2010 Acura ZDX  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#13 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#28 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2011 Acura ZDX
The ZDX, a mainstay of Acura's lineup since 2010, is a large hatchback with seating up to 5. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). Having more than average horsepower for its class, the ZDX packs some oomph. Acura offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Acura ZDX is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Acura ZDX has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Acura ZDX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0429% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8975%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0429% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8975% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Acura ZDX is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Acura ZDX is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9665BMW 5 SeriesAcura RLLincoln MKXM.-B. R-ClassAcura ZDXLincoln MKSBMW X5Volvo XC90M.-B. E-ClassVolvo S80Acura MDXAudi A6Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Acura ZDX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 96. The 2010 Acura ZDX is safer than the 2010 BMW 5 Series and the 2010 Acura RL and less safe than the 2010 Acura MDX, the 2010 Volvo S80, the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2010 Volvo XC90, and the 2010 BMW X5. It is about as safe as the 2010 Mercedes-Benz R-Class and the 2010 Lincoln MKS.

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