Acura RDX Models Rank Among the Safest Luxury SUVs

August 26th, 2019 by

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As summed up by Motor Trend: “In large part, choosing a luxury SUV comes down to taste. But you also want to make sure the model that captures your heart is also safe.” With that in mind they decided to put together a list covering the safest luxury SUV options available, and 2019 Acura RDX and 2020 Acura RDX models came out ahead.

Read on to explore:

  • Acura RDX Safety Rating
  • Acura RDX Safety Features

Acura RDX Safety Rating

Drivers with peace of mind on the mind will invariably turn to the NHTSA and IIHS, both of which put new vehicle’s through their paces during a rigorous range of crash tests. 2019 and 2020 Acura models aced each sets of tests.2019 Acura RDX Accessories

  • IIHS: The 2019 Acura RDX and 2020 Acura RDX both scored a top mark of Good in all crash tests and Superior for Frontal Crash Protection to take home IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards.
  • NHTSA: The 2019 Acura RDX and 2020 Acura RDX both earned a top 5-star safety rating after NHTSA testing*.

Acura RDX Safety Features

Both the 2019 Acura RDX and 2020 Acura RDX are built around a next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure that intelligently channels impact energy away from the passenger compartment in the unlikely event of a collision. Even more impressive is the presence of advanced AcuraWatch driver assistance features as standard across all trims:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)2019 Acura RDX Adaptive Heads Up Warning
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) system
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW) System
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System

Available safety features include:

  • Surround View Camera
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors
  • Blind Spot Information (BSI) System
  • Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

Taken together, these high-end features enhance your awareness, warn you to potential danger, and even act independently to keep you from harm.

Visit Us Today to Explore Acura RDX Safety Features for Yourself

You’ll find the new Acura RDX among attractive special offers at your nearest Kansas City Acura dealer. To find out more about one of the industry’s safest luxury SUV models, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit

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