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2008 Acura RDX - Consumer Reviews

2008 Acura RDX

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Love my RDX
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Mark
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2008 Acura RDX 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


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The handling, acceleration and look of this car is unmatched.. Love the interior and leather seats as well. The only negative is the turbo requires hi octane and the gas mileage is a little disappointing. However, with a turbo you can't have your cake and eat it too.. Overall, I believe it's the best small SUV on the market..including the BMW..


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60K, so far, so good
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By ducky79
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2008 Acura RDX 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


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2008 RDX, 60K mileage, no problem so far.
I would say this is a very reliable car.
Pro: reliable, great handling, decent power
Con: rough ride, bad gas mileage
I believe it can run 3-5 more years.


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Rattle Trap
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By andreadavis1
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2008 Acura RDX 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


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Cute, Fun car to drive. Rough ride. You can feel every bump and vibration in your head rest and seat. Isn't this supposed to be a luxury car? Stiff suspension causes things to rattle in the car. Not enough compartments. Just a big deep hole in the center console. Not large enough to fit carseats behind drivers seat.


Best Features

Handling


Worst Features

Needs a place to put sunglasses and other small items. Smoother ride


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40K and so far, so good
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By twistlock
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2008 Acura RDX 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


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For the past couple of years my RDX has worked well - no warranty issues to date. In addition to city/ highway driving, I travel frequently to Lake Tahoe during the winter. The SH-AWD mated with winter tires keeps me truck'in along. Agree with other reviews that gas mileage is not the best when climbing the Sierra Nevada, but there is zero power loss (IMO) and I knew what to expect with a turbo-engine.


Best Features

Superior crash-ratings (hope I never need to use these safety features), SH-AWD


Worst Features

Recline adjustment for the rear seats, improved sound baffling


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It's just ok
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Anonymous
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2008 Acura RDX 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


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I have been driving my RDX for 2 months now. Interior is nice with heated leather seats, moonroof. Not enough room in the back, my tall 9 year old won't be able to sit back there in a few years. Gas mileage is awful. 20 mpg on average. Its a gas guzzler and you must buy premium gas. poor cargo room. My honda crv had double the cargo. Nice pick up with the turbo acceleration. But too much of a gas guzzler, can't wait to get rid of it. Luxury vehicles are way over rated and not practical for the cost. I suggest you shop around before buying a luxury car. Total waste of money just for transportation.


Best Features

Moonroof, comfy seats. Turbo engine


Worst Features

Very poor gas mileage, not enough space in back seat, poor cargo room. You can fit a few grocery bags and that is it.


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