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2021 Acura RDX
FWD
MSRP
$38,400
Invoice
$36,458
Average Price Paid
$37,039
204 listings nationwide

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SH-AWD
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FWD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

When Acura last redesigned the RDX for the 2019 model year, the company began a transformation that is now accelerating with the debut of the all-new 2021 TLX sedan and soon-to-arrive ...

2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD
Patricia Mayo Preview:

Three is apparently not a charm for Acura's ZDX. Just over 600 sold wasn't quite Acura's target for 2012, so for this fourth and final production run, Acura pulled out all the stops fo...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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Specs

2021 Acura RDX
FWD
2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.1 gal 21 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
272 hp @ 6,500 RPM
300 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
270 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
11.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.38 in
3.54 in x 3.78 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 38 in 35.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.5 cu ft 27.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,001 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 186.6 in 192.4 in
Width 74.8 in 85.6 in
Height 65.7 in 62.8 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2021 Acura RDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2013 Acura ZDX
SH-AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aspen White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Palladium Metallic

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