2012 Acura RDX Crossover debuts this spring

After offering precious details about the all-new ILX Sedan which is set to debut at the Chicago Motor Show, the people from Acura published information and photos on the RDS Crossover, a model which will enter the market this spring in North America.

Under the bonnet, the model gets a new engine to replace the 2.3-liter turbocharged unit used so for. To be more precise, the 2013 Acura RDX uses a larger 3.5-liter V6 able to deliver a slightly more power, namely 273 horses.

2013 Acura RDX

2013 Acura RDX

“The 2013 Acura RDX, the second generation of Acura’s five-passenger crossover SUV, will up the ante with a new approach to achieving both advanced performance and fuel efficiency via a new engine, transmission and all-wheel-drive system,” says the company.

2013 Acura RDX

2013 Acura RDX

Along with the V6 engine comes a new six-speed automatic transmission which features a lock-p torque converter and also a revised four-wheel drive system.

2013 Acura RDX

2013 Acura RDX

If the fuel economy is a concern for you, Acura says that the front-wheel drive variant of the new RDX return a consumption of 20mpg (city) and 28mpg (highway). The 2013 Acura RDX AWD has almost similar figures, 19mpg in the city and 27mpg on the highway to be exact.

2013 Acura RDX

2013 Acura RDX

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