Per a number of reports stemming from unofficial automotive websites, the 2017 Acura CDX is surrounded by a lot of high expectations. These expectations are stemming from the fact that the luxury arm of Honda has established a stellar reputation for more than thirty years. Additionally, ever since Acura branched out into the sport utility market, it has consistently been a standout, and the upcoming CDX is said to be no exception. Do note that when unveiled at this year’s Beijing Auto Show, it was also revealed that this will be the first Acura vehicle to be built on Chinese soil after a ten-year presence. It is the hope of the motor company that this new vehicle will carve out a new market within China while increasing presence globally.
2017 Acura CDX: Engine Specs
Under the hood of the upcoming offering of the 2017 Acura CDX, it is said that consumers will find a 3.5-liter V6. This power unit is said to deliver an output of upwards of 290 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. The power will be dispersed to AWD and the power unit will find itself smartly paired with an automatic 6-speed gearbox. It does need to be noted that front wheel drive will be made available as an option. It is predicted that the fuel economy of the vehicle will be rated at 18 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon.
2017 Acura CDX: Exterior and Interior Design
Although there is not a great deal known about the upcoming variant of the Acura CDX, there are a number of rumors as well as speculation pertaining to its styling. There are experts within the industry that believe that a handful of items will be borrowed from other vehicles that are within its respective class. What is known is that the new sport utility vehicle will be based on the same platform of the Honda HR-V. With that being said, the new CDX will be noticeably larger than the HR-V measuring in at 72.4 inches wide, 62.9 inches tall and 176.9 inches long. Even with these dimensions, the new sport utility vehicle will be just a few minutes smaller than that of the CR-V.
Within the cabin of the upcoming vehicle, consumers will present as more stylish than that of its predecessors. It is not anticipated that the interior will be flooded with automotive gadgetry, but it will still be quite convenient and functionality. Additionally, it has been said that the cabin will be brimming with enhanced and updated safety features while providing a truly enjoyable riding/driving experience.
2017 Acura CDX: Price and Expected Release Date
It has been reported, but not yet confirmed, that the 2017 Acura CDX, but it is believed that the base pricing will fall into the neighborhood of $30,000. The perceived release date of the vehicle is fervently believed to be within the next few months. What is known is that the vehicle will be released into the Chinese automotive market next month in the price range of 250,000 to 300,000 yen (which equates to $38,000 to $46,000). It does also need to be noted that there are rumors indicating that the vehicle may not be released into the American automotive market.