2016 Acura RDX Video, First Look

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The 2016 Acura RDX is packed with new-generation technology to carry it into the future.

Sporting a nine-speed automatic transmission, the 2016 Acura RDX is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 boasting 279 hp and 252 lb-ft torque along with cylinder-deactivation technology to help enhance fuel economy. Along with changes to the powertrain, the RDX also got its styling revamped with LED projector headlights, LED taillights, new front and rear ends and new wheels to choose from.

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Inside, new standard features include heated front seats and second-row air vents while the Advance Package is new for 2016, adding front and rear parking sensors, automatic windshield wipers, remote start and AcuraWatch, the brand’s suite of driver-assistance technologies. In addition, there’s also adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation braking, a multi-view backup camera and more.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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