If you are looking for a premium-compact-crossover SUV that provides great design, look no further, the upcoming 2021 Acura RDX model is a real deal. The new model is ready to introduce some changes and upgrades for the next year. Thanks to that, this small luxury model will rival the most attractive SUVs on the markets includes Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Audi Q5, BMW X3, Jaguar F-Pace, Lexus NX, Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, and the Volvo XC60.
The forthcoming 2021 Acura RDX will get mid-cycle refreshments. Still, this SUV continuous to look unique, and it offers many amenities inside. On top of that, the cabin is spacious, and its cargo area is generous.
2021 Acura RDX Exterior Facelift
The all-new 2021 Acura RDX will get mid-cycle refreshments next year. This compact crossover will offer one of the best designs in this segment. According to the latest news, the new model will be longer than before. More precisely, this compact crossover will be 2.4 inches longer, and it will be lighter for 46 pounds thanks to the use of lightweight materials.
The front fascia of this SUV comes with an attractive diamond pentagon grille, and sides profile that offers sportier look thanks to stylish 19-inch alloy wheels. However, choosing the A-Spec package, customers will get darker elements and bigger wheels with 20-inch rims.
Interior Improvements and Packages
The roomy and techy interior is the highlights of the 2021 Acura RDX. As before, this SUV will be offered with the same 2-row/5-seater configuration. The front seats offer above-average support and are made of durable materials. However, on the rear, there is plenty of legroom and headroom for adults. Cargo volume is 29.5 cubic feet behind the rear seats and can be expanded to 58.9 cubic feet when rear seats are folded.
Also, the tech inside will continue to be awesome. The standard package comes with keyless entry/ignition, ultra-wide panoramic moonroof, 10.2-inch display, AcuraWatch safety features, satellite radio, and a 9-speaker/350-watt premium audio system, dual-zone automatic climate control, ambient cabin lighting, heated/12-way power-adjustable front seats, self-dimming rearview mirror, variable-ratio steering, automatic high beams and Wi-Fi and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration.
2021 Acura RDX Engine Specs
Performance-wise, the attractive 2021 Acura RDX will come unfortunately with only one powertrain and there is no optional engine. Under the bonnet of this model sits the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 272 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission as standard.
The front-wheel-drive is available across every trim level. However, there will be an option to choose the AWD setup with Acura’s Super Handling system that will cost you an additional $2,000. The engine also has a stop/start that saves little fuel. Overall, the fuel economy of the current one model in city/highway is 22/28 mpg (FWD), 22/27 mpg (FWD, A-Spec), 21/27 mpg (AWD) and 21/26 mpg (AWD, A-Spec). As before, this SUV has the capacity to maximum tow 1,500 pounds.
2021 Acura RDX Price and Release Date
The upcoming 2021 Acura RDX crossover model will get some exterior and interior changed that will not affect its current price.
This compact-crossover cost around $37,500 for the base model and can go up to $49,000 with an Advance package and SH-AWD. The release date of this luxury compact SUV will be in the second half of 2020.