2011 Acura RDX Features


Turbocharged and intercooled 2.3-liter, 16-valve, DOHC, 4-cylinder engine (240 hp / 260 lb-ft torque)

IntelligentVariable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (i-VTEC™)

Drive-by-Wire™ throttle system

Direct ignition system with knock control

EPA TIER 2 - BIN 5 and CARB LEV II ULEV emissions certification

Sequential SportShift 5-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control System

Front wheel drive or Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™)

Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion steering

MacPherson strut independent front suspension with multi-link independent rear suspension

18x7.5-inch 10-spoke aluminum wheels with Michelin P235/55R18 all-season tires


Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure

Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear) and side-impact door beams

Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front air bags (SRS)

Front seat side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)

Active front seat head restraints; Adjustable rear seat head restraints

Height-adjustable 3-point front seat belts with automatic tensioning system and load limiters; 3-point rear seat belts

LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system for rear seats

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

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer


Power moonroof with tilt, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation

Heated outside mirrors with integrated directional signals and Reverse gear tilt-down function

Body-colored tailgate spoiler

Chrome door handles

Privacy-type rear glass

Speed-sensing, variable intermittent front windshield wipers; Intermittent rear-window wiper

Dual-outlet exhaust with brightly finished rectangular finishers

High-Intensity Discharge (HID) front headlights with Auto on/off function

Bumper integrated front fog lights

Mirror-integrated LED directional turn signals

Rear window defroster with timer



Sport seats with leather-trimmed interior

 8-way power driver seat with power lumbar support

4-way power passenger front seat

Heated front seats

Lockable front center console with dual-level storage, coin, card and pen holders

Fold down center armrest for rear seat passengers

60/40 split folding rear seat

Leather-wrapped steering wheel with integrated controls (cruise control, audio, telephone, Multi-Information Display (MID)


Dual-zone automatic climate control system with micron air filtration

Cruise control

Turbocharger boost meter

Power windows with auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation (driver and front passenger windows)

Remote entry system

HomeLink® programmable transmitter

Tilt and telescoping steering column

Illuminated ignition, power-window and door-lock switches, steering wheel controls and overhead controls

LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination

Illuminated vanity mirrors for driver and passenger

Ambient cabin lighting with rear cargo area lighting

Beverage holders (front and rear)

Front-door storage compartments

Seatback pockets

Reversible hard-side rear cargo lid

Carpeted floor mats

12-volt power outlets (front and center console)

360-watt Acura Premium Sound System with 7 speakers, AM/FM tuner, 6-disc in-dash CD, MP3, WMA, XM® Radio with Note function music reminder, USB port and AUX jack connectivity for external music players

Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface

Maintenance Minder™ system

Multi-information display (MID)

Electronic compass

Exterior temperature indicator


AcuraLink® Satellite Communication System

Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, full VGA color monitor and a rearview camera

AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic with Traffic Rerouting™

AcuraLink Real-Time Weather™

Acura/ELS Surround®  410-watt Premium Audio System with 10-speakers, 6-disc CD, DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA and DTS® player, Dolby® Pro Logic® II, XM® Radio with Note function music reminder, USB port and AUX jack connectivity

GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone automatic climate control system

Display unit with clock, audio and HVAC information and personalized settings




  • Back-up sensors
  • Remote engine starter system
  • Engine block heater
  • Nose mask
  • Splash guards
  • Door edge guards
  • Door edge protection film
  • Body side molding
  • Sport running boards
  • Moonroof visor
  • Roof rack
  • Roof rack with attachment for: bicycle, kayak, luggage basket, short roof box, skis, snowboards, surfboard
  • Trailer hitch (Class I)
  • Trailer hitch ball (1 7/8-inch)
  • Trailer hitch ball (2-inch)
  • 19-inch diameter aluminum wheel (chrome look finish)
  • 19-inch diameter aluminum wheel (sparkle silver finish)
  • Wheel locks


  • All-season floor mats
  • Leather wrapped shift knob
  • Wood patterned steering wheel trim
  • Wood patterned dash trim
  • Ashtray
  • Rear cargo net
  • Rear cargo liner
  • Rear cargo organizer
  • Rear cargo tray