The 2013 Acura RDX will get a whole overhaul in an effort to offer wider enchantment and higher effectiveness. A naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V6 engine replaces the previous turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder, and it offers extra energy together with an improved gas economic system.
2013 Acura RDX Owners Manual
2013 Acura RDX models
The 2013 Acura RDX small luxurious crossover SUV is out there in two trim ranges; base and base with an Expertise bundle. Everyone is out there with front- or all-wheel drive.
The Expertise bundle provides xenon headlights, foglights, an influence liftgate, a navigation system (with real-time visitors and climate), GPS-linked and solar-sensing automated local weather management, and a 10-speaker Acura/ELS surround-sound audio system with 15GB of music storage.
Performance & mpg
Powering the 2013 Acura RDX is a 3.5-liter V6 with 273 hp and 251 pound-feet of torque. Energy comes by way of a six-speed automated transmission, and there’s an alternative between customary front-wheel drive and elective all-wheel drive.
2013 Acura RDX Security
The 2013 Acura RDX comes customary with antilock brakes, stability and traction management, entrance facet airbags, facet curtain airbags, and lively entrance head restraints. A rearview digital camera is customary as effectively.
2013 Acura RDX Driving
Together with its stronger performance (a few half-second faster to 60 mph) and better gas economic system, the V6 within the 2013 Acura RDX additionally offers a smoother, extra linear response than the outdated turbo-Four setup. Gas-saving cylinder-deactivation technology, which might shut down two and even three cylinders whereas cruising underneath gentle load situations, is seamless in motion — we by no means heard or felt it throughout our time with the RDX.
The inside of the most recent RDX is a notable enhancement over the earlier technology. A dual-cockpit sprint design together with the usage of higher-quality supplies and two-tone sprint/upholstery shade schemes spices issues up significantly.
Seat consolation entrance and rear is excellent, with an agency, supportive cushions, and loads of head- and legroom. At 38. Three inches, rear legroom is spectacular and extra like what you’d discover in a bigger crossover. By way of cargo capacity, the RDX offers 26 cubic ft of storage behind the rear seats. Folding them down affords 61 cubic ft. Each capacity is common for this class.