2019 Acura RDX Named the Best New Car by Autotrader

May 1st, 2019 by

2019 Acura RDX SH-AWD Exterior Front Grille Closeup

The experts at Autotrader have tested nearly every model on the market and have anointed the the 2019 Acura RDX as the Best New Car of 2019. Outdoing the competition on a comprehensive set of criteria, the RDX stands out in terms of interior comfort, build quality, available features, ride quality, and more. Some vehicles focus on performance while just giving lip service to luxury or vice versa, but the Acura RDX resonates with real drivers and critics because of its rigorous approach to the quality of both the ride and the cabin.


About the RDX: Performance

2019 Acura RDX Safety In WinterNow in its 3rd generation, the Acura RDX is a luxury crossover SUV that features turbocharged engine power, available Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive, and an available A-Spec Package that enhances an already stunning road performance. Even the standard entry-level package brings 272 horsepower and a 10-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters to the table. Its compact SUV size makes the RDX flexible for different situations and seems right at home anywhere—whether on the daily ride to the office, a night downtown in the snow, or on the open road.


Inside the Cabin

2019 Acura RDX TechnologyInside the RDX is a spacious cabin for 5 passengers. In the rear, there is large cargo area and the versatile rear seats can be easily folded to accommodate even more. Coming in four different packages, each model of the RDX is geared towards a different type of driver, from the tech-savvy to the admirers of the finer things. A new and innovative feature inside every model of the 2019 RDX is the True Touchpad Interface, which unites a connection that is more in sync between the driver and the controls than ever before. Explore the RDX packages to find more features including comfort and entertainment inside.



Technology Features

  • Bluetooth technology
  • USB Audio Interface with Smartphone Integration
  • Mobile Hotspot Capability
  • 10.2-inch HD Dual-Content Center Display


Performance Features on A-Spec Package

  • Sport A-Spec Seats with Perforated Milano Premium Leather
  • Sport Pedals
  • A-Spec Exclusive Dual Exhaust Outlets
  • A-Spec Exclusive Front and Rear Bumpers


Comfort Features

  • Sport Seats with Leatherette- or Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Heated Seating
  • Keyless Access System
  • Panoramic Moonroof


Test Drive Today

Get answers to more of your questions on the Best New Car of 2019 by contacting us or visiting your nearest Chicagoland Acura Dealer. Explore the 2019 Acura RDX inside and out, browse current offers, and sit behind the wheel for a test drive today.

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