The New 2021 Acura RDX: A Bold and Elegant Crossover

The 2021 Acura RDX is a luxury crossover SUV that features a spacious and comfortable cabin and an excellent towing capacity. The seats are comfortable and supportive with excellent features. The 2021 RDX features available heated steering, heated seats, leather upholstery and power-adjustable drivers' seats with memory. At Clinton Acura in the Princeton area, we carry a nice assortment of 2021 Acura RDX trims, and would be proud to take you through its performance, safety, technology and driver assistance features.

2021 Acura RDX 

2021 Acura RDX for Sale in Clinton

**Based on current year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.

Engine Transmission and Performance

The 2021 Acura RDX is available with only one powertrain. This is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 272 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. This engine is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission that delivers a quick and smooth transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard while buyers can also get an optional all-wheel drive. The all-wheel-drive RDX accelerates from 0-60 mph in 6.4 seconds. The torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system delivers excellent and accurate handling, while the steering is responsive and accurate.

The EPA rates the standard front-wheel drive 22/28 MPG city/highway while the all-wheel-drive receives 21/27 MPG. The A-Spec with FWD or AWD offers a lower fuel economy compared to the rest of the trims.

Safety and Driver-assistance Technology

The RDX is fitted with the latest safety and driver-assistance features. The 2021 RDX comes standard with AcuraWatch Suite that features adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, and corrective steering. Other safety features include:

  • Blind-Spot Monitoring
  • Rear-Cross Traffic Alert
  • Pedestrian Detection
  • Tire Pressure Sensors
  • Parking Sensors
  • Adaptive Headlights and Cornering Lights
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Electronic Stability Control System

These features make the 2021 Acura RDX one of the safest crossover SUVs currently available in the market.

Interior, Cargo and Comfort

The front row of the 2021 RDX comes with legroom of 42 inches while the second row offers just 38 inches. Behind the second row, the RDX offers 29.5 cubic feet of cargo space and 58.9 cubic feet when the second row is flat-folded. The seats are spacious and comfortable, with power-adjustable feature standard.

Other standard features include:

  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Keyless Entry and Ignition
  • Leather Upholstery

The A-Spec models feature ventilated front seats and simulated suede upholstery. A panoramic sunroof is standard in all models.


The 2021 Acura RDX features a standard 10.2-inch touchscreen display that features Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility. Other standard features include a Wi-Fi hotspot and nine-speaker stereo system for the Base trim. Higher trims like the A-Spec features 16-speaker stereo system.

Optional features include GPS linked climate control, navigation with real-time traffic updates and a heads-up display.

Trim Levels

The 2021 RDX comes with four different trims, the Base, Technology, A-Spec, and Advance models.


The base model comes standard with 19-inch wheels, panoramic sunroof, auto-dimming rearview mirror and nine-speaker audio system. A 10.2-inch touchscreen display is also standard.

Technology Package

The Technology package features standard navigation, two USB ports, 12-speaker premium audio system, blind-spot monitoring system and front and rear parking sensors.

A-Spec Package

The 2021 RDX A-Spec model gain 20-inch wheels, ventilated front seats, redesigned bumpers and 16-speaker audio system.

Advance Package

The Advance package gains adaptive suspension dampers, a hands-free liftgate, heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats, ventilated front seats heads-up display and 16-speaker audio system.

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*Prices shown exclude a destination & handling charge. The destination & handling charge for ILX is $1,025, $1,045, or $1,095, TLX is $1,025, $1,045, $1,095, or $1,195, and RDX and MDX is $1,025, $1,045, or $1,195. NSX and PMC editions are $1,995. Integra is $1,095 or $1,195. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on current year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.