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ACURA RDX Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 5
First production year: 2006
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
 

2021 - Present

Acura introduced a facelift for the third generation of the RDX in 2021 as a model 2022, and it made it more dynamic than before. After more than half a million units sold between 2006 and 2021, the carmaker decided to give the RDX a bump to boost its sales, even though it was only two-year-old. While some changes added visual updates, there were others that improved the car’s handling. T...

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gasoline engines:

  ACURA RDX 2.0L VTEC 10AT (272 HP)

  ACURA RDX 2.0L VTEC 10AT AWD (272 HP)

2018 - 2021

Acura unveiled the third generation of the RDX at the 2018 New York International Auto Show and went from bald to the bold design. Honda's premium brand Acura was an excellent choice for the premium SUV compact segment. The carmaker entirely made its design in the U.S., and that was a big step forward. It also showcased the trend for future Acura products. From the outside, the grille...

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gasoline engines:

  ACURA RDX 2.0L 10AT (275 HP)

2015 - 2018

Launched at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, the facelift for the second generation of the Acura RDX impressed due to its high luxury interior and important safety features. Acura introduced the first generation of the compact-size SUV RDX in 2006. It was based on the proven platform of the Honda CR-V and it kept it that way to the second generation as well. Its qualities were from the start of a ...

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  ACURA RDX 3.5L V6 6AT (279 HP)

  ACURA RDX 3.5L V6 6AT AWD (279 HP)

2012 - 2015

ntroduced for the first time in 2013, the RDX was the best selling model in the class. The compact premium utility from Acura was well made and well equipped and it was based on the Honda’s CR-V platform, however, it featured a more upscale interior and more powerful engines. The RDX was among the few compact SUV’s to offer a standard V6 engine. The 3.5-liter V6 unit that cranked out 279 h...

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2006 - 2011

Acura introduced the 2007 edition of the RD-X model at the New York Auto Show, after previously introducing the concept RDX during the North-American International Auto Show in Detroit. Designed to enter the North-American Premium SUV sector, the new Acura RDX was built on a new global light truck platform and was fitted with a 2.3L DOHC 16-valve in-line four-cylinder engine with i-VTEC valve co...

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