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Just the right amount of utility & luxury
By rdxer93 on
Vehicle2013 Acura RDX Technology Package 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
ReviewI searched and search for just the right SUV and the Acura RDX fit my needs just right. I was looking for a smaller SUV that was fun to drive, had good gas mileage, the right amount of space, a bit of luxury, and was priced right. After the first 60 days, I'm convinced the RDX was the best choice. The RDX offers good styling, a luxury interior, a very peppy ride, quiet inside, and a relatively smooth ride. I wouldn't consider the handling as sporty, but this isn't an Acura TL either. For relatively $10k less than others brands in the category, the RDX is a solid choice.
Best FeaturesPerformance & acceleration is quick and much better than the MDX. Good mileage. About 27-28 on the hwy Overall the styling of the RDX, inside and out, is very good. The ride is quiet and handling is good, but not sporty. HID Headlights are a must. ELS Stereo is plenty good for my music tastes.
Worst FeaturesBeing an all new model, I expected more from the technology package. I felt that I overpaid for the package to get some of the features I wanted. The hard disk drive in the ELS stereo system is virtually out of date. The only way to load music is by inserting CDs. This was new technology about 5 years ago. Towing capacity is only 1,500 pounds, which is about the same as an Amish horse and buggy. I am still perplexed by this low towing capacity as the engine has plenty of power.
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