The 2016 Acura RDX is crossover SUV and available in 2 trim levels: RDX Base and the RDX Base with Technology Package. Front wheel drive is standard on both 2016 Acura RDX versions, AWD as an option for the database or 2016 Acura RDX and 2016 Acura RDX with Technology Package. Originally known as overview Acura RDX Concept Car, Acura RDX production debuted at the 2006 New York Auto Show and went on sale on August 11, 2006. The 2010 facelift model is on sale in August 2009, the Acura grid full adoption seen on his sedan.
2016 Acura RDX Interior
The 2016 Acura RDX comes with leather seats, a sunroof, automatic climate control, and all the expected performance characteristics. The 2016 Acura RDX 7-speaker audio system has a six-CD changer in the dash, which is able to play standard audio CDs and burn data CD containing MP3 or WMA files, also plays DVD-A Type CD. The sound system includes RDX XM satellite radio with a free 3-month subscription.
The large portion of the inner technology is introduced in the RL sedan found in the “technological package” option. This package contains the latest version of the Acura navigation system with rearview camera, XM Nav-Traffic real-time traffic monitoring and Zagat restaurant reviews. The package also offers a 10-speaker audio system with ELS Surround Pro Logic II surround sound DTS and Dolby. The audio system plays DVD-Audio discs as well. For 2007, Acura offered an iPod charger for the Acura RDX, which was connected in the glove box, summer and allows the iPod to be controlled by its Acura RDX system surface. through hardware incompatibilities of the connection music Honda / Acura iPod is placed in the 2008, 2010 model year come standard with a USB connection, the interface with Apple inc. included iPod players and other USB mass storage devices such as flash drives, MP3, AAC WMA6 or any music files stored in the console plant.
In addition, the vehicle will interact with most mobile phones equipped with Bluetooth. The driver can initiate or receive calls via voice command. During the call, the sound system is switched off and steer the conversation through the speakers while the appellants and signal information displayed in the dashboard.
The tailgate opens over six feet tall and folded 60/40 record for a flat load floor. A cover of the hard luggage compartment may be flush with the floor when not in use and is reversible wear wet or dirty cargo. The 2016 Acura RDX cabin has several storage areas with a lockable center console that can hold a standard sized laptop. The cargo area is small compared to most competitors do not have the adjustable load or tablet runs.
2016 Acura RDX Engine
The 2016 Acura RDX is powered by a Honda little turbocharged gasoline engines. The line of the 2.3-liter engine has a 4 K23A1 all-aluminum construction, an i-VTEC head and two balancer shafts. It is also one of the few four-cylinder-powered luxury SUV. A variable flow turbocharger reduces the Honda turbo lag by using a valve to tune the exhaust channel in the lower speed, which increases the speed of the exhaust stream and maintain the turbine rotating rapidly. At higher speeds, the valve opens to allow more flow of exhaust gas to an increased thrust. The engine also features a top mounted inter-cooler, air is transferred from the grid through pipes under the hood. At 6000 rpm with a maximum torque of 260 ft · lbf (350 N·m) at 4500 rpm, the Acura RDX engine (hp 243.3 179.0 kilowatts) rated at 240 hp.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the fuel economy is estimated at 19 mpg-US (12 L / 100 km, 23 mpg-imp) city and 23 mpg-US (10 L / 100 km 28 mpg-imp) miles of road per gallon. Driving style and terrain plays an important role in fuel consumption of this vehicle. Climbs, frequent lane changes and sudden accelerations turbo to increase the use of increasing the output torque at SH-AWD system and the fuel consumption and significantly higher. New new EPA mileage estimates, that in February 2007 are 17 mpg US (14 L / 100 km, 20 mpg-imp) city and 22 mpg-US (11 L / 100 km, 26 mpg-imp) highway. Fuel for 91 octane super unleaded.
The 2016 Acura RDX is enabled by default with a five-speed automatic transmission with Sport Shift Acura capacity sequential manual shift steering wheel controls. The pallets can be used in the drive (D) to return a shift of the transmission in automatic mode, once the vehicle again to cruise at steady state. Sport setting (S) has higher shift points and fast backward, and using a paddle in “Sport” puts the transmission immediately fully manual mode. The Acura RDX also saw a version of Acura Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD), first on the RL flagship sedan. The system can vary the front / rear torque split of 90 / 10-30 / 70, when the vehicle accelerates, cruise, hill climbs, a curve or meet poor road conditions. When a curve, a pair of magnetic flux claws into the rear differential can transmit 100% of available torque to the rear of the outer wheel. The transmission of torque, coupled with a yield of 1.7% compared to rotation of rear wheel allows to turn the RDX by a curve.
2016 Acura RDX Safety
The 2016 Acura RDX is the second Acura to have to absorb the energy of a collision, the Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure that is intended. The 2016 Acura RDX comes with six airbags, including the dual front air-bags, front side airbags and two side curtain airbags. The front airbag uses a dual threshold technique, two stages of each airbag deployment depending on the degree of impact and the seat belt of the driver or passenger can adjust the timing and speed. If the sensors keep the passenger is too small, the airbag is designed to implement. In the event of a enough side impact or roll-over of the side curtain airbag is composed of the door frame on the affected side, with coverage of both the rear occupants of the first page, and stays there for over an inflated collision.
The front seats are active head restraints and safety belts with reprehension and force limiters. Since November 2006, the RDX is crash of the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been tested, resulting in a perfect rating “5 stars” for driver and front passenger frontal collisions, and 2016 Acura RDX front and rear side-impact, with ” four stars “for rollover.