2016 Acura RDX Redesign

When Acura was originally introduced in the market, its main aim was to replace the first generation RDX models. It replaced the fuel consuming turbo four-cylinder engines with something that was more efficient and had much more regarding torque production. Due to the numerous upgrades from the previous models, this new model became an instant hit in the car market. The producers of Acura have prepared themselves for the release of 2016 Acura RDX. Customers will be hoping that their wishes and complaints will have been taken into consideration when the model becomes available.

2016 Acura RDX front view

2016 Acura RDX – New Design

The 2016 Acura RDX will be a compact crossover model that will get to receive several visual tweaks when it’s released on the market. The headlights will be made of a multi-LED cluster that will give the model a special look; this cluster is popularly known as the jewel eye. LED technology will also be incorporated in the rear lights. A new wheel design is designated in such a way that it’s going to improve the stability of the model. The front end will get some designated changes that will feature a third-dimensional looking grille placed at the center while the fender arches are more pronounced than those found in the current models.

A new package that goes by the name Acura watch will be included, some of the features that you will find in this package are; collision is avoiding technology, cruise control, auto-braking feature, lane-departure sensors, and some other updated technological aspects. The 2016 Acura RDX will be able to carry up to five adult passengers. The 2016 Acura RDX is going to be made available on both the all-wheel drive and the front wheel drive platforms. Use of noise cancellation technology will come to good use especially when listening to music. The blind spot zones are also going to get some major monitoring. The technological aspects included in the model will help the drive to be able to maintain in the lanes they are in.

There is more than enough cargo room provide even though there will be an additional option of folding rear seats towards the front side to increase this space. The eight-way passengers’ seats will offer plenty of comforts to the passengers. On the infotainment system of the 2016 Acura RDX, you will find aspects like the dual zone climatic control system, internet radio, voice-operated text message access and USB inputs. Safety features input are six airbags that are placed above the headrest and on the sides, traction and stability control unit and a body structure that can withstand most types of accidents.

2016 Acura RDX interior

2016 Acura RDX – Engine Specs

Under the hood of 2016 Acura RDX, you will find a V6 engine with a fuel capacity of 3.5 liters. This engine is expected to give out a power of around 279 hp and about 252 pounds of torque. The engine boasts of a better fuel economy and a fast response. The all-wheel-drive model will get some improvements so that more torque will be utilized by the rear wheels. Advanced engine mounts will act as refinement improves. For better fuel efficiency, some of the engines will deactivate themselves when maneuvering through light roads. The models handling ability has been improved so that maneuvering tight corners or hilly conditions will just be a simple task. This new type of engine will feature a fast and smooth acceleration. The good amount of torque means that for acceleration to occur the driver doesn’t have to downshift. A six-speed automatic transmission system will be the most preferred option.

2016 Acura RDX side view

2016 Acura RDX – Price and Release Date

The front wheel drive model will be going for around $36, 000 while the all-wheel drive will have a price tag of about $44, 000. The 2016 Acura RDX will be featured in the market in the late months of the year 2016.

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