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Selected Style 2015 Lexus NX FWD 4-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 19 27 $37,682 $40,195
FWD 4-Door 20 28 $32,962 $35,095
FWD 4-Door Tech Pkg 20 28 $36,386 $38,795
AWD 4-Door 19 27 $34,258 $36,495
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TCC's Bottom Line With the 2015 NX, Lexus finally has a crossover to take on the mass luxury market--and its striking styling could be a plus. A sporty yet smooth driving feel, quiet interior, and top-tier safety all add up to a lot of appeal for the 2015 Acura RDX, although its lack of features and flair stop it short of greatness.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 58.7
Second Head Room (in) - 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 57.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 103.5
Front Leg Room (in) - 42
Front Hip Room (in) - 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) - 38.3
Passenger Capacity - 5
Front Head Room (in) - 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) - 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.4
Length, Overall (in) - 183.5
Height, Overall (in) - 66.1
Track Width, Rear (in) - 63.4
Wheelbase (in) - 105.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 73.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 26.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 26.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 61.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 16
Steering
Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 38.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - P235/60VR18
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Front Tire Size - P235/60VR18
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 225
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3717
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 251 @ 5000
Engine Order Code - NA
Displacement - 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 273 @ 6200
Engine Type - Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System - Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 20
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.36
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.48
Trans Type - 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.09
Trans Order Code - NA
Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.06
Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.56
Summary
Body Style - Sport Utility
Vehicle Name - Acura RDX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front - Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 7.9 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 5.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
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