2018 Acura RDX Changes, Engine, Specs, Price and Release Date

If the five-seat, premium crossover SUV is in your searching list contemplating the Acura RDX must certanly be among the priorities. In their recent variety, that luxury vehicle provides solid velocity and competitive gas economy. Inside, it is comfortable giving also generous rear legroom and shipment capacity. But this model also offers more features than rivals and however at the competitive price. However, the 2018 Acura RDX could be also better as it must come as the all-new model.

NEW FOR 2018:

As per some studies, the 2018 RDX must arrive as the redesigned model somewhat sooner than for the usual living span. This model was renovated for the 2013 model while debuted in 2007. The last refresh was for the 2016 model year and the upcoming model should be restyled, lighter, more gas effective and plenty more.

2018 Acura RDX


Acura hasn’t unveiled any depth about the 2018 Acura RDX and their styling is also the mystery. The reports which suggest the redesign of this model also directs people to check Acura’s greater MDX SUV and new Honda CR-V for the design cues of the new RDX. In that situation, the new RDX must follow Acura’s latest design language which debuted on the 2016 MDX. The main element of that concept is inverted pentagonal grille which will get their position alongside with the leaner Jewel Eye LED headlights. The new entrance fender will circular up the front-end design of the new RDX while the rear area must share some similarities with the newest CR-V. What must also make big difference on the new version is sharper body lines.

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However, still another part of the redesign must be the lighter construction of this CR-V based crossover SUV. Therefore, the model must provide better gas efficiency and handling.


As for the interior of this model, it should follow the same path as Acura’s newest models. Redesigned dashboard and fresh resources will come in mix with the supportive entrance seats and comfortable rear seating positions.

The latest infotainment system with responsive features and smartphone compatibility will keep you connected and informed. The standard must be the strong audio system but RDX must also provide plenty of other normal features.

Computerized headlights, sunroof, keyless entry and ignition, dual-zone environment get a grip on, leather covered tilt-and-telescopic controls, energy and hot entrance seats and more must also be in the list of the standard features. However, following these features must also be the long list of driver aids. There must be ahead collision caution with automated disaster braking, lane departure caution and intervention, blind-spot monitoring, etc.

2018 Acura RDX


Regarding the powertrain, the 2018 Acura RDX must also add some changes.

The current version of this model comes with the strong 3.5-liter V-6 and six-speed automated transmission. This mix can produce 279 hp and torque of 252 pound-feet. This engine was upgraded for the 2016 model year and could again be around in the new RDX.

However, the latest studies suggesting that Acura could adopt the four-cylinder turbocharged engine. This powerplant must certanly be greater than the turbo-four in the new CR-V providing around 250 hp and 270 pound-feet of torque. The transmission system can also be a new 8-speed dual-clutch like in Acura’s sedans or even the CVT.

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The new RDX thanks to the lighter architecture and new powertrain should also gain from the better gas economy. It may jump from the current 22 mpg mixed to about 25 mpg.


If studies about the redesigned 2018 Acura RDX prove to be true, this model could get to next few months. The price must go up from the current base point to around $37, 000 considering that AcuraWatch room must certanly be standard.