2009 Acura RDX  -  $34,705


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $34,705
Base Invoice: $31,974
Destination Charge: $810
Options: $0
Trim: AWD 4dr
Doors: 4
Drive train: All Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 19 | City: 17 | Hwy: 22
Body Style: AWD
Transmission: 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD, Sequential SportShift, paddle-shifters, Grade Logic Control, shift hold control
Engine: 2.3L DOHC PGM-FI 16-valve i-VTEC turbocharged I4 engine

Model Highlights

The RDX is powered by Acura's first-ever turbocharged engine--a 2.3L making 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The engine uses a computer-controlled i-VTEC variable valve actuation, working in conjunction with a variable-flow turbo system. Shifting is done through a five-speed automatic with Sequential Sport Shift, which allows the driver to command shifts through paddles alongside the steering wheel.

An advanced all-wheel-drive system delivers power to the wheels on all RDXs. Called Super Handling All-Wheel Drive, it controls the distribution of power not only front to back, but also side to side. The system is optimized for high-performance on-road driving. The system utilizes yaw control--a feature that few AWD systems have--and works in conjunction with the Vehicle Stability Assist system, a form of electronic stability control. The RDX also comes with side air bags for front occupants and full-length side-curtain bags for all outboard occupants.

The RDX seats five, and the back seat is split 60/40 and folds forward flat to expand the cargo area to 60.6 cubic feet. There are also various storage compartments throughout the interior, including a lockable, dual-level center console that's large enough for a briefcase or laptop.

A very long list of convenience and luxury equipment is standard on the RDX, including a dual-zone climate control system, the Bluetooth HandsFreeLink system for cell phone connectivity, and a seven-speaker, 360-watt sound system with six-disc changer, MP3 compatibility, XM satellite radio, and an auxiliary input. There's only one significant option package on the RDX: the Technology Package. The package adds a navigation system with voice recognition and real-time traffic information, a rearview camera system, the AcuraLink service allowing communication between Acura and the vehicle, and a ten-speaker, 410-watt surround sound audio system that was tuned by recording engineer Elliott Scheiner and can play DVD-Audio discs.


Pros

Sporty performance and handling for a utility vehicle; versatile cargo space; wide range of luxury features in a compact vehicle.


Model News

The Acura RDX, which completely redesigned for 2007, continues virtually unchanged for the 2009 model year. For 2009, the driver seat is now more luxurious and more adjustable. A theft-deterrent system is now standard. A new display with climate control and audio information is now available with the Tech Package.

Prices rose in 2009 $500 for the base RDX and $300 for the Tech Package.


Value Writeup

The luxurious Acura RDX has a high-performance edge and is geared for those who want a sporty, all-weather vehicle but who won't venture off-road. The RDX has more curvaceous, edgy styling than other compact SUVs while still having a roomy, flexible interior. It also stands out for safety features and crash protection; Acura says its one of only two luxury SUVs to achieve both a five-star rating in federal front- and side-impact crash tests and be an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick.


Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 MPG

Cruising Range - City
306.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
396.00 mi

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.3L/140

Fuel System
PGM-FI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4500

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61

Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
440

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105

Total Cooling System Capacity
9.6 qts

EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
101.4 ft³

Front Head Room
38.7 in

Front Leg Room
41.8 in

Front Shoulder Room
58.2 in

Front Hip Room
54.4 in

Second Head Room
38.3 in

Second Leg Room
37.7 in

Second Shoulder Room
56.3 in

Second Hip Room
53.0 in

Wheelbase
104.3 in

Length, Overall
180.7 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.6 in

Height, Overall
65.2 in

Track Width, Front
61.9 in

Track Width, Rear
62.6 in

Min Ground Clearance
6.3 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.6 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
28.8 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3924 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multilink

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.83 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.75 in

Front Tire Size
P235/55R18

Rear Tire Size
P235/55R18

Spare Tire Size
T165/80D17

Front Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Alloy

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.76

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.2 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.0 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.0 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
6

Drivetrain Miles/km
70,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
50,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V061000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 03, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
2,232,187

Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2011-2015 CR-Z, 2010-2014 FCX, and Insight, 2009-2013 Fit, 2013-2014 Fit EV, 2007-2014 Ridgeline, 2013-2016 Acura ILX, 2013-2014 Acura ILX Hybrid, 2007-2016 RDX, 2005-2012 Acura RL, 2009-2014 Acura TL, and 2010-2013 Acura ZDX vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. Remedy parts are expected to be available in Summer 2016. Interim notices will be mailed to owners during March 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are JY0, JY1, and JY2.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

2.3L DOHC PGM-FI 16-valve i-VTEC turbocharged I4 engine

5-speed automatic transmission w/OD, Sequential SportShift, paddle-shifters, Grade Logic Control, shift hold control

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD)

Independent MacPherson strut front suspension w/stabilizer bar

Independent mult-link rear suspension w/stabilizer bar

Torque-sensing variable pwr rack & pinion steering

4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS) -inc: electronic brake distribution, brake assist

Dual-outlet exhaust

18" x 7.5" alloy wheels

P235/55R18 all-season tires

Compact spare (2008)

Pwr moonroof w/tilt feature -inc: auto-open/close, auto-reverse, key-off operation

Body-colored tailgate spoiler

Xenon high intensity discharge auto on/off headlights

Front fog lights

Heated pwr mirrors -inc: passenger reverse gear tilt-down, integrated LED directional signals, memory

Rear privacy glass

Speed-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers

Intermittent rear window wiper

Chrome door handles

AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (7) speakers, 360 watts, MP3 player, auxiliary input jack, radio data system

XM satellite radio *Available in 48 contiguous United States, first 90 days are free*

Perforated leather-trimmed heated front sport bucket seats -inc: 10-way pwr driver/4-way pwr front passenger seat, active front head restraints, driver pwr lumbar support, driver memory

60/40 split folding rear seat w/armrest

Lockable front center console w/dual-level storage

Front/rear carpeted floor mats

Aluminum threshold garnish

Leather-wrapped tilt & telescoping steering wheel w/cruise controls, audio, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink

LED backlit gauges w/progressive illumination w/turbo boost meter

Exterior temp indicator

Multi-info display

Trip computer

Center info display screen

Maintenance minder system

Pwr windows -inc: front auto-up/down, auto reverse

Pwr door locks

Remote entry system w/panic & alarm

HomeLink universal remote

HandsFreeLink wireless telephone interface

Theft-deterrent system w/electronic immobilizer

Dual-zone automatic climate control system w/air filtration

Rear window defroster w/timer

(2) 12V pwr outlets

Front/rear cup holders

Front-door utility boxes/storage compartments

Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Driver/front passenger illuminated vanity mirrors

Lighting -inc: overhead map, ambient cabin, cargo

Illuminated ignition, window switches, door lock switches

Front seatback pockets

Reversible hard cargo lid cover

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control

Side-impact door beams

Impact-absorbing front/rear crumple zones

Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure

Daytime running lights

Dual-stage dual-threshold front airbags

Front side airbags w/passenger side occupant position detection system

Side curtain airbags-inc: rollover sensor

3-point front seatbelts -inc: adjustable height, load limiters, pretensioners

3-point rear seatbelts

Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)

Rear child safety door locks

Emergency tailgate opener

Tire pressure monitoring system -inc: location indicators

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
WHITE DIAMOND PEARL
$0

 
WHITE DIAMOND PEARL
$0

 
PALLADIUM METALLIC
$0

 
PALLADIUM METALLIC
$0

 
POLISHED METAL METALLIC
$0

 
POLISHED METAL METALLIC
$0

 
GRIGIO METALLIC
$0

 
GRIGIO METALLIC
$0

 
BASQUE RED PEARL
$0

 
BASQUE RED PEARL
$0

 
ROYAL BLUE PEARL
$0

 
ROYAL BLUE PEARL
$0

 
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL
$0

 
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL
$0

 
EBONY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
TAUPE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

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