2021 Acura RDX
($39,225) comes in just one trim level. All-wheel drive is an extra $2,000. Standard equipment includes 19-in alloy wheels, four driving modes, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, automatic LED headlights, powered liftgate, panoramic sunroof, keyless entry/ignition, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated/8-way power-adjustable front seats with 4-way power lumbar adjustment, simulated leather upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a self-dimming rearview mirror.
The infotainment system consists of Acura’s True Touchpad Interface (10.2-in screen, center console touch controller), Wi-Fi, two USB ports,
/Android Auto smartphone integration, HD/satellite radio, auxiliary audio input, and a 9-speaker sound system. There are no individual options. All extra equipment is obtained through three options packages. But the Advance package cannot be ordered with the A-Spec. The Technology package adds different 19-in alloy wheels, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, front/rear parking sensors, GPS-linked climate control (it detects the sun’s position and alters airflow accordingly), leather upholstery, two USB ports in the back, navigation, and a 12-speaker Panasonic/ELS Studio sound system. From there, offerings fork in two directions. The A-Spec package requires the Technology package, then brings exterior and interior styling variations (explained in our
2019 Acura RDX vs. RDX A-Spec: What’s the Difference?
video). Additions include 20-in alloy wheels, LED fog lights, heated/ventilated front seats, and a 16-speaker Panasonic/ELS Studio audio system. The Advance package also requires the Technology package, but adds adaptive suspension dampers, rain-sensing wipers, hands-free liftgate operation, LED fog lights, acoustic front side glass, a head-up display, heated/ventilated/12-way front seats with power-adjustable bolsters and thigh support, heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, 360-degree camera system, washer for the rearview camera, and a 16-speaker ELS sound system.