2018 Acura RDX Changes, Redesign, Price And Release Date

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Acura started the debut for their RDX crossover in 2012 and at that time, it was the most popular models we could see from Honda subsidiary. The car used the same platform as the iconic CR-V, but Acura created a great job by adding a nicer touch for the driver to ride it better. By sharing many parts with the CR-V, we wonder how they can create this car so different. About the new 2018 Acura RDX, we must tell you the truth that its official information cannot tell us more. However, the rumors are quite many like mushrooms in rainy season.

2018 Acura RDX Models
2018 Acura RDX Exterior

Although there are no spy shots available for this new car which can be strong evidence for its arrival, it is speculated to come with the new modular platform. Honda will develop a platform for their new CR-V and if the platform is shared with 2018 Acura RDX, it means that there will be a big weight loss to offer. It doesn’t matter at all if Acura wants to keep the current styling concept because it will have wider, lower and longer design. It can happen if they use new large rims as well as lowered suspension for a slight smaller look than before.

2018 Acura RDX Interior

The cabin of 2018 Acura RDX is rumored to have the 7-seat version but it seems that Acura would not go too far by dealing with premium and luxury market. If so, it means that they will work with four individual seats, ventilated and heated system for the recliner and it could go with massage system too. It is expected to have climate control that passengers can operate in the rear center console along with a sunroof and rear windows.

2018 Acura RDX Engine

To tell you about the engine, the big possibility is that Acura will replace the current engine for this new generation. They might be planning for something sportier. As we know that buyers’ favorite is a turbocharged V6 unit that can be 3.0 or 3.5 liter which is capable of producing the amount of output about 350 BHP as well as more than 350 lb/ft of torque power. Or, they might create a hybrid engine for 2018 Acura RDX which can be 2.0 liter with 2 or 3 electric motors to produce 350 BHP.

2018 Acura RDX Release Date and Price

2018 Acura RDX based on rumors and prediction, its expected release date should happen at the beginning of 2018. Its public showroom can be started at several Auto Shows at the end of 2017. As far as we know, there is no official announcement yet for the price but rumors estimated that it should be about $36,000 for the base.