Potentially great car - if only Acura would add ...
By rgf99 on
2013 Acura RDX 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
I have had my RDX (AWD, Base) for 6 months.
It is fun to drive and very comfortable.
Previously I had a 2001 Toyota Highlander Ltd.
I looked at the MDX (too large) and the X3 (too costly) and finally decided on the Base/AWD RDX.
Wanted some of the features of the Tech Package but decide not worth $4K for the.
I almost did not buy the car because it was missing some key features I expected in Luxury/near luxury-brand SUV
Size is great - perfect for my wife and I plus our 60 Lb Golden Retriever
28 MPG on the road at 70 MPH
Smooth ride, fun to drive
Sat radio works well, especially on long trips
Base model should have
Light in the back
Power outlet in back
Vent for rear seat
Fog lights and HID lights should be standard on base model
Power light gate should be standard on base model (std on BMW X3)
Real blind spot indicator
Adaptive cruise control
Distance monitor (parking guide) in both bumpers
Dial by voice
Better interface to iPhone 5 music (can not get albums)
Way to shut off the car and keep the radio/HFL phone working