2017 Acura RDX – Release Date, Redesign, Changes

Another small luxury crossover will be hitting the market this upcoming year. New 2017 Acura RDX features many technological updates and a spacious cabin.

EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR

With attractive design and the ability to deliver a comfortable ride, new RDX will be a perfect family vehicle suitable for city ride. Changes and improvements will be seen both on the exterior and on the interior. This model will be built using high-strength steel. It will be equipped with a set of 18-inch alloy wheels. Customers will be able to choose between six exterior colors. Grille will give the front side of the new 2017 Acura RDX a more stylish and modern appearance, while both headlights and taillights will be equipped with LED technology. Attractive and luxurious design will be continued to the cabin of the new model. It will be able to accommodate up to five passengers into comfortable leather-covered seats. Some of the technological features that will be incorporated in the new RDX include Bluetooth connectivity, dual-zone climate control, keyless ignition, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, and blind-spot monitoring.

2017 Acura RDX front view

2017 ACURA RDX ENGINE

Another great feature of the new model will be its powerful and efficient engine. This is a 3.5-liter V6 unit. It will be capable of delivering 279 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. When it comes to the transmission system, new 2017 Acura RDX will come with the 6-speed automatic gearbox. Both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive system are expected to be available. It will be able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just around 6.5 seconds. In addition, great fuel economy will definitely help the new model stand out among the competition. Equipped with the all-wheel drive system, new model will deliver 19 mpg in the city and up to 27 mpg on the highway. On the other hand, ratings for the new RDX with the front-wheel drive are at 20 mpg for the city drive and 28 mpg on the highway.

2017 Acura RDX interior

RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE

Acura has not yet announced the official release date of the new 2017 Acura RDX. However, new model is expected to hit the dealerships sometimes in the first half of 2017. Starting price for the base model will likely be $35,370.

2017 Acura RDX back view

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