The 2017 Acura RDX hit markets earlier this year with incredible momentum after last year’s award-winning iteration garnered all-time sales numbers. In addition to the unprecedented sales, Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com recently named Acura the “Luxury Brand with Lowest Projected 5-Year Cost of Ownership”. Keep reading to find out more about the rising luxury brand’s impressive 2017 Acura RDX and everything that it has to offer!
The four-door 2017 Acura RDX seats up to five passengers and is available in one trim level with three optional package options: AcuraWatch Plus, Technology, and Advance. The compact crossover SUV comes standard with front-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive is optional. It is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 279 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque and comes paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. In industry testing, it accelerated from zero to 60 mph in an impressive 6.5 seconds, which makes it one of the quickest SUVs in its segment!
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave it a perfect 5-Star Overall rating for total crash protection as well as five stars for total front impact safety and five stars for side-impact safety. Like all new Acura models, it is geared towards safety and features numerous advanced safety options including forward collision warning, forward collision mitigation with automatic braking, blind spot monitoring, lane-departure warning, and lane-departure intervention.
Drivers are sure to appreciate the number of comfort and convenience features that are available as well as the in-car tech that lets you stay connected. It features automatic LED headlights, cruise control, keyless ignition and entry, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, and a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. Tech features include Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a rearview camera, satellite radio, and more. To check out all of these great features and take a closer look at the refined materials and sleek style it has to offer, head on down to your Acura dealers near Boston, MA, Acura of Peabody, to get behind the wheel today!