For those who don't need the size and extra cost of the larger MDX, the 2017 Acura RDX compact-luxury-crossover SUV provides a V6 engine, seating for five passengers and a decent-sized cargo bay. Acura's full suite of luxury, technology and safety features is here too, as is its unimpeachable reputation for reliability and excellent resale.
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Acura's RDX compact-luxury SUV for 2017 combines sporty good looks with impressive power and handling in a package that isn't overly complex or ornate. The RDX's reasonable pricing is bolstered by its ability to hold its value better than almost all challengers.
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If you're looking for a modern compact-luxury SUV with high fuel-economy figures or a hybrid powertrain, the Lexus NX or diesel-powered BMW X3 xDrive28d might be better options. Those looking for a rugged off-road SUV should look to either Land Rover or Jeep.
The Acura rdx is a very comfortable and reliable SUV. It has all the bells and whistles of a luxury car without the luxury price tag. They have a really good technology package with great safety features. Love the blind spot sensors as well as the alerts that sound when a car is about to pass behind you, or anything pass behind you. The gas tank is a little small for my taste but at least you can use low octane fuel if you like.
Perfect Size. Easy to get into and out of.
The Acura RDX is my 3rd Acura. I love it! I love Acura! I had been looking at the RDX for several years. I liked the 2017 model as it was easy to slide into and out of. I have a bad hip, and this was the answer for comfort and convenience. The RDX is fun to drive and has a number of safety features that are very helpful. No problems with this car or the other 2 Acuras that I owned previously. Great value for the money.
Maintenance costs are higher than expected unless you buy the package at the beginning.
It looks good and Roomy, powerful SUV; but bulky, not good on parking and handling, burn tires so easy; brakes are awful, squeaking very bad but dealer service said no problem on brakes! The A1, B1 & extra maintenance light comes up so fast in every 5-6k, all from my own pocket! Compare to Mini and BMW for every 8k and 1st 3 years maintenance services are included!
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Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017 CR-V and Acura RDX vehicles. The Certification Labels on the affected vehicles were printed with ink that may be inadvertently wiped away with an alcohol solvent. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
If the label information can be wiped away, the operator may not be able to refer to the information, possibly resulting in the vehicle being overloaded, which can increase the risk of a crash.
Honda and Acura will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Certification Label, free of charge. The recall began June 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are KF3 (CR-V)and KF4 (RDX).
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