How Much Performance Does the 2021 Acura RDX Offer?

As a high-performance luxury SUV, the new Acura RDX for Sale near Downers Grove includes the following performance systems:

  • Available all-wheel drive for superior traction
  • A standard V6 engine gets the RDX up to speed quick
  • A 4-wheel independent suspension evens out rough roads
  • All trims include a 6-speed automatic transmission and paddle shifters
  • Legendary build quality to keep you on the road for years to come

Find out more about the performance highlights of the Acura RDX today!

Speed Ahead in the 2021 Acura RDX


All RDX models feature a powerful 3.5L V6 engine that puts out 270 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque.

Fuel Economy

Despite those impressive power output specs, the RDX still offers great efficiency at 20 mpg city/28 mpg highway* with FWD.

Variable Cylinder Management

The RDX can run on three or six cylinders depending on your performance needs. This helps to balance power and fuel economy.


An electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering system delivers precise turns on the winding roads of Schaumburg, IL. Experience the RDX today!

What Do the Experts Have to Say About the Performance of the RDX?

An SUV needs to have the performance to tackle dirt roads and city streets. That’s why we’re happy to report that the Acura RDX meets the high standards of the automotive press. The editors at Edmunds were impressed with its available all-wheel drive system, and they wrote that the engine “sounds great and is responsive.”

On top of that, the transmission included with all Acura RDX models is “silky smooth.” However, we know you’ll want to try out the Acura RDX for yourself though, and that’s where McGrath Acura comes in.

2021 Acura RDX drives through snowy terrain

Discover the Power of the Acura RDX in Westmont

Our state-of-the-art showroom is located at 400 E. Ogden Ave. in Westmont, IL, and we carry a range of new RDX SUVs in different configurations. Our financing department is committed to helping drivers from Highland Park and beyond find the auto loan that meets their needs, so fill out an application now! If you’d like to experience the Acura RDX, just schedule a test drive.

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*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

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