2018 Acura RDX

Tuesday, October 4th 2016. | Acura

Don’t call this car as an old model since the company can show its presence in 2012. It was completed with the same platform as CR-V and it is easier to drive than that car. We can say that the Acura RDX is one of the great offerings in its segment although it is not so powerful, but you will be pleased with the luxury features inside. Now, many rumors mentioned that the company will release the new 2018 Acura RDX with a new modular platform.

2018 Acura RDX Front Angle


Honda as the company that will handle its release is quite possible to give a new platform which is still under the development. The chassis will go with new design so that the car can go for front-wheel drive and it enhances its ability while providing more space inside. The noise, vibration and harshness level is also improved to make it safer than before. All the features are completed with noticeable weight to make it even better than before. Although everything is still based on rumors, we are pretty sure that Honda is working on 2018 RDX. We have this belief because spy photographers have caught one of the new Acura crossovers under the test.

The biggest reason about why people want to anticipate its arrival is because 2018 Acura RDX is a great answer for those who need stability, luxury designed cabin and comfort. It is the ideal option for those who don’t need seven seats. The upgrades will be a more insulated cabin design, refined suspension system and fewer seats as well. This means that the cabin will be less cramped that can support about four to five adults in high comfort. Rumors also mentioned about the possibility for the company to offer luxurious model with four individual seats. If it comes to be true, Honda can design it with reclining rear seats with ventilated and heated or massage system. Their main concern is on the rear passengers with the console to activate and to control AC, sunroof and windows.


2018 Acura RDX is coming out with the use of 3.5 liter V6 engine in the current model and we think that it is not enough for this new generation. It is expected to come with something better for its engine performance because it is a premium crossovers and the use of old engine should be removed. It is possible to see several new powertrains with two possibilities which can be hybrid that they did for NSX. It means that they can use smaller 2.0 liter and 2 or 3-set of electric motors to provide up to 350 hp. This engine is quite expensive for its class. Another option is 3 or 3.5 liter turbocharged and V6 engine with the more special output but there is no confirmation yet from Acura or Honda.

Release Date and Price

2018 Acura RDX is still reported by rumors and no facts yet up to now. It should be ready to hit the market in the beginning of 2018 with the possible appearance to public at motor show in the end of 2017. Rumors mentioned that the cost can be about $36,000 – $37,000 which is quite competitive.