2018 Acura RDX Review
If you’re looking for a well-equipped and stylish luxury SUV to bring some extra fun and capability to your daily commutes around Pittsburgh, Wexford, and Butler, look no further than the Acura RDX. This compact SUV offers the versatility and comfort that you need. The team of experts at Baierl Automotive has put together this helpful 2018 Acura RDX review to give you an inside look at all the details and features that the SUV has to offer, so you can determine if it would be a good fit for your lifestyle.
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Acura RDX Power & Performance
The 2018 RDX comes standard with a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 279 horsepower and is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. A rumbling exhaust sound feels sporty and the acceleration is energetic, bringing you quickly up to highway speeds to merge easily. The engine achieves an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency rating of 20 city/28 highway MPG.1
Front-wheel drive comes standard on the RDX, or you can opt up to all-wheel drive, so you can safely traverse in slippery conditions. The SUV has both precise steering and strong brakes, making it a joy to drive.
Acura RDX Interior
Inside the cabin of the SUV, you’ll find a large and comfortable cabin that’s fitted with upscale materials and a beautiful design. Leatherette trim is standard, as well as a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat that makes it quick and easy to find a comfortable position. Heated front seats are also standard, so you’ll stay toasty even on icy winter mornings. For extra luxury, you can add other options, including leather upholstery, ventilated front seats to keep you cool in the summer, and special bolstered sport seats.
Other interior features include a 5-inch display screen with lots of standard connectivity features. Stay connected and entertained with standard Bluetooth®, satellite radio, Pandora® radio, and a 7-speaker sound system. A USB port keeps your devices charged up, and you’ll also get a rearview camera to make reversing simple and safe. Other standard features include a moonroof, push-button start, and dual-zone automatic climate control.
Acura RDX Cargo Space
The RDX is praised most for its incredibly spacious back seat, which other options in the class for sheer roominess and comfort. In the front seats, there’s 38.7 inches of headroom and 42 inches of legroom. The back seats deliver 38.1 inches of headroom and 38.3 inches of legroom, so even tall adults will be comfortable on a long drive in the back seat.
With all five of the seats in use, there’s 26.1 cubic feet of cargo space in the vehicle, or you can fold the 60/40 split rear seat down to access a total of 61.3 cubic feet of cargo capacity, which is above average for the class. A convenient power liftgate comes standard.
Review the 2018 Acura RDX in Person
Think after reviewing the 2018 Acura RDX it sounds like it could bring new levels of comfort and luxury to your drives around Pittsburgh, Wexford, and Butler? Contact Baierl Automotive today to schedule a test drive and get behind the wheel of one for yourself!
1 Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.