Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:
04/02/2014 – TORRANCE, Calif.
The 2015 RDX crossover SUV goes on sale today with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price* (MSRP) starting at $34,895, Acura announced today. Ever popular with customers, the RDX has been a sales hit, posting its 22nd consecutive monthly sales record in February 2014. RDX again earned honors and won the 2014 ALG Residual Value Award by delivering the highest projected three-year resale value of any vehicle in the Premium Compact Utility Vehicle category.*
The 2015 RDX features a 273-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine, a 6-speed automatic transmission and an all-wheel-drive system (available as a $1,400 option). The RDX exterior incorporates an aerodynamically efficient body with Amplitude Reactive Dampers and a motion adaptive electric power steering system.
Inside the 2015 RDX, occupants will appreciate an interior design with rich interior materials, utility and generous use of noise insulation. Standard features on the RDX include leather seating surfaces, heated power front seats, a power moonroof and a 360-watt audio system. Technologies such as Pandora® interface, an SMS text messaging function, a Keyless Access System with pushbutton start, an Active Noise Control system and a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera system are also standard on all RDX models.
The Technology Package brings the RDX owner even more high-tech appointments, including items such as the AcuraLink® Satellite Communication System, Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, a hard disk drive (HDD) with 60 gigabytes of storage capacity, AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic with Traffic Rerouting™, AcuraLink Real-Time Weather™, a GPS-linked solar-sensing, dual-zone automatic climate control system, Acura/ELS Surround® Premium Sound System, a power-actuated rear tailgate, projector beam headlights with Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) bulbs and front fog lights.
The RDX is equipped with a comprehensive array of the latest technologies and designs to enhance active safety (collision avoidance) and passive safety (crash safety performance). Standard features such as Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control and a 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) enhance collision avoidance capability in the new RDX.
Key safety technologies include the Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, a total of six airbags, active head restraints (for the front seats) as well as front seatbelts with an automatic tensioning system.
The 2015 RDX is produced (using U.S. and globally sourced parts) by the company’s East Liberty, Ohio plant.
|RDX with Technology Package||$38,595||20/28/23|
|RDX with AWD||$36,295||19/27/22|
|RDX with AWD and Technology Package||$39,995||19/27/22|
Acura offers a full line of technologically advanced performance luxury vehicles through a network of 275 dealers within the United States. The Acura lineup features six distinctive models including the RLX luxury flagship sedan, the TL performance luxury sedan, the TSX Sport Wagon and sedan, the ILX compact luxury sedan, the RDX luxury crossover SUV, and the all-new MDX luxury sport utility vehicle.
So nothing new for 2015? Wonder why they haven’t announced the 2015 ILX or RLX, unless there are changes in store for those two…