The 2021 Acura RDX Towing Capacity

October 2nd, 2020 by


Are you in the market for thenew Acura RDX, like a lot of our Milford customers? We can’t blame you. Maybe you were drawn in by those sleek lines or the way it seems to handle itself on the road. But you might be wondering if it can handle towing your ATV or Jet Ski on the weekends. We think you’ll be surprised by how much this premium sport crossover SUV can tow. Let’s delve into the details about the 2021 Acura RDX towing capacity and some of the other cool features in this automobile.

What is the Acura RDX Towing Capacity?

The RDX towing capacity is 1,500 pounds. That’s made possible by the 2.0 L VTEC Turbo engine. Here are the specs of this engine:

  • Engine type – Turbo Aluminum-Alloy 2.0L 4-Cylinder
  • RDX towing capacity – 1,500 pounds
  • Horsepower – 272 hp @ 6500 rpm
  • Torque – 280 lb-ft @ 1600-4500 rpm

What Can I Tow with the RDX?

What kinds of loads can the Acura RDX towing capacity handle? Here are some examples of things you can tow around the New Haven area (always double-check the weight of the load and the trailer you are trying to tow):

  • ATV
  • Jet ski
  • Lightweight Aluminum Boats
  • Smaller Utility Trailers
  • Pop-Up Tent Trailers

Other Features and Accessories to Make Towing Easier

There’s more to towing than the RDX towing capacity. Safety is a big factor when towing on our Fairfield roads. Fortunately, the 2021 RDX comes packed with standard or available features that make towing and driving in general safer and easier. Here are just a few:

  • Towing package (includes hitch and harness)
  • Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
  • Surround-View Camera System
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Head-Up Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Road Departure Mitigation system
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Blind Spot Information System

Check Out the New RDX at Acura of Milford

We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can evenapply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Bridgeport, but you can alsobrowse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! So, contact us today!

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