The 2016 Acura RDX gets a handful of updates that bring it in line with the rest of the revamped Acura lineup. The brand's signature Jewel Eye headlights brighten up the front end, and a revised V6 engine sits under the hood. A new Advance Package includes all the high-tech goodies Acura has to offer in one reasonably priced package.
You'll Like The 2016 Acura RDX If...
The 2016 Acura RDX offers up all the technology and creature comforts of a modern luxury SUV, but with a reasonable price and excellent long-term reliability. Combine that with above-average resale value, and suddenly it's hard to argue against this 5-passenger SUV.
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If you want a sportier drive, something like the BMW X3 or Infiniti QX50 might be better. There's no high-fuel-economy option, so fuel misers might look to its diesel-powered German rivals. Finally, off-road enthusiasts should just head to a Land Rover or Jeep dealership.
My one complaint about this car is the headlights are either not bright enough or not the ideal angel. I do not like night driving in this vehicle. On the positive, I am tall, this vehicle is perfect for me. I love how much room I have for my legs in the driver's seat. Also, the driving safety features are amazing. Lights on my side mirrors detect if a car is approaching from the side so I know not to turn. I know I am safe because I do not have to worry about my blind spots as I drive in busy traffic. Another feature I love is the Bluetooth, my first experience and I love playing my music and how it connects instantly when I start my car.
Acura rdx- starts off great, takes a turn for the worse!
I loved my Acura rdx for the first two years. It drove nicely, was reliable, and the perfect size, as I had just had my first child. However the past 6 months or so I have had lots of problems with it. First the center console latch broke, leaving it open all the time. Then my brakes started squeaking so I took it in, as it is still under warranty, and turns out I needed an entirely new brakes system. Finally, my shocks needed to be replaced. As I said, this was all under warranty and was replaced no problem, but a car dealership with a baby is the last place I want to be! I will be getting rid of this car soon.
The Acura of your dreams.
I love my car. It has a great air conditioning and heating system. It has heated seats which I love to you on chilly winter nights. It seats up to four people, not counting the driver. The trunk is spacious and the door can be opened manually or by button. It is also hands free so I can control the volume, music channel, phone and radio setting without having to take my hands off the wheel. It does get good gas mileage and has been great for road trips, as well as a simple trip to the grocery store. It is easy and fun to drive. I love my car and enjoy it everyday I use it.
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Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2011-2015 CR-Z, 2010-2014 FCX, and Insight, 2009-2013 Fit, 2013-2014 Fit EV, 2007-2014 Ridgeline, 2013-2016 Acura ILX, 2013-2014 Acura ILX Hybrid, 2007-2016 RDX, 2005-2012 Acura RL, 2009-2014 Acura TL, and 2010-2013 Acura ZDX vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are JY0, JY1, and JY2.
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