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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 19 24 $30,303 $32,520
AWD 4-Door 17 22 $32,137 $34,520
FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 19 24 $33,146 $35,620
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 17 22 $34,980 $37,620
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Acura RDX keeps its energetic personality intact-along with its slightly nervous feel-and gets a more fuel-frugal front-drive edition that's worth considering on price and gas mileage.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 24 mpg
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 53.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 180.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 60.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0
Steering Type Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.76
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.2
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P235/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size P235/55R18
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3743
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.1
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 440
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Engine Type Gas I4
Fuel System PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 2.3L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6000
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61
Trans Order Code NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.36
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.70
Clutch Size (in) NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07
Trans Type 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89
Body Style 4 Door
Vehicle Name Acura RDX
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multilink
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5
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