The evolution of RDX over time, discover the models at your dealership Acura Plus Blainville

Looking back at the historic background of the Acura RDX is like getting a peek at how the Japanese automaker managed to turn this crossover into a masterpiece in its own backyard. It also shows that since its launch in August 2006, the RDX has been revamped, becoming more sophisticated and attractive than ever.

Acura Plus Blainville, your Acura RDX dealer near Laval, Saint-Jérôme and just minutes from Montreal, gives an overview of the crossover, from the first generation to its 2020 model, which is very popular because of its comfort, luxury and performance.

First Generation: 2006-2012

Acura's RDX entered the North American market in 2006 with a goal of carving out a place among the top-of-the-range SUVs. With a 4-cylinder 2.3 litre DOHC 16-valve i-VTEC engine producing 240 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, the RDX offers a thrilling driving experience on the roads of Quebec, Canada and the United States.

As soon as it was released, the RDX not only became a top-of-the-range SUV, but it also offered comfort and very attractive features, such as the Hands-Free Link, multiple information displays, a navigation system with voice recognition and much more.

Initially equipped only with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD), a front-wheel drive version was added in 2010. Since 2008, the Acura RDX has been showing off its luxury with heated leather seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, sunroof, innovative passive and active safety features and more. This five-passenger SUV offers countless features and takes you to your destination in complete peace of mind.

Second Generation: 2013-2017

Completely redesigned for 2013, the Acura RDX undergoes many changes in addition to an updated stylish exterior. The Acura RDX AWD has a new kind of all-wheel drive system. In 2013, the RDX is now powered by a turbocharged 3.5-litre V6 engine. In addition to the choice of front-wheel drive or new-generation all-wheel drive, a technology package is offered with a sophisticated infotainment system added in 2014.

By 2015, the RDX has undergone a few changes that make it the SUV with the greatest handling on the road. With new safety features, it is now one of the most reliable crossovers. The Japanese manufacturer is constantly innovating in 2016 it increases its offering with an RDX that is even better equipped with more features. With its leather interior, spacious interior and comfort worthy of the finest hotel lounges, the RDX is luxurious, powerful and efficient.

Third Generation: 2018 and Beyond

It must be said that the Acura RDX’s third generation has had a significant impact on the largest and most competitive segment in its class. In 2018, the RDX set an annual sales record with 63,580 units sold, a 24% increase over 2017. For the first half of 2019, the RDX is the best-selling retailer in the large luxury crossover category.

It offers elegance, performance and refinement that makes it a first-choice model for younger generations. With its A-Spec version, performance and power take over the Acura RDX 2020. In addition to its comfort and attractive style, fully equipped cab and rugged powertrain, the RDX offers superior handling on roads across the country.

In short, the Japanese manufacturer has been able to follow an exponential innovation curve with its RDX. Not only is it a top-of-the-range crossover, it is also big on comfort, power and performance throughout the lineup.

Configure your new Acura RDX with your dealership Acura Plus Blainville near Mirabel

Acura Plus Blainville, the Story of Excellence Continues...

For decades, Acura Plus Blainville, a dealer offering the new and used RDX in Lanaudière near Laval, Saint-Jérôme and Saint-Eustache on the North Shore, has been proud to observe the progress made by its team to ensure that outstanding service is provided to its customers. Not only are they proud to offer sound advice on site, but they can count on competent resources who are fully familiar with Acura’s products.

Visit the showroom to discover the full potential of the Acura models and, like with the RDX, you’ll be impressed by our dealership’s excellence and quality. Come and discover our 2020 models and leave with an RDX for your next adventure!

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