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60K, so far, so good
2 of 2 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
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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.


Favorite Features

Handling


Suggested Improvements

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.


Favorite Features

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


Suggested Improvements

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.


Favorite Features

Moonroof, comfy seats. Turbo engine


Suggested Improvements

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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A wolf in sheep's clothing.
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By pdxRDX
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2008 Acura RDX 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5A)


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What a hoot this thing is to drive! Somehow the wizards at Acura have managed to put the soul of a sports car into an SUV. Decent fuel economy (great for an SUV), comfortable interior, great looks, amazing acceleration, plenty of goodies in the base model. Buy one NOW!


Favorite Features

The awesome power plant.


Suggested Improvements

Front speakers are a little dull.


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