2017 Acura RDX Review, Release Date

For those who value comfort and technology over other driving mechanics, the 2017 Acura RDX is an ideal choice for you. RDX 2017 is a new entry level model of Honda’s luxury division, Acura. This new model will come with more features and power increase, amplifying the previous model specs. It is expected to be more stylish and reliable with various modern features. It is also expected to come with an elegant look and an improved drive train. Follow through with the luxurious features that will make this new model more comfortable and classy.

2017 Acura RDX - front

2017 Acura RDX – Exterior and Interior Review

This model is expected to incorporate all the modifications intended for a mid-cycle refresh. Though the base external features will remain the same as of the earlier model, there will be some novelties. The redesigned front fascia shall feature a 3D grille, novel air intakes, a redesigned bumper, innovative Jewel Eye headlights, and LED bulbs. At the back, there will be a new exhaust system, a redesigned back bumper, and innovative LED taillights. These lights will be sharper but use lesser energy.


The overall interior design of the Acura RDX 2017 is expected to come with advanced technology equipment for maximum comfort. The cabin will have a storage space wider than ever before with a perfect look. The seats will be covered using fine leather and between the two front seats, there will be two cup holders. The seats will all get a head rest with the drivers seat being adjustable. The number of switches and buttons will be greatly reduced to make it more interactive. It will also include Bluetooth and USB connectivity, navigation systems, air conditioning systems and automatic climate control. The interior of 2017 RDX will be geared towards safety and comfort in driving.

2017 Acura RDX - interior

2017 Acura RDX – Engine and Performance

The 2017 Acura RDX will be expected to use the same V6 engine of the previous model with the displacement of 3.5 liters. However, it will be finely tuned up and made capable of generating a maximum power output of about 279 horsepower. The highest torque output will be about 252 pounds per foot. This engine is expected to be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine will have a high acceleration rate, able to accelerate from 0 – 60 mph in just 6.7 seconds. To add on that, the 2017 Acura RDX will come with a much-enhanced fuel cutback of 1 mpg. Also, it will include the front wheel drive system as a standard feature while the four-wheel drive mode will remain as an optional feature. This engine is expected to be the best engine in performance and fuel economy in its class. New four-cylinder turbo engine is expected to come after its release.

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2017 Acura RDX – Price and Release date

There is not a word yet from the automaker nor even Honda about this upcoming models release date nor cost. However, the price is not expected to differ so much from the current models price. The price of the 2017 Acura RDX is expected to be about $36,310 in the market and will be available sometime during the middle of 2016.


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