2021 Acura RDX A-Spec // There's a REASON this is Acura's #1 Seller!

The 2021 Acura RDX A-Spec is a luxury crossover boasting lots of value, style, technology, and performance! And at a touch over $47,000 as equipped, this A-Spec is also cheaper than a lot of the competition! But should the 2021 Acura RDX be what ends up in your driveway?? Or should you go with a lower trim level like the Technology or Base model?? Go ahead: CLICK to find out :) Also, be sure to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE if you enjoyed this review -- it helps us more than you can imagine!

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  1. Alan Hurtado

    Alan Hurtado

    12 days ago

    2020

  2. Barry Richardson

    Barry Richardson

    18 days ago

    Very good presentation guys and very informative,

    • Car Confections

      Car Confections

      18 days ago

      Thanks!

  3. james martinez

    james martinez

    28 days ago

    No spare tire?

  4. Mike A

    Mike A

    Month ago

    Hi everyone, so ive had a 19 ilx, a 21 tlx, also a 21 rdx and a 21 ilx. All had faint oil smell coming thru vents. And rear main seal leaking oil. Allow a bit more than 2000 km possibly less. Look for small oil residue or leak at fly wheel cover.

  5. johnnyXXX

    johnnyXXX

    2 months ago

    Acura really needs to update the wheels on the Advance. I have not heard a single person who said they like them lol

  6. deathward990

    deathward990

    2 months ago

    Whats the mileage numbers like? I have heard from lot of owners this car is pretty bad for any city driving.

  7. impeachemall693

    impeachemall693

    2 months ago

    Noce car! Is the navigation that these cars come with in realtime? Anyone know? Thanks!

  8. Ron Coburn

    Ron Coburn

    3 months ago

    thanks guys great video thinking about getting an A spec

  9. LR Young

    LR Young

    3 months ago

    All they need is a lighter TypeS model with the Civic Type R tuned version of that powertrain (304hp at least & more torque). ✅🎆

  10. Alexis Isana Rieka

    Alexis Isana Rieka

    3 months ago

    My dream car!

  11. Victor Lindsay

    Victor Lindsay

    4 months ago

    No one going to mention the spider when he is in the back seat?!?!?! haha

  12. J spring

    J spring

    4 months ago

    I am planning to get a CPO 2019 RDX, suggestions/comments appreciated !

  13. Ishmael Greene

    Ishmael Greene

    4 months ago

    That intro beat knock🤗🙈

  14. Peneykema MD

    Peneykema MD

    5 months ago

    You guys know your stuff - thanks for the video. I’ll likely purchase one soon. One question: what’s with the coupons? Is that just to size up storage?

    • Car Confections

      Car Confections

      5 months ago

      Thanks, glad you found it helpful! And yes, thats just our metric of measuring haha

  15. Mike A

    Mike A

    5 months ago

    How are the 2.0 turbo 10 speed power train? Ive heatd the 1.5 turbo has problems.

  16. C Panlilio

    C Panlilio

    5 months ago

    What about the visor? Lol does it work during sunset

  17. Private

    Private

    6 months ago

    Awesome review! I bought a 2019 aspec today!! Ps you are super cute 😊

  18. Bathgate155

    Bathgate155

    6 months ago

    It's "Super Handling"-AWD, not "SH"-AWD buddy! Lol

    • Car Confections

      Car Confections

      6 months ago

      Not sure if you realize this but SH stands for Super Handling 😮🤯

  19. Jason D

    Jason D

    6 months ago

    does this have wireless apple carplay?

    • Car Confections

      Car Confections

      6 months ago

      Not at this time but Acura may be able to add it

  20. Chris atk

    Chris atk

    6 months ago

    Acura has 1 fault. They give you bodywork on the aspec but NO BIGGER ENGINE or horsepower. So a base Rdx is the same car without the added toys.. why pay more if i have the same engine etc..??

  21. Doodle Beans

    Doodle Beans

    7 months ago

    I have this car. I traded in my absolute lemon of a 2019 base model. After so many nightmares with that one I thought surely! Surely this brand new car will be great! Until tonight when, at 3177 miles, driving her like a baby to save on gas mileage (22.9), the passenger side window will not work. Both buttons, turned on and off, no the lock isn’t on. I have to drive to a different dealership because if they see me again after the 2019 issues, they’re going to think I’m hustling. I’m just a girl, with a brand new Acura, trying to not have a problem. My 2004 Acura TSX had a passenger window problem once. After 5 years the spring broke through the button. But it was 5 years old. Not 2.5 months. Absurd. I’m having an existential crisis.

