2018 Acura CDX Engine, Changes, Interior and Exterior

Acura CDX is Honda’s advanced team lightweight crossover originally made for the Asian market only. Acura debuted that model at the 2016 Beijing Automobile Show but rising demand for crossover and SUV versions could push Acura to boost the worldwide existence of its high-riding vehicles. With the worldwide development of declining sedan income, Acura’s ILX and RLX versions also experiencing decrease demand while RDX and MDX utility vehicles continue being top-selling items for the brand.

In that context, it appears that release of the new crossover in the US market will be the sensible transfer for the company as that car could take the little bit of the cake in the lucrative lightweight phase wherever will also be versions like Audi Q3, Mercedes GLA, BMW X1, Infiniti QX30, etc. So, the 2018 Acura CDX has been rumored for the US market but without the state confirmation.


If the 2018 Acura CDX comes at the US, such as the Chinse model, that lightweight crossover will undoubtedly be based on the Ford HR-V platform. The measurements of the model could be around 175 inches size, 73 inches width and 63 inches height. The wheelbase should measure around 105 inches such as the Asian specialization version.

On another give, the style of the CDX pulls enthusiasm for the Acura Precision Concept. The model has brand’s new variation pentagonal grille and trademark headlights. The model also carries cool designed front fender while active identity point and attractive fenders add visual interest to its profile. The trunk can be intriguing because of desirable taillights, creased tailgate and trim inserts.

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2018 Acura CDX


Inside, the CDX should get increased materials and equipment to generally meet new market demands. The latest infotainment process and comfort characteristics such as the leather upholstery, hot and energy seats, automated climate control could be standard.

On the protection front, the new lightweight crossover could include normal AcuraWatch protection Suite. The programs included there are ahead collision caution with crisis braking, adaptive sail control, street departure caution and mitigation.


If the CDX reaches the US shores, the model can ready to deliver “a strong driving experience” as Acura says.  The 2018 Acura CDX could have Civic’s good 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder motor under the hood. The energy that motor produces should be around 182 hp and torque 177 pound-feet.

The motor works in the team with the 8-speed automated transmission. Equally front and all-wheel push will undoubtedly be available.

2018 Acura CDX


The 2018 Acura CDX would have been a welcomed supplement to Acura’s utility car profile for the US market. But, Acura hasn’t yet said a phrase about the US launch. Because the reports indicating, the model could arrive in mid-2018. Because the reference, the Asian variation can be acquired from 250, 000 yuan that will be equivalent to $38k.