Luxury Crossover SUV

2018 RDX

The 2018 RDX is spacious, comfortable, and loaded with exciting tech features that drivers and passengers alike are sure to fall in love with. Not to mention, it’s available in five different trim levels to provide car shoppers with optimal customization opportunities. Whether you end up choosing the 2018 Acura RDX with the AcuraWatch Plus Package or the Advance Package, you can count on the RDX for all of your driving needs.



Confident handling

Each trim level on the 2018 RDX sports the same, powerful and efficient powertrain, ensuring maximum performance regardless of which technology package is chosen. The strapping 3.5-liter V6 engine refuses to sacrifice fuel economy for power, achieving an EPA-estimated 28 mpg on the highway when equipped with front-wheel drive and 27 mpg when equipped with all-wheel drive,** all while generating an impressive 279 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque.

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  • 2018 Acura RDX V-6 Engine

    Efficient V6 Power

    Armed with a 279-hp i-VTEC® V6 engine, the RDX is designed to help you power through whatever comes your way without sacrificing fuel economy, achieving an impressive, EPA-estimated 28 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg in the city.**

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    Variable Cylinder Management

    All-aluminum engine construction and a hollow camshaft lighten the engine for secure handling while Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM®) enables the RDX to run on three cylinders during highway cruising for significantly improved fuel-efficiency.

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    Amplitude Reactive Dampers

    The RDX provides a precise combination of secure handling and extraordinary ride. This midsize SUV maintains composure in hard cornering. Amplitude Reactive Dampers absorb road vibration and improve stability, while the steering system handles with a precise feel that gets firmer as speed increases.

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    All-Wheel Drive with Intelligent Control

    The available RDX All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system is designed to help maximize the use of available traction in both dry and slippery conditions, while minimizing system-wide friction and power loss to help optimize fuel efficiency to a combined EPA rating of only one mile per gallon below the front-wheel drive model.

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    Sport Mode

    Optimize responsiveness with the transmission’s Sport Mode. Get quicker downshifts, higher revs before upshifting, or go into full manual mode with the paddle shifters.

  • 2018 Acura RDX Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters

    Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters

    The 6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters gives you the best of two worlds—providing the convenience of precise and intuitive automatic shifting as well as shift-for-yourself control.


Luxe appeal

No one doubts the performance that the 2018 RDX brings to the table, but it’s just as stylish as it is capable. Acura’s attention to detail is evident at every angle, the body is compact and streamlined with aerodynamic lines from front to back. The best part, though, is that many of the RDX’s standard and available exterior features serve a functional purpose, including auto-headlights with wiper integration, Jewel Eye LED headlights, rear privacy glass, and hood dampers.

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    Jewel Eye Illumination

    Jewel Eye® LED headlights mimic natural sunlight using ten separate LED lamps. Five low-profile LEDs per headlight provide a brighter beam, using less energy and lasting significantly longer than HID or halogen headlights. The focused beams help you view colors more vividly and reduce fatigue at night.

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    Architectural Perspective

    Unmistakable Acura styling runs across the sculptural body of the RDX, from the Jewel Eye® LED headlights and 3D grille to the LED rear taillights with light-pipe design. Expressive design details create a powerful first impression.

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    Power Tailgate

    Open the tailgate as you approach your RDX with the press of a button on the key fob. Smooth, precise motion opens and closes the rear with a high head clearance for hassle-free loading and unloading. If an obstruction is detected, it automatically reverses itself.

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    Multi-View Rear Camera

    When reverse is engaged, the RDX Multi-View Rear Camera system can assist in navigating the tightest of spaces. Three angles—regular, wide, and top-down—help you judge distances and guide trajectory. It can even indicate clearance for opening the power tailgate.

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    Keyless Access System

    Unlock the RDX doors without taking the key from your pocket. Touch the door handle and this RDX feature adjusts your seat, side mirror, audio, phone, navigation (if equipped), and climate to your preferred settings.

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    Remote Engine Start

    With this available feature, you can warm up the engine and heat or cool cabin temperature—before you get in. On cold days, this RDX feature activates the heated seats and begins to defrost the windshield from distances up to 328 feet from the vehicle.


Cabin craftsmanship

The interior of the 2018 RDX is a comfortable and spacious utopia for all occupants on board. The cabin keeps the busyness of the outside world outside of your vehicle with the help of active sound control and available ambient cabin lighting to set the mood for relaxation. Standard amenities such as dual-zone automatic climate control system with air filtration, 10-way power driver’s seat, and heated front seats further contribute to this stress-free atmosphere created by the 2018 RDX.

