Acura RDX

Acura RDX

Acura RDX is a compact SUV produced since 2006. Out of Honda models, CR-V is the closest to it.
In the Acura model lineup, RDX is between Acura CDX and the large MDX.
Main competitors of Acura RDX: Lexus NX, Infiniti QX50, Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, Audi Q5, BMW X3, Jaguar E-Pace, Land Rover Discovery Sport, and similar SUVs.2013 Acura RDX

First generation Acura RDX the was fitted with only one engine – the 2.3-liter inline-4 K23A turbo.
Second generation RDX was equipped with two engines and the most popular was the 3.5-liter V6 J35Y. The V6 J30Y engine is less widespread, since it may only be purchased in China.

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1st generation (2006 – 2012):
Acura RDX (243 HP) – 2.3 L

2nd generation (2012 – 2018):
Acura RDX (263 HP) – 3.0 L
Acura RDX (279 HP) – 3.5 L

3rd generation (2018 – present):
Acura RDX (252 HP) – 2.0 L