2019 Acura RDX Towing Capacity

January 15th, 2019 by

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The 2019 Acura RDX is available to Asheville and Hendersonville drivers with up 1,500 pounds maximum towing capacity. Explore Acura RDX performance specs and features that make towing easier, then browse our inventory to find an Acura RDX for sale at Apple Tree Acura.

Performance Features


The 1,500 pounds towing capacity and maximum payload capacity of 1,012 pounds are made possible by the quality-engineering and performance features of this luxury SUV. The Acura RDX comes standard with the following:

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with front-wheel drive
  • 272 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters
  • 4-Mode Integrated Dynamics System with Snow, Comfort, Sport, and Sport+ modes
  • Agile Handling Assist® for better stability when cornering
  • High-performance all-season tires
  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control and Motion Adaptive Steering

2019 RDX in snow
You can opt for the available SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™) for improved traction when towing on Johnson City roads, or go for a package upgrade like the RDX Advance Package to get features including the Active Damper System and the Surround View Camera System for easier trailer hitching and unhitching.

Optimize Your Towing Capabilities

The RDX is fully capable of handling all of your towing needs, but for you can enhance convenience and safety when loading your RDX up for a trip with genuine Acura accessories available at Apple Tree Acura:

  • Trailer hitch
  • Hitch accessories like covers and wiring kits
  • Brake controllers
  • Weight distribution accessories
  • And more

Experience the Capabilities of the RDX at Apple Tree Acura

With added towing accessories, you can tow all you need safely with the control in your hands. Learn more about the RDX performance features and accessories that add to your new RDX towing capabilities when you visit Apple Tree Acura. You can also learn more about its impressive interior as well as compare the Acura RDX vs. Acura MDX, the Acura RDX vs. Lexus NX, or the Acura RDX vs Audi Q5 to explore more luxury SUV options. Before you choose your RDX model, check out our RDX Technology package guide to see if this package fits you. Schedule a test drive to experience the new RDX in person, and be sure to check out our current Acura RDX lease deals and pre-owned RDX models!

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