Honda company unveiled a new generation Pilot SUV for the 2016 year. With a new design and a large number of advanced systems and solutions, the new Pilot is overshadowed competitive models in its class. It is expected to go the same route and other SUV models of the company. One of crossover SUVs, which could go through the process of improvement of the 2017 Acura RDX. Taking into account that this compact crossover has not undergone significant changes in recent years, these expectations are justified.
2017 Acura RDX Changes
Acura brand operates under the auspices of the Honda company. Therefore, it is expected that the new technological and design achievements, seen in the new generation Honda Pilot SUV, to be transferred to the Acura SUV models. The range of crossover SUV, the Acura brand, the RDX is positioned below the MDX SUV. These two models are very similar constitution. While the Acura MDX 7-seat SUV, smaller RDX SUV has room for 5 passengers. As a luxury model, the 2017 Acura RDX are expected with significant enhancements and more sophisticated technologies than its predecessor.
2017 Acura RDX Specs
Because the dose of luxury, which owns RDX crossover, the interest and demand are high. Another reason for the popularity of this model is powerful but economical engines. The current model has a 3.5-liter V6 with 273 horsepower and 251 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and FWD as standard, while the AWD is available as an option. Exceptional fuel efficiency, which gives the engine, and suggests that the 2017 RDX SUV will be equipped with the same engine. A version with FWD has EPA ratings of 20 city/28 hwy mpg, while the AWD version of the model has a fuel economy of 19 city/27 hwy mpg.
Although the aforementioned engine is exceptional, it is expected that 2017 RDX offers a new one, at least as an option. This could be a new engine from Honda EarthDreams range of new engines. Notwithstanding the excellent fuel economy of the current model, 2017 model could be promoted in this segment. The new technology and the use of lighter and more modern materials for making vehicles, will reduce the weight of it. Consequently, the fuel economy would be raised to a higher level.
As a member of the luxury class crossover SUV, 2017 Acura RDX will be equipped with leading technologies and systems. In addition, it includes the highest quality of workmanship of the interior, with quality materials. The interior should combine the details of skin and chrome, and seats will provide exceptional comfort and ergonomics with a heating system and ventilation. There is also a multi-zone air conditioning, central console with display high-resolution, premium audio system, and a large selection of connectivity. In addition, the expected and rear view camera, automated headlights, LED daytime running lights, detection exiting lanes, crash assist, and many other safety systems and driver assistance systems.
2017 Acura RDX Price
The price of the new model should not be the different than the price of the current model. It is expected that the price for the 2017 Acura RDX will be in the range of $ 35,000 to $ 43,000.