With the second generation revealed back in January of 2012, Acura, the luxury vehicle division of Honda, has announced the debut of a facelifted Acura RDX at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show next month.
Not much was disclosed, but it was mentioned that the new RDX will get a list of styling and performance improvements plus desirable new luxury and safety features that blends numerous exterior and interior design elements.
With the current Acura RDX already featuring two engines: a 3.0-liter SOHC V6 that produces 263 hp at 6,700 rpm and 298 Nm of torque at 4,600 rpm; and a 3.5-liter SOHC V6 produces 273 hp at 6,500 rpm and 344 Nm at 4,400 rpm; the 2016 Acura RDX is said to take it a step further with improvements to performance, dynamics, comfort and NVH.
HOT WINTER WIND: 2016 ACURA RDX TO BOW AT 2015 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW
Quick, luxurious, fun and practical new RDX to bring even stronger package to red-hot segment
TORRANCE, Calif. – Coming off a record sales year as one of the best-selling SUVs in its segment, Acura’s RDX is set to move its already lofty bar even higher when the new 2016 model bows at the Chicago Auto Show on February 12. The new RDX sports a long list of styling and performance improvements plus desirable new luxury and safety features designed to further solidify its leadership in the compact luxury SUV segment.
The 2016 RDX artfully blends numerous fresh exterior and interior design elements to further enrich its sport and luxury qualities, all with a cohesiveness that speaks to its new capabilities. Already one of the quickest and most fuel-efficient V6-powered entry-luxury SUVs, the 2016 RDX takes the position a step further, adding important improvements to performance, dynamics, comfort and NVH.
Don’t miss the debut of the newest Acura RDX at the Chicago Auto Show on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. CST in the Acura booth.
Acura offers a full line of performance luxury vehicles that deliver “precision crafted performance” through a network of approximately 270 U.S. Acura dealers. The Acura lineup features five distinctive models – the RLX luxury flagship sedan, the TLX performance luxury sedan, the ILX gateway luxury sedan, the 5-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, and the 7-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row luxury SUV.
Acura’s product lineup was recently recognized by Edmunds.com for the third consecutive year as leading all luxury brands in retained value after five years of ownership. More than 90 percent of the Acura vehicles sold in America are produced at the company’s manufacturing facilities in America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.