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2008 Acura RDX SUV - Consumer Reviews

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


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Had this car for 8 years and not once in shop. Very reliable and stayed looking brand new after 8 years. Very pleased with this purchase.


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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 SUV 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 SUV 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 SUV 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 SUV 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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