2009 Acura RDX - Features


  • Turbocharged and intercooled 2.3-liter, 240 hp, 16-valve, DOHC i-VTEC®, 4-cylinder engine
  • i-VTEC™ -intelligentVariable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control
  • Drive-by-Wire™ throttle system
  • Direct ignition system with knock control
  • Meets EPA TIER 2 - BIN 5 and CARB LEV II ULEV emissions standards
  • Sequential SportShift 5-speed automatic transmission with F1® -style paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control
  • Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™)
  • Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion steering
  • MacPherson strut independent front suspension
  • Multi-link independent rear suspension
  • 18x7.5-inch cast aluminum-alloy with P235/55VR18 all-season high-performance tires


  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) front body structure
  • Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front air bags (SRS)
  • Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
  • Height-adjustable 3-point seat belts with load limiters and pre-tensioners (front) with 3-point seat belts (rear)
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system (rear seats)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • High-Intensity Discharge (HID) front headlights
  • Auto-off front headlights
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Front fog lights
  • Mirror-integrated LED directional signals
  • Breakaway inside rearview mirror
  • Rear-window defroster with timer
  • Emergency tailgate opener
  • Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer


  • Power moonroof with tilt, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation
  • Heated outside mirrors with passenger reverse gear tilt-down and integrated directional signals
  • Body-colored tailgate spoiler
  • Chrome door handles
  • Privacy-type rear glass
  • Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Intermittent rear-window wiper
  • Dual-outlet exhaust


  • Sport seats with perforated leather-trimmed interior
  • 8-way power driver's seat with power lumbar support
  • 4-way power passenger front seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Lockable front center console with dual-level storage, coin, card and pen holders
  • Rear seat armrest
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel


  • Dual-zone automatic climate control with micron air filtration
  • Cruise control
  • i-VTEC® turbo boost meter
  • Power windows with driver and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
  • Remote entry system with HomeLink® programmable transmitter
  • Tilt and telescoping steering column
  • Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control and audio functions)
  • Illuminated ignition, power-window and door-lock switches, steering wheel controls and overhead controls
  • LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination
  • Illuminated vanity mirrors for driver and passenger
  • Ambient cabin lighting
  • Cargo area lighting
  • Beverage holders (front and rear)
  • Front-door storage compartments
  • Front-door utility boxes
  • Seatback pockets
  • Reversible hard-side cargo lid
  • Carpeted floor mats
  • Driver's and passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors
  • 12-volt power outlets (front and center console)
  • 360-watt Acura Premium Sound System with AM/FM tuner, 6-disc in-dash CD, MP3, WMA, and 7 speakers
  • XM® Satellite radio
  • MP3/auxiliary input jack
  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
  • Maintenance Minder™ system
  • Multi-information display (MID)
  • Exterior temperature indicator


  • Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™ and rearview camera
  • 410-watt Acura/ELS Surround® Premium 10-speaker Sound System with 6-disc CD, DVD-Audio, DTS® and Dolby® Pro Logic® II
  • AcuraLink™ satellite communication system with real-time traffic
  • Sub-display with clock, audio and HVAC information
  • GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone automatic climate control system
  • Auxiliary information display
  • Acura personalized settings



  • 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels
  • Front underbody spoiler
  • Rear diffuser
  • Sport running boards
  • Full nose mask
  • Splash guards
  • Hood air deflector
  • Roof rack
  • Body colored side moldings
  • Class 1 towing package
  • Moonroof visor
  • Back-up sensors
  • Rear bumper appliqué
  • Gold emblems
  • Wheel locks


  • Cargo tray
  • All-season mats
  • Cargo organizer
  • Leather wrapped shift knob
  • Wood patterned trim panels
  • Ashtray
  • Interior center console cooler bag
  • Cargo liner
  • Auto dimming mirror with compass
  • Cargo net
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