The new 2017 Acura CDX concept was introduced at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show. The Japanese automaker is celebrating Acura’s 10th year in China. The manufacturer has lined up impressive upgrades with great inspiration from the styled Acura Precision concept. The upcoming 2017 Acura CDX will be the first Acura model to be produced in China, Instead of the U.S where the manufacturer usually produces the previous models. The car will compete against other top models including Mercedes GLA-class, Buick Envision, and BMW X1. Expect elegant redesigning in the external overall outlook and the interior cabin. The engine performance will also be upgraded for the 2017-year model CDX. It shares its design platform with Honda-HRV.
2017 Acura CDX – Significant Changes:
Most of the changes for this car will be featured on the exterior styling. The vehicle comes with a more brilliant exterior outlook. The SUV appears broader and aggressive featuring chromed bumper and a new grille. The chrome accents have also been featured on the new roof rails. Its body chassis has been built using a combination of lightweight aluminum and high-strength steel. This assists in enhancing the CDX’s aerodynamic performance as well as fuel economy. The high strength steel design also improves the car’s stability. Its front fascia boasts of a new set of redesigned LED headlights and fog lights. Also, the rear end will get some modifications including revised LED inspired taillights and a premium exhaust system. The vehicle drives on massive aluminum alloy wheels that enhance its off-road capabilities.
The 2017 Acura CDX SUV presents a fascinating interior cabin with lots of redesigned technological features and customized infotainment system. This relaxed cabin offers a comfortable ride with sufficient headroom and legroom that is capable of carrying up to 5 passengers comfortably. There is also ample payload room that can be increased by folding the back-row seats. Its dashboard adopts angular designing and arrives with a wider infotainment display screen that has been adapted to integrate most of the car’s control features. The car comes with a more conservative control panel and a revised console plan.
The interior looks comfortable and classy with fine leather upholstered seats. The leather upholstery will also be extended to the dashboard and the steering wheel. Other cabin sections come with quality wood and aluminum trimming. The redesigned 2017 Acura CDX will offer the variety of modern features like smartphone integration, satellite navigation system, Wi-Fi hotspot connectivity, and automatic climate control and premium air conditioner. The automaker will be fitting a quality sound system for the new CDX with compatible USB ports, CD/MP3/MP4 player, HD satellite radio and Bluetooth connectivity. Among the safety and driver assistance equipment are the rearview camera, rear parking sensors, automatic emergency braking system, blind spot monitoring system, lane departure warning system and others.
2017 Acura CDX – Engine and Transmission Sistem:
According to reliable sources, the 2017 Acura CDX will be powered by a 1.5-turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. This is capable of delivering up to 182 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be paired to an 8-speed dual clutch transmission that sends power to either front-wheel drive (FWD) system or four-wheel drive (FWD) framework.
2017 Acura CDX – Release Date Information and MSRP:
There is no official information on the car’s release date nor pricing. However, rumors indicate that the 2017 Acura CDX will be offered for the Chinese and the U.S market towards the fall of this year. It is expected to have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price range of $38,000- $46,000.