The Acura RDX was basically Acura’s first crossover or Sports Utility Vehicle to come on roads. This model from Acura came into existence in 2007 followed by its second generation model in 2013. There were few more modifications in 2016 but it remained more or less the same as its predecessor. The Japanese automaker is now setting up the stage for the next generation of Acura RDX with a complete transformation in its true sense. There will be a lot to offer to its buyers such as huge and strong body styling, premium look interiors and new engines. It will still continue to be a family compact crossover.
2019 Acura RDX Engine
The current Acura RDX houses a 3.5 liter V6 engine that generates an outcome of 279 hp and a torque of 252 pound feet. However, the fuel efficiency is below average in such a powertrain lending approximately 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on highways. Hence, the third generation Acura RDX is anticipated to have a stronger 2.0 liter engine under its hood that is seen powering Honda Civic Type R too. With the heavy body and technologies, it is expected that this engine type would generate an outcome of maximum 290 hp and not 306 hp as in the Type R with a torque of 270 pound feet. It will be mated with front wheel drive platform and optional all wheel drive platform.
2019 Acura RDX Exteriors
The 2019 Acura RDX will sport a freshly designed grille on the front fascia which is sure to add beauty to the vehicle’s beaked front. It is speculated to be a diamond shaped pentagon grille with chrome solid one frame finishing. The newly designed LED head lights and LED tail lights will join the supplemental LED strips. There would be large corner vents, long LED fog lights and a wide mouthed air dam which will assist in supplying air to the radiator and transmission cooler.
The hugely sized wheels will empower the looks of the vehicle substantially. Overall the 2019 Acura will boast a huge size that is rugged and huge for an adventure filled ride. The body shape is mostly squared and boxy. The windows have been reshaped for the 2019 model year that also emphasizes on better visibility.
2019 Acura RDX Interiors
The interiors of the 2019 Acura RDX is sure to have a complete makeover with better designing, improved color scheme, integrated technologies and alluring front console area. It is anticipated that the 2019 RDX will also continue with the dual display setup in the center stack or might go for a single hugely sized touch screen display on the center console.
The other areas of the cabin will display maximum usage of leatherette material. The range topping model is sure to display highest quality leather upholstery throughout the cabin. The seats are foreseen to be largely accommodating with comfort cushions imbibed over them. The steering wheel will be redesigned with an upgraded instrument cluster too. The digital display is also expected in the upcoming Acura RDX. The lower models might have to satisfy upon large sized TFT display between two analog gauges.
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2019 Acura RDX Safety Features
The 2019 RDX is assuredly going to house many technological features that would ensure safety on roads while assisting the driver during the ride. There would certainly be Vehicle Stability Assist system, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Multiple View Rear Camera, Agile Handling Assist, Front and Rear Parking Sensors and much more for that matter.
2019 Acura RDX Price and Release Date
The Acura RDX will be face lifted in the year 2019 with a starting price range of minimum $39,000. The range topping RDX could blow the pockets with the starting price range of $44,000. However, it may be swiftly pointed out that the SUV will still remain a worth for money choice in every aspect. Buyers would surely consider the pricing as a fair deal.