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Precision Acura of Princeton 2021 Acura RDX

The 2021 Acura RDX Welcomes You to Affordable Luxury SUVs

Luxury SUVs will cost you a ton of money, but the new Acura RDX proves you do not have to spend all that. It is one of the most affordable small luxury SUVs in its class, yet it sports better features than the base trim levels of its competitors. Let Precision Acura of Princeton help you learn more about the 2021 Acura RDX today.

Its cabin is as spacious as the Acura NSX supercar, and it comes with luxurious upholstery. The car further features a smooth ride with comfortable seating to drive on the road or off the road around town. There is no much difference between the 2020 and the 2021 Acura RDX.

The 2021 Acura RDX Models and their Performance

Acura doesn't offer its cars in trim levels. The RDX comes in a single base level with optional packages  Technology, A-Spec, and Advance. All these packages run on a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that generates 272 horses with 280 pound-feet of torque. Acura pairs the engine with a 10-speed automatic transmission. For all the packages, four-wheel drive is standard, but there is an option for all-wheel drive (the SH-AWD). The SH-AWD offers increased traction for a sportier driving experience.

The packages are as follows:


Base contains all the standard equipment available for the RDX. It comes with 19-inch wheels, a panoramic roof, keyless entry, keyless ignition, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Other features on this package include:

  • Dual-zone climatic control
  • Heated front seats
  • Simulated leather upholstery
  • Nine speaker audio system
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration
  • 10.2 inch central display with touchpad controller


The technology package comes with all the standard features on the Base, but it also offers:

  • 12-speaker audio system
  • Navigation system
  • Two USB ports for charging only
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Parking sensors


This is the sport themed RDX model that features all the features in the Technology package and these others:

  • 20-inch wheels
  • More aggressive-looking bumpers
  • Leather or simulated suede upholstery
  • 16-speaker audio system
  • Ventilated front seats


This is like the top trim level of the 2021 Acura RDX. It has advanced features to increase the vehicle drivability. The package is more comfortable and safer than the base packages. Besides the features in the Technology package, it offers:

  • Hands-free liftgate
  • Adaptive suspension dampers
  • Wood cabin trim
  • Sound reducing front side glass
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Head up display
  • 16-speaker stereo
  • Thigh extension
  • Side bolster adjustment on front seats
  • Surround view camera

Technology Features

Every package comes with the new Acura True Touchpad Interface with a 10.2-inch display. The unit features a laptop-like touchpad. The system feels highly responsive and delivers smart graphics.  There are climate control buttons around the display. The buttons are small not to interfere with the beauty of the dashboard, but they may not be the easiest to use.

The infotainment system allows Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, HD Radio, Satellite Radio, two USB ports, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Siri Eyes Free, voice recognition, and AcuraLink. The top package features dual-zone automatic climate control and GPS linked climate control.


The 2021 Acura RDX has a safety rating of five stars from NHTSA and a rating of Superior from IIHS for safety. It comes with a host of safety features to keep you on the road including:

  • Rearview camera
  • Forward collision warning
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Road departure mitigation
  • Automatic high beam assist
  • Lane keep assist
  • Automatic emergency braking

The Advance package has additional safety features including:

  • Head up display
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Rain sensing windshield wipers
  • Surround-view parking camera
  • Rear cross-traffic alert

Drive the Acura RDX Today at Precision Acura of Princeton!

You can test drive the 2021 Acura RDX today. Schedule a test drive with Precision Acura of Princeton and feel the beauty of this new car.

**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.