  22. Doak Paul

    Doak Paul

    7 months ago

    Wow, that's a nice car. I have never seen or heard of the RDX!

  23. Scott S

    Scott S

    7 months ago

    if you could afford either car would you rather have an RDX or the turbo CX five?

    • Car Confections

      Car Confections

      7 months ago

      CX-5 is the better driver but would probably still choose the RDX because of the extra luxury in the cabin

  24. I White

    I White

    8 months ago

    Is the infotainment as bad as some have said ?

  25. Screen Printing Kings

    Screen Printing Kings

    8 months ago

    I HAD IT WITH MY RDX... 7K MILES AND THE RADIO UNIT SUCKS!! IT TURNS OFF ON EVERY DRIVE.. IF I HIT THE DASH IT WORKS AGAIN.. WFT. .. AND NOTHING WORKS..NHO BLUETOOTH, RADIO OR APPLE PLAY.. SOULTION EITHER HIT THE DASH OR TURN OFF AND BACK ON.. TOOK IT TO ACUURA AND THEY SAID "IS A SOFTWARE ISSUE THERES NOTHING WE CAN DO" FCK U.. STAY AWAY FROM IT... LOOK IT UP AND I AM NOT SURPRISE IF THERE IS A MASSIVE RECALL!!

  26. Dayhan Jerez

    Dayhan Jerez

    8 months ago

    People watching in side the of the Acura 2021

  27. pooh2

    pooh2

    8 months ago

    Red and black hooker color seats!

  28. SoulOfTech

    SoulOfTech

    9 months ago

    I wish the A-Spec had the option to change the red light to white in speedometer. I really don't like the red and much prefer the white on the non a-spec models but I also want the features of the a-spec lol.

  29. james Gand

    james Gand

    9 months ago

    Imagine if they made an advanced package for the A-Spec model. I really hate the wheels in the Advanced package :(

  30. Fav Maiv YimPaim

    Fav Maiv YimPaim

    9 months ago

    Where is the tires jacks locate at?

  31. I_Dawg123

    I_Dawg123

    9 months ago

    The white exterior with black trims and with the red interior, is just a fire combo!!

  32. Jay Jrvibe2

    Jay Jrvibe2

    9 months ago

    I hate that gear selector with a passion. Had my eyes on the Honda Ridgeline, then they put that silly selector in it!! WHY!!!!!!

  33. Matthew M

    Matthew M

    10 months ago

    bruh no acura owners are driving around with coupons

  34. Don

    Don

    10 months ago

    I realized that Honda passport is faster than RDX in terms of 0 to 60

  35. teeduck

    teeduck

    10 months ago

    Track pad? Stupid. This isn’t a home computer. And stupid tablet sticking up. Ugly interior. Good engine.

  36. Alex Luna

    Alex Luna

    10 months ago

    The price is ridiculous

  37. Bart

    Bart

    10 months ago

    3:25 Say what? Not with a key? Free for six months, and then what? Is that a joke? Soon you will have annual subscription to drive a car.

  38. Steven Dye

    Steven Dye

    10 months ago

    Wonderful review!! I watched this after your Lexus NX review. What would you all recommend between the NX and RDX ....most bang for your bucks? This is my first SUV purchase, always sedans and coupes. I did hit the subcribe button for you all.

    • Car Confections

      Car Confections

      10 months ago

      Personally, we prefer the RDX! Thanks for subbing!

  39. s ennis

    s ennis

    11 months ago

    Acura continues to forget to upgrade their REAR turn signals with LED. big disappointment!!!

  40. NATHAN DELGADO

    NATHAN DELGADO

    11 months ago

    🇯🇵

  41. Christopher Maize

    Christopher Maize

    11 months ago

    I think they are kinda trying to look like the murano,I think murano design is better looking though

  42. Tony Lee

    Tony Lee

    11 months ago

    Sorry I test drove a 2019 and bought a 2018 because it had V6 and 6 speed, no CVT. I hated all those black trim, like mine chrome and shinny.

  43. Robert Hart

    Robert Hart

    11 months ago

    Red highlighted gauges?????? WHY? I bet they're EXTREMELY annoying. Saabs have a lovely and soothing green. Why no one else followed that lead is beyond me

  44. Robert Hart

    Robert Hart

    11 months ago

    do people who can afford an RDX use coupons?

  45. Robert Hart

    Robert Hart

    11 months ago

    Ugh. The RED interior is LOUD, but the only option is BLACK? Who the H is their Interior Design team? The lovely and soothing door stick brown would be fantastic

  46. hari haran

    hari haran

    Year ago

    Does the A-Spec come with a spare tire ? If not, does Acura provide a 20inch spare tire with extra cost ?

