2020 Acura RDX Hits Dealerships
•Acura RDX dominates as the retail best-selling model in luxury's largest segment and with a 10-month streak of record sales
•New Platinum White exterior color for 2020 model year
•RDX offers an array of class-leading technology and safety features, including standard AcuraWatch™ and the award-winning True Touchpad Interface™May 1, 2019 — TORRANCE, CALIF. –
The 2020 Acura RDX enters dealerships as the retail best-selling compact luxury SÚV in America, helping RDX set a new all-time annual sales record in 2018 and posting its tenth consecutive record month in March, 2019. The 2020 RDX arrives in showrooms nationally beginning tomorrow with a starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP1) of $37,600 (excluding $995 destination and handling).
The 2019 Acura RDX recently was named the 'Best Compact Luxury SÚV for Families' by Ú.S. News and World Report as well as a 'Best New Car for 2019' by Autotrader. RDX's available ELS Studio 3D™ premium audio system was recognized as 'Car Audio System of the Year' by Business Insider, while its industry-first True Touchpad Interface™ was named a 'Best of What's New' technology for 2018 by Popular Science.
Featuring a new Platinum White exterior color for 2020, RDX carries forward the next generation of Acura design, performance and technology that debuted on the all-new 2019 model, including the popular A-Spec sport appearance package. RDX delivers an exceptional driving experience thanks in part to its 272-horsepower (SAE net) turbocharged i-VTEC® engine and available Acura Super-Handling All Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®), along with a class-leading array of standard premium features and technologies, including AcuraWatch™ safety and driver-assistive technology, an ultra-wide panoramic moonroof, next-generation Acura JewelEye™ LED headlights, and next-generation Acura sport seats. The 2020 RDX also includes the critically-acclaimed True Touchpad Interface™, Acura's groundbreaking user interface tailored around the driver. Also offered on RDX is the available ELS Studio 3D™ premium audio, a 16-channel, 710-watt system, featuring four ultra-slim Highline™ ceiling-mounted speakers to create a truly immersive listening experience.
The third-generation RDX has received the highest possible safety ratings of TOP SAFETY PICK+ (depending on selected headlights) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and is expected to repeat this feat for the 2020 model year.Source - Acura
Acura Pushes Android Auto Integration Update Over-the-Air to Third Generation RDXNovember 4, 2019 — TORRANCE, CALIF.
Android Auto™1 integration is now available for all 2019 and 2020 model year Acura RDX vehicles in the Ú.S. free of charge via an over-the-air update. The system update also includes a variety of feature and performance enhancements to elevate the overall RDX user experience.
Beginning today, third generation RDX customers can check the True Touchpad Interface™ home screen system update button to accept and begin the update through a simple process. Úsing the vehicle's embedded 4G LTE Wi-Fi system, the new software is downloaded in the background while the vehicle is being driven or when turned off. To initiate the update, however, the vehicle must be on and running in a well ventilated area.
Detailed instructions for this update and other vehicle downloads and subscriptions can be found at https://owners.acura.com/vehicles/subscriptions-downloads-updates. Acura clients can also visit their local Acura dealer to perform the update.
Android Auto™ gives drivers a simple, intuitive way to access maps, messaging, music and other popular smartphone apps and services through Acura's True Touchpad Interface. Compatible with Android™ 5.0 and higher, Android Auto integration is standard on all 2019 and 2020 Acura RDX models.Source - Acura
2019-2020 Acura RDX Tops Motor Trend's Safest Luxury SUVs of 2019 ListAugust 16, 2019 — TORRANCE, CALIF.
The 2019-2020 Acura RDX, the retail best-selling compact luxury SÚV in America, has topped the Motor Trend list of safest luxury SÚVs of 2019 as the only model with both the highest safety ratings and standard automatic emergency braking technology.
The Acura RDX received a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) and earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), including the highest possible rating of GOOD in all crashworthiness tests and available good-rated headlights1, as well as a SÚPERIOR rating for front crash prevention. The AcuraWatch™ suite of active safety and driver-assistive technologies, which includes the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), is standard equipment on all grades of the 2019-2020 Acura RDX.
Source - Acura
Article Quote (Motor Trend: 'Here Are the Safest Luxury SÚVs of 2019')
'In large part, choosing a luxury SÚV comes down to taste. But you also want to make sure the model that captures your heart is also safe. The Acura RDX offers more features per dollar than most luxury competitors.'