Acura Automobiles: Ready for Liftoff: 2016 Acura RDX Launching with More Performance, Luxury Appointments and Advanced Safety Technology than Ever Before

Posted on 16. Apr, 2015 by in Acura Canada

In a vital joining to allege what is already one of a many successful models, Acura is rising a some-more powerful, fuel fit and luxuriously allocated 2016 RDX oppulance SUV during dealerships national tomorrow with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starting during $35,270 – an boost of usually $175 over a 2015 model, notwithstanding a additional performance, facilities and capability.

Coming off an all-time record sales year in 2014, a rested 5-passenger RDX now packs an even stronger punch in a compress oppulance SUV category for 2016 with a some-more absolute 3.5-liter i-VTEC® V-6 engine, float and doing refinements, an stretched list of accessible AcuraWatch™ reserve and driver-assistive technologies, restyled extraneous and interior elements and a horde of new oppulance facilities and technologies, including customary Jewel Eye™ LED projector headlamps and LED taillights. A new line-topping Advance class ties a improvements and new facilities together in one extensive package.

“The new RDX is another good instance of how we are fortitude to allege a Acura lineup with a concentration on prestige, opening and energetic proportion,” pronounced Michael Accavitti, comparison clamp boss and ubiquitous manager of Acura. “With a all-new TLX and upgraded MDX, RDX and ILX all removing a vital injection of Acura DNA, we have one of a strongest Acura lineups in a decade.”

The 2016 RDX gets an critical opening boost pleasantness of a new 3.5-liter SOHC i-VTEC V-6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) cylinder deactivation technology. Peak horsepower and torque outlay are adult to 279 (+6 hp) and 252 lb.-ft. (+1 lb.-ft.), respectively, while sporting a broader torque bend for some-more evident and absolute acceleration response—right where it counts. Variable Cylinder Management™ allows for deactivation of 3 of a engine’s 6 cylinders underneath light engine loads, assisting a some-more absolute 2016 RDX boost a highway EPA fuel-economy ratings by 1 mpg, rising to 19/28mpg for AWD models and 20/29mpg for FWD models (city/highway).1 Driving excellence is serve extended by new active front and back engine mounts, updates to a steering control complement and increasing cessation mountain stiffness. Additionally, a RDX’s accessible all-wheel-drive complement – AWD with Intelligent Control – has been tuned for larger back torque disposition to serve raise energetic fortitude and all-weather performance.

The 2016 RDX also gets pivotal elements of Acura pattern DNA with restyled front and back fascia, including a serve of Acura’s signature Jewel Eye™ LED headlights and LED taillights with light-pipe pattern on all models and a new three-dimensional grille treatment. All models also accept new circle designs.

Inside, a new RDX gets a freshened demeanour with a high-contrast china and black trim and poignant upgrades to both customary and accessible oppulance facilities and technology, including customary exhilarated front seats and new second-row air-conditioning vents. The RDX with Technology Package adds a new 8-way tractable energy passenger’s front chair (4-way energy in bottom models), Acura’s discerning dual-screen On-Demand Multi-Information Display (ODMD), HD Radio®, blind mark information (BSI), Multi-view Rear Camera with energetic discipline and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor.

A new line-topping Advance Package for a 2016 RDX facilities singular machined amalgamate wheels (18″ x 7.5″) with embellished gray inserts and adds rain-sensing wipers, front haze lights, Bi-Directional Keyless remote engine start, front and back parking sensors, ventilated front seats, an auto-dimming driver’s side counterpart and a full apartment of AcuraWatch™ modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies. Both a Technology and Advance packages can be versed with a Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™. All RDX models with AcuraWatch™ also get a new 4.2-inch full-color TFT Multi-Information Display with expanded, customizable information readouts such as normal car speed, fuel economy, fuel range, tire vigour monitoring complement (TMPS) and turn-by-turn navigation prompts (when versed with navigation).

While offering as customary apparatus on a new Advance Package, all RDX models can now be versed with a AcuraWatch™ apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, including Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Mitigation Braking System™ and Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keeping Assist and Lane Departure Warning, along with a Expanded View driver’s side mirror.

In serve to a accessible AcuraWatch™ technologies, a 2016 RDX offers extended pile-up reserve pattern with countless changes to a Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure that serve urge frontal collision performance. The 2016 RDX targets top-in-class reserve ratings – a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The RDX continues to be constructed during a company’s East Liberty, Ohio, plant, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts. In January, Acura noted a sale of a two-millionth North American-made car in America. Last year, approximately 94 percent of all Acura models sole in America were done in a company’s plants in Ohio and Alabama.

About Acura
Acura offers a full line of pointing crafted performance-luxury vehicles by a network of approximately 270 U.S. dealers. The Acura lineup facilities 5 particular models – a RLX oppulance flagship sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV. The next-generation Acura NSX mid-engine supercar will join a Acura lineup after this year. Acura was recently famous by Edmunds.com for a third uninterrupted year as heading all oppulance brands in defended value after 5 years of ownership.

For More Information
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1Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings.  Use for comparison functions only.  Your tangible mileage will vary, depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions, and other factors.

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