The 2017 Acura RDX will come refreshed, according to the latest reports. This mode was originally launched in 2006. It is a compact luxury crossover, an entry-level model of this Honda’s luxury division. It is currently in its second generation, which was released in 2013. After three years of production, it is time for some updates. The 2017 Acura RDX will come several changes. Most of them will be visual, but we also expect to see some improvements in terms of power and also some new features. New model will come somewhere next year.
2017 Acura RDX changes
As we already mentioned, 2017 Acura RDX will come refreshed next year. This update will include several changes. Naturally, first changes that you’ll notice are about exterior design. New model will come with several revisions when it is about outside look. We will see many design tweaks, but most notable will definitely be a front end. We will see completely new headlights and also some new details on the grille. Rear end will also come with changes. We will see new taillights and also some revisions on the bumper and tailgate.
2017 Acura RDX interior and features
Interior of 2017 RDX will also come with several changes. Visual modifications might be small and barely notable, but there will be many changes in terms of features. This especially refers on two drive-assist packages, which come with some revisions. Those are called Technology and Advance Package. The Technology Package for new Acura RDX will now feature systems like HD radio, blind-spot information, and rear cross-traffic alert. Advance Package will come even better equipped. Some of the notable features are rain-sensing wipers, front fog lights, bi-directional keyless remote engine start, front and rear parking sensors, ventilated front seats, an auto-dimming driver’s-side mirror, AcuraWatch and navigation system with voice recognition and other.
2017 Acura RDX engine
The 2017 Acura RDX will feature the same 3.5 liter V6 engine. However, this engine will come slightly tuned up. From now, it will have max output of 279 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. This engine will be paired with company’s new 9-speed automatic transmission. According to some rumors, company also plans to introduce new four-cylinder engine, but this will happen it next few years.
2017 Acura RDX release date and price
Exact date of launch is still unknown, but it is expected that 2017 Acura RDX will come somewhere in the second half of next year. When it is about price, we don’t expect bigger changes. Base model should go around 35.000 dollars.