2019 Acura RDX Safety Award

August 3rd, 2018 by

2019 Acura RDX backs in to parking space

The 2019 Acura RDX has earned the Top Safety Pick +, the highest possible 2018 safety award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The RDX earned the top spot thanks to a “Good” rating in all crash tests, active safety technology that earns a superior rating, and headlights that also earned a “good rating.” The RDX also achieved high marks for frontal crash prevention, thanks to AcuraWatch, a package of driver-assistive technology comes standard on every model that helps drivers drive more safely on the road by reducing road incidents.

Crash Tests

In the IIHS assessment of crashworthiness, the RDX passes with flying colors. It earned the highest rating for driver-side and passenger-side tests as well as the highest rating for roof strength. The child seat anchors (LATCH) also earned a high rating for ease of use. Should the worst happen, the RDX has your back.

Active Safety Features

The RDX includes a list of active safety features that ensures the RDX is performing at is best, even amid inclement weather or less than ideal road conditions. These features help the RDX come to a complete stop more quickly in an emergency braking situation, maintain good tractive control with the road, and prevent the brakes from locking up, which can cause dangerous skidding.

  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control and Motion Adaptive Steering
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • Brake Assist
2019 Acura RDX
Adaptive Cruise Control 2019 Acura RDX


The RDX has the most standard safety features in it’s class. Along with standard active safety features, the RDX also features AcuraWatch, which is a package of driver-assistive technology that comes standard on every model. The package includes systems that warn, prevent, and mitigate incidents on the road, helping drivers to drive more safely on the road.

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Road Departure Mitigation
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning

Test Drive Today

Find out more information on the 2019 Acura RDX and other AWD Acura models by contacting us or visiting your nearest Wisconsin Acura Dealer. Explore current offers and sit behind the wheel with a test drive today.

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