The New 2016 Acura RDX at Tischer Acura in Laurel, MD

2016 Acura RDX Driving

The Acura RDX is an elegant, compact SUV. Popular in its class, the 2016 RDX has a powerful, fuel efficient V6, optional AWD, refined interior and a host of standard features. With a strong resale value and 5 passenger capacity, this is one hot SUV.

Safety First:

Safety is Acura’s number one priority and the 2016 Acura RDX doesn’t falter. The RDX earned top crash-test ratings from NHTSA and the IIHS. Antilock brakes, stability and traction control,2016 Acura RDX with Rear Hatch open front head restraints and a rearview camera are standard, along with front, front side and side curtain airbags. AcuraWatch safety technology is available on all RDX models. Included with the AcuraWatch package is lane keep assist and departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and forward collision braking and warning.

The 2016 Acura RDX Interior Highlights:

Refined this year, the interior of the 2016 Acura RDX is luxurious and spacious with soft touch surfaces and high quality materials. New this year, the RDX gets the popular dual-screen infotainment system. This system is user friendly and includes a 5-inch LCD display, 7 speaker AM/FM/CD audio system, USB and auxiliary ports, Bluetooth connectivity and Pandora radio. Roomy seating for five is available in leatherette or upgraded ventilated and heated leather. The Advance package is a good value for the money and includes just about every option – AcuraWatch technology, leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, navigation, AcuraLink app suite, 8-inch display screen, 7-inch touchscreen and 10 speaker Acura/ELS surround sound system with HD radio.

The 2016 Acura RDX Exterior Highlights:

Like the interior, the elegant and modern exterior of the 2016 Acura RDX received some subtle design changes as well. A redesigned 3D grille on the front end are flanked by new Jewel Eye LED headlights and rear LED taillights now have the same design as the rest of the vehicles in the Acura line. Other standard features include a rearview camera, sunroof, keyless entry and ignition, power liftgate and 18-inch wheels. Need more, the Advance package includes parking sensors, auto-dimming sideview mirrors and foglights.

What is under the hood of the 2016 Acura RDX:2016 Acura RDX Interior Steering Wheel

The 2016 Acura RDX has a new 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 279 horsepower. Acura says the upgraded engine delivers power more efficiently which equals to increased horsepower and better fuel economy. The new engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission, either to the front wheels or through Acura’s AWD with Intelligent Control system.


3.5-liter V6

279 horsepower @ 6,200 rpm

252 lb-ft of torque @ 4,900 rpm

EPA city/highway fuel economy: 20/29 mpg (FWD), 19/28 mpg (AWD)*

*Based on model year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.


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