2013 Acura ZDX  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#15 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#42 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2011 Acura ZDX
The ZDX, a mainstay of Acura's lineup since 2010, is a large hatchback with seating up to 5. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. The Acura ZDX has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Acura offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 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 2013 Acura ZDX has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Acura ZDX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0423% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8298%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0423% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8298% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Acura ZDX is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Acura ZDX is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9862INFINITI M-37Hyundai EquusINFINITI JXLincoln MKTLincoln MKSAcura ZDXVolkswagen TouaregM.-B. M-ClassAudi Q7BMW X5Acura MDXM.-B. E-ClassComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Acura ZDX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 98. The 2013 Acura ZDX is safer than the 2013 INFINITI M-37, the 2013 Hyundai Equus, and the 2013 INFINITI JX and less safe than the 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2013 Acura MDX, the 2013 BMW X5, the 2013 Audi Q7, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz M-Class, and the 2013 Volkswagen Touareg. It is about as safe as the 2013 Lincoln MKS.

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