Acura or Honda, how it is named on some markets, brings 2016 Acura RDX. New model will suffer slight redesign, but it will bring some interesting changes.
Exterior and interior changes
2016 Acura RDX is the second generation of this model. It will bring some mild changes, which should bring this model to perfection. New model should come lighter than its predecessor. The reason of this is because it will be made of lighter material than its predecessor. Materials which will be used for construction of new 2016 Acura RDX are aluminum, carbon fiber, lightweight but strong steel and other. This time new model will come without third row of seats. This will also have a positive effect on weight decrease and general performances. We should not forget that with lighter body, fuel economy can only get better. There are also some rumors about a longer wheelbase, but anything has not been confirmed yet. The major exterior changes will be made on the front end of the vehicle. Redesign of this part of new SUV will include front grille, headlights, bumper and slight redesign of windshield and front fenders. Front grille of new 2016 Acura RDX should grow for a little bit, and it should look more bossy. It will be decorated with chrome details and it will proudly wear Acura’s emblem. Under the front grille will be redesigned front bumper. It will be more aerodynamical, stronger and dominant. Front bumper will be equipped with rounded fog lights. There will also be two trapezoidal air intakes which will even more improve aerodynamics and general look of the SUV. 2016 Acura RDX will have redesigned and more luxurious headlights. Those will be more aggressive and modern. Headlights will be equipped with latest LED daytime running lights for more modern look and better visibility. We will see some changes on the sides as well as on the back of the vehicle. 2016 Acura RDX will bring new side mirrors, new wheels, taillights and exhaust pipes. Whole SUV will be decorated with chrome details, which will give to it more luxurious look. As we have already said, new cabin will come without third row of seats. This means that new Acura RDX will be capable to accommodate up to five passengers. New cabin will be more spacious, attractive and more comfortable. It will be equipped with leather upholstery, soft plastics, high quality fabrics, chrome and aluminum details and etc. Technological features will make trips more pleasant and entertaining. Interior of the 2016 Acura RDX will include large touch screen display with new infotainment system, new audio system, climate control, navigation system, Bluetooth, Smartphone and USB connectivity and many others. Safety features in new RDX will also be on the highest level.
2016 Acura RDX powertrain
We will probably be able to see very interesting change under the hood of 2016 Acura RDX. According to the rumors and sources, new model will be powered with engine built with Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology. With this technology, engine should have ability to reach high power output with less fuel consummated. It should be 3.5 liter aluminum-alloy V6 engine, which is capable to produce 279 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. 2016 Acura RDX will have 6 speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control. New model will have front wheel drive or AWD with Intelligent Control System as optional.
Release date and price
New SUV should debut sometime in the end of 2015. Everyone who would like to own 2016 Acura RDX will need to pay from 35,000 to 44,000 dollars. The price will depend from equipment and feature packages.