2019-2020 Acura RDX Tops Motor Trend’s Safest Luxury SUVs of 2019 List

August 16th, 2019 by

2020 Acura RDX

Safest SUV

The 2019-2020 Acura RDX, the retail best-selling compact luxury SUV in America, has topped the Motor Trend list of safest luxury SUVs of 2019 as the only model with both the highest safety ratings and standard automatic emergency braking technology.

The Acura RDX received a 5-star National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rating and earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), including the highest possible rating of GOOD in all crashworthiness tests and available good-rated headlights1, as well as a SUPERIOR rating for front crash prevention. The AcuraWatch™ suite of active safety and driver-assistive technologies, which includes the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), is standard equipment on all grades of the 2019-2020 Acura RDX.

Article Quote (Motor Trend: “Here Are the Safest Luxury SUVs of 2019”)

“In large part, choosing a luxury SUV comes down to taste. But you also want to make sure the model that captures your heart is also safe. The Acura RDX offers more features per dollar than most luxury competitors.”

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Acura Commitment to Safety

Acura is advancing safety through innovations in vehicle technology and design, including its AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies, now available on every new Acura sedan and SUV. AcuraWatch™ technologies include Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow (ACC) and Road Departure Mitigation (RDM).

1. The 2019-2020 Acura RDX standard, Technology and A-Spec trims received an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating with a Good headlight rating. The 2019-2020 Acura RDX Advance trim received a Top Safety Pick rating with an Acceptable headlight rating.

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