2012 Acura RDX 2012 Acura RDX Change Vehicle


Vehicle Specifications

Specs for trim:
Print Specs
Engine (5 Speed Automatic)
Engine Type
Aluminum-alloy 4-cylinder i-VTEC® turbo
Displacement (liters)
2.3
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net)
240 @ 6000
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm) AT
260 @ 4500
Valvetrain
16-valve, DOHC i-VTEC®
Compression Ratio
8.8:1
Maximum Turbocharger Boost Pressure (PSI)
13.5
Throttle Control
Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating
ULEV-2
Tune-Up Interval
100k +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic)
Suspension
4-wheel independent MacPherson strut front/multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear)
21.0 mm/19.0 mm
Steering
Torque-sensing, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb
39.2 ft
4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS
11.7" ventilated front / 12.0" solid rear
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Wheels
18 x 7.5 aluminum-alloy
Tires
P235/55 R18 99V high-performance all-season
Drivetrain (5 Speed Automatic)
Type
Front-wheel drive
Transmission
5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.70
  • 2nd: 1.61
  • 3rd: 1.07
  • 4th: 0.69
  • 5th: 0.54
  • Reverse: 1.89
  • Final Drive: 4.31
General Specifications (5 Speed Automatic)
Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway/combined)
19/24/21
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.0 U.S. gallons (68 liters)
Required Fuel
Premium unleaded 91 octane
Curb Weight
3743 lbs (1698 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear)
59 / 41
Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic)
Headroom (front/rear)
38.7 in (982 mm) / 38.3 in (972 mm)
Legroom (front/rear)
41.8 in (1062 mm) / 37.7 in (958 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/rear)
58.2 in (1479 mm) / 56.3 in (1430 mm)
Hiproom (front/rear)
54.4 in (1383 mm) / 53.0 in (1347 mm)
Passenger Volume
101.4 cu ft
Cargo Volume: Behind Second Row
27.8 cu ft
Cargo Volume: Behind First Row
60.6 cu ft
Wheelbase
104.3 in (2650 mm)
Length
182.5 in (4635 mm)
Height
65.2 in (1655 mm)
Width
73.6 in (1870 mm)
Track (front/rear)
61.9 in (1572 mm) / 62.6 in (1590 mm)
Ground Clearance (unladen)
6.3 in (158.7 mm)
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic)
Dual-zone automatic climate control system with air filtration
Remote entry system with folding key and Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, side mirrors and more
Power windows with driver's and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, Multi-Information Display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Tilt and telescopic steering column
Maintenance Minder™ system
Ambient cabin lighting (front footwells and console)
Automatic dimming rearview mirror with rearview camera display
Hard cargo cover lid
Rear privacy glass
12-volt power outlets (center console and front armrest)
Seating & Interior (5 Speed Automatic)
Sport seats with perforated leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat
Front Passenger's 4-way power seat
60/40 split flat-folding second-row seat
Lockable front center console with dual-level storage
Rear-seat center armrest
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic)
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) child-seat mounting system
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Side-impact door beams
Audio (5 Speed Automatic)
XM® Radio
USB Audio Interface with iPod® integration
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Bluetooth® Audio
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
Exterior (5 Speed Automatic)
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with passenger's side reverse gear tilt-down
Auto-on/off xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights
Fog lights
Mirror-integrated LED directional signals
Intermittent rear-window wiper
Integrated dual-outlet sport exhaust
Engine (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Engine Type
Aluminum-alloy 4-cylinder i-VTEC® turbo
Displacement (liters)
2.3
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net)
240 @ 6000
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm) AT
260 @ 4500
Valvetrain
16-valve, DOHC i-VTEC®
Compression Ratio
8.8:1
Maximum Turbocharger Boost Pressure (PSI)
13.5
Throttle Control
Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating
ULEV-2
Tune-Up Interval
100k +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Suspension
4-wheel independent MacPherson strut front/multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear)
21.0 mm/19.0 mm
Steering
Torque-sensing, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb
39.2 ft
4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS
11.7" ventilated front / 12.0" solid rear
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Wheels
18 x 7.5 aluminum-alloy
Tires
P235/55 R18 99V high-performance all-season
Drivetrain (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Type
Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Maximum Torque Distribution Range (front:rear)
90:10 to 30:70
Maximum Left/Right Distribution of Available Rear-Wheel Torque (left:right)
100:0 to 0:100
Transmission
5-Speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.70
  • 2nd: 1.61
  • 3rd: 1.07
  • 4th: 0.77
  • 5th: 0.61
  • Reverse: 1.89
  • Final Drive: 4.53
General Specifications (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway/combined)
17/22/19
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.0 U.S. gallons (68 liters)
Required Fuel
Premium unleaded 91 octane
Curb Weight
3931 lbs (1783 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear)
57 / 43
Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Headroom (front/rear)
38.7 in (982 mm) / 38.3 in (972 mm)
Legroom (front/rear)
41.8 in (1062 mm) / 37.7 in (958 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/rear)