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  • 2018 Acura RDX AcuraLink Satellite Communication

    AcuraLink Satellite Communication

    Integrated cellular triangulation makes the available AcuraLink® significant. In an emergency, it can pinpoint your location and diagnostics. On a whim, a live concierge can make dinner reservations and send directions to your nav. At a touch, it can stream podcasts and internet radio stations.

  • 2018 Acura RDX GPS-Linked Climate Control

    GPS-Linked Climate Control

    This GPS-enabled approach to climate comfort uses a solar sensor to measure the intensity and position of the sun, so the temperature of your cabin’s two climate zones remain as you set them. The system is completely automatic and requires no manual adjustments, regardless of outside conditions.

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    Cargo Space

    Enjoy room to bring it all with RDX cargo space. Behind the rear seats is 26.1 cubic feet—plenty of space for two large suitcases and two carry-on bags. With both seatbacks down, RDX provides an abundant 76.9 cubic feet of total cargo space.

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    On Demand Multi-Use Display

    On Demand Multi-Use Display™ is an intuitive touchscreen that combines all the controls you need in one striking 7-inch color system. It puts audio, climate, and programmed shortcuts at your fingertips, all with haptic feedback you can feel.

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    SMS / Email

    Receive, listen, and respond to incoming text and email messages in a manner that helps mitigate the potential for driver distraction. Prepared responses appear on the center display and the system also offers a call-back option.

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    Multi-Information Display

    The Multi-Information Display (MID) is located between the speedometer and tachometer. Using steering wheel controls, you can access important cruising info like turn-by-turn navigation, tire pressure stats, and average mpg.


Confidence to move you

There is no substitute for peace of mind while you’re out there on the road and Acura truly understands this sentiment. The 2018 RDX is equipped with an abundance of safety features and driver-assistive technologies, no matter what trim level you choose, keeping you alert, informed, and in control at all times. While instinctive technology such as Vehicle Stability Assist and Agile Handling Assist come standard on the RDX, other available features like front and rear parking sensors, the Blind Spot Information System, the Lane Keeping Assist System, and adaptive cruise control not only keep you aware of your surroundings, but they also help you stay the course…safely.

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    Vehicle Stability Assist

    In wet or unstable conditions, Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) can reduce the dangers of over and under steering and loss of traction by applying brakes at each wheel as needed and when necessary, reducing engine power.

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    Blind Spot Information System

    This available convenience feature can detect a vehicle in the next lane’s alert zone while going over 20 MPH, with an indicator appearing near the side’s A-pillar. If you signal in the direction of that vehicle, the mirror indicator flashes and a warning beep sounds.

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    Front and Rear Parking Sensors

    Experience a heightened sense of your surroundings. Our innovative available parking sensors can detect when the RDX is getting close to an object or surface with a series of beeps, which sound more rapid as you get closer.

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    Lane Keeping Assist System

    Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) uses a forward-facing camera above the rearview mirror to help you keep the RDX centered in a detected lane. If you begin to drift to the side, it will gently guide the car back to the middle of the lane. Driver must keep hands on the wheel.

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    Adaptive Cruise Control

    Adaptive Cruise Control lets you set a desired speed and maintain a set interval between you and the car detected ahead on the highway. That way you can enjoy cruise control even in light traffic conditions.

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    Agile Handling Assist

    Agile Handling Assist uses the components of the Vehicle Stability Assist™ system to help improve handling. This RDX safety feature uses active braking, usually on an inside wheel, to help the driver smoothly and easily trace the desired line through a curve with smaller steering inputs.

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Acura of Libertyville

1620 S Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL, United States

Arlington Acura in Palatine

1275 East Dundee Road, Palatine, IL, United States

Continental Acura of Naperville

2275 Aurora Avenue, Naperville, IL, United States

Ed Napleton Acura

745 West Lake Street, Elmhurst, IL, United States

Joe Rizza Acura

8150 West 159th Street, Orland Park, IL, United States

Mcgrath Acura of Downtown Chciago

1301 North Elston Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

Mcgrath Acura of Morton Grove

9105 Waukegan Road, Morton Grove, IL, United States

Mcgrath Acura of Westmont

400 East Ogden Avenue, Westmont, IL, United States

Muller Acura of Merrillville

3301 Lincoln Highway, Merrillville, IN, United States

Muller's Woodfield Acura

1099 W Higgins Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL, United States

Pauly Acura

2699 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park, IL, United States


* Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer. Model shown: 2018 Acura RDX Base.
** 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.
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