Some time ago Acura released a concept known as SUV-X which, they said, showed the direction their design language goes. Well, the new 2016 Acura RDX has just been announced and though it will only become a mid-life facelift from the current model, It‘ll include styling cues as a result concept which shows the eagerness of Acura to enhance and refresh their cars in an effort to stay competitive during this unforgiving market. From what it is that we know, it would appear that the Acura RDX 2016 will still utilize the CR-V platform but with a good better running gear and also a slightly upgraded engine which though it will offer pretty much a similar fuel economy as before, it is going to be slightly more powerful along with smoother, giving the new midsize SUV much more refinement.


One‘s body from the 2016 Acura RDX also will get slightly updated with the new design cues. It‘ll heavily borrow coming from the SUV-X concept which clearly shows inside the front where It‘ll receive their signature LED headlights in addition to a new front bumper which is really less than the previous one. This new bumper also offers smaller air intakes in an effort to result in the RDX quieter at higher speeds. Upon the interior, the Acura RDX 2016 will offer a similar degree of comfort as before. The bottom model of the Acura midsize SUV will come as standard with leather upholstery, a 7-speaker audio system, a 6. 4 inch infotainment system as well as electric front seats with both heating and ventilation systems. The highest end model however also will get satellite navigation, a much bigger 8 inch touch screen and likewise a 15-speaker audio system.


Acura also worked beneath the hood from the new Acura RDX 2016, therefore the 3. 5-liter V6 engine will now make as much as 290 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque which is really a 10% improvement during the previous generation. The fuel consumption will remain unchanged, so expect a typical of 24 MPG or perhaps better than that. The only real downside could be that the 6-speed automatic gearbox will remain a similar. 8-speed gearbox could be offered with a later date however this hasn’t been by Acura just yet. Front-wheel-drive will certainly be standard while an adaptive all-wheel-drive system will certainly be offered being an option. The latter 2016 Acura RDX can get electronic differentials along with an electronic all-terrain-mode which can help plenty on rough surfaces.


2016 Acura RDX price will remain a similar, therefore the base model will cost around $36, 000 as a fully equipped you will set you back anything between $40, 000 and $44, 000. The Acura RDX 2016 release date will probably be during the past quarter of 2015 when It‘ll get launched alongside a couple of other models from Acura.