Acura give a last refresh for RDX model at 2015 Chicago auto show. Crossover has arrived on the market with the price of $35,270 what is $175 over previous year edition. For next 2017 Acura RDX price is increased for another $300 for base trim model.
Price for North American market:
2017 Acura RDX FWD start from $35,570
2017 Acura RDX FWD with AcuraWatch Plus Package start from $36,870
2017 Acura RDX FWD with Technology Package start from $39,270
2017 Acura RDX FWD with Technology and AcuraWatch Plus Packages start from $40,570
2017 Acura RDX FWD with Advance Package start from $42,220
2017 Acura RDX AWD start from $37,070
2017 Acura RDX AWD with AcuraWatch Plus Package start from $38,370
2017 Acura RDX AWD with Technology Package start from $40,770
2017 Acura RDX AWD with Technology and AcuraWatch Plus Packages start from $42,070
2017 Acura RDX AWD with Advance Package start from $43,720
2017 Acura RDX Dimensions, Colors
Length 184.4 inches (4,685 mm)
Width 73.7 inches (1,872 mm)
Height 65.0 inches (1,650 mm)
Wheelbase 105.7 inches (2,685 mm)
Ground clearance 8.1 inches (205 mm)
Weight 3,737 pounds (1,695 kg)
Revised front fascia with 3D grille and sportier air intakes on bumper corners are only a continuation from the last refresh. They also include angular air vent with small splitter in middle and Jewel Eye LED headlights. The back as the biggest changes brings updated lower fascia which is defined by more angular bumper and insert. Crossover have power tailgate, keyless access system and multi view rear camera as standard.
Crystal Black Pearl
Modern Steel Metallic
Lunar Silver Metallic
Kona Coffee Metallic
White Diamond Pearl
Fathom Blue Pearl
Basque Red Pearl II
2017 Acura RDX Interior, Colors
The cabin can accommodate up to five passengers who have at their disposal 103.5 cubic feet passenger volume. Cargo volume is 26.1 cubic feet with 2nd row up and 76.9 cubic feet with folded rear seats. Safety equipment as standard include airbags, seat belts, body structure design, child safety, braking system, vehicle stability assist, tire pressure monitoring system and security system. As option is available collision mitigation braking system, adaptive cruise control, blind spot information system and lane keeping assist system.
Other standard features include 5 inches colors display, dual zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth hands free link, SMS messaging, audio system, Sirius XM advanced audio and USB integration. Optional coming On Demand Multi-Use Display, voice recognition, GPS climate control, Siri eyes free, ELS premium audio system with 10 speakers, music voice commands, navigation with AcuraLink next generation real time traffic and destination database.
2017 Acura RDX 3.5 L V-6 Engine
Under the 2017 RDX hood coming same 3.5 L V-6 aluminum alloy SOHC i-VTEC engine. It delivers 279 horses at 6,200 rpm and 252 lb-ft of torque at 4,900 rpm. This is enough for acceleration from 0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) for 6.5 seconds and maximum speed up to 135 mph (215 km/h). Power is forced to front or all wheels via six speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control. All wheel drive include Intelligent Control System which use front wheel drive and transfer to all wheel drive when road conditions impose that. Transmission distribute torque 100:0 to 60:40 (front:rear).
Gear Ratios (:1)
Crossover use premium unleaded 91 octane and have ULEV-2 CARB emission rating. Fuel tank capacity is 16.0 gallons or 60.5 liters. Engine consume 20 mpg in city and 28 mpg in highway drive with front wheel drive system. With intelligent all wheel drive consumption is estimated at 19 mpg in city and 27 mpg in highway drive.
2017 Acura RDX Chassis and Warranties
Braking systems include 4-wheel disc brakes with brake assist, electronic brake distribution and anti-lock braking system. Front wheels have 12.3 inches ventilated disc while rear wheel have 12.0 inches solid disc. Front suspension is MacPherson strut with 21.0 mm stabilizer bar while rear suspension is Multi-Link with 19.0 mm stabilizer bar. On 18 inches wheels are mounted 235/60 R18 high performance all season tires.
Warranty include 50,000 miles or 4 years for vehicle and 70,000 miles or 5 years for powertain. In offer also coming Acura Genuine Accessories and Acura Total Luxury Care with Roadside Assistance (both 4 year/50,000 miles), seat belts (15 years/150,000 miles) and outer body rust-through (5 years/unlimited miles).