Acura is making a serious update regarding new models and upcoming arrivals. New 2020 Acura RDX is going to be redesigned premium compact SUV. However, this model will contain many upgrades in engine sections and also a significant redesign. Price will be slightly different during the selection and comparing to the previous model.
The third generation of new Acura will be faster, with more fuel reduce with the latest infotainment system. New body structure allows it to bring engine output to the maximum since the shell is lighter and easy for a drive. Spacious with more passengers, this model is one of the most expected vehicles in the last decade. Better then the second generation, this model will have more upgrades before final launching. It will come at the same time as the flagship MDX model.
2020 Acura RDX engine and specs
Regarding engine feature, the critics say that there will be no radical changes. New 2020 Acura RDX structure is unique with well-positioned motor parts. This model will probably use the native version of 2.0liter four-cylinder engine borrowed from sporty Civic Si compact car. In the RDX will produce 275hp and 280 pound-feet of torque paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. This will be the unique replacement for previous 3.5liter V6 which gives 280hp and 250pound-feet of torque, paired with the 6-speed automatic transmission.
Although most of the compact crossovers use 2.0liter turbo engine, this combo will show nice results. Since the tests are still in progress, the base engine gives a nice response. Acceleration is more than desirable around 5.8 seconds to 0-60 mpg. The 10-speed automatic transmission is the great choice for turbo four allowing him to stay in ideal power.
Comparing to previous model new RDX boosts in fuel economy and make a quite a difference. This means that significant fuel reduction will be noticeable within performance on a highway and the city as well.
2020 Acura RDX facelift
Comparing to its predecessor the 2020 Acura RDX will have bigger dimensions and structure. The body shell is lighter. So, we can say that will have a positive impact on performance and driving. However, a unique combo of materials will make a difference to the overall exterior. The third generation of RDX has a longer wheelbase and wider body.
The sporty look and pentagonal grille make the perfect match. This combo completes the bodywork and with LED technology lightning will give a certain dose of class. More angular body panels will give a dose of aggressive appearance which is most visible in A-Spec Package including black exterior and shark grey wheels.
2020 Acura RDX interior updates
New 2020 Acura RDX will make a significant achievement in interior design gaining the latest technology products. Even the base model will include a dual-zone climate control, keyless access and sport bucket seats with leather upholstery. There will be nicely packed a panoramic sunroof with dark glasses inside and even genuine aluminum interior trim.
The infotainment system is more than impressive. The 10.2-inch infotainment screen is present combined with CarPlay and multi-angle rearview camera.
Safety measures are in high level, especially for this segment and class. There will be implanted an autonomous emergency braking system to avoid the frontal collision and adaptive cruise control. There is a information about the Technology Package which will contain front and rear – obstacle detection, blind-spot and rear cross-traffic detection and ELS audio system with 12 speakers.
2020 Acura RDX price and release date
Comparing to the previous model, the price will be different depending on trim levels available at the time of release. The precise release date is not official yet. But, we expect more information by the end of the current year. The new 2020 Acura RDX will cost near $39,000 for the base model without further additions. The highest price will be around $47,000.