The Acura present new model in Chicago this year with the name 2016 Acura RDX. The Acura RDX is Acura’s first compact luxury crossover SUV, taking over from the MDX as Acura’s entry-level crossover SUV, and the MDX grew in size and price. Originally previewed as the Acura RD-X concept car, the production RDX had its debut at the 2006 New York Auto Show and went on sale on August 11, 2006. A face lifted 2010 model went on sale in August 2009, adopting Acura’s power plenum grille seen on its sedan models. Front-wheel drive was also added. Let’s see what we know about the exterior and interior design.
2016 Acura RDX – Exterior and Interior Design
The new model of Acura will have refreshment that brings a number of stylistic and performance improvements as well as enhancements in terms of safety and improvement of luxury. Acura RDX face lift states that the model will have improved comfort and dynamics, while noise and vibration are reduced. The new 2016 Acura RDX crossover is characterized by modified bumpers, a redesigned grille, and Jewel Eye LED headlamps, and the model can be proud of new LED rear lights and new set redesign aluminum wheels. The interior will be with new decorative silver color components and additional standard equipment includes heated front seats and second-row vents. There is a new Advance Package that brings towels with rain sensor, fog LED lights and front and rear parking sensors. The new model will have exterior mirrors with automatic dimming, front seats with high material, new ventilation and navigation system, with the centre display of 7 inches. Let’s take look under the hood.
2016 Acura RDX – Engine and Performance
The new model Acura RDX will have under the hood new 3.5-liter V6 engine with technology deactivation cylinder. The engine will develop 279 hp output and 341lb-ft of torque, which is 6 hp and 1lb ft more than the previous model and is mated to a nine automatic transmission. When it comes to performance, the 2016 RDX is characterized by a reinforced suspension and a redesigned management system, and there is also an improved drive to all four wheels.
2016 Acura RDX – Release Date and Price
The new 2016 Acura RDX as we heard from our sources will be release in the mid of 2016. There is no official word about price, but from information over the internet one model will be in the range of $35,000 – $42,000. Stay with our best blog for more information.