A Crossover Worth Crossing The Road For: The Acura RDX

by Aidan Busbee

As crossover vehicles become more and more popular, the Acura RDX, a small luxury crossover, available today at Acura of Tempe in the Phoenix area, establishes itself as not only an adventurous SUV but also has moved forward from the rest with some of the most technological features available. The RDX combines it’s highly mechanized architecture and performance capabilities to offer a level of intrigue many crossover makers simply cannot match.

The Acura RDX has an unusually universal appeal. Its high functionality makes it a practical choice. Its sporty look makes it a fun choice. And its luxurious features make it the comfortable choice. It’s the first factory Acura to offer a turbocharged engine; it’s built for great road performance. You definitely get the look of the SUV with great on road handling; which is the purpose of the Crossover vehicle!

The Acura RDX has been compared to the Honda CR-V. There is almost no mechanical similarity and the RDX offers more luxury features, design and higher levels of performance. The RDX features the turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine with 240 hp and 260 lb/ft of torque. This crossover is so beautifully engineered that it rides like a sport sedan. It offers a smooth, thrilling ride and has been known to hit 60 mph from 0 in approximately 6 seconds.

Drivers of the Acura RDX appreciate the standard five speed automatic transmission and the Super Handling All Wheel Drive System. The inclusion of this technology means that power is continuously distributed among all 4 wheels to provide the best handling and to prevent traction loss incidents in wet weather. Visit www.AcuraDealerTempe.com for more information on the Acura RDX’s Super Handling All Wheel Drive technology.

The Acura RDX also took advantage of the latest technology when it comes to safety features. Acura’s RDX includes: surrounding airbags, anti lock brake system and electronic brake distribution, vehicle stability assist & advanced compatibility engineering. The thorough safety design is another reason why the Acura RDX is so popular. The mid to older generation is very comfortable with the safety ratings of the vehicle making it the choice for another segment of the crossover market.

The Acura RDX lives up to the Acura tradition by offering some of the most technological features available; full display navigation including real-time traffic, driver’s voice recognition, personalized settings, Bluetooth, surround sound, dual-zone and GPS link temperature control, power windows, power locks, power moon roof and power lumbar support and more! Visit Acura of Tempe online at www.AcuraDealerTempe.com to learn more about the many accessories the Acura RDX has to offer!

Comparisons have been made to other crossovers in the industry. But the fact of the matter is…the Acura RDX stands alone in the industry. The Acura RDX offers higher levels of performance, better handling, more luxury & comfort. Visit www.AcuraDealerTempe.com today to discover current specials and competitive pricing for the best crossover available.

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