3rd Generation RDX (2019—2020)

Owners of the 3rd generation RDX have sent in 21 complaints over 2 model years. The overall PainRank™ of 4.1 ranks 26th in reliability out of 35 Acura generations.

Problems to Expect with the 2019—2020 RDX

RDX owners generally have the most trouble with engine problems, followed by the accessories - interior and brakes.

  1. RDX Squealing Brakes

    There's something funky with the brakes in the 2013-2019 RDX. Owners complain early and often that the brakes squeal and squeak so much that they often duck down when stopp  

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  2. Infotainment Freezes

    An Acura RDX infotainment lawsuit alleges the systems suffer from problems with the radios, backup cameras and the audio and navigation systems. The 2019-2020 RDX SUVs are allegedly a danger to drive because of the distractions caused by th... 

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Complaints by Topic

engine 6
accessories - interior 6
brakes 5
windows / windshield 2

Complaints by Year

2019 21
2020 0

This Generation in the News


  • MDX and RDX Lawsuit Says SUVs Can Suddenly Lose Power

    A lawsuit alleges that the 2016-2020 MDX and RDX continue to randomly lose engine power, nearly a year after a possibly related fuel pump recall. And proving it to a mechanic is nearly impossible as the power almost always comes back on and the vehicle acts like nothing ever happened. The plaintiffs believe Acura should expand the scope of previous fuel injection engine control unit software updates.

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