SAN FRANCISCO – American Honda Motor Co. Inc. says it is positioning the new Acura RDX small cross/utility vehicle against the BMW X3. Although both have 4-cyl. turbocharged gasoline engines, Acura is not targeting the new Mazda CX-7 with the RDX. “We think the buying motivations are totally different for the CX-7 and RDX,” William Walton, senior planner-Acura product planning, says here at the vehicle’s media preview. While the CX-7 bases at $23,750, Acura officials here say the RDX ...

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