When it comes to combining driving pleasure and style, the 2023 Acura RDX is an immediate choice. Its distinctive look, with the family’s signature grille redesigned in 2022, combined with exceptional driving dynamics makes this luxury SUV a rational and emotional choice. Designed to meet the demands of active people, the RDX doesn’t shy away from fun by combining comfort, refinement and technology in a spectacular blend. Stylish, refined, but not neglecting the safety and versatility of a sport utility vehicle, the Acura RDX 2023 represents a premium value among compact luxury SUVs.
Engine and performance
The Acura RDX builds on proven value. All models are available with a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 272 horsepower, combined with a 10-speed automatic transmission and front or all-wheel drive called “SH-AWD. This Super Handling All Wheel Drive provides exceptional handling, ensuring the safety of all occupants in challenging situations, but helping to ensure exceptional driving dynamics. Supported by precise steering, a quick transmission and well-calibrated suspensions, the RDX 2023 definitely relies on a sportier ride than its rivals.
Well thought-out interior
In the RDX’s cockpit, you’ll find quality materials and flawless assembly. In the center of the console, Interior, comfort and cargo space, a touchpad allows precise control of the infotainment system displayed in the 10.2-inch central touchscreen. Fully compatible with Android Auto and Apple Car Play, it also allows the integration of an optional navigation system. The ELS Audio system with its 12 speakers also completes the offering and allows the cabin, which enjoys high-end soundproofing, to be transformed into a reception room for music lovers. Driving enthusiasts will also appreciate the engine sound transmitted into the cockpit through the speakers.
Safe and sound
The Acura RDX 2023 doesn’t skimp on safety either, with the Acura Watch driver assistance package. To reassure its occupants, it offers, among other things, the impact reduction braking system, lane departure warning system, lane departure mitigation system, as well as intelligent cruise control, blind spot information system with rear cross-traffic alert system, lane departure warning system and traffic sign recognition system.
Like all SUVs, the Acura RDX relies on its versatility and capacity to fulfill its mission. Beyond the driving pleasure, the compact SUV offers a vast cargo space of up to 1,860 litres with the rear seat folded. Despite its small size, it can also flex its muscles by offering the ability to tow up to 1,500 pounds. But it’s in performance that it excels, doing 0-100 km/h in under 7 seconds.
2023 RDX Specs
- 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine
- 272 horsepower
- 280 lb-ft of torque
- 10-speed automatic transmission
- SH-AWD all-wheel drive
- 5-passenger capacity
- 1500 lb. towing capacity
- 1860 litres of cargo space
- ELS Studio 12-speaker audio system
- Acura Watch safety package
- 10.2-inch touch screen
- Android Auto and Apple Car Play compatibility
Why choose the 2023 RDX?
2023 Acura RDX in pictures