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Acura introduced the RDX in mid-2006 to compete with other premium all-wheel-drive compact wagons including the BMW X3, Nissan Murano, Land Rover LR2 and Lexus RX350. The five-passenger RDX was equipped with a turbocharged 240-horsepower 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine that was unique in the Honda/Acura line. A five-speed automatic transmission was standard. A front-wheel-drive model plus front and rear styling updates were introduced for 2010, the latter making the RDX resemble its bigger MDX relation.