2017 Acura RDX: The 2017 Acura RDX seats five passengers and serves as the brand's entry into the compact crossover SUV segment, competing with vehicles such as the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Lexus NX and Lincoln MKC. It enters 2017 mostly unchanged following a significant refresh for 2016.
Under the hood is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that makes 279 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. The V6 also offers cylinder-deactivation to enhance fuel economy, which is EPA-rated at 19 mpg city and 27 mpg highway when equipped with all-wheel drive and 20/28 with front-wheel drive. Power gets to the wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, with all-wheel drive available.
The AcuraWatch suite of safety technologies, which includes adaptive cruise control, collision-mitigation braking, forward-collision writing, lane-keeping assist and lane-departure warning, is available. Other standard or available safety features include stability control, traction control, front and rear parking sensors, rearview camera, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot information and dual-front, front-side and side-curtain airbags.
The RDX is available with comfort and convenience features such as hill-start assist, cruise control, adaptive cruise control, rain-sensing windshield wipers, heated side mirrors, navigation system, multi-information display, remote start, Bluetooth, premium audio, HD radio, satellite radio, Pandora streaming internet radio, USB, auxiliary jack, dual-zone climate control, rear-passenger ventilation, keyless access and starting, leather upholstery, power front seats, heated front seats, heated and cooled front seats, tilt/telescope steering wheel, power moonroof, power tailgate, fog lamps and LED headlamps.
Base price for the 2017 Acura RDX is $35,370, not including the $940 destination fee, and it's built in East Liberty, Ohio.
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