2015 Acura RDX

midsize luxury SUV / 4-door SUV

2015 Acura RDX 4-door SUV
2013 Acura RDX shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention
Not available

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2013-15 models

Tested vehicle: 2013 Acura RDX 4-door 4wd

The Acura RDX was redesigned for the 2013 model year. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Honda as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Side

Rating applies to 2013-15 models

Tested vehicle: 2013 Acura RDX 4-door 4wd with standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags

The Acura RDX was redesigned for the 2013 model year. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Honda as part of side crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2013-18 models

Tested vehicle: 2013 Acura RDX 4-door 4wd

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 3,806 lbs
Peak force 20,843 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 5.48

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2013-18 models

Seat type: Power leather seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry