Luxury segment of Honda named Acura was launched almost 30 years ago. Its raise started during 1990’s and by now it is very recognizable division with vehicles that top their classes. Recently, Acura was involved in SUV market, and there are big expectations from it. Especially from its new 2017 Acura CDX, which is about to be presented.
2017 Acura CDX styling
We will see what will be the design of 2017 Acura CDX. Since it is new model, we are sure that some things will be borrowed and carried over from other vehicles in same class. However, SUV market is probably the richest, and companies are trying to surprise buyers with every model. So it should be with new CDX, if they want to keep pace with others. Many up-to-date features and exterior solutions must make immediate effect on possible buyers. New color schemes are possible. From some rumors, we found out that designers are preparing aggressive and futuristic look. Cabin should be sophisticated, and from the crossover of luxury class, we don’t expect nothing but a hi-tech accessories inside. Nevertheless, safety is on the top level at all Acura and Honda vehicles, so there is no doubt that new CDX will get all it need for safe and comfortable drive.
2017 Acura CDX engine
With new model of CDX, new powertrains are expected. For the best performance, 3.5-liter V6 unit will be installed under the hood. With it, 2017 Acura CDX can develop 290 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. Drivetrain transfer power to all wheels through 6-speed automated transmission box. However, FWD system could be offered too. Predictions are that18/27 mpg would be fuel economy for city and highway drive. Combined mileage of 21 mpg is not so bad for this type of vehicle.
2017 Acura CDX release date and price
Premiere of the 2017 Acura CDX is expected in the second half of 2016, but this is yet to be confirmed. Comparing to Honda model, the 2017 CDX is in same range as Honda HR-V, but since Acura crossover comes from luxury division, valuation will be higher. Experts are predicting price around $30.000 similar to all their rivals in mid-range luxury SUV segment.