2018 Acura RDX Towing Capacity
The Acura RDX is known around Maple Shade, Moorestown, and Cherry Hill for having a refined performance and spacious interior, but did you know it has a great towing capacity, as well?
In this guide to the 2018 Acura RDX towing capacity you can learn all about the incredible capabilities of this powerful SUV. Find out if the RDX has the impressive towing capacity you’ve been looking for.
Acura RDX Towing Specs
The Acura RDX has a maximum towing capacity of 1,500 pounds, when properly equipped. This is great for extra items for work or your next weekend excursion.
The towing capability is made possible by a 3.5L V6 engine. It’s mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and delivers 279 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque.
In addition, the vehicle is equipped with a Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) system. This will monitor variables like throttle input, vehicle and engine speeds and gear selection. It’ll then use those variables to maximize power when you need it and efficiency when you don’t. With VCM, the RDX can achieve up to an EPA-estimated 20 city/28 highway MPG.*
Acura RDX Cargo Space & Interior Dimensions
The new RDX may have an impressive towing capacity, but there’s still plenty of cargo room inside as well. You get 26.1 cubic feet behind the rear seats, but that’s just the beginning. Fold those down, and you can enjoy up to 76.9 cubic feet of cargo space
Furthermore, there are plenty of storage options for smaller items. The front has a covered compartment for a wallet, phone, and USB charging. The center console is surprisingly large, and the rear passengers have additional door panel storage, as well as dual cupholders in the padded center armrest.
There’s also plenty of room for passengers to comfortably stretch out. In front, you get 38.7 inches of headroom and 42 inches of legroom. In back, there are 38.1 inches of headroom and 38.3 inches of legroom. In total, you get 103.5 cubic feet of passenger volume, which is more than enough space for five adults.
Acura RDX Advanced Technology Features
Not only does the Acura RDX have a reliable performance and spacious interior, but it has lots of advanced technologies, too.
It comes standard with Bluetooth® technology, Pandora® compatibility, and SiriusXM® Satellite Radio. It also comes standard with a 7-speaker Acura Premium Sound System, for crystal-clear listening.
Upgrade to a higher trim level, and you’ll get a 10-speaker ELS Studio® Premium Audio System. You’ll also get navigation system with 3D views and AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic.
Plus, you’ll get the Voice Recognition™ System for navigation, climate control and audio. Simply speak a command, and you’ll be able to perform various functions without taking your hands off the wheel.
Test Drive the 2018 Acura RDX
The 2018 Acura RDX is an impressive SUV with its towing capability and long list of features. To experience this vehicle for yourself, schedule a test drive at Elite Acura.
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*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only), and other factors.