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In tough economic times, choosing the right vehicle has never been more important. Blending a smart balance of sport and utility, the 2011 Acura RDX offers a "right sized" package matched with a turbocharged powertrain and the available sure-footedness of Acura's acclaimed Super Handling All-Wheel Drive? - all wrapped in supple luxury.
The evolution of the luxury performance SUV took a significant leap forward with the arrival of the Acura RDX turbocharged crossover vehicle. The quick response of power from Acura's first-ever turbocharged engine along with the breakthrough technology of SH-AWD? combine to deliver adrenaline pumping performance in an efficient SUV package.
"The RDX has always offered a unique mix of great performance, good utility, lots owner relevant technology and sharp looks," said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. "The availability of a 2WD model with improved fuel economy and a lower price also makes the 2011 RDX an exceptionally smart choice."
The RDX continues to be the compact luxury SUV of choice for drivers with energetic lifestyles who need a responsive and sporty vehicle with plenty of utility and leading edge styling. With two models available in two trim choices, the 2011 RDX offers something for everyone. The RDX comes standard with a two-wheel-drive drivetrain which is appealing to those who live in warmer climates and who don't need the all-weather capability all-wheel drive offers. For those looking for sportier performance or all-weather capability, the RDX with SH-AWD® will be right choice for them. Both models come standard with a wide array of features and available is the Technology Package.
Externally, the 2011 RDX has an aggressive, sporty appearance thanks
to bold front and rear fascias, Acura's signature grille, pronounced
wheel arches, 18-inch 10-spoke aluminum wheels and upscale trim accents.
On the inside, the RDX makes use of a rich blend of leather, artful
stitchwork and flowing curves- paired with lots of cutting edge
True to Acura's leadership in the application of advanced technology, the RDX incorporates a class-leading array of features that keep passengers informed, entertained and in control. Every RDX features as standard Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® connectivity with Bluetooth®audio capabilities, a 7-speaker Acura Premium Sound System and a USB port that allows the connection (and charging) of items such as an iPhone® or iPod®. For those who want to be even more connected to the world around them, an available Technology Package includes the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition?, AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic with Traffic Rerouting?, and AcuraLink Real-Time Weather? with radar image maps.
Based on Acura's "Safety Through Innovation" initiative, the RDX incorporates leading safety technologies including Acura's renowned Advanced Compatibility Engineering? (ACE?) body structure, a wide array of airbags (including front, side and side curtain airbags), Vehicle Stability Assist ? (VSA?), ABS with Brake Assist, and front seats with active head restraints.
For the 2009 model year, Acura was the first car company to receive a Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for every one of its vehicles. All five 2009 Acura models, both passenger cars and SUVs, earned "Good"-the highest score possible-on frontal offset, side impact and rear crash protection tests. The "Good" scores continued for all tests conducted on 2010 models.
For both the 2009 and 2010 model years, Acura was the only luxury brand to receive five-star crash safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)* for all of its models pursuant to NHTSA's New Car Assessment Program's front and side impact crash tests.
Learn more about Acura's safety commitment, active and passive safety, and the systems designed to help keep you secure.
* Government star ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) New Car Assessment program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side-impact airbags (SABs).
Precision engineering. Meticulous craftsmanship. Forward-looking technology. Acura prides itself on building vehicles that stand the test of time. And as the winner of the 2009 Automotive Lease Guide (ALG) Residual Value Award for Overall Luxury Brand,* Acura vehicles have earned the distinction of having the highest expected resale value of any luxury brand.
*Based on ALG's 2009 Residual Value Award for a
Acura has been setting new standards in automotive design and engineering for two decades through bold innovation, a refined sense of aesthetics, and precision manufacturing. By introducing groundbreaking technologies like Super Handling All-Wheel Drive? (SH-AWD®), Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC®), and Advanced Compatibility Engineering? (ACE?) structural design, Acura has continually redefined the state of the art.
The result is a stunning vehicle lineup with exhilarating performance, unsurpassed comfort and safety features-with the most exacting attention to details. And the extreme care that Acura gives to the making of each automobile extends into the community and environment as well.
Acura is the only luxury automobile manufacturer to have all its models declared an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) "Top Safety Pick." Each earned IIHS' highest rating for frontal offset, side, and rear impact tests.PRESS RELEASE: