What Is the Towing Capacity of the 2019 Acura RDX?

July 10th, 2018 by

2019 Acura RDX Winter Road

If you’ve been thinking about upgrading to the 2019 Acura RDX, chances are you have a taste for adventure! Drivers in Kansas City know Acura as a maker of high-precision vehicles with tons of standard features, and what’s more, this crossover is more than capable of towing heavy cargo! Whether you opt for FWD or AWD, the Acura RDX tow rating allows you to move a small boat or a light racing bike with little trouble.


Acura RDX Towing Capacity

FWD Rating: 1,500 lbs.

SH-AWD Rating: 1,500 lbs.


Acura RDX Towing Package

If you plan on towing with your RDX, Acura offers everything you need to hook up a trailer to your luxury crossover.

  • Receiver-style hitch accommodates a variety of trailer coupler designs
  • Class I Trailer Hitch includes draw bar, retaining pin, and clip
  • Wiring harness with 4-pin flat-style connector available separately
  • 1 7/8-in or 2-in balls available separately
  • Trailer Hitch Ball Mount available separately
  • See Owner’s Manual “Trailer Towing Section” for more details.

RDX Performance

The ability to tow 1500 lbs. of cargo isn’t the only thing that’s made the RDX so popular with Kansas City drivers. In fact, a satisfactory tow rating is just one aspect of the RDX’s superior all-around performance. The following capacities, standard features, and available options help the RDX to stand out.

  • Turbo Aluminum-Alloy 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine
  • 272 HP / 280 lb.-ft. of Torque
  • Standard Front Wheel Drive / Available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive
  • 10-Speed Automatic Transmission with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters
  • 4-Mode Integrated Dynamics System
  • Agile Handling Assist
  • Available Adaptive Damper System (Advance Package)
2019 Acura RDX Red Front Angle
2019 Acura RDX White Side Angle

Test Drive the RDX at Your Kansas City Acura Dealer

The 2019 Acura RDX’s towing capacity makes it a perfect choice for drivers in Kansas City, and there’s never been a better time to get behind the wheel. According to Kelley Blue Book, this luxury crossover SUV is distinguished by “fresh technology, enhanced safety features, striking design inside and out, and a few surprises,” so you’ll feel right at home in the luxurious cabin, no matter where life takes you. Start a conversation with your local Acura dealer to start exploring our new vehicles and current offers.

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