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7.0
/ 10
On Styling
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On Styling
The 2011 Acura RDX looks athletic and attractive, albeit a bit conservative.
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all told, the interior still doesn’t match the sense of occasion presented by the Mercedes-Benz GLK or Audi Q5
Car and Driver

if you haven't warmed up to Acura's shield grille you might want to look elsewhere
Autoblog

remains a good-looking — if understated — crossover, even with the grille
Cars.com

isn't much of a looker on the outside
AutoWeek


The Acura RDX carries into 2011 with its styling and details essentially unchanged—and that's not a bad thing at all. The RDX has been on sale un the U.S. for four years and has received only a few updates along the way, last year, but it still manages to look fresh.

The RDX remains related to the Honda CR-V, but it's a very different vehicle in many ways—styling included. The design is sportier, with a more sloping rear end that sacrifices some cargo room for a sleek look. Last year, the light touch-up included a new grille, to match the controversial snout that's being phased in throughout the lineup, along with new bumper fascias, slightly different headlight and taillight designs, new exhaust tips, and satin brightwork throughout. It also has adopted new 18-inch wheels, front and rear bumpers, and taillights.

The interior is crisp and focused, though a bit conservative. The driver-focused cockpit of the RDX gets new climate controls, ambient lighting, and more metallic trim to accent its high-tech look and complement its leather seats. Purely from a style and design perspective, the instrument panel is beautiful and well sculpted, with a two-tiered look complemented with well-placed brightwork and accents, along with the deep, hooded gauge cluster.

Conclusion

The 2011 Acura RDX looks athletic and attractive, albeit a bit conservative.

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