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2013 Acura RDX crossover following its official unveiling just a few weeks ago in Chicago Auto Show, Acura has reset price will go on sale at U.S. dealerships early this spring.
“The right-sized 2013 Acura RDX adds increased comfort, utility and power, along with class-leading fuel economy,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales.”Based on changing consumer preference, small is becoming big in the eyes of today’s consumers.”
The second generation of Acura’s small crossover has grown in size featuring a longer wheelbase and which also contributes to the wider track. New features include SMS text messaging, Pandora Internet radio, Navigation System with Voice Recognition, a smart key entry system with push-button start and dual-zone automatic climate control system. An optional Technology Package adds navigation, a hard disk drive (HDD) with 60GB storage and a GPS-linked solar-sensing.
At the Detroit Show presentation, Acura’s Assistant Vice President of Product Planning, Vicki Poponi, said: “As you can see we’re evolving the RDX from a sporty, compact SUV to a more formal look with a longer, sculpted hood and styling that is more elegant and sophisticated to match our philosophy of timeless, beautiful design.”
nder its restyled hood is a 3.5-liter V6 that puts out 273 horsepower (276PS/203kW), is a jump of 33hp over the previous model. Despite the significant increase in power with 33HP, but efficient than fuel-economy figures come in at 20/28 mpg (city/highway) for the front-wheel-drive model and 19/27 mpg.
On the interior, the dashboard is more shapely than, passengers are also treated to additional leg room, which cancels out ambient noise, more cargo space and larger door openings.
Prices for the 2013 Acura RDX will start at $35,205 (including an $885 destination charge), final is the RDX with AWD and Technology Package price to $39,420.