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2017 Acura RDX Release Date, Drivetrain and Accelerate Time

The 2017 Acura RDX will be a big launch by the company. The RDX series has been performing at top level even since its release over a decade ago. This new mid-sized crossover is going to be the result of the seeds planted bac in 2006 when its concept was first put forward by the company. Over a decade, there had been many changes in the automobile industry and this series has coped with it well for the better part. In the various evolution phases that this series has been part of, there has been a lot of changes and the improvements have all done wonders for this car. Its body design and overall structure bear similar resemblance with that of Sports Utility Vehicle. New engine and platform look promising and the inclusion of new gadgets and technologies have further enhanced this car’s aura.

2017 Acura RDX – EV Technology Will Add Great Value:

The mean EV stands for “Electric Vehicle” and according to various rumors, this new car is likely to use this feature. Gasoline engines are expected to be added along with the new plug-in hybrid system. This new system will provide an alternative to the drivers to switch engines when the gasoline drivetrain runs out of fuel. Nowadays for many city dwellers, it is best for them to buy cars with electric drivetrain setups. Electric charging stations are almost available at every juncture throughout the city premises. A fully charged battery would be able to run the car till 15-20 miles per gallon if charged for 10 hours.

Specs and Designs:

2017 Acura RDX looks classy and brilliantly designed which will definitely catch your imagination.

  • This car is aerodynamically efficient as it has got new windshields which will direct air movements and allow the car to move pretty fast.
  • Headlamps have LED support in them and have an angular design which is very sleek as well.
  • Tail lights have a bulging design and are more compact than those in previous models.
  • Cargo space is sufficient and the cabin is quite spacious. Legroom and headspace will be sufficient for 5 adults of any height.
  • Seats have been designed with high-quality leather upholstery which makes it more comfortable for the passengers to sit on them.

For safety, there are features in 2017 Acura RDX like parking assists, lane departure alerts, antilock brakes, front collision preventers, airbags with shock sensors, fog lights to enhance visibility, rear view mirror and even adaptive cruise controls.

2017 Acura RDX – Gasoline Drivetrain and Accelerate Time:

Fans have a lot of expectations from new 2017 Acura RDX. The new V6 engine will be a great choice. It will be about 3.5 liters in capacity and will have the power to generate 279 hp. This engine will have great endurance capacity and will be able to effectively handle both off a road and on road drives. The engine, however, will consume a bit more fuel 19/28 mpg which makes the fuel economy values not at all impressive. Hence, the electric drivetrain will come in handy. Acceleration rates in this new vehicle from 0 to 60 mph will go with 6,2 sec, and will be quite high. There is no news regarding transmission rates and it can be expected that there will be both manual as well as automatic modes of transmission.

Expected Competitors:

Be its sports or at the academic level, a healthy competition gives a wide scope for improvement. When there is no competition most of the time progress is hindered.

2017 Acura RDX is one of the best crossover models and will suffer receive competition from BMW, Audi, and Mercedes.

2017 Acura RDX – Expected Price Range and Release Date:

2017 Acura RDX is going to cost higher than its predecessors. This car will have some wonderful specs and superior technologies. The use of two engines will have a definite impact on the price range. According to various rumors, this car will have a starting price of about $36,500.

There is no news on the release date of this new car. According to numerous speculations, this car will debut in the market by the end of 2016. Release date might be postponed for a few weeks and pushed back to a release in 2017.

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