Brian Cooley takes the newest Acura RDX for a ride and finds an evergreen power plant, but also cabin tech that is rather dated.
With a new engine, the 2015 Acura RDX is more refined than its turbocharged predecessor. Too bad that its dashboard tech is just as dated.
The Acura RDX becomes a simpler, more refined SUV for the 2015 model year with a new engine and AWD system, but terrible dashboard tech hurts the bottom line.
Sporting a bigger engine and a newer body, but the same old tech, is the RDX worth the $40,000 price tag?
The new generation of the RDX, Acura's smaller SUV, shows substantial changes. The body is new, but the V-6 engine and cabin tech, used in Acura's other cars, are nothing new.
The 2013 Acura RDX is a comfortable and easy-driving small SUV with a premium feel, but the cabin tech shows some flaws that will prove frustrating over time.
You can be forgiven for mistaking the 2012 Acura RDX for a Honda CR-V, but there are subtle differences and about $10,000 that separate the two cars.
A trio of upcoming Honda and Acura vehicles are getting Siri's "Eyes Free" integration, letting drivers interact with their phones while driving.
The 2012 Acura RDX's turbocharged engine delivers good performance, but also causes this pricey crossover to fall flat on its promise of efficiency.
Some cars are so good at meeting your needs, they will play the music you ask for by name.