2018 Acura RDX Changes, Rumors

The 2018 Acura RDX is another great vehicle that will surely make a lot of attention. After the previous generation models fell short in impressing buyers, the Acura decided it was time for bringing out a completely different and unique platform design for their next RDX model. Even though many details of this new addition have not been yet released, customers and sedan enthusiasts are already very hopeful about this upcoming Acura model. According to official sources, this new model will offer better ergonomic design changes, with better technological assistance, as well as improved cabin layout design.

2018 Acura RDX front

2018 Acura RDX – Design Upgrades:

The 2018 Acura RDX will set a precedent on technological additions for any Honda crossover SUV. So customers can expect some ground-breaking changes when it comes to the design. Even though most of its details are still speculations, certain highlights can be considered for discussion:

  • Redesigned platform chassis for a better streamlined fascia and body design.
  • Improved grille design with more focus on new LED headlamps, and discrete fog lights.
  • Better rear bumper design, with improved cargo space – accommodating 5 people easily.
  • Renovated instrument cluster with modified dashboard infotainment interface.

2018 Acura RDX interior

2018 Acura RDX – Performance and Engine Specs:

It is pretty obvious that Acura would not offer only a single power train unit with their new 2018 Acura RDX. So experts suggest that customers can see two possible engine options for this car. The engine that we all know is a 3.5 liter i-VTEC V6 cylinder setup that can produce around 279 of max HP, as well as 275 lbs. feet of max torque.

Transmission and Fuel Economy:

The new crossover gears up for a better overall performance output in this new model. Sources indicate that a 6-speed automatic gearbox will come as a standard option, although customers can expect a manual or semi-automatic module as an optional addition.

The fuel economy specs for the base engine model stands at an impressive EPA rating, with 28 mpg on the highway, 20 mpg on city drive – thus making it around 24 mpg combined.

2018 Acura RDX rear

2018 Acura RDX – Availability and Price:

Since this model is officially a part of Acura’s 2018 line-up, there has not been much information regarding its release dates. However, sources suggest that new model will release officially early in 2018. As of its pricing, the base engine model will cost $36.500, while the higher performance variant might go for $45.000.

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