The 2018 Acura CDX is a car worth checking out and acquiring. From the Japanese maker Honda, the Acura has borrowed a number of specs from the Honda HR-V like the size. The CDX will come as a hybrid SUV and will be competing with the likes of BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA.
2018 Acura CDX – Exterior and Interior Specifications
The 2018 Acura CDX will come in a similar size as the Honda HRV and also borrow a few exterior specs from it. This includes a bold shape and an open sunroof. It will, however, have a bolder and more commanding look that will definitely give it an upper hand over its competitors.
It is made with high-quality aluminium to enhance performance because of the light-weight. From the front, it comes with a beautiful pair of largely LED headlights and a huge front grille. This gives it an alluring and bossy look that will catch the eyes of many.
From the side, the 2018 Acura CDX comes as a five-door SUV riding on 17-18” tires. From the rear, it will be as impressive as the front with huge LED taillights and a beautiful rear bumper. It will come in an array of color shades to the satisfaction and preference of the customer.
One of the most impressive tings that the CDX guarantees are a luxurious and executive interior. It will come with an all leather interior with a sitting capacity of five. On the dashboard, it has an 8-inch touch-screen display and an array of infotainment controls. On top of the screen, there is another screen that displays location, data and GPS information. The seats resemble those of the HRV as “Enchantment Seats” which are easily collapsible to create more space.
To ensure comfort for the driver, the steering wheel comes with a number of controls. In terms of infotainment, the 2018 Acura CDX comes with digital audio, satellite radio, CD/DVD players, high-quality speakers, GPS, rearview camera, parking sensors, airbags, Google maps and Bluetooth & Wi-Fi connectivity. It also guarantees enough luggage space and the option to increase the space by bending the rear seats.
2018 Acura CDX – Engine and Performance
As a conservative SUV, the 2018 CDX will be powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-tube motor hybrid engine. It will easily generate 182 hp and 177 pound-feet of torque, whether on FWD or AWD via an eight-speed dual grasp transmission. There are also rumours that Honda may come up with another engine for this model. This is a 3.5-liter V6 engine that will generate 290 hp and 354 pound-feet of torque coupled by a 6-speed automatic transmission.
With that, the new Acura CDX will hit 60 mph in just 5 seconds. This is however yet to be confirmed by the maker. The engine comes with efficiency in terms of fuel consumption. It will consume 18 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.
2018 Acura CDX – Price and Release Date
The Acura CDX 2018 will hit dealerships sometime in 2017 as the 2018 model. It should hit Chinese market earlier than any other markets. Relying on the forex rates and the price of the HRV, the CDX should come into the market with a price tag of between $33,000– $40,000.