2019 Acura RDX gets mid-range power, torque gains from Hondata

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One of the big advantages of the era of turbo Honda's is that enough power and torque remains on the table so that tuners can benefit. One of those companies is Hondata, and after the upgrades for the Civic and Accord it is now tuning the Acura RDX luxury crossover.

The RDX uses a 2.0-liter 2.0-liter turbo engine that is similar to that of the Accord and the Civic Type R. In the form of a stock makes this 272 horsepower and 280 pound-foot torque. With Hondata & # 39; s Stage 1-tune, the company says the power increases by about 10 in the entire speed range. If we look at the dyno graph, it also appears that the peak power increases by about 5 hp and the peak torque rises about 15 pound-feet. Peak torque also seems to be coming sooner, and the majority of the torque curve seems to go up by 10 to 15 pound-feet. The increase in power and torque are available in all four RDX drive modes.

2019 Acura RDX Hondata Dyno card

The Stage 2 tuning further increases the power torque in the Sport and Sport + modes, and keeps the Snow and Comfort modes in the Stage 1 settings. Peak power seems to be about 10 over the stock, but the middle class sees an increase of 28 hp. Peak torque sees a huge jump of about 45 lb-ft over the stock based on the dyno card and is even lower available than the maximum torque of the Stage 1.

If all this sounds good to you, you can now order a Hondata FlashPro computer for your RDX. It costs $ 695 and is delivered with the handheld computer for uploading or removing tunes. RDX owners in California should note that both tunes are currently CARB-legal.

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