If you need a luxury SUV that can accumulate 5-passenger and comes with the latest safety features check out the newest 2020 Acura RDX model. The upcoming model is a great choice that offers attractive exterior design and spacious cargo.
The interior of this SUV comes with the latest techs available on the market. However, the only disappointing news is that this year model will be offered unfortunately with only one engine options.
2020 Acura RDX cosmetic changes
The 2020 Acura RDX is a stylish and athletic crossover. It comes with the popular D-pillar that makes the roof appear to float. Also, the same diamond-pentagon grille like in the current one model is present to the new one. However, there are small changes that will give this SUV a more aggressive look.
The swoopy headlight housings the new LED technology and offers great visibility at the road. The new model also features a beautiful panoramic sunroof and power tailgate that can be operated in few ways. Furthermore, the RDX A-Spec trim is also in the offer and it will add a more stylish look with darkened elements and 20-inch wheels.
This model will also be offered with a LED fog lights. The top of the offer is the Advance trim that will be available with an active damper system, hands-free tailgate and rain-sensing wipers with many more.
2020 Acura RDX interior design and techs
The upcoming 2020 Acura RDX is one great looking SUVs that offer a very luxurious cabin with plenty of space. Like the previous version, the new one will be also available with four trims. This includes a base, Technology, A-Spec, and Advance. As we already write, the base model is surprisingly well equipped. This model will be equipped with features like dual-zone climate, 9-speaker/350-watt premium audio system, Sirius XM, Apple CarPlay and active safety and driver-assistance suite. The standard equipment also includes a big 10.2-inch high-def screen and heated and 12-way-adjustable power front seats.
If this is not enough for you, you can add a $3,000 more to get a Technology package that will add a leather interior, a navigation system, better audio system and rear USB ports. Moreover, this package will also add parking sensors as the blind-spot monitoring system.
2020 Acura RDX powertrain
The new 2020 Acura RDX will be available with only one engine options. Furthermore, the manufacturer has been dropped the 3.5-liter naturally aspirated V6 with the last year model and replaced it with 2.0 liters turbocharged 4-cylinder. The same engine is under the new 2020 Acura RDX model.
This engine is powerful and is able to deliver 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with the 10-speed automatic transmission that is also under the Accord sedan model. As for the fuel economy, the upcoming model comes with the idle start/stop system that improves EPA city/highway fuel economy of 22/28 mpg for the model with FWD and 21/27 mpg for the AWD system. As you can see the Front-wheel drive is the standard and All-Wheel Drive is optional. The AWD system is available for an extra $2,000.
Towing rating and modes
The newest model 2020 Acura RDX will keep the same towing capacity as the current one. It is rated at 1,500 pounds. The model comes with an Acura’s Integrated Dynamics System that includes four modes Snow, Comfort, Sport and Sport+.
2020 Acura RDX MSRP and release date
The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of the 2020 Acura RDX will start at $38,000. This price also includes a destination charge of around $1000. However, if one needs more technology it can choose technology version that cost $41,500.
The full equipment RDX with AWD system can reach a price of $50,000. The closest rivals to the new 2020 Acura RDX are models Lexus NX, Infiniti QX50 and Lincoln MKC.