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What's Wrong with the Acura RDX?

The Acura RDX has a total of 73 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the interior (20%) followed by the brakes (16%) and the electrical (10%).

We'd recommend avoiding the 2nd generation (2013–2018) which has the worst overall PainRank™ of 3.5

How RDX Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen RDX 2013–2018 41 3.5
1st Gen RDX 2007–2012 32 3.46

Worst Overall RDX Complaints

Let's take a look at the most common RDX complaints submitted to over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About RDX Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on