2016 Acura RDX debut at Chicago

Another crossover will be presented at upcoming car show. The 2016 Acura RDX debut in Chicago is confirmed, and it could be the most interesting model with Honda Pilot. However, these two models share some similarities. New 2016 RDX is refreshed and no big changes are applied. However, it is going to be interesting to see what changes bring new SUV. Design modifications are announced, while powertrains will be slightly improved.

2016 acura rdx front view

2016 Acura RDX redesign

Design of the 2016 Acura RDX will remain the same. However, not to offer the same vehicle as in 2015, company prepared few modifications. First of all, there are many interior changes, but nothing radical is done. Outside, vehicle seems the same as before, with few new lines and details. Main changes are made on safety. By adding new and improving existing features, crossover is refreshed. We expect Acura RDX with some of these equipment: lane departure and forward collision warning with blind-spot warning. These should be enough to make 2016 RDX debut at Chicago interesting.

2016 acura rdx interior

2016 Acura RDX engine

Not big changes are announced for new model. Just slight modifications could deliver better fuel rating. For 2016 Acura RDX debut at Chicago, focus will be on safety, so performance is expected the same as for previous model. So, we should get 3.5-liter V6 with 273 hp and 251 pound-feet of torque. Drivetrain is mated to a six-speed auto transmission, and power is sent to front wheels by default, or all wheels if buyer chooses that. Mileage was average for this type of vehicles for the predecessors of 2016 RDX, so same is expected from new crossover. Slight exterior design changes could bring better aerodynamic.

2016 acura rdx debut

2016 Acura RDX release date and price

The 2016 Acura RDX debut at Chicago was confirmed. However, market appearance is not expected so soon. It could take few months before we see the SUV at dealerships. Mid-year could be perfect time. When it appears at salons, base price is predicted around $35.000. More equipped models, with AWD, will go higher, probably closer and above $50.000.

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