2017 Acura RDX Front View

2017 Acura RDX A Smooth and Highly Responsive Compact Crossover

The 2017 Acura RDX has been designed to suit all tastes, preferences and lifestyles. The trims come in various packages and each of them has been specifically designed to make your travel comfortable and luxurious at the same time. The models have been tested in all its aspects and tipsters opine it to be an out and out champion.

Exterior Specifications

The exterior is smooth and attractive owing to its redesigned fender arches. This new model incorporates a string of 5 LEDs each lined up in a single row like a diamond. The frontal end of the model looks more beak-like thereby giving away that sharp appearance.

2017 Acura RDX Side View


The fascia comprises of a redesigned 3-Dimensional grille with the mid portion holding the company insignia.

The rear lights create a powerful first appearance through its rear light pipe design. Its remote power operated tailgate provides high end clearance and complex free loading and unloading. The exterior lines which run through its body give it that muscular appeal too.

In simple words, this new 2017 Acura RDX appears to be impeccable from every angle and is sure to make many heads turn in amazement.

Interior aspects

The 2017 RDX interior has a cabin which appears to be crafted around the driver’s needs. There will be an array of premium material finishes to match up the personality of the user. Its dashboard appears to have been tweaked a touch and comprises of an eye-catching aluminum brushed trim.

2017 Acura RDX Interior

Users will get the benefit of traveling both long and short in a comfortable 10 way power seat. There is ample legroom available between all the seats. Plus there seems to be plenty of space underneath the floor too. A total of 3 adults can be easily accommodated at the back with ample sitting room between them.

Smart in-cab innovation

The new 2017 Acura RDX will host a plethora of smart technology.

  • Acura Navigation System
  • BSI or Blind spot system
  • Rear cross traffic monitoring
  • GPS-Linked climate control
  • Aha Compatibility
  • OMHD or on demand multi-use display
  • Park sensors frontal and rear
  • ACC or Adaptive cruise control system
  • LKAS or Lane Keeping Assist System
  • CMBS or Collision mitigation braking system

Engine Specifications

All models of the Acura RDX 2017 though differing in packages will host the same 3.5-liter V6 aluminum alloy engine. Its drive train is 24 valve SOHC i-VTEC and its compression ratio is around 10:5:1.

Power output is measured to be 279 HP at 6,200 rpm and torque ability is measured to be around 252 lb-ft at 4,900 rpm. EPA ratings will be 20 mpg inside city and 28 mpg on freeways. Combined will be 23 mpg.

2017 Acura RDX Front View

Available 2017 Acura RDX Packages with Prices

This new 2017 model will come in different packages. They include:

  • Base RDX trim with a price of $35,570
  • Acura RDX with Acura Watch Plus trim at a price of $36,870
  • The RDX with Technology Package trim at a price of $ 39,270
  • RDX with Technology and Acura Watch Plus package at a price of $40,570
  • RDX with Advance Package trim at a price of $42,220


2017 Acura RDX will get competition from Lincoln MKC and Audi Q5. Time will tell how it fairs so stay tuned for more reviews.

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