2012 Acura RDX Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$32,895-$37,995
$30,647-$35,324
18 /CITY / 23 /HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- No changes for 2012

Exterior Features
The Acura RDX is a compact crossover SUV with sporty and luxury features that incorporate Acura's first turbocharged engine. The RDX is available in a single trim, with a long list of standard features and an optional Technology package. The base RDX features 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic Xenon headlights, fog lights, sunroof, and rear privacy glass.

Interior Features
Standard interior features on the 2012 Acura RDX include leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, power accessories (including heated power front seats), cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 7-speaker sound system. Behind the rear seats, 28 cubic feet of cargo space is available; with the seats folded down, capacity increases to 61 cubic feet.

Optional Features
The Acura RDX offers a Technology package that includes a voice-controlled navigation system, GPS-linked and solar-sensing automatic climate control, rearview camera, and a premium 10-speaker sound system.

Under the Hood
The 2012 Acura RDX features a turbocharged, 2.3-liter, 4-cylinder 240-horsepower engine that delivers 260 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard, with shift paddles included. Front-wheel drive is standard, with an optional all-wheel-drive system that distributes power left and right, as well as fore and aft.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Acura RDX are:
- RDX with front-wheel drive: 19/24/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- RDX with all-wheel drive: 17/22/19 mpg

Safety
Standard safety features on the 2012 Acura RDX include anti-lock brakes, traction control, active front head restraints, front-seat side air bags, and side curtain air bags.

To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not conducted tests on the 2012 Acura RDX. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the RDX received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection, and a \"Marginal\" rating for roof strength.


What's New for 2012:
- No changes for 2012

Exterior Features
The Acura RDX is a compact crossover SUV with sporty and luxury features that incorporate Acura's first turbocharged engine. The RDX is available in a single trim, with a long list of standard features and an optional Technology package. The base RDX features 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic Xenon headlights, fog lights, sunroof, and rear privacy glass.

Interior Features
Standard interior features on the 2012 Acura RDX include leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, power accessories (including heated power front seats), cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 7-speaker sound system. Behind the rear seats, 28 cubic feet of cargo space is available; with the seats folded down, capacity increases to 61 cubic feet.

Optional Features
The Acura RDX offers a Technology package that includes a voice-controlled navigation system, GPS-linked and solar-sensing automatic climate control, rearview camera, and a premium 10-speaker sound system.

Under the Hood
The 2012 Acura RDX features a turbocharged, 2.3-liter, 4-cylinder 240-horsepower engine that delivers 260 lb.-ft. of torque. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard, with shift paddles included. Front-wheel drive is standard, with an optional all-wheel-drive system that distributes power left and right, as well as fore and aft.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Acura RDX are:
- RDX with front-wheel drive: 19/24/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- RDX with all-wheel drive: 17/22/19 mpg

Safety
Standard safety features on the 2012 Acura RDX include anti-lock brakes, traction control, active front head restraints, front-seat side air bags, and side curtain air bags.

To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not conducted tests on the 2012 Acura RDX. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the RDX received a \"Good\" rating--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection, and a \"Marginal\" rating for roof strength.


Available Trims for the 2012 Acura RDX
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name FWD 4dr Transmission Automatic MSRP 32895.00 Engine 2.3L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 19/24
Name Tech Pkg (FWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35995.00 Engine 2.3L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 19/24
Name AWD 4dr Transmission Automatic MSRP 34895.00 Engine 2.3L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 17/22
Name Tech Pkg (AWD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37995.00 Engine 2.3L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 17/22
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INTERIOR
  • Perforated leather-trimmed heated front sport bucket seats -inc: 10-way pwr driver seat, 4-way pwr front passenger seat, active front head restraints, driver pwr lumbar support, driver memory
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat w/armrest
  • Lockable front center console w/dual-level storage
  • Front/rear carpeted floor mats
  • Aluminum threshold garnish
  • Leather-wrapped tilt & telescoping steering wheel -inc: cruise & audio controls, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink
  • LED backlit gauges w/progressive illumination w/turbo boost meter
  • Exterior temp indicator
  • Multi-info display
  • Center info display screen
  • Maintenance minder system
  • Pwr windows -inc: front auto-up/down, auto reverse
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote entry system w/folding key, panic
  • HomeLink universal remote
  • Theft-deterrent system w/electronic immobilizer
  • Dual-zone dual-mode automatic climate control system w/air filtration
  • Rear window defroster
  • (2) 12V pwr outlets
  • Front/rear cup holders
  • Front-door utility boxes/storage compartments
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Driver/front passenger illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Lighting -inc: overhead map, ambient cabin, cargo
  • Illuminated controls -inc: ignition, window switches, door lock switches, steering wheel controls, overhead controls
  • Front seatback pockets
  • Cargo lid cover
  • Navigation system w/voice recognition & rearview camera, Zagat survey rating *Available in 48 contiguous United States & Hawaii*
  • GPS-linked solar-sensing dual-zone dual-mode automatic climate control system w/voice recognition
EXTERIOR
  • 18" x 7.5" alloy wheels
  • P235/55R18 all-season tires
  • Pwr moonroof w/tilt feature -inc: auto-open/close, auto-reverse, key-off operation
  • Body-colored tailgate spoiler
  • Xenon high intensity discharge auto on/off headlights
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated pwr mirrors -inc: passenger reverse gear tilt-down, integrated LED directional signals, memory
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Speed-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Intermittent rear window wiper
  • Chrome door handles
MECHANICAL
  • 2.3L DOHC PGM-FI 16-valve i-VTEC turbocharged I4 engine
  • 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD, Sequential SportShift, paddle-shifters, Grade Logic Control
  • Front wheel drive
  • Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • Independent multi-link rear suspension w/stabilizer bar
  • Torque-sensing variable pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS) -inc: electronic brake distribution, brake assist
  • Dual-outlet exhaust
  • Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD)
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Impact-absorbing front/rear crumple zones
    • Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure
    • Daytime running lights
    • Dual-stage multiple-threshold front airbags
    • Front side airbags w/passenger side occupant position detection system
    • Front/rear side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor
    • Rearview camera located in rearview mirror
    • 3-point front seatbelts -inc: adjustable height, load limiters, pretensioners
    • 3-point rear seatbelts
    • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • Rear child safety door locks
    • Emergency tailgate opener
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • AcuraLink satellite communication system w/automated appointments, real-time traffic w/rerouting & real-time weather *Available in 48 contiguous United States, first 90 days are free*
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 360-watt AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/MP3/WMA changer -inc: (7) speakers, aux input jack, USB port, radio data system, Bluetooth audio
    • Speed-sensitive volume control
    • XM satellite radio *Available in 48 contiguous United States, first 90 days are free*
    • HandsFreeLink Bluetooth wireless telephone interface
    • 410-watt AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD/DVD/MP3/WMA changer -inc: (10) premium ELS surround sound speakers, DTS, aux input jack, Dolby Pro Logic II, voice recognition, Bluetooth audio, USB port
    • XM satellite radio -inc: note function music reminder *Available in 48 contiguous United States, first 90 days are free*
    • HandsFreeLink Bluetooth wireless telephone interface -inc: phone-book exchange

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