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The Acura RDX is Honda’s luxury brands leaders in sales volume. Now, the 2019 Acura RDX has taken it up a notch with its more dynamic style, very efficient 10-speed gearbox, more engaging ride and a new A-Spec version. Plus, this third generation of the Aura RDX has more personality as well. The vehicle hasn’t simply evolved, it underwent a drastic makeover that’s made it lighter, more rigid, added a new platform, developed a lower center of gravity and improved its handling. There’s even the first-ever RDX A-Spec SUV. Plus, the 2019 RDX has Acura’s new signature look. The first vehicle from the Japanese automaker with it.
The SUVs tail end is fairly generic, but up front the 2019 RDX has Acura’s new ‘Diamond Pentagon’ grille that adds character and showcases the oversized Acura logo in the middle. Acura will use a similar configuration on its other new products. For buyers looking for truly unique style, the A-Spec version of the RDX has several visual elements which enhance the vehicle’s look, like monochromatic elegance as well as low-profile tires on 20-inch grey rims. For additional power, opt for the as-yet-unconfirmed Type-S featuring a turbocharged six-cylinder engine that rivals the BMW M and Mercedes-AMG.

The 2019 Acura RDX has a starting price of $43,990 and comes in five different versions distinguished primarily by the levels of equipment they offer. All versions of the new RDX have the same engine and gearbox. The impressive turbocharged four-cylinder, 2.0-liter, 272 horsepower engine with direct injection delivers 280 pound-feet of torque. It’s mated with a brand new ten-speed automatic gearbox that’s ultra-efficient and together they help the vehicle get much improved gas mileage. You can find exactly what style of Acura RDX you want by checking one out at Chapman Acura.

The interior of the 2019 Acura RDX has been completely redesigned. There are buttons to the steering wheel’s left and on the thoroughly modern-looking floating center console. The commands are logically arranged and for the layout of the selector buttons for forward, reverse and park, Acura employed the NSX integration. There’s also a touchpad-controlled high-sitting screen for its infotainment system. The new platform increased the length and wheelbase of the RDX and creates a noticeably roomier interior for passengers in the front and rear and more cargo volume. Its 16-way adjustable seats provide superior comfort and support.

Step on the gas and the powerful, spunky, surprisingly efficient turbocharged four-cylinder instantly springs into action with help from the ten-speed automatic gearbox that always maintains the perfect gear range. Pressing the Sport button modifies the vehicle’s handling, lets the engine rev a little higher and ignore the higher gears. Everything can be combined to four driving modes which adjust the accelerator’s responsiveness and the firmness of the suspension. The 2019 RDX’s most radical mode is Sport + with the acceleration amplified by the sound system in the cabin.

When it comes to handling, the engineers at Acura have done a remarkable job with the 2019 RDX. The vehicle is engaging and stimulating to drive and the third-generation SH-AWD all-wheel drive is incredibly efficient.

 

The new 2019 Acura RDX is about to begin arriving at dealerships all across the country. To help consumers see just how affordable this stylish, powerful, new generation of the RDX is and just how far it can go on a tank full of gas, the Japanese automaker recently released details about the pricing of the vehicle as well as its fuel economy. Both of these number should have people in the market for an excellent, affordable, dependable, high performance vehicle very excited about the latest release from Honda’s iconic luxury brand.

People have long come to expect more for less when they purchase Honda and Acura products, and the 2019 Acura RDX continues in that tradition. This latest iteration of Acura’s compact luxury sports utility vehicle offers one of the best values in its segment with its starting price of $38,295. And that includes the $995 in delivery fees. For those looking for something a little bit sportier, there’s the A-Spec version of the 2019 Acura RDX that goes for around $44,495. If you want to add some of the most popular options, then you can get the range-topping Advanced Package added to your RDX for $46,395. No matter what style of RDX you want, you should check one out at Chapman Acura. Once available, you are sure to find a 2019 Acura RDX of your dreams.

For just a little bit more, you can add a number of other excellent options and upgrades to your 2019 Acura RDX. For example, for an additional $2,000 you can get the Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive system that improves the on the already excellent performance of this incredible automobile. That’s a reasonable sum to pay for the enhanced traction as well as the torque-vectoring capability you get when you add this package.

No matter which version of the 2019 Acura RDX you buy, you get the same excellent powertrain. It comes with a smooth, responsive, four-cylinder, turbocharged 2.0 liter engine that has 272 horsepower and delivers a healthy 280 pound-feet of torque. The engine on the 2019 RDX works in tandem with a game-changing 10-speed automatic transmission. That combination makes this a very special automobile. One that is powerful enough to take the entire family and all their staff anywhere they need to go for business, pleasure or adventure.

The 2019 Acura RDX has some very impressive performance figures. However, the luxury utility vehicle still is economical to operate. The SUV gets 22 miles per gallon driving in city and an impressive 28 miles per gallon in highway driving. That gives an overall average in mixed motoring of 24 mpg. It truly is an efficient automobile. The higher-end versions of the 2019 Acura RDX burn a tad more fuel. When it comes to fuel economy, the A-Spec models equipped with all-wheel drive get the worst gas mileage of the RDX models. Even them still get 21 mpg in the city and 26 mpg driving on the highway. That’s an overall average of 23 mpg.

The 2019 Acura RDX is scheduled to begin arriving at dealerships around the country beginning on June 1. It’s an amazing compact luxury utility vehicle and a great value.