2018 Acura RDX

One of the most popular models from Honda’s luxury division is this compact crossover, which will come pretty much without changes next year, as 2018 Acura RDX. This model is present for more than 10 years. Original model came in 2006, and company did one major redesign so far. So, current model is now in its second generation. This version came in 2013, but company already did a facelift last year, when we saw several new things like new front end, more powerful engine etc. So, for the next year company don’t have such big changes in plans. The 2018 RDX will come pretty much the same, with same design, and pretty much same list of features.

2018 Acura RDX features

2018 Acura RDX front viewAs we already mentioned, 2018 Acura RDX will come with the pretty much same characteristics as current model. When it is about features, we could see some new things, but nothing significant. Current model comes in one trim level, but with several packages in offer. List of standard features is very long. There are things like 8-inch wheels, a rearview camera, automatic LED headlights, cruise control, rear privacy glass, keyless ignition and entry, a power liftgate, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated power front seats etc. Pandora Internet radio control, an auxiliary audio jack, a USB port and a media player interface are also standard features.

2018 Acura RDX packages

2018 Acura RDX interiorThere are three optional packages in offer for 2018 Acura RDX. First one is AcuraWatch Plus, which adds several safety features like forward collision warning and automatic braking system, a lane-departure warning and keeping system, adaptive cruise control etc. Then, there is a Technology package, which includes hi-tech features like blind-spot and rear cross-traffic warning systems, a navigation system, traffic information, GPS-linked climate control, leather upholstery, an eight-way power passenger seat, smartphone apps, HD radio, Aha Internet radio capability and a 10-speaker Acura/ELS sound system. Finally, there is an Advance package, with things like front and rear parking sensors, automatic wipers, foglights, auto-dimming side mirrors, remote ignition and ventilated front seats.

2018 Acura RDX rear view2018 Acura RDX engine

When it comes to powertrain, 2018 Acura RDX will feature the same 3.5 liter V6 engine. It bursts 279 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. It comes in pair with 6-speed automatic transmission. When it is about performances, this crossover goes from 0 to 60 in about 6.5 seconds. On the other side, average fuel consumption is around 23 mpg combined.

2018 Acura RDX release date and price

The 2018 Acura RDX will come somewhere in the second half of next year. Price should remain the same, around 43.000 dollars for base model.

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