By May 5, 2014

New Acura RDX SUV (2014) in Ontario – Overview

Performance Acura (St. Catharines) – The new Acura RDX (2014) SUV is a compact luxury crossover SUV designed to compete with models such as the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Cadillac SRX, Infiniti EX37, and Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Specifications:

Convenience Features:

  • Air conditioning
  • Automatic temperature control
  • Front dual zone A/C
  • Power moonroof
  • Memory seat
  • Speed control
  • Power windows
  • 1-touch down
  • 1-touch up
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Illuminated entry
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Telescoping steering wheel
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Driver vanity mirror
  • Passenger vanity mirror
  • Garage door transmitter – HomeLink
  • Front beverage holders
  • Rear beverage holders
  • Overhead console
  • Driver door bin
  • Passenger door bin
  • Rear door bins

Off-Road Capability:

  • Approach angle – 17 deg
  • Departure angle – 22 deg
  • Ground clearance (min) – 137mm (5.4″)
  • Ground clearance (max) – 205mm (8.1″)
  • Ramp breakover angle – 18 deg

Entertainment Features:

  • AM/FM radio – SiriusXM
  • CD player
  • MP3 decoder
  • Radio data system
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Speakers – 7
  • Wireless phone connectivity – Bluetooth HandsFreeLink
  • 1st row LCD monitors – 1
  • Primary LCD size – 5.0″

Warranty:

  • Basic warranty – 48 months/80,000km
  • Powertrain warranty – 60 months/100,000km
  • Corrosion perforation warranty – 60 months/ unlimited distance
  • Roadside assistance coverage – 48 months/ unlimited distance

Seats and Trim:

  • Max seating capacity – 5
  • Front seats – bucket
  • Power driver seat
  • Power passenger seat
  • Front centre armrest
  • Heated front seats
  • Rear seats – bench
  • Split folding rear seat
  • Rear seat centre armrest
  • Leather upholstery
  • Leather shift knob

Specs and Dimensions:

  • Engine displacement – 3.5 L
  • Engine horsepower – 273hp @ 6,200RPM
  • Engine torque – 251 lb.-ft. @ 5,000RPM
  • Engine bore x stroke – 89.0mm x 93.0mm (3.50″ x 3.66″)
  • Compression ratio – 10.50 to 1
  • Curb weight – 1,749kg (3,856lbs)
  • GVWR – 2,260kg (4,982lbs)
  • Towing capacity – 680kg (1,499lbs)
  • Exterior length – 4,660mm (183.5″)
  • Exterior body width – 1,872mm (73.7″)
  • Exterior height – 1,678mm (66.1″)
  • Wheelbase – 2,685mm (105.7″)
  • Front legroom – 1,068mm (42.0″)
  • Rear legroom – 973mm (38.3″)
  • Front headroom – 983mm (38.7″)
  • Rear headroom – 969mm (38.1″)
  • Front hiproom – 1,415mm (55.7″)
  • Rear hiproom – 1,367mm (53.8″)
  • Front shoulder room – 1,490mm (58.7″)
  • Rear shoulder room – 1,454mm (57.2″)
  • Passenger volume – 2,931L (103.5 cu.ft.)
  • Interior cargo volume – 739 L (26 cu.ft.)
  • Interior maximum cargo volume – 2,178 L (77 cu.ft.)

Body Exterior:

  • Rear cargo – liftgate
  • Power door mirrors
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Turn signal indicator mirrors
  • Spoiler
  • Door mirrors – body-colour
  • Bumpers – body-colour

Powertrain:

  • Engine litres – 3.5
  • Cylinder configuration – V-6
  • Horsepower – 273hp @ 6,200RPM
  • Torque – 251 lb.-ft. @ 5,000RPM
  • Number of valves – 24
  • Variable valve control
  • Variable intake manifold
  • Sequential multi-point fuel injection
  • Cylinder deactivation
  • Engine location – front
  • Recommended fuel – premium unleaded
  • Transmission – 6 speed automatic
  • Manual-shift auto – Sequential SportShift
  • Drive type – all-wheel drive
  • Fuel economy combined – 9.2L/100 km
  • Fuel tank capacity – 60.0L
  • Fuel economy city – 10.7L/100 km
  • Fuel economy highway – 7.3L/100 km

Safety and Security:

  • 4 wheel disc brakes
  • ABS brakes
  • Brake assist
  • Dual front impact airbags
  • Dual front side impact airbags
  • Overhead airbag
  • Occupant sensing airbag
  • Panic alarm
  • Ignition disable
  • Security system
  • Electronic stability
  • Traction control
  • Anti-whiplash front head restraints

Suspension / Handling:

  • Four wheel independent suspension
  • Front anti-roll bar
  • Rear anti-roll bar
  • Power steering
  • Speed-sensing steering
  • Alloy wheels
  • Front tires – 235/60VR18.0
  • Rear tires – 235/60VR18.0
  • Wheel size – 18″

Lighting, Visibility and Instrumentation:

  • High intensity discharge headlights – Xenon
  • Fully automatic headlights
  • Delay-off headlights
  • Front fog lights
  • Variably intermittent wipers
  • Rear window wiper
  • Rear window defroster
  • Front reading lights
  • Tachometer
  • Compass
  • Outside temperature display
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Trip computer

Available Colors (Picture Gallery):

For pricing details or other Acura happenings in Niagara, visit our show room in St. Catharines – http://www.performanceacura.com

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