2016 Acura RDX

March 2nd, 2016 · Comments Closed · Acura

2016 Acura RDX Acura offers its 5-passenger crossover SUV, the RDX, a comprehensive update, improve powertrain, improving vehicle safety, installing new infotainment technologies, and more. To make sure that people know that RDX is a new and improved, gets freshened styling. In the simple terms, what you see here is actually Honda CR-V with a V6 engine. Sure, there is more to the 2016 Acura RDX than that, especially after this year’s repair of the compact crossover SUV, but in his heart the RDX is a CR-V all fancied up, india-style.

Acura sure does its best to hide this fact, giving the new 2016 Acura RDX a distinct personality. For 2016, the style more associated with visibility, and Acura adds its Jewel Eye LED car lights, but at the same standard aluminum wheel changes delicate design style is like pinwheels spinning in the breeze on a lovely spring day.

2016 Acura RDX Chicago

2016 Acura RDX Chicago

Those cute wheels are standard on all versions 2016 RDX, unless you better from the floor, AcuraWatch, or Technology option packages to the top-of-the-line Advance package, which has 18-inch wheels machined-finish seen on my test car. Or you can opt for a good-looking, the wheels of the “diamond-cut” 18-inch are available through Acura dealership.

2016 Acura RDX Interior

Internally, the new touchscreen radio dominates the center of dashboards and Acura RDX 2016, the new RDX changes are not as obvious. The room into an appealing treatment for 2-tone, with attractive detailing that lends just the right amount of Ambience upscale. Top quality, too. However, Acura limited choice when it comes to paint and interior color combinations, which is completely out of step with what consumers expect luxury. For example, if you want to fathom Blue paint, you’d better like the inner Grayston, because Ebony Parchment available.

2016 Acura RDX Engine

Although the size of a V6 used in the past year, the new 3.5-liter engine is more powerful and fuel-efficient, making 279 horses and is limited to return up to 29 mpg on the highway. Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) levels of efficiency and impact, shutting down some of the cylinders the engine when the vehicle is coasting down a hill or traveling a consistent measure of the speed of the ground level. A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard equipment and includes Grade Logic Control, which keeps low gear going up or down hills. Front-wheel drive (Transfer) standard, with an AWD system available as an option.

2016 Acura RDX AWD system rather simplistic, they were able to send 40 percent of the power of the engine’s rear wheels as driving conditions warrant. Unfortunately, impressive Acura Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) setup, complete with torque-vectoring capability, not offered on this model. Although the omission of the SH-AWD is a true bummer RDX yet speedy one small SUV.

Delightfully eager to Rev, the RDX’s 3.5-liter V6 produces ample power and showing plenty of improvement. Better, unlike the larger 2016 Acura MDX, RDX 6-speed automatic transmission always seems to be, or to be able to receive and without delay, appropriate gear the task at hand. Kick-problems due to happen fast passing, and RDX zippy able to take advantage of the holes in traffic to drivers to throw around a bit.

2016 Acura RDX Safety

Under the sheetmetal, the 2016 Acura RDX’s vehicle architecture has been strengthened for improved with crash protection. The result is an overall 5-star crash-test rating from the government, the RDX earning 5-star rating assessment collisions each plus 4-star rating for its ability to resist the transfer. Since this review was written, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IHS) had not carried out a test of the new RDX accident.

2016 Acura RDX Concept

2016 Acura RDX Concept

In addition, Acura is offering a new AcuraWatch Plus option package RDX standard and models Technology option package. AcuraWatch Plus is included with Advance option package. AcuraWatch Plus contains adaptive cruise control system discussed earlier, plus the forward-collision warning automatic emergency braking, and the lane-departure warning and lane-Keeping assist technology. During my drive, the forward-collision warning did not give false warnings, but no lane-departure warning.

2016 Acura RDX Price

The premium must be paid for Advance package is $ 6,650, but adds the option in the RDX. Equipped with the available all-wheel drive (AWD) system, the price fathom Blue Pearl my test car sticker came to $ 44,340, including $ 920 for the destination. That’s quite a jump over a loaded Honda CR-V Touring with AWD, which tops out at $ 33,775.

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