The RDX, part of Acura's lineup since 2007, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the RDX packs some oomph. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The RDX has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Acura offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2017 Acura RDX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0399% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.5564%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0399% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.5564% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Acura RDX is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 Acura RDX is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
2017 Acura RDX offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 9%.
And it is about as safe as many comparable models.