  47. Mike P

    Mike P

    Year ago

    remote start is free for 6 months? you much do you have to pay for that monthly?

  48. Jacko Deep

    Jacko Deep

    Year ago

    Cant wait to buy a used one in 10 years

  49. Jim Paras

    Jim Paras

    Year ago

    Interior is the breaker for me. Why insist on an Alien space ship?

  50. H Edgar

    H Edgar

    Year ago

    Are you couple or sibling?

    • H Edgar

      H Edgar

      Year ago

      Car Confections 👍🏻I guess that too.

    • Car Confections

      Car Confections

      Year ago

      Brothers

  51. Alexander A

    Alexander A

    Year ago

    I’ll hold off until the Genesis GV70 comes out

  52. Emerson Balmain

    Emerson Balmain

    Year ago

    C

  53. Tpolerex

    Tpolerex

    Year ago

    The “specs” (yuk yuk) of this car are impressive, the consumer reviews however are disappointing, seems more like a German car as opposed to a Honda when it comes to quality build and reliability.

  54. lord netsplits

    lord netsplits

    Year ago

    The nav screen is tiny

  55. nejoh

    nejoh

    Year ago

    *CRV* based car?

  56. TommyV_OG

    TommyV_OG

    Year ago

    The fact that you have to subscribe to a service in order to use your remote start is astounding to me. Not to mention he said it so casually as if it wasn't that big a deal lol

    • TommyV_OG

      TommyV_OG

      Year ago

      @Littleathquakes Wild bro, maybe I'm dumb but this is the first time I've heard of that at least with manufacturers outside of the ultra luxury range. That's almost a deal breaker honestly, it's like buying a brand new TV and the high motion frame rate feature is locked behind a subscription based app except this cost 20 times what a brand new TV cost lol.

    • Littleathquakes

      Littleathquakes

      Year ago

      my Volvo does the same, it’s not just Acura.

  57. do heo

    do heo

    Year ago

    I have the same shirt. I bought it at an outlet. Lol

  58. vkhiev

    vkhiev

    Year ago

    I prefer the RDX over MDX for sure. MDX of all versions felt cluster phobic and sluggish

  59. Remaldeep Singh

    Remaldeep Singh

    Year ago

    Did anyone notice the spider at 11:25 ?

    • Brian Hernandez

      Brian Hernandez

      6 months ago

      ha!!!! i knew i wasnt going crazy !!! lol fucking spider popped out of nowhere

    • Riccardo Verdeccia Sr

      Riccardo Verdeccia Sr

      10 months ago

      Yes! on the left-hand side, on the rubber going upwards, and a bit sideways lol.

  60. Ant's Rugged Films

    Ant's Rugged Films

    Year ago

    Acura cars are ok. It's not like M5 or M3

  61. Cristian Mercado

    Cristian Mercado

    Year ago

    Weekday Car. I'm a simple man

  62. Tatiana N

    Tatiana N

    Year ago

    I bought this car last weekend. I used to have a RDX 2018, glorious car, fast, safe, pay much less, and I stupidly, blindly exchanged for Acura RDX 2021 peace of crap! Breaks in this 2021 model do not want to break (I feel I’m going to get in accident at any moment, the interior is cheap as hell, do not accelerate much, I could get faster wherever I need to go just walking, and do not let you fool you by the tech inside, do yourself a favor and take good time looking inside the car and you will see how cheap the car is. COMPLETELY REGRET THE RDX 2021 and I’m going to return that piece of garbage.

    • Chia Vang

      Chia Vang

      3 months ago

      Lol sorry to hear that! Just return it and chose a different suv if u had a bad experience with it!

  63. kingfarticusreturns

    kingfarticusreturns

    Year ago

    I'm noticing a surprising number of new RDX's in my upscale community. I guess pandemic poverty affects everyone

  64. Sang Lae Lee

    Sang Lae Lee

    Year ago

    WTF is up with you and your coupons

  65. phuong huynh

    phuong huynh

    Year ago

    I saw and check out that car today new entertainment and everything all plastic cheap ass hell

  66. wolfpac550

    wolfpac550

    Year ago

    The RDX is very fun to drive and fast. I would love to own one 👍🏾

  67. Bnha Ahm

    Bnha Ahm

    Year ago

    No remote start..booooo. You can get dealer to install transmitter $680 parts and labor or subscribe to Acura overpriced annual subscription $120. I got both and the A-Spec.

  68. Delovely Day

    Delovely Day

    Year ago

    I love love this car👍🏾

  69. Carl Randall

    Carl Randall

    Year ago

    I absolutely love this car and the whole accura line .....I just think they could do a better job with the rim design....

