2016 Acura RDX is a compact crossover model. In the palette of SUVs, takes place under the larger, MDX model. Although similar in design and construction, the difference of these two models is in their size. MDX has three rows of seats and room for seven passengers, while the RDX is designed with two rows of seats. RDX belongs to the class of luxury cars, so no wonder great interest in it. For 2015 MY , this model has not passed through the process of change and improvement. On the contrary, it is the same as the model from the 2014 year. In order to keep pace with competitor models on the market of the luxury SUV, improvements are inevitable in the coming period. Fans of of this brand, expect that 2016 Acura RDX will offer significant improvements and innovations. On the one hand, there are speculations about the complete redesign of the vehicle. While others are of the opinion that the vehicle will go through some facelift and improvements.
2016 Acura RDX – New Engine
It is known that the Acura brand is owned by Honda company. This company, in the past, significantly improved its powertrains. Main achievements are in all segments. New generation of engines have increased fuel economy, while at the same time provide better performance. The latest generation, Honda’s engine, manufactured by Earth Dreams technology, significantly improve the performance of vehicles in all categories. It is speculated that such an engine could be found under the hood of the RDX 2016 model.
This assumption does not mean that hitherto engine will go into oblivion. On the contrary, the new engine would only expanded range of offerings. The current model has exceptional V6 engine volume 3.5 liters. Combined with the 6-speed AT, this engine delivers 273 hp and 251 lb.-ft. of torque. The standard operating system is FWD, while the AWD option.
The new engine would mean improvement EPA ratings of vehicles. While the current model is very economical, advancement in this segment are always welcome. We remind that the model with a 3.5 L V6 engine has an EPA rating of 20/28 mpg for the FWD version, and 19/27 mpg for the AWD version. It takes into consideration fuel consumption in city conditions and on the highway.
Features of new RDX
The new model is expected with all the amenities and equipment, which includes luxury class vehicles. As before, it is expected that the highest quality home design, maximum comfort and Systems Manufactured by the most advanced technology. 2016 Acura RDX, should offer seats upholstered in leather, with an embedded system for heating or cooling. Also, it means automatic air conditioning, central high-resolution display, navigation system, Bluetooth, premium audio system and voice control.
Among other systems and equipment, it can be expected a high level. The new model, no way not to fall behind competing models. What is certainly expected are: rear view camera, crash assist, automatic headlights, leaving the lane detection, LED daytime running lights, etc.
2016 Acura RDX – Release Date and Price
Appearing in showrooms and beginning sales are expected in the second half of 2015. Depending on the extent of improvement and change, can be expected change in the price. It should not be drastic. Many believe that the 2016 Acura RDX gets out from the the price range of the current model. It ranges from $ 35,000 to $ 42,000.