58.2 in (1479 mm) / 56.3 in (1430 mm)
Hiproom (front/rear)
54.4 in (1383 mm) / 53.0 in (1347 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume
101.4 cu ft
Cargo Volume: Behind Second Row
27.8 cu ft
Cargo Volume: Behind First Row
60.6 cu ft
Wheelbase
104.3 in (2650 mm)
Length
182.5 in (4635 mm)
Height
65.2 in (1655 mm)
Width
73.6 in (1870 mm)
Track (front/rear)
61.9 in (1573 mm) / 62.6 in (1590 mm)
Ground Clearance (unladen)
6.3 in (158.7 mm)
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Dual-zone automatic climate control system with air filtration
Remote entry system with folding key and Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, side mirrors and more
Power windows with driver's and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, Multi-Information Display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Tilt and telescopic steering column
Maintenance Minder™ system
Ambient cabin lighting (front footwells and console)
Automatic dimming rearview mirror with rearview camera display
Hard cargo cover lid
Rear privacy glass
12-volt power outlets (center console and front armrest)
Seating & Interior (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Sport seats with perforated leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat
Front Passenger's 4-way power seat
60/40 split flat-folding second-row seat
Lockable front center console with dual-level storage
Rear-seat center armrest
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) child-seat mounting system
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Side-impact door beams
Audio (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Acura 360-watt Premium Sound System with AM/FM tuner, 6-disc in-dash CD, MP3, WMA changer and 7-speakers
XM® Radio
USB Audio Interface with iPod® integration
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Bluetooth® Audio
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
Exterior (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD)
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with passenger's side reverse gear tilt-down
Auto-on/off xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights
Fog lights
Mirror-integrated LED directional signals
Intermittent rear-window wiper
Integrated dual-outlet sport exhaust
Engine (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Engine Type
Aluminum-alloy 4-cylinder i-VTEC® turbo
Displacement (liters)
2.3
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net)
240 @ 6000
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm) AT
260 @ 4500
Valvetrain
16-valve, DOHC i-VTEC®
Compression Ratio
8.8:1
Maximum Turbocharger Boost Pressure (PSI)
13.5
Throttle Control
Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating
ULEV-2
Tune-Up Interval
100k +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Suspension
4-wheel independent MacPherson strut front/multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear)
21.0 mm/19.0 mm
Steering
Torque-sensing, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb
39.2 ft
4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS
11.7" ventilated front / 12.0" solid rear
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Wheels
18 x 7.5 aluminum-alloy
Tires
P235/55 R18 99V high-performance all-season
Drivetrain (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Type
Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)
Maximum Torque Distribution Range (front:rear)
90:10 to 30:70
Maximum Left/Right Distribution of Available Rear-Wheel Torque (left:right)
100:0 to 0:100
Transmission
5-Speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.70
  • 2nd: 1.61
  • 3rd: 1.07
  • 4th: 0.77
  • 5th: 0.61
  • Reverse: 1.89
  • Final Drive: 4.53
General Specifications (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway/combined)
17/22/19
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.0 U.S. gallons (68 liters)
Required Fuel
Premium unleaded 91 octane
Curb Weight
3942 lbs (1788 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear)
57 / 43
Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Headroom (front/rear)
38.7 in (982 mm) / 38.3 in (972 mm)
Legroom (front/rear)
41.8 in (1062 mm) / 37.7 in (958 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/rear)
58.2 in (1479 mm) / 56.3 in (1430 mm)
Hiproom (front/rear)
54.4 in (1383 mm) / 53.0 in (1347 mm)
EPA Passenger Volume
101.4 cu ft
Cargo Volume: Behind Second Row
27.8 cu ft
Cargo Volume: Behind First Row
60.6 cu ft
Wheelbase
104.3 in (2650 mm)
Length
182.5 in (4635 mm)
Height
65.2 in (1655 mm)
Width
73.6 in (1870 mm)
Track (front/rear)
61.9 in (1573 mm) / 62.6 in (1590 mm)
Ground Clearance (unladen)
6.3 in (158.7 mm)
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Dual-zone automatic climate control system with air filtration
Remote entry system with folding key and Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, side mirrors and more
Power windows with driver's and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, Multi-Information Display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Tilt and telescopic steering column
Maintenance Minder™ system
Ambient cabin lighting (front footwells and console)
Automatic dimming rearview mirror with rearview camera display
Hard cargo cover lid
Rear privacy glass
12-volt power outlets (center console and front armrest)
Seating & Interior (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Sport seats with perforated leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat
Front Passenger's 4-way power seat
60/40 split flat-folding second-row seat
Lockable front center console with dual-level storage
Rear-seat center armrest
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) child-seat mounting system
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Side-impact door beams
Audio (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
XM® Radio
USB Audio Interface with iPod® integration
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Bluetooth® Audio
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
Exterior (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with passenger's side reverse gear tilt-down
Auto-on/off xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights
Fog lights
Mirror-integrated LED directional signals
Intermittent rear-window wiper
Integrated dual-outlet sport exhaust
Technology Package (5 Speed Automatic SH-AWD with Technology Package)
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, rearview camera and Zagat Survey® ratings and reviews
Acura/ELS Surround® 410-watt Premium Audio System with 10 speakers, 6-disc in-dash CD, DVD-Audio, MP3 and DTS®-featured changer, Dolby® Pro Logic®II and AM/FM tuner
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic and Weather™
Traffice Rerouting™
GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone automatic climate control system
Note function music-reminder for XM® Radio
Phone-book exchange for Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
Automated Appointments™
Engine (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Engine Type
Aluminum-alloy 4-cylinder i-VTEC® turbo
Displacement (liters)
2.3
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net)
240 @ 6000
Torque (lbs-ft @ rpm) AT
260 @ 4500
Valvetrain
16-valve, DOHC i-VTEC®
Compression Ratio
8.8:1
Maximum Turbocharger Boost Pressure (PSI)
13.5
Throttle Control
Drive-By-Wire throttle system
CARB Emissions Rating
ULEV-2
Tune-Up Interval
100k +/- miles no scheduled tune-ups
Chassis (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Suspension
4-wheel independent MacPherson strut front/multi-link rear
Stabilizer Bar (front/rear)
21.0 mm/19.0 mm
Steering
Torque-sensing, variable power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb
39.2 ft
4-Wheel Disc Brakes with ABS
11.7" ventilated front / 12.0" solid rear
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Wheels
18 x 7.5 aluminum-alloy
Tires
P235/55 R18 99V high-performance all-season
Drivetrain (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Type
Front-wheel drive
Transmission
5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.70
  • 2nd: 1.61
  • 3rd: 1.07
  • 4th: 0.69
  • 5th: 0.54
  • Reverse: 1.89
  • Final Drive: 4.31
General Specifications (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Estimated Fuel Mileage (city/highway/combined)
19/24/21
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.0 U.S. gallons (68 liters)
Required Fuel
Premium unleaded 91 octane
Curb Weight
3752 lbs (1702 kg)
Weight Distribution (% front/rear)
59 / 41
Dimensions (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Headroom (front/rear)
38.7 in (982 mm) / 38.3 in (972 mm)
Legroom (front/rear)
41.8 in (1062 mm) / 37.7 in (958 mm)
Shoulder Room (front/rear)
58.2 in (1479 mm) / 56.3 in (1430 mm)
Hiproom (front/rear)
54.4 in (1383 mm) / 53.0 in (1347 mm)
Passenger Volume
101.4 cu ft
Cargo Volume: Behind Second Row
27.8 cu ft
Cargo Volume: Behind First Row
60.6 cu ft
Wheelbase
104.3 in (2650 mm)
Length
182.5 in (4635 mm)
Height
65.2 in (1655 mm)
Width
73.6 in (1870 mm)
Track (front/rear)
61.9 in (1572 mm) / 62.6 in (1590 mm)
Ground Clearance (unladen)
6.3 in (158.7 mm)
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Dual-zone automatic climate control system with air filtration
Remote entry system with folding key and Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, side mirrors and more
Power windows with driver's and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, Multi-Information Display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink®
Cruise control
Tilt and telescopic steering column
Maintenance Minder™ system
Ambient cabin lighting (front footwells and console)
Automatic dimming rearview mirror with rearview camera display
Hard cargo cover lid
Rear privacy glass
12-volt power outlets (center console and front armrest)
Seating & Interior (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Sport seats with perforated leather-trimmed interior
Driver's 10-way power seat
Front Passenger's 4-way power seat
60/40 split flat-folding second-row seat
Lockable front center console with dual-level storage
Rear-seat center armrest
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Safety & Security (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Active front head restraints
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and automatic tensioning system (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) child-seat mounting system
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Side-impact door beams
Audio (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
XM® Radio
USB Audio Interface with iPod® integration
MP3/auxiliary input jack
Bluetooth® Audio
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
Exterior (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Power moonroof with tilt feature, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with passenger's side reverse gear tilt-down
Auto-on/off xenon high-intensity discharge (HID) headlights
Fog lights
Mirror-integrated LED directional signals
Intermittent rear-window wiper
Integrated dual-outlet sport exhaust
Technology Package (5 Speed Automatic with Technology Package)
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, rearview camera and Zagat Survey® ratings and reviews
Acura/ELS Surround® 410-watt Premium Audio System with 10 speakers, 6-disc in-dash CD, DVD-Audio, MP3 and DTS®-featured changer, Dolby® Pro Logic®II and AM/FM tuner
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic and Weather™
Traffice Rerouting™
GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone automatic climate control system
Note function music-reminder for XM® Radio
Phone-book exchange for Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
Automated Appointments™