MARKHAM, ON (May 12, 2014) – The 2015 RDX crossover SUV goes on sale today with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price** (MSRP) starting at $41,390, Acura announced today. Ever popular with customers, the RDX has been a sales hit. RDX again earned honours and won the 2014 ALG Residual Value Award by delivering the highest projected three-year resale value of any vehicle in the Premium Compact Utility Vehicle category.
The 2015 RDX features a 273-horsepower 3.5-litre V-6 engine, a 6-speed automatic transmission and an all-wheel-drive system . The RDX exterior incorporates an aerodynamically efficient body with Amplitude Reactive Dampers and a motion adaptive electric power steering system.
Inside the 2015 RDX, occupants will appreciate an interior design with rich interior materials, utility and generous use of noise insulation. Standard features on the RDX include leather seating surfaces, heated power front seats, a power moonroof and a 360-watt audio system. Technologies such as an SMS text messaging function, a Keyless Access System with pushbutton start, an Active Noise Control system and a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera system are also standard on all RDX models.
The Technology Package brings the RDX owner even more high-tech appointments, including items such as Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, an 8-inch LED backlit display, a GPS-linked solar-sensing, dual-zone automatic climate control system, Acura/ELS Surround® Premium Sound System with hard disk drive (HDD) storage, and a power-actuated rear tailgate.
The RDX is equipped with a comprehensive array of the latest technologies and designs to enhance active safety (collision avoidance) and passive safety (crash safety performance). Standard features such as Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control and a 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) enhance collision avoidance capability in the new RDX.
Key safety technologies include the Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, a total of six airbags, active head restraints (for the front seats), as well as front seatbelts with an automatic tensioning system.
The 2015 RDX is produced using U.S. and globally sourced parts by the company’s East Liberty, Ohio plant.
Acura is the luxury-performance division of Honda Canada Inc. The Acura lineup features six distinctive models including the RLX luxury performance sedan, the TL performance luxury sedan, the TSX sedan, the ILX compact luxury sedan, the RDX luxury crossover SUV and the MDX luxury sport utility vehicle.
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**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, vehicle options and destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.
***Based on 2015 NRCan mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.