Tischer – 2017 Acura RDX Review
In the market for a luxury, compact SUV? Take a look at the 2017 Acura RDX. With powerful acceleration, good fuel economy, integrated safety features and a luxurious, quiet cabin, this is one well rounded SUV. With the new and exciting changes of last year’s refresh, the 2017 Acura RDX is better than ever.
The sleek, stylish exterior has pronounced fender arches and a three-dimensional grille design. Flanking each side of the front end are Jewel Eye LED headlights with wiper integration, the back taillights feature LED lighting as well. Nicely appointed with standard features such as 18-inch wheels, rearview camera, power liftgate and power moonroof.
The interior is roomy and quiet. The center of attention is the dual-screen infotainment system. This system includes a seven-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system with satellite radio, Pandora Internet radio, auxiliary and USB ports, media player interface and Bluetooth connectivity. The soft touch surfaces and high-class materials add elegance to the cabin. Rear seats and heated power front seats are plush and comfortable. Available upgrades include navigation, GPS-linked climate control, leather upholstery and 10-speaker sound system.
The 2017 Acura RDX is one of the safest SUVs in its class earning top crash-test ratings from NHTSA and the IIHS. Front, front side and side curtain airbags come standard along with anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control and a rearview camera. AcuraWatch is available on all RDX models. AcuraWatch safety technology includes automatic emergency braking; lane keeps assist and departure warning, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning and road departure mitigation.
Under the Hood
The 2017 Acura RDX has a 3.5 liter V6 engine that produces an impressive 279 horsepower. The engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission where power is routed to the front wheels or through the AWD with Intelligent Control System. Acura RDX’s powertrain system is remarkably fuel efficient with 20 mpg city and 29 mpg highway.
For those wanting it all, choose the Advance package. Prepare to be spoiled as this package includes just about everything – AcuraWatch, blind spot and rear traffic warning systems, navigation, traffic information, GPS-linked climate control, leather interior, 10 speaker sound system, front and rear parking sensors, automatic wipers, foglights, auto-dimming side mirrors, remote ignition and ventilated front seats.
Stop by and see the 2017 Acura RDX for yourself. It may just be love at first sight (or drive)! Check out our inventory online today at www.tischerauto.com.