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IIHS Awards 2019 Acura RDX with its Highest Safety Award

If you’ve considered buying a 2019 Acura RDX, you’ll have another reason to get behind the wheel of this compact luxury SUV. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently awarded this vehicle as a TOP SAFETY PICK+, the highest honor awarded by the Institute. Not only did it excel in crashworthiness testing, but also boasts of AcuraWatch™ active safety technology. You’ll be amazed at all the Acura safety innovations that are working to protect you and your family. [1]

High-Tech 2019 Acura RDX Safety

This Acura SUV excelled in IIHS testing. In fact, during the test on the roof strength, over 21,000 pounds was applied before the roof moved five inches. That’s over five times the total weight of this SUV, so it’s quite impressive. [1]

Acura’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ or ACE™ also made a name for itself. Furthermore, the RDX is constructed with door stiffener rings that are created from high-strength steel. In addition, you can expect eight airbags to further increase the 2019 Acura RDX safety plus AcuraWatch™ technology. This system includes Road Departure Mitigation, Collision Mitigation Braking System™ plus Adaptive Cruise Control that works in conjunction with Low-Speed Follow. Finally, the Jewel Eye™ LED headlights further increases this SUV’s safety on the road. [1]

Your Family’s Next Acura SUV

You can get behind the wheel of a new Acura today. Test drive this powerful lineup and gain access to a turbocharged 2-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps out 272 horsepower and 280 lb.-ft. of torque. You’ll especially be fond of Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™. It distributes 70-percent of the torque to your rear wheels while adjusting up to 100-percent of the torque to your right or left rear wheel. This system gives you the ultimate in agility plus control. [1]

What’s inside the cabin is also unique and fun. You can have a panoramic moonroof that’s ultra-wide, a premium sound system, 16-way power adjustability to your sport seats and a True Touchpad Interface™ as well.

If you haven’t given this new Acura SUV a test drive yet, now is the time. We’ve got the entire new Acura inventory in Connecticut. Stop by Connecticut Acura Dealers today and let us show you why the 2019 Acura RDX is a great option for your family.

[1] Acura News, 2018