2017 Acura RDX – Redesign, Release Date, Changes

According to the latest rumors, Acura Company is planning to reveal its new 2017 Acura RDX.  It should appear with some small but noticeable changes.

Design of exterior

This well known crossover SUV is expected to hit the market with refreshed design, great performance and excellent handling. It will be practical, versatile and improved with latest technology. Since it has undergone many changes as 2016 model, new 2017 Acura RDX won’t significantly change. However, we will see some refreshments inside and outside. When it comes to exterior design, new Acura will look elegant and sleek. Its styling is very handsome. The roofline is arched and low. Its profile is attractive and pronounced fender arches give it muscular look. The front end features angular grille and a pair of attractive headlamps. They will get latest LED technology. On the rear end, we will also notice new LED tail lamps. Unfortunately, this is all we can say about new Acura because of the lack of information.

2017 Acura RDX front

Design of interior

Inside 2017 Acura RDX should also get a minor redesign. Its interior is a combination of functionality and elegant design. Inside the cabin we will find soft touch materials which will make it very pleasant. The seats are comfortable and the driver’s seat can be positioned in eight different ways. There is plenty of space for small items such as cell phones, CD cases etc. As for the technology, it will be very well equipped. Some of the features will be sound system with seven speakers, Bluetooth, cruise control, dual-zone climate control, ambient lighting and so on.

2017 Acura RDX cabin

2017 Acura RDX powertrain

It is still under the question what engine will power the new 2017 Acura RDX. It is quite possible that it will use the same engine as the current model but with more power. It is a 3.5-liter V6 engine. This engine is able to make 279 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. Therefore, the engine for 2017 model could be able to produce even 300 horsepower. As for the transmission, it will be paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox. The power will be sent to all wheels.

2017 Acura RDX rear view

Release date and price

It is still not confirmed when 2017 Acura RDX will see the light of the day. We believe that it should be sometime in 2017. As for the pricing, its starting price should be similar to the current model which is around $36,000.

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