  70. Fernando Vargas

    Fernando Vargas

    Year ago

    A great SUV for Boston... cool video dude.

  71. Dante Everheart

    Dante Everheart

    Year ago

    Why the hell do they keep putting incandescent turn signals!?!!!! They are so outdated.

  72. H T

    H T

    Year ago

    RDX or Tesla Model Y?

  73. adelaida jimenez

    adelaida jimenez

    Year ago

    This car has alot of issues beware !

    • adelaida jimenez

      adelaida jimenez

      Year ago

      @H T yes , I had to return car back to get it checked for the 2nd time and I only had the car 3 weeks the brakes continued to have issues even after the mechanic there changed the brakes I mean for a brand new car this should not be happening !

    • H T

      H T

      Year ago

      adelaida jimenez I guess the acceleration delay may be due to the turbo engine. It's not linear.

    • adelaida jimenez

      adelaida jimenez

      Year ago

      The brakes always squeaky and sliding sounds and delay accelerations problems

    • H T

      H T

      Year ago

      What are the issues?

  74. thehegt Tr

    thehegt Tr

    Year ago

    The 2 rear muffler tips make the car look cheap , what kind of engineering made that muffler tips?

  75. ED

    ED

    Year ago

    2021 is the EXACT same as the 2020 and the 2019... There's really no point in your review....lol

  76. canonlybeme4life

    canonlybeme4life

    Year ago

    Great Review. I’m impressed by the RDX. My choice would be an advanced trim but with the 20 inch wheels/tires from this trim. I agree that the infotainment needs to be touch and the touch pad. Also, Acura should have offered a spare tire.

  77. Bennett Vu

    Bennett Vu

    Year ago

    am I the only one who resents the rear end of the RDX?

  78. Nard Man

    Nard Man

    Year ago

    Wish all their parts are Japan like the Lexus, that’s why i bought the 2020 Lexus NX F sport over this RDX.

  79. Dan T

    Dan T

    Year ago

    My dream car. Rdx is the best crossover of its class in the world there's no other suv that even compares. That includes Porsche, Mercedes, Lexucs, BMW, Audi etc.

  80. Brandan S

    Brandan S

    Year ago

    Let's see what Acura will do for the 2022 refresh

  81. CustomFig

    CustomFig

    Year ago

    Anyone have this car can give me your owner experience? I read some consumer report, seem like there are a lot of problems, from infotainment system and system errors, to transmission acting up and breaks squeak!

    • deathward990

      deathward990

      2 months ago

      Very dissapointed with RDX never get above 18mpg in total from combined

    • adelaida jimenez

      adelaida jimenez

      Year ago

      @Tatiana N We need to complain big time about this vehicle it is very unsafe I tried to return it but it seems like they are giving me a hard time about it it's been almost 3 weeks since I had vehicle and it has been fixed twice already and still the dammm brakes are still badddd iam going to take it hire and complain to the NHTS and the corporate or possibly even take them to court !

    • Tatiana N

      Tatiana N

      Year ago

      I’m also very angry with this car. I just turned my RDX 2018 (excellent car, no complains, good on the road, acceleration the best and saved me from many many accidents because of his strong breaks), and I changed for this peace of garbage Acura 2021 ( does not want to go fast, does not want to break at all the freaking car, the inside is cheap as hell, do not let you full you or flash you with all the tech the shitty car has). I used to pay much less for the RDX 2018 and gave so much joy. The RDX 2021 costed me big time more and I’m going back to the dealer to return that peace of crap!! I agree with you 100%

    • adelaida jimenez

      adelaida jimenez

      Year ago

      Bought this car 2 weeks ago already having problems with the brakes took to dealer and they told me it was the material in the brake pads so I had them change it and the same day had the same brake issues that sliding sound when breaking almost the brakes don't wanna brake at all and also the car has a delay a lag when accelerating ! The worst car I have ever purchased so pissed 😠

  82. Varun Shrivastava

    Varun Shrivastava

    Year ago

    I’ve this car, tswitch to sports mode when in highway at 100 km/ hr..

  83. geetu aggarwal

    geetu aggarwal

    Year ago

    My dad has Acura RDX 2019 aspec but in black pick up few weeks ago also

  84. Robert S

    Robert S

    Year ago

    looks likw]e a honda

  85. jpatt

    jpatt

    Year ago

    why didn't mine come with a spare tire?

