2018 Acura RDX Review – Acura RDX crossover stand out as one of the best selling models of the brand. It’s easy to understand why, because the Acura RDX offers excellent build quality, a long list of features, and plenty of room for passengers and cargo. For the year 2018, Acura is not making any changes. Acura RDX sharp enough look in class luxury compact crossover. Overall design followed in the footsteps of the larger MDX with a round profile, carve along the sides, and the rear tailgate. Lattice shields, however, has been the subject of ridicule-chrome wings with the coat of arms of the Acura does not fit with the overall design. To fix this, Acura has created a new front grille which is wider and more for 2017 and 2018 Acura TLX, MDX, RDX and is likely to undergo the same treatment when redesigned in the next few years.
2018 Acura RDX Engine
Unlike most of its competitors, the 2018 Acura RDX comes with a choice of engines – V6 3.5 liter paired with the 6 speed automatic transmission that offers the power of 279 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel drive (FWD) is a standard, while all-wheel drive (AWD) is available as an option. V6 offers impressive performance and fuel economy of 20 mpg city, 28 highway, and 23 combined with FWD and 19, 27, and 22 with AWD, placing it at the top of the class.
2018 Acura RDX Interior
The inside of the 2018 Acura RDX rather conservative when dealing with major competitors-have no unique materials and smart design ideas that might help. But the RDX make for this with the use of high quality materials, solid build, and by offering one of the most spacious interior in the class. The seat back, for example, will accommodate passengers with a comfortable 6 ft headroom and foot thanks to a spacious cargo room and headed to the upper class with 26.1 cubic feet behind the back seat and 61.3 cubic feet with the seats folded.
2018 Acura RDX comes in one trim base with some sub-trim package available-AcuraWatch Plus, technology package, technology Package, and AcuraWatch Plus, and the Advance package, which combines technology and AcuraWatch Plus along with several additional features. Infotainment system standard is a 5-inch screen and the call controller, where the technology and Advance packages upgraded to dual screen infotainment system with navigation. Reviewers assess the system essentially is actually the better of the two, because it is less intrusive, easier to navigate, and how information is shared between the dual screen system can cause confusion. Acura RDX equipped with the Technology or Advance packages also received sound system ELS 10 speakers are considered one of the best on the market.
2018 Acura RDX Safety
In terms of security, the 2018 Acura RDX is considered well-National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA’S) awarded 2018 model with an overall rating of 5 stars, while the Insurance Institute for highway safety (Highway II) claimed the model 2017 as Safety Top Pick +. All of the Acura RDX comes with a full set of airbags, anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, active front head restraints, and the camera back. AcuraWatch Plus package adds Adaptive cruise control, collision warning and lane departure warning, mitigation, and fixed-line assistance.
2018 Acura RDX Price
The price for the 2018 Acura RDX range between the base FWD model $35,800 to be $44,000 for model AWD with Advance.