The Acura Company is very famous around the world, and the SUV is the segment where they are the best. The RDX model is one the most successful vehicle they have, and in the following review, we will talk about the newly and redesigned 2018 Acura RDX. Despite the fact that this model had a lot of successes these years, the Acura decided to redesign it in almost every segment. Maybe that is actually the secret of success. This is excellent news for all SUV fans, and according to Company, the refreshed model will come on the dealerships probably at the second half of 2017.
2018 Acura RDX – Design Update:
At the 2018 Acura RDX front fascia we can notice some redesigned parts and here we can notice all new 3D front grille with chrome details and also with the Acura logo in the middle. Furthermore, we can expect the addition of totally new headlights, named Acura’s Jewel Eye LED headlights. Under the grille, we can notice slightly revised front bumper fitted with large air vents. The fog lights are also integrated into the bumper. Just like the headlights, the rest of the lighting will be powered by the LED system as well. The taillights will also receive some modifications, but nothing too much notable. This model will be equipped with an 18-inch aluminum wheel fitted with P235/60VR18 tires for all seasons. At the back, only notable change is a bit lower rear fascia.
The interior design of the recently developed 2018 Acura RDX will be elegant and simple organized. Everything inside is perfectly fitted and everything is designed in order to improve the level of comfort. All seats in the cabin will be covered with the leather. We can also expect aluminum and some wooden details in the cabin. The cabin of this model is full when you see five passengers inside. All of them can enjoy the very pleasant ride as well as in a lot of standard interior features. Some of them include USB audio interface, 7 speakers Audio, Speedometer, Odometer, Ventilated Front Seats, Navigation System, Automatic Air Conditioning, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, Cruise Control, Leather Steering Wheel, and many others as well.
2018 Acura RDX – Engine and Transmission System:
The newly 2018 Acura RDX will have excellent engine capability. We can expect a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that will be capable of delivering up to 279 hp at 6200 rpm as well as 252 lb-ft of torque at 4900 rpm. The power from this engine will be routed to all wheels via a 6-speed automatic transmission system. According to EPA, the fuel economy of this model is rated at 19/27/22 in the city/highway/combined. Unfortunately, there is no official information about acceleration and top speed.
2018 Acura RDX – Expected Arrival and Price:
As we mentioned in the introduction, the release date of the next 2018 Acura RDX will be next year at the second half. The base variant will have a starting MSRP of around $36.5000. With the advanced package, the starting MSRP will be $44.500. The Audi Q5 and Lincoln MKC are RDX’s main rivals.