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2013 Acura RDX AWD Tech

GAYOT Rating

Hi-Tech Small SUV

A three-quarter front view of a 2013 Acura RDX AWD Tech
In short: An intelligent, value-minded small SUV.

2013 Acura RDX AWD Tech Review

Completely redesigned for the 2013 model year, the all-new RDX swaps out its turbocharged inline-4 in favor of a powerful 3.5-liter V6 engine that utilizes Acura’s fuel-saving Variable Cylinder Management system. A comfortable, space-maximizing interior and intelligent all-wheel drive make this small SUV perfect for families on the go.

Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 6-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty; 4-year/50,000-mile Acura Total Luxury Care with roadside assistance

Make: Acura, Vehicle Type: SUV

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Base Price: $39,420 / As Tested: $40,315

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, all-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door SUV

Engine: 3.5-liter V6
Horsepower: 273 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Torque: 251 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift and paddle shifters

Curb weight: 3,838 lbs
Wheelbase: 105.7 in
Length/Width/Height: 183.5 / 73.7 / 66.1 in
Turning circle: 39 ft

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: independent MacPherson strut front; double-wishbone rear with trailing arm

Traction: all-wheel drive with intelligent control

0-60 mph: 6.3 seconds
60-0 mph: n/a
Top Speed: 135 mph

EPA City: 19 mpg
EPA Highway: 27 mpg
Combined MPG: 22 mpg

Seating Capacity: 5
Safety: dual-stage front airbags; front side airbags; front and rear side curtain airbags

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