The 2021 Acura RDX is a stylish compact luxury SUV that features exceptional handling, lots of room for passengers and cargo, a beautiful interior and a long list of optional technology features. Buyers looking for new and used cars for sale near Henderson will love the RDX’s price, which is less than most other vehicles in its class.
The 2021 Acura RDX seats and comes in one base trim with a choice of three option packages: Technology, A-Spec and Advance. There’s also a new PMC Edition that’s limited to just 360 units, so you probably won’t see it at a dealership like the Henderson area car dealer. The RDX is equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine developing 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, connected to a 10-speed automatic transmission. The 2021 RDX gets standard front-wheel drive, and buyers can get all-wheel drive as an option.
The RDX gets excellent fuel economy, with an EPA-estimated rating of up to 22 mpg city/28 mpg city for front-wheel-drive models.*
Automotive reviewers give the 2021 Acura RDX great reviews. Kelley Blue Book wrote: “The 2021 Acura RDX premium-compact-crossover SUV has never been better. Over three generations, it has evolved into an attractive package that includes value for money, great safety features, practicality, dependability, an athletic yet comfortable ride, and yes, even some road presence. ... [T]hose who decide to take the 2021 RDX home will have continual reminders that they made a good choice.”
Standard features for the 2021 RDX include 19-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic high beams, heated side mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, heated 12-way power-adjustable front seats, a height-adjustable power tailgate, variable-ratio steering, a self-dimming rearview mirror, ambient cabin lighting and a panoramic moonroof. Technology features that come standard include a high-resolution 10.2-inch infotainment display, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Wi-Fi, a nine-speaker/350-watt stereo system and satellite radio.
The Technology package adds several tech features, including leather seats, front and rear parking sensors, a GPS-linked climate control system, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, navigation with live traffic updates, a 12-speaker stereo system and two USB ports.
Buyers who opt for the A-Spec package will get 19-inch alloy wheels with 20-inch rims, LED fog lights, heated and ventilated front seats, darker decorative trim and four more speakers for the stereo setup.
The Advance package comes with wood trim, active dampers, a 360-degree camera system, 16-way power-adjustable front seats, heated rear seats, a head-up display, a heated steering wheel, a hands-free tailgate, acoustic front side glass, a rear camera washer and rain-sensing wipers.
The 2021 Acura RDX is very safe. The NHTSA gave the 2021 RDX its top rating of five stars for overall safety. The 2021 RDX was named a Top Safety Pick+ by the IIHS with the top marks of Good in all crash tests.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2021 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.