  86. Rav Gill

    Rav Gill

    Year ago

    Got one of the first (and at the time rarest) ‘19 RDX A-Specs in Black with the red interior. Absolutely no regrets Love the 0-100 in 5.5s😂could save so much on gas if I didn’t floor it so often (Being Canada, it apparently has more standard features like power folding mirrors, heated steering wheel, remote start, & SH-AWD) Edit: test drove an X5, GLC, Q5, Evoque, RX450, and F-Pace and found this one to be the best for my needs, one of which was size. It also has the some of the most power in its class. Though the F-Pace, RX, & Q5 were close, the Jag was a lil outdated on the interior, Lexus had no pano sunroof, & the Q5 was lacking on cargo space in comparison. The low maintenance costs (being an Acura) were a bonus

  87. Jaime Lupercio

    Jaime Lupercio

    Year ago

    CHINGON.... COMPA !!!

  88. Isaias Villalobos

    Isaias Villalobos

    Year ago

    The red coloring in the speedometer is also a big turn off for me.

  89. Isaias Villalobos

    Isaias Villalobos

    Year ago

    The infotainment is “ok” could be better. But CarPlay or android auto should fix it

  90. Ivan Gastelum

    Ivan Gastelum

    Year ago

    I own a 2020 RDX A-spec and I'm getting 240 miles per tank with Supreme fuel. I'm basically getting 15mpg. I might as well be driving an Escalade.

    • Sara Mango

      Sara Mango

      2 months ago

      @deathward990 I’m at like 17k

    • deathward990

      deathward990

      2 months ago

      @Sara Mango How many miles are you on it? Also, I think the numbers said 22 cities and 24 on average.

    • Sara Mango

      Sara Mango

      2 months ago

      @deathward990 Idk I have one now and I’m getting 22 MPG average

    • deathward990

      deathward990

      2 months ago

      @Sara Mango yes it is. I am never getting above 18mpg. Every video on youtube talks about goods of this car. But when asked of mileage everyone diverts and say get a corolla or civic if you want mieage.

    • I White

      I White

      8 months ago

      How do you like the infotainment, did it take getting used to?

  91. mccraejoey82

    mccraejoey82

    Year ago

    I would definitely buy one just wish it had over 300hp

  92. Lake Nona

    Lake Nona

    Year ago

    Looks the exact same from the 2019..

    • Rav Gill

      Rav Gill

      Year ago

      It is lol Acura typically doesn’t change looks for at least 5yrs

  93. Walter 777 Smith

    Walter 777 Smith

    Year ago

    How many recalls RDX AND MDX ???

  94. hani

    hani

    Year ago

    The track pad is a showstopper for me.

  95. Morgan McClure

    Morgan McClure

    Year ago

    This is the SUV I'm getting! I love the use of space and how intuitive it is to drive. The infotainment center seems senaitivr and will require a learning curve, but im notntoo worried about it. I so can't wait to this bad boy.

  96. Justin N

    Justin N

    Year ago

    so kinda the same model 2020, well, time to buy a brand new RDX 2020 now.

    • NaturallyNu

      NaturallyNu

      6 months ago

      And 19 too . I can't find , if any , differences

  97. Ephraim Campos

    Ephraim Campos

    Year ago

    So what’s the difference? It looks just like my 2020 . Mirror still doesn’t close or open by electric? Dam at least design the key as a engine starter .... BMW X6 M version here I come

  98. Ben Sadikin

    Ben Sadikin

    Year ago

    I own 2007 RDX Turbo tech package and i always gets the front row every red lights :D Thing goes 0-60 below 4 second still. Apart from stiff and clunky shift knob and a bit of turbo lag. Fun car to drive.

    • Steven Dye

      Steven Dye

      10 months ago

      @Ben Sadikin thanks for reply. Happy Holidays to you and family.

    • Ben Sadikin

      Ben Sadikin

      10 months ago

      ​@Steven Dye Tbh, if NOW i have to make decision between 2007 RDX and NX 300.... id go with Lexus :) The gas consumption is quite high for this SUV considering the weight is almost 4 tonnes and AWD system. Im on 15-16L/100kmh Premium gas. Maintenance isnt that scary as you can run Honda parts with it. I acquired it at 110.000Km and i drove it til 150.000Km. Fun car to drive, it is a very comfortable active SUV too with all the ample space in the interior.

    • Steven Dye

      Steven Dye

      10 months ago

      Hey Ben! How long have you had your RDX? How many miles on it? How have maintenance costs been for you? I am trying decide between this and Lexus NX 300. Thanks in advance for reply.

  99. K Y

    K Y

    Year ago

    Mine has remote start and power folding mirrors in canada

    • Forex Fargo

      Forex Fargo

      8 months ago

      Advanced package

  100. Project.D Films

    Project.D Films

    Year ago

    Rdx 👍🏻

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