An upgraded vision of 2016 Acura RDX SUV model presented at Chicago Autoshow on February 12, 2015. This place to uncover revised version of the premium compact SUV 2016 Acura RDX selected by the manufacturer not accidentally, but natural – because it is for the automotive market in the USA and Canada Honda Motor companies in 1986 he created the luxury division of Acura.
During the existence of the brand in the North American market sold over 2 million vehicles with Acura logo. The production of the new crossover 2016 Acura RDX, however, as all other Acura models, is carried out in the factories of Japanese companies in OH and AL.
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Acura RDX 2016 Release date
The sales of updated 2016 Acura RDX model in America is scheduled for early spring of 2015.
Release date: spring 2015
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Acura RDX 2016 restyling
Crossover 2016 Acura RDX, having survived the restyling got many updates. Substantially redesigned the appearance of the SUV, the cabin has a place for new equipment, gasoline engine became more powerful and high-torque, automatic transmission got the greater number of stages, optimized in the direction of comfort suspension settings and steering, tweaked the electronics responsible for full drive.
The updates are local in nature, but overall restyling results are very interesting and worth a careful review. To distinguish externally facelifted version of 2016 Acura RDX from previous generation is very simple. Updated crossover sports new “Jewel Eye” LED headlamps, LED elements tail lamps with 3D effect, an adjusted radiator grille, renewed bumpers with charismatic inserts simulating the ducts and stylish foglights.
Modified body exterior design of the updated RDX crossover performed in accordance with the corporate latest innovations style of the Japanese company – the new generation of large crossover Acura MDX, sports sedans Acura TLX and Acura ILX.
Article about the 2016 Acura RDX has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.
Acura RDX 2016 Changes in the cabin
New elements and details in the revised versions cabin of Acura RDX 2016 model not as many as on the car body. The most noticeable new element is, of course, a new “Multi-Information Display” system with color multimedia 4.2’’ touchscreen that is installed under the main 8-inch screen. Two color screens share function – upper 8-inch provides a picture of navigation and the image from the rear camera, and a new 4.2’’ responsible for setting the audio system and phone, informs about the urban and the fuel pressure in the tire and other vehicle data.
But this two screens are not available for all versions of crossover, and only the most packed, which also features heated and ventilated front seats with electric adjustment, 10 directions for driver, 8 for passenger, rain sensor, Keyless access and engine start button, front and back parking assist, Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Mitigation Braking System and Lane Keeping Assist, climate control with vents ventilation for the back row.
Manufacturer announces new color combination of finishing materials (leather, soft plastic, decorative metal inserts).
2016 Acura RDX specifications
New Acura RDX 2016 emerging modernization receive petrol 3.5-L V6 SOHC I-VTEC power unit with increased to 279HP capacity (increase of 6 forces) and 341 Nm of torque (plus 1 Nm), the new 9-band automatic gearbox will replace the 6-band automatic transmission installed on previous versions.
Also installed new engine mounts, changed the calibrated electric power steering and updated the suspension settings. AWD with Intelligent electronics unit received Control settings, allowing faster transmitting torque to the rear axle to ensure the best stability and a more stable behavior of the crossover on a slippery road.
In short, the updated Acura RDX 2016 is beautiful , has acquired two color screens and upgraded technical part. Changes are not many, but in fact, the car has become more modern and more solid, some led lights are worth.
Acura RDX 2016 video review
Photo of 2016 Acura RDX
- Engine Type : petrol SOHC I-VTEC
- Engine Size : 3.5-L
- Cylinders : V6
- Max. Torque : 341 Nm
- Max. Power : 279HP
- Pwr:Wgt Ratio : coming soon
- Bore & Stroke : coming soon
Prices, specifications, options, features 2016 Acura RDX to change without notice.