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2012 Acura RDX - Specs

2012 Acura RDX

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Engine Specs
Transmission Specs

Weights and Capacities
Exterior Dimensions
Interior Dimensions

Dimensions and capacities are in inches unless otherwise specified.

Engine 2012 Acura RDX
Type and Description Turbocharged 2.3-liter inline 4-cylinder
Displacement (cc / inches) 2300 / 141.6
Battery 12V-65AH
Alternator 12V-105AH
Engine Block Die-cast aluminum
Bore x Stroke 3.4 x 3.9
Valvetrain DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, intelligentVariable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (i-VTEC®) for intake valves
Redline (rpm)


Compression Ratio


Horsepower 240 @ 6000
Torque (SAE net) 260 @ 4500
Induction System Multi-Point Fuel Injection with Drive-By-Wire™ throttle system
Engine Oil Capacity (qt) Oil change w/filter 4.97
Total oil volume 6.13
Cooling System Capacity (gal) 2.4
Fuel capacity (gal) 18
Fuel Requirement Premium Unleaded
Emission Certification EPA TIER 2 - BIN 5 and CARB LEV II ULEV
Fuel Economy
(City / Highway / Combined)
2WD 19 / 24 / 21

17 / 22 / 19

Transmission RDX SH-AWD™ RDX
Type 5-speed automatic with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control System
Drivetrain Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ Front Wheel Drive
Gear Ratios (:1)
     1st 2.697 2.697
     2nd 1.606 1.606
     3rd 1.071 1.071
     4th 0.766 0.694
     5th 0.612 0.538
   Reverse 1.889 1.889
Final Drive Ratio 4.533 4.312

Dimensions & Capacities(a) 2012 Acura RDX
Wheelbase 104.3
Track Front 61.9


Overall Length


Overall Width 73.6


Minimum Ground Clearance unladen 6.3
fully loaded 5.1

Accomodations Front Row Second Row
Seating Capacity 2 3
Head Room 38.7 38.3
Leg room 41.8 37.7
Shoulder room 58.2 56.3
Hip room 54.4 53.0

Suspension 2012 Acura RDX
Front Type

Independent suspension with MacPherson struts and stabilizer bar

Stabilizer Bar (mm) 21 mm diameter, solid
Rear Type Independent multi-link suspension with stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bar (mm) 19 mm diameter, solid (rear)
Shock Absorbers

Gas-charged twin tube (front and rear)

Steering 2012 Acura RDX
Type Torque-sensing variable power-assisted, rack-and-pinion
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb) ft 39.2
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.76
Ratio 15.1:1

Wheels and TIres
2012 Acura RDX
18x7.5-inch 10-spoke cast-aluminum wheels

Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 P235/55R18 all-season

Brakes 2012 Acura RDX
Braking System 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
ventilated rotors with dual-piston cast-iron calipers
Diameter (in.)
solid rotors with single-piston cast-iron calipers
Diameter (in.)
Stability Control Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control System

Weights and Capacities (pounds unless otherwise noted) 2012 Acura RDX
Base Curb Weight (lbs.) RDX (2WD) Base 3743
w/ Tech Package 3752
RDX (SH-AWD™) Base 3931
w/ Tech Package 3942
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) with rear seats down 60.6
with rear seats up 27.8
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 101.4
Weight Distribution (% front/rear) RDX (2WD) 59 / 41
RDX (SH-AWD™) 57 / 43
Maximum Towing Capacity (lbs) 1500

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