuel is extremely necessary for not only the performance of the Acura RDX, but its overall health. Acura recommends the use of 91 octane fuel or higher. However, you should never use gasoline that contains methanol, MMT, or more than 15% ethanol.

What Type of Oil Does the Acura RDX Need?

Much like the fuel type, the performance of your Acura RDX depends on the type and quality of the oil you use. When the time comes for an oil change, it's recommended that you use Genuine Acura Motor Oil Premium-grade 0W-20 detergent oil. The oil should have an American Petroleum Institute (API) certification seal on the outside of the container. This seal means that the oil meets the API requirements for energy conservation.

How To Reset Acura RDX Maintenance Light?

The maintenance light serves as a reminder of when you should have your Acura RDX serviced. However, this light stays on sometimes, and requires you to reset it so you can stay up-to-date on the recommended maintenance. All you have to do to reset this light is to use the steering-wheel-mounted controls to access the Customize Settings screen, browse, and then select the Sel/Reset option. Find the Maintenance Info screen and hit the Sel/Reset button again to find Reset. Hit the button once more, and your maintenance light is officially reset! 

How Much Can the Acura RDX Tow?

When it comes to towing, the Acura RDX has the ability to trailer up to 1,500 pounds. While the Acura RDX offers a spacious 26.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats, you may need to tow if you have more materials that need to be transported.  It's not recommended to surpass this limit, as it could result in damage to your engine and drivetrain.

Did you find these answers helpful? If you still have a question you need answered that wasn't on this Acura RDX FAQs page, you can always contact us. At Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo, we're always here for our drivers in the Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, and Aliso Viejo areas when they need advice or information on the Acura RDX they're interested in.

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