The Acura is quite famous Company by its SUV models. The best vehicles they have are exactly SUV vehicles and in the following review we will talk about one redesigned model. The word is about the latest 2017 Acura RDX. This model had a lot of successes in the past, and only in 2014, RDX had 44,865 units sold. Despite this, Acura decided to redesign model for 2017 in almost every segment. That is certainly excellent news, and it can only bring more sales for Acura. According to Company, the recently developed model will hit the dealerships by the end of this or at the first three months of 2017.
2017 Acura RDX – Refreshed Appearance:
The exterior design of the upcoming 2017 Acura RDX is very nice, and refreshes are exactly where they should be. We can start from the front side of the vehicle, and the front fascia is actually the most improved part. First of all, here we can notice the addition of brand new 3D front grille with chrome details and Acura logo in the center. Also, the headlights will be completely new, and we can expect to see Acura’s Jewel Eye LED headlights. The front bumper is also slightly modified and here we can notice revised and sportier air intakes located on the corners.
The fog lights are also incorporated into the bumper and they have elegant trim details. Besides headlights, the LED system will also power the rest of the lighting. At the back side, the taillights also have some little modifications. Perhaps the best change from the rear side is a bit lower fascia. So, at the sides, this model rides on 18-inch aluminum wheels fitted with P235/60VR18 tires. The advanced package will use the same size of the wheels with the same tires.
The interior design of the newly 2017 Acura RDX will be very elegant. When it comes to changes, almost everything will be the same as before. The cabin will be able of accommodating up to five passengers by providing them a top level of comfort and enjoyable drive. All seats will be wrapped in the leather while we can also expect the addition of wood and aluminum materials inside. Some of the other interior features also include Audio system with 7 speakers, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, USB audio interface, SiriusXM satellite radio, 8-Way Driver Seat, Speedometer, Odometer, Leather Steering Wheel, Cruise Control, Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning, and many others. Furthermore, the advanced package will offer Audio System with 10 speakers, Ventilated Front Seats, Integrated Navigation System, and many others.
2017 Acura RDX – Engine and EPA Rating:
The new 2017 Acura RDX will be equipped with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that will be capable of generating up to 279 hp at 6200 rpm and 252 lb-ft of torque at 4900 rpm. This engine will be mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission system and the power will be transferred to AWD. EPA rates for this model are 19/27/22 in the city/highway/combined. Fuel tank capacity is 16 gallons. Information’s about acceleration are currently unavailable.
2017 Acura RDX – Rumors Date, MSRP, and Rivals:
The release date of the 2017 Acura RDX should be by the end of this year, or most lately at the first half of 2017. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the base version with front-wheel drive will be $36.100. The price for the advanced package with all wheel drive type will be $44.300. Some of its main rivals are Audi Q5 and Lincoln MKC.