The 2013 Acura RDX small luxury crossover SUV is available in two trim levels: Base and base with technology package. Each is equipped with front- or all-wheel drive. The standard features include 18-inch wheels, heated mirrors, the rear privacy glass, a rearview camera, automatic headlights, a sunroof, key-less ignition / entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, power front seats, heated front seats, leather upholstery, a tilt-telescopic steering wheel, Bluetooth and a seven-speaker sound system with CD player, satellite radio, The Pandora radio interface, an iPod / USB audio interface and an audio AUX jack. The 2013 Acura RDX Technology Package adds xenon headlights, fog lights, The power lift-gate, a navigation system, GPS-linked, solar-sensing climate control system and a 10-speaker Acura / ELS Surround Sound System with 15 GB of music storage.
2013 Acura RDX Interior
The interior of the latest 2013 Acura RDX is a remarkable improvement over the previous generation. A dual-cockpit instrument panel design together with the use of higher-quality materials and two-tone dashboard / upholstery color schemes spices things clearly. The 2013 Acura RDX various high-tech comfort features, including the navigation system is user-friendly, while the uplevel powerful sound system should please most audiophiles with its clarity and separation.
Front and rear seat comfort is very good, with firm, supportive pillows and plenty of head and legroom. 38.3 inches of legroom in the rear is impressive and more like what you would find in a larger crossover. In terms of cargo capacity, the 2013 Acura RDX offers 26 cubic feet of storage behind the rear seats. Folding them down offers 61 cubic feet. Both performances are average for this class.
2013 Acura RDX Engine
Driven the 2013 Acura RDX is a 3.5-liter V6 with 273 horsepower and 251 pound-feet of torque. Power comes via a six-speed, and there is a choice between standard front wheel drive and optional all-wheel drive. In tests, accelerated an all-wheel-drive 2013 Acura RDX from zero to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds, which is for fast cars in this class. In terms of fuel economy, the 2013 Acura RDX is quite good for its class, with the EPA rating of the front panel RDX at 20 mpg city / 28 mpg highway and 23 combined mpg. The AWD version is easy on 19/27/22.
2013 Acura RDX Safety
The 2013 Acura RDX comes standard with anti-lock brakes, the stability and traction control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags and active front head restraints. A rearview camera is standard. In brake testing, an all-wheel-drive RDX came to a stop from 60 mph in 128 feet, a few meters longer than average for this class. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2013 Acura RDX, the highest possible score of “Good” in the frontal offset, side and roof strength crash tests.