The 2016 Acura RDX is a small luxury SUV that offers drivers strong acceleration, impressive and efficient powertrains, and high-tech features that all combine to create an engaging and dynamic crossover that drivers are sure to love. Here at your Acura dealership serving North Shore, Acura of Peabody, our team loves everything that this new Acura SUV has to offer, and knows that you will too! Keep reading to find out more!

What comes under the hood?
The four-door 2016 Acura RDX seats five and is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 279 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. It comes paired to a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive is also available. In industry testing, it accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds.

How are the safety crash scores?
Excellent! In testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration it earned a perfect 5-Star Overall Rating as well as perfect five star ratings for total front impact and total side impact safety. It also scored the top score of Good in all of the IIHS safety tests. Advanced safety features may include forward collision warning, forward collision mitigation with automatic braking, blind spot monitor, lane-departure warning, and lane-departure intervention.

Does it come with any notable tech and/or comfort features?
Absolutely! It comes standard with an auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated front seats, power adjustable front seats, leatherette upholstery, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, and a 5-inch dashboard information display. Drivers can also opt for the AcuraWatch Plus or Tech packages that include features like voice commands, the AcuraLink app suite, a larger display screen, and a 7-inch touchscreen display.

To learn more about the 2016 Acura RDX, head on down to Acura of Peabody to speak to a member of our team and get set up on a test drive today!