The Performance of the 2018 Acura RDX

For an adventurous SUV that won’t let you down in the clutch, few models can surpass the 2018 Acura RDX—and much of that is due to its rugged, dependable performance. With its versatile powertrains and durable yet comfortable design, the latest RDX is built to satisfy families and adventurers alike, performing just as well on the road as off it. That’s why Advantage Nissan is bringing you an in-depth look at everything that makes the RDX run as well as it does. Read on to learn more!

The Building Blocks of Performance

3.5 Liter V-6 Engine

The star of the available powertrains, this engine delivers a burly 279 hp to get you going, while still providing incredible fuel economy for its segment.


Speaking of fuel economy, the RDX has some of the best in its segment: the 2WD model gives you an EPA-estimate 20 mpg city/28 mpg highway*.

All-Wheel Drive with Intelligent Control System

This advanced system senses the terrain and adjusts power in the wheels accordingly, delivering incredible traction in a range of driving conditions.

6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Paddle Shifters

This nimble transmission gives you complete control over the power of your RDX, and the paddle shifters make controlling it as easy as pushing a button.

Feel the Road in a 2018 Acura RDX

In terms of performance, the 2018 Acura RDX is truly at the top of its game, with a ride that drivers of all stripes will love and a sleek exterior. But, no amount of description can capture the feel of an RDX—for that, you’ll have to come out to Courtesy Acura and get behind the wheel for yourself. Contact us online to schedule a test drive and get started right away. If you like what you see, our expert sales team is happy to help you through our flexible financing options so you can get a plan that fits your budget. So come on out and experience the performance of a 2018 Acura RDX today! While you’re here, check out our comparison between the Acura RDX and the Lexus RX.


*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 models only) and other factor

Acura RDX Features


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