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Acura RDX is High-Tech, Sporty and Fun

The 2019 Acura RDX combines safety features with technology, for a fun ride you can trust.

(Photo: © 2018 Acura)

This compact luxury sport-utility vehicle has a sporty, high-tech look and feel. It’s powered by a 2.0 turbocharged, 272-horsepower, four-cylinder engine connected to a 10-speed automatic transmission. (My test drive had Acura’s SH-AWD system.) It has a full suite of safety features such as lane departure warning, lane centering, automatic emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert and front and rear parking systems. The ride was a nice combination of sporty and firm. The 10-speed transmission seems to be a perfect match to the engine’s performance, and the all-wheel-drive system is completely seamless. If you’re looking at small luxury SUVs and appreciate technology, the Acura RDX should be at the top of your list.

Price as tested: $48,395

21/27 mpg

Engine: 4-cylinder turbocharged

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