2016 Acura RDX release date, changes, review, news, specs

2016 Acura RDX changes, review, specs

The 2016 Acura RDX is luxury SUV vehicle that had its world debut at the recent Chicago Auto Show. It presents combination of performance, luxury styling and prestige. Beside new Jewel Eye LED projector headlights the Acura RDX 2016 also come with more powerfull engine paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission.

2016 Acura RDX review


The 2016 Acura RDX likewise gets key elements of Acura design DNA with changed front and rear fascia, consisting of the addition of Acura’s signature Gem Eye LED headlights and LED taillights with light-pipe design on all models and a brand-new three-dimensional grille treatment. The lower front and rear fascia areas also support the new look with fresh luxury information while all models get brand-new wheel designs.


Inside, the new 2016 Acura RDX gets a fresh look with a high-contrast silver and black trim plus substantial upgrades to both standard and offered luxury functions and innovation, consisting of conventional heated front seats and brand-new second-row air-conditioning vents. The RDX with Technology Package includes a brand-new 8-way adjustable power passenger’s front seat (4-way power in base models), Acura’s user-friendly dual-screen On-Demand Multi-Information Display (ODMD), HD Radio, blind spot details (BSI) and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor.

The new RDX is equipped with Advance Package that features rain-sensing wipers, Bi-Directional Keyless remote engine start, front fog lights, ventilated front seats, an auto-dimming driver’s side mirror, front and rear parking sensors, and AcuraWatch advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies with new 4.2-inch TFT Multi-Information Display. This luxury SUV us also equipped with the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition.

Acura RDX 2016 specs

The Acura RDX 2016 comes with boosted powerplant. Now, under the hood there is 3.5-liter SOHC V6 engine that delivers 279 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with a 9-speed automatic transmission which helps that more powerful luxury SUV consumes less fuel. Now new RDX has fuel economy rated at 19/28 mpg (city/hwy) for AWD models and 20/29 mpg (city/hwy) for FWD models. Better handling is available with AWD system and Ineligent control.


Beside standard features, now all 2016 Acura RDX models can be equipped with the AcuraWatch suite. It is combination of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies, including Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Mitigation Braking System™ and Lane Keeping Assist.

2016 Acura RDX release date and price

The Acura RDX 2016 will come to the dealerships this spring. This Acura luxury SUV is produced in Ohio, at the awarded East Liberty plant. The new 2016 Acura RDX should keep its current price tags and it will be in range from $36,000 to $41,000.

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