What's Wrong with the 2nd Generation RDX?

Owners of the 2013–2018 RDX have made 58 complaints mostly about the brakes, for an overall PainRank of 4.13. That score ranks 26th in reliability out of 34 Acura generations.

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Takata Airbag Inflator Recall

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A large number of Acura vehicles have been recalled because they contain dangerous airbag inflators made by Takata. The shrapnel-hurling inflators have been recalled in over 37 million vehicles (and c...

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Even crash test dummies don't want to be near a Takata airbag

Most Complained About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

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Some Acuras are Detecting Collisions That Aren't There

The 2014–15 Acura MDX and RLX have a 'collision mitigation braking system' that watches the road and hits the brakes if you’re about to crash. And that’s great when you’re about to slam into somebody’s bumper, less so when the system gets confused by a shiny guardrail that’s 100 feet away