The five-passenger RDX has a standard 3.5-liter V-6 with 273 horsepower and a new six-speed automatic transmission. It comes in either front-wheelor all-wheel-drive versions.
“Acura historically has appealed to the rational side,”says Accavitti.“That is, smart luxury that enriches people’s lives.”
A first glance indicates that Acura has hit that sweet spot by mixing value on a luxurious scale with intuitive technology.
It will be a pleasure to have both for a true test—as long as I can keep those Gen X“kids” from absconding with them.
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