If you’re in the market for an exciting, engaging, and dynamic new crossover, make sure that the 2017 Acura RDX is on your list! The Acura brand’s compact SUV is one of the top picks in the segment due to its sleek style, comfortable and refined cabin, plentiful features, and engaging performance. Keep reading to learn more about what this new 2017 Acura SUV has to offer!

Are there multiple trim levels?
The four-door 2017 Acura RDX seats five passengers. It is available as one single trim that can be equipped with three optional packages: AcuraWatch Plus, Technology, and Advance.

What comes under the hood?
It is powered by a 3.5-liter V8 engine that generates 279 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. It comes powered by a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, while all-wheel drive is optional. In industry testing, it accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds, which makes it one of the fastest SUVs in the segment!

Is it a safe car to drive?
Absolutely, the Acura brand is known for its safety. In testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, it earned the top score of Good in all five of its crash tests, while also earning a Superior rating for its front crash prevention technologies. The NHTSA gave it a perfect five-star rating for overall crashworthiness*. Available advanced safety features may include a rearview camera, forward collision warning, forward collision mitigation with automatic braking, blind spot monitoring, lane-departure warning, and lane departure intervention. 

How are the connectivity features?
Excellent. Available advanced tech and connectivity features include Bluetooth phone and audio, navigation system, traffic information, GPS-linked climate control, smartphone apps, and more!

To learn more about the 2017 Acura RDX and everything it has to offer, head on down to Acura of Peabody to speak to a member of our team and take a closer look today!


*The government five star safety ratings are a part of the national highway traffic safety administration new car assessment program. For additional information on the five star safety ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov.