2018 Acura RDX: The Slight Refreshment


What to expect about the changes happening to the crossover 2018 Acura RDX? Well, you can expect the compact crossover premium SUV to come with the same features and specs (and also the same size) as the previous models from 2012 to 2017 but you should expect a slight difference about the engine. The new four cylinder turbocharged engine will be replacing the previous V6 type. To improve fuel efficiency and control, the overall construction will experience a significant reduction in weight.


The RDX is one of the best crossover type with the turbocharged engine that had a slight misfortune in the first year of release. But the company fixed what they had done by changing the previously four cylinder turbocharged engine with the V6 turbo type to improve fuel efficiency and improve handling. Improvements are kept to be made to keep the lines appealing to customers and so far they have done it well. What do you think about the changes, after all?


The new 2018 Acura RDX may come with better handle and control and also a better fuel economy numbers, thanks to the engine arrangement. But you should be prepared for the less power scheme, a possible side effect of the switch.  Not only you should be making peace with the power, you may have to deal with the exterior changes. For the old-school customers, they may prefer the traditional and handsome feature of the RDX but the new design will be coming with a more youthful taste with an aggressive touch. Will the new RDX appealing and looking great? It depends on your personal preference and taste, really.


To improve handle and speed, this 2018 Acura RDX will be coming with lighter body construction and stronger engine. With four cylinder turbocharged engine that is delivering up to 250 hp of power, expect the ride to be more agile.

Price and Release Date

The new RDX is said to be ready around spring 2017 for the introduction. For the sales, it is predicted that summer will be the time when the vehicle is ready at dealerships. What about the price? It is likely to be higher but don’t worry, it will remain affordable. The predicted price should start around $36,500 or around $37,000 for the base. For the higher trim of 2018 Acura RDX, the price may reach $42,000.

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