The current generation of this compact luxury crossover was released in 2012 and since first moment, this car makes fantastic results, when it’s about number of units sold and it is one of the best-selling models in its class. After three years of production, company plans to make some modifications, so 2016 Acura RDX will probably come as mid-cycle refreshed model. There are plenty of car’s segments that will be improved. Beside visual appearance, which is considered as RDX’s weakest part, 2016 year model will probably get new engine and some new features inside the cabin.
2016 Acura RDX redesign
As we said, this crossover doesn’t look attractive as some other models in class, but that is going to be changed. So far, the main trump of this car was it great balance between price and quality, but 2016 Acura RDX will be also characterized by outstanding look. New model will get many new details and most of the changes, as it is expected, will be on the front end. The 2016 Acura RDX will get new grille, new bumpers and new headlights, which will now be LED daytime running lights. Interior won’t get so many changes but it will undergo some improvements too. This crossover was always characterized by very stylish interior. The cabin of 2016 RDX will be equipped with plenty of hi-tech features, which will come already in base model, which is a great advantage, compared to competition.
2016 Acura RDX engine
Although it is not officially confirmed yet, there are plenty of rumors that 2016 Acura RDX will get new engine. Current model uses 3.5 liter V6, paired with 6-speed automatic transmission, which has an output of 273 hp and 251 lb-ft of torque. It is expected that this unit will be replaced by Honda’s new-generation “Earth Dreams” engine, same that can be found in new Accord. With new engine, 2016 RDX is expect not only to have more power, but also much better fuel economy.
2016 Acura RDX release date and price
It is expected that this refreshed model will come in late 2015/early 2016 period. It will come as 2016 Acura RDX and it is expected that price will be in the same range as current model, which means somewhere between 35.000 and 42.000 dollars.