Safety Never Takes a Back Seat in the 2017 Acura RDX

January 27th, 2017 by

silver 2017 Acura RDX

The 2017 Acura RDX already boasts an unparalleled hold on drivers across the nation thanks to its top-tier luxury, but peace of mind is also peerless thanks to enhanced safety. With impressive results from the industry’s most trusted safety institutions, front-line protection technology as standard, plus a string of optional features designed to keep your RDX from harm, this is one compact SUV that makes no compromises.

Safety Scores

The IIHS and NHTSA have been making it progressively harder for vehicles to meet their highest possible crash-test criteria, but the 2017 Acura RDX has managed to excel regardless. Earning a 5-star overall rating from the NHTSA* and a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS (when equipped with the optional AcuraWatch Plus Package), the Acura RDX can truly be counted as one of the safest SUVs available.

Such exceptional ratings owe a lot to the vehicle’s celebrated Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure. An advanced network of structural elements distributes crash-energy effectively through the vehicle, with extra braces at key points. If a collision occurs, the body of your Acura RDX will begin working to safeguard your safety before you’ve even registered that something has happened.

Safety Technology

The 2017 Acura RDX carries a comprehensive selection of features as standard, including 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with traction control and motion adaptive steering, and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators.

You’ll also be treated to several state-of-the-art driver-assistance technologies as standard, including:

  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Multi-View Rear Camera

Tasked with forming a cutting-edge layer of protection, these technologies can enhance your awareness, alert you to danger, and even act autonomously to keep you safe. In the same vein, additional Acura RDX protection amenities include:

  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Warning
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors

Safety Successfully Takes Priority with the 2017 Acura RDX

You’ll have trouble finding any other compact SUV that’s able to pay close attention to both luxury and safety as effectively as the 2017 Acura RDX. Whether you’re in Manhasset or Manhattan, Port Washington or Passaic, you’ll drive without a worry. To find out more or arrange a test drive, don’t hesitate to contact Rallye Acura today.

* Government star ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment program ( Models tested with standard side-impact airbags (SABs).

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