2017 is just around the corner and with that comes new car expectations. One such innovation is the 2017 Acura RDX Technology Package. It might have been once considered the underdog in luxury sedans, but its fuel-efficient feature has made this SUV a big hit on the market. This car has made its way into the top luxury SUVs amongst the likes of Honda and BMW. The model has been introduced having ten different builds, which include options such as extra technology, features, and items.
From engine power to safety option and cabin features, the technology package is explained below:
2017 Acura RDX Technology Package – Styling:
The 2017 Acura RDX style is no sexy siren, still, it is an attractive car, which definitely makes it worthy of being a luxury vehicle. The car’s crisp outlines with great attention to detail make a powerful combination. The roofline is arched and low and the car has more detailed lines in the front than the last year’s design.
Perhaps, the most distinct change is the break like the grill in the front with front five ‘jewel eyes’ LED headlights encased in the arc and LED tail lights in a tube shape. The lights last longer and can illuminate objects in the distant 200 milliseconds sooner. Plus, there is also a different LED light bar to assist driving during the day.
The car has room for five passengers, two in the front and three in the back. The central control drops down more towards the driver’s seat. Perforated leather seats in the front have heaters with dual level, whereas heat for rear passengers can be controlled through the center console. The front passenger seats have 8-way power adjustable settings including lumbar position.
The cabin filters the outside noise with the help of Thinsulate. The cabin has storage space on the side rear doors, in front of the console, in the center console and on the arm rest.
The car has under floor storage of 76.9 cubic feet and cargo storage behind rear seats of about 26.1 cubic feet.
2017 Acura RDX Technology Package – Features:
The standard RDX comes with a five-inch display screen, integrated SMS system, and automatic climate control for driver and passenger and hands-free Bluetooth link. With the technology package, it includes an ODMD (On Demand Multi-Use Display) touch screen that can control phone functions and audio, GPS-linked climate control, Siri eyes free and voice recognition.
The ODMD has nine options in which you can set your desired settings to start, stop, lock and open anything. Siri option for iPhone lovers can be controlled by pressing the voice recognition button on the steering wheel.
The standard features of Acura RDX include a multi-view rear camera, keyless access system, and power tailgate.
In the technology package, the rear cross-traffic sensors alert you to an oncoming car that you might crash into. Wipers, audio, climate and lights can be controlled through the power remote.
2017 Acura RDX Technology Package – Audio and Navigation:
Standard Audio System:
The car has seven speakers and a subwoofer of 8in, with speed sensitivity. Your phone’s or iPod’s list can be connected to the display and with the help of SiriusXM’s, you can listen to music from the start from all your preset channels.
2017 Acura RDX Technology Package – Audio System:
This includes the “ELS Surround”, which was designed by Elliot Scheiner, a Grammy winner recording producer and engineer. It allows people to listen to music as it was recorded in a studio.
2017 Acura RDX Technology Package – Navigation System:
· Navigation Functionality & Controls:
Guide to your destination.
· AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic:
The color coded interstates helps you take routes that have less traffic so that you can reach your destination on time.
· AcuraLink – The Next Generation:
In an emergency, the AcuraLink will send out a notification to your preferred phone contact. In case your car gets stolen, the AcuraLink will send an alert to law enforcement.
2017 Acura RDX – Technology Package Performance:
The 2017 Acura RDX Technology Package has a 3.5-liter per engine cycle and a V6 engine
Having a 279 hp and 252 lbs-ft torque, the car gives 20 mpg on a city road, 28 mpg on a highway and 23 mpg combined.
It has an automatic 6-speed transmission Sequential SportShift that can be changed to drive for fuel efficiency. The car has disc brakes and ABS (Anti-Lock Brake Sensors) on their 18in wheels.
· Seat Belts and Airbags:
Automatic seat belts that tighten with tension
Six Air Bags: Two in front, two in a rear and two on the sides of passenger and driver. The side airbags protect the torso during a collision.
· Child Safety:
Windows and doors have been equipped with a reverse option that stops them from closing in case any obstacle is encountered.
· Tire Pressure Monitoring System:
If tire pressure is below 75%, then TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) sends a signal to the central electronic control to alert the driver that he/she should stop.
2017 Acura RDX Technology Package – Release Date and Price:
The technology package offers a lot of benefits in Acura RDX’s features. The standard Acura costs $36,100 and with the technology package it costs $39,270. A driver can easily upgrade the car with other packages such as the Acura Watch Plus, which offers a secure braking system and costs $37,500. All in all, the car has spectacular features and, interior and exterior controls. If you are in the market shopping for a new car, then 2017 Acura RDX Technology Package is a perfect choice.