The 2020 Acura RDX offers something a little different in the small class of luxury SUVs. It has many technological features available, a well-built interior, excellent ergonomics and an above-average load and passenger space. Certainly, there is a lot to like and, feature by feature, it is significantly cheaper than European alternatives.
Starting at $ 38,595 (all prices include destination fees of $ 995), the standard 2020 Acura RDX is the most accessible member of the family. This does not mean that it is ill-equipped. The exterior features 19-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and taillights, a panoramic sunroof, heated side mirrors and a dual exhaust system. In addition to all interior technology, the Standard includes electrically heated front seats adjustable in 12 directions, synthetic leather upholstery, two-zone automatic air conditioning, keyless entry, start button, leather-wrapped steering wheel, a steering wheel 7-inch digital driver display and ambient lighting.
2020 Acura RDX the jump to technology raises the starting price to $ 41,795. Additional features compared to the standard include fully leather upholstery, navigation, GPS-linked air conditioning, smart key entry in the rear door, high-end audio system, two rear USB ports and gray wheels. 19 inch. Safety is also reinforced with blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert and front and rear parking sensors.
All 2020 Acura RDXs are powered by the same powertrain, a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine (272 horsepower, 280 lb-ft) linked to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is an independent option. We are fans of the Acura SH-AWD option for additional traction and handling.
The 2020 Acura RDX does more than enough to make up for its badge shortcomings with its long list of standard features, sharp body and powerful engine. In addition, with an initial price of $ 38,595, it is $ 3,400 cheaper than the BMW X3, $ 4,800 cheaper than the Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class and $ 5,400 cheaper than the Audi Q5.