The Acura RDX is a luxury compact SUV ( C-segment in Europe) manufactured by the Japanese marque Honda under its premium brand, Acura. It is the first crossover launched under the Acura brand. Its development is closely related to the Honda CR-V and Honda Civic, with which it shares its platform.
The RDX was first shown at the 2006 New York Auto Show and went on sale a year later. It is sold especially in Asia and North America. It has had a total of 3 generations to date.
Acura RDX. Timing Belt or Timing Chain?
Down below you will see a list with all Acura RDX models that have been produced. They are classified by model identifier, year and type of bodywork. Above each list, we show you a series of pictures so that you can have a visual reference for each model. In some cases, both the original and its updated design are displayed to help you identify them with ease.
In this guide you will find all Acura RDX.
■ Timing Belt / Cam Belt (Correa / Faja de Distribución)
■ Timing Chain (Cadena de Distribución / Cadena de Tiempo)
■ Gear Driven (Distribución por Engranajes)
■ 100% Electric, No Timing (Sin Distribución)
■ Unknown / Not Updated (Información desconocida)
If a car model is specified in blue, it means its motor engine has a timing chain; that is, it has no timing belt. The rest of the vehicles marked in grey have a timing belt/cam belt.
Acura RDX I – First Generation (TB1, TB2) (2007)
There are no diesel-engined versions of the Acura RDX Gen 1.
- K23A1 2.3 240 CV (2007 – 2012)
Acura RDX II – Second Generation (TB3, TB4) (2013)
There are no diesel-engined versions of the Acura RDX Gen 2.
- J30Y1 3.0 V6 267 CV (2013)
- J35Z2 3.5 V6 278 CV (2013 – 2018)
Acura RDX III – Third Generation (TC1, TC2) (2019)
There are no diesel-engined versions of the Acura RDX Gen 3.
- K20C4 2.0 272 CV (2019)