New and improved 2016 Acura RDX will soon be presented worldwide. It will receive many upgrades regarding interior and exterior and show better performance.
Changes and exterior redesign
2016 Acura RDX is a smaller crossover which will represent the second generation of this model. Honda has decided to give it new look and many new features inside. It will be easy to handle and maneuver. It will be a perfect choice for the families. It will share the same platform as Honda C-RV. Speaking of the exterior design, new Acura will look very attractive and handsome. The whole body will have sharper lines. This will be noticeable especially on the fenders, which will be edgier. New silver grille and Jewel Eye LED headlamps will revise the front end of the car. On the rear end we will notice redesigned bumper and taillights. They will also be equipped with LED technology. We can also expect new wheels.
Interior redesign of 2016 Acura RDX
2016 Acura RDX will have functional, nicely design and modern interior. It will provide quiet and comfortable ride. Front and rear passengers will have more space inside. The driver’s seat can be positioned in eight different ways, so it fits any body type. The seats will be heated. The steering wheel will be adjustable. Speaking of the equipment, base model will come standard with audio system with seven speakers, dual-zone climate control. Bluetooth, cruise control, USB etc. Optional Technology Package will include dual-screen infotainment system, HD radio, blind spot monitoring and many others. As for the safety features, it will be provided with many systems. Those are airbags. anti-lock brakes, a rearview camera, traction and stability control and so on.
Powertrain and fuel consumption
2016 Acura RDX will have under its hood a powerful engine. It will be a 3.5-liter V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management. It will be able to deliver up to 279 horsepower and 252 pound feet of torque. It will come with standard six-speed automatic transmission. As for the fuel consumption is estimated to be 19 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway with all-wheel drive. With front-wheel drive, fuel efficiency is 20/29 mpg in the city/highway drive.
Release date and price
2016 Acura RDX is expected to hit the market in late 2015. When it comes to the price, the base model should be around $35,000. However, it is not yet officially confirmed.