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2017 Acura CDX Review

The Acura CDX was one of the most popular mid-size SUVs in 1990s. The compact crossover is also popular today despite the emergence of more sophisticated similar cars. Acura has been modifying the CUV in an effort to meet the specific needs of its customers and attract more car shoppers. The American Honda Motor Company has revealed a new model which will go with the name, 2017 Acura CDX.

2017 Acura CDX front

2017 Acura CDX – Special Features:

The automaker has already hinted at the use of the RDX and MDX nomenclature in the new CDX. The car will however borrow a lot of exterior features from Honda HR-V, but we expect inclusion of some sleeker features that will make it sportier. As for the size, the car will be bigger than the HR-V. A variety of colors will be available to suit specific styles of car shoppers.

If you haven’t seen true aggressive looks in a mid-size SUV, wait to see them in 2017 Acura CDX. These looks will be facilitated by a bigger grille, a cluster of LED headlights and a pronounced bumper. You will definitely love the rear side which will come with reshaped tail lights and a broader bumper.

The interior of 2017 Acura CDX will not disappoint any customer. The entire cabin will be crowned up with top quality materials and sophisticated components. We are looking forward to leather upholstered steering wheel and seats, and aluminum-accented body panels. The car is designed to accommodate 5 passengers and some luggage. Wait to enjoy advanced technology in the upcoming CDX. You should expect an updated infotainment system consisting of a wider touchscreen and a whole lot of controls. There will also be a GPS-based navigation system and connection options such as Smartphone integration and Bluetooth. In addition, a powerful audio system will be offered to keep you and your passengers entertained.

Driving 2017 Acura CDX will be like a walk in the park. You will enjoy great safety and security with the help of features such as airbags, anti-collision mechanism, seatbelts, traction control and car stability management system.

2017 Acura CDX interior

2017 Acura CDX – Engine, Fuel Economy and Competition:

Expect to enjoy a variety of engine choices in the new CDX CUV. According to the automaker, there will be a 3.5-liter V6 capable of generating 290 hp and 267 lb-ft. The company will also offer a 2.0-liter SOHC I4 with a capacity of 200 hp and 168 lb-ft. You should also expect a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine rated at 130 hp and 106 lb-ft.

As for the transmission, the engines will be paired with a 6-speed automatic or 8-speed automatic transmission system. The car will come with a front-wheel drive, but an all-wheel drive will also be possible. Concerning fuel economy, we are looking at EPA figures of around 18 mpg city and 27 mpg highway.

Competition:

We expect the new Acura crossover to face rivalry from the following cars: Mazda CX-3, Buick Encore, BMW X-1.

2017 Acura CDX rear

2017 Acura CDX – Expected Launch and Price:

The base model should cost around $30,000 while the most expensive premium model around $45,000. Get your finances ready before the second half of 2016 if you are planning to own the new mid-size SUV from Acura. Yeah, the car will be released at around this time.

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