2016 Acura RDX Changes & Improvements

By | 09/07/2014

The 2016 Acura RDX will be released next year. The new model will be redesigned in all aspects that matter. The new model will have a new, fresh appearance which will not diverge from the current design too much, but it will be improved so that it brings a sense of something new and interesting. Even though the exterior changes are mild, the interior redesign will surely amaze you. Reportedly, the new 2016 Acura RDX will have a brand new cabin, which will be more comfortable and elegant than before. Also, the new model will be topped up with lots of new high-end gadgets which truly make a plus for this model. As for the powertrain, the new 2016 RDX will have a new engine. The details about the new unit’s performance are unknown at the time, but it is expected to improve the vehicle’s fuel economy. With all this news, we are more than anxiously waiting for the new model’s arrival.

2016 Acura RDX Refresh

2016 Acura RDX Refresh

The exterior of the 2016 Acura RDX will be mildly refreshed. The new model will receive a small restyle on the grille, possible tweaks in the rear end and new LED daytime running lights. The model will, therefore, keep its resemblance to the current version, but it will also bring a dash of novelty. The RDX is a very attractive SUV, as it fit to the modern concept of a dominant and aggressive vehicle, but its design is also a bit unusual and different. That’s what sets it apart from the competition, and the new model will surely keep that quality. As for the interior, the new model will have its cabin quite improved. The SUV will be more comfortable now, and it will also offer numerous new gadgets its predecessor did not possess. The new gadgets will all be of latest technology and they will cover all fields in which they are needed: from entertainment to safety.

2016 Acura RDX Update

New Engine Possibility

The 2016 Acura RDX crossover might get a new engine. It is speculated that it could be the Earth Dream unit that is used for Honda Accord as well. The new engine should improve the fuel economy of the new SUV, but it will also bring more power in order to interest the buyers. The current model uses a 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 273 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque. The mill is paired with a six-speed automatic. This setup comes with two drive modes: the standard front-wheel drive and optional all-wheel drive. The first combination has its fuel economy at 20 mpg/city and 28 mpg/highway, while the all-wheel drive figures return at 19 mpg/city and 27 mpg/highway. The new engine should have this reports improved at least a bit, because otherwise there is really no need to go through the trouble of installing it in the first place.

2016 Acura RDX Release

The 2016 Acura RDX will be released next year, during spring. As for the price, it is hard to make any estimation at this moment, since not many details about the redesign are known, but we don’t think that the new SUV will be much more expensive than the current version, simply because that would do its sales more harm than help.

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