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2007 Acura RDX

At a Glance

Pricing $32,995 - $36,495
Drive Types AWD
Engines 2.3l I4
Transmissions A5
Fuel Economy 19 (city), 23 (highway)

Overview Information

Acura finally gets a compact SUV slotted below the popular MDX. The new RDX is the first turbocharged vehicle in the Acura lineup and the first for any Honda vehicle in North America. A 240-bhp 2.3L I-4 turbo routes power to the SH-AWD system via a 5-speed automatic, which has Sequential SportShift manual control. The zoomy engine, with its torque output of 260 lb.-ft., should catch the attention of performance-oriented SUV buyers. An optional 410-watt 10-speaker audio system will even play DVD-Audio discs through eight separate channels. Safety features include four airbags, plus two side-curtain airbags.

What Changed:

RDX is an all-new compact SUV vehicle for the Acura line. Intended to woo BMW X3 buyers, the RDX features a 240 hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine, five-speed automatic transmission, and full-time all-wheel-drive. The turbocharged engine in the RDX is the first for Honda in the US.

Official Word:

The sport-luxury SUV marketplace is in an exciting state of evolution. With the arrival of Acura's new RDX 5-passenger Entry Premium SUV, this emerging market segment gets a decidedly "connected" spin. Not only does this all-new SUV combine the immediate response of Acura's first-ever turbocharged engine and the agile control of Super Handling All-Wheel Drive(TM) (SH-AWD(TM)), the RDX puts state-of-the-art communications, navigation and audio entertainment at the driver's fingertips. And the RDX delivers it all in...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
RDX 2.3l I4 (240-bhp) A5 AWD 19/23/21 $32,995
RDX Technology Package 2.3l I4 (240-bhp) A5 AWD 19/23/21 $36,495