2015 Acura RDX Specifications

POWERTRAIN

Engine Type

3.5-liter SOHC V-6

Horsepower, SAE net

273 hp at 6,200 rpm

Torque, SAE net

251 lb-ft at 5,000 rpm

Redline

6,800 rpm

Bore and Stroke

3.5 x 3.7 inches (89 x 93 mm)

Displacement

211.8 cu in (3,471 cc)

Compression Ratio

10.5:1

Induction System

Multi-Point Fuel Injection, Drive-By-Wire™ throttle system, Variable Cylinder Management (VCM)

Valvetrain

Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC®), 4- valves-per-cylinder, belt-driven, single overhead camshaft (SOHC)

Engine Block

Aluminum block with cast-iron cylinder liners

Emissions Certification

EPA TIER 2 – BIN 5 and CARB LEV II ULEV

Ignition System

Direct ignition system with knock control

Alternator / Battery

12 volt – 130 amp / 12V-72AH

Recommended Fuel

Premium Unleaded

Engine Layout

Transversely mounted, front-engine

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive (RDX)
All Wheel Drive with Intelligent Control (RDX AWD)

Transmission

6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift, paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control

Gear Ratios

Transmission gear ratios

Overall gear ratios
(including tire diameter)

First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Reverse
Final Drive

3.359:1
2.094:1
1.484:1
1.065:1
0.754:1
0.555:1
2.269:1
4.250:1

First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Reverse

14.276
8.903
6.310
4.527
3.206
2.361
9.644

 

CHASSIS

Body Type

Steel unit body

Front Suspension

Independent suspension with MacPherson struts

Rear Suspension

Independent multi-link suspension

Shock Absorbers

Gas-charged twin tube (front and rear)

Stabilizer Bars

22 mm diameter, solid (front); 19 mm diameter, solid (rear)

Steering Type

Electric power steering, rack-and-pinion

Steering Ratio

15.0:1

Steering Wheel Turns

2.74 turns (lock-to-lock)

Turning Circle

39.0 feet (curb-to-curb)

Wheels

18x7.5-inch split 5-spoke cast-aluminum wheels

Tires

Michelin Primacy MXM4 P235/60R18 all-season tires

Braking System

4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist

Front Brakes

12.3-inch (312 mm) diameter ventilated rotors
with single-piston cast-iron calipers

Rear Brakes

12.0-inch (305 mm) diameter solid rotors
with single-piston cast-iron calipers

Stability Control

Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control System

 

CAPACITIES

Cooling System (total)

2.3 gallons (8.6 liters)

 

Fuel tank

16 gallons (60.5 liters)

Engine Oil

Change with oil filter – 7.0 quarts (6.6 liters)

 

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

105.7 in

(2685 mm)

Track, front

63.1 in

(1604 mm)

Track, rear

63.4 in

(1610 mm)

Overall Length

183.5 in

(4660 mm)

Overall Width

73.7 in

(1872 mm)

Overall Height

66.1 in

(1678 mm)

Ground Clearance
Unladen
Fully Laden


8.1 in
5.4 in


(205 mm)
(137 mm)

Angles of Incidence

Approach Angle – 17.2 degrees
Departure Angle – 22.0 degrees 
Breakover Angle – 18.1 degrees

 

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Front Seats

Head Room
Leg Room
Hip Room
Shoulder Room

38.7 in
42.0 in
55.7 in
58.6 in

(983 mm)
(1068 mm)
(1415 mm)
(1490 mm)

Second Row Seats

Head Room
Leg Room
Hip Room
Shoulder Room

38.1 in
38.3 in
53.8 in
57.2 in

(969 mm)
(973 mm)
(1367 mm)
(1454 mm)

Interior Volumes

Passenger volume

Cargo area (rear seats down)

Cargo area (above floor area with rear seats down*)

Cargo area (rear seats up)

*SAE seating reference position

103.5 cubic feet

76.9 cubic feet

61.3 cubic feet

26.1 cubic feet

 

FUEL ECONOMY

EPA Fuel Mileage
(city/highway/combined)

20/28/23mpg* (2WD)

19/27/22 mpg* (AWD)

*Based on 2015 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008.
Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

 

WEIGHTS

Curb Weight

RDX (2WD)

RDX (2WD) w/ Tech Package

RDX (AWD)

RDX (AWD) w/ Tech Package

3,717 lbs (1686 kg)

3,732 lbs (1693 kg)

3,838 lbs (1741 kg)

3,852 lbs (1747 kg)

Weight Distribution  (front/rear)

RDX (2WD)

RDX (2WD) w/ Tech Package

RDX (AWD)

RDX (AWD) w/ Tech Package

2,231 lbs / 1,486 lbs

2,233 lbs / 1,499 lbs

2,277 lbs / 1,561 lbs

2,273 lbs / 1,579 lbs

 

TOWING

Maximum Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs

 

WARRANTY

Vehicle

4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty

Powertrain

6-year / 70,000-mile limited warranty

Outer Body Rust-Through

5-year / unlimited-mile limited warranty

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