Best Bet
(4.3) 32 reviews
MSRP: $6,168$13,904
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 21
Engine: 240-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2007 Acura RDX

Our Take on the 2007 Acura RDX

Our Take

Acura enters the compact SUV segment this summer with the RDX, a vehicle slotted below its midsize MDX sport utility vehicle. The RDX competes with other compact luxury SUVs, namely the BMW X3 and Land Rover's upcoming Freelander replacement, the LR2. Significant features on the RDX include ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Unknown reliability
  • Less cargo capacity than some competitors

Notable Features

  • New for 2007
  • Smaller than MDX
  • 240-hp turbocharged engine
  • Standard all-wheel drive

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

The compact luxury SUV segment wasn't even worth calling a segment a few years ago; it was more of a niche. Now, with the Acura RDX joining the BMW X3 and the upcoming Land Rover LR2, there's healthy competition to win over upwardly mobile folks in need of utility in a small, nicely appointed package. That's exactly what Acura delivers in the RDX. It has utility and the near-luxu... Read full review for the 2007 Acura RDX

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Consumer Reviews

4.3

Average based on 32 reviews

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Sport handling with SUV practicality

by chocolate from Scottsdale, AZ on April 9, 2010

I have enjoyed owning the RDX for 3 years. It is still fun to drive, great interior, nice accessories, and well built SUV. Service has been routine with no problems. Mileage is 20+ average, with norma... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Acura RDX Base

Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Acura RDX Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
A
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
A
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
A
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Acura RDX Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Acura RDX Base

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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