Acura RDX owners in the States will be delighted to know that the 2019 and 2020 models are getting the Android Auto integration. Moreover, for vehicles in the U.S.this integration comes free of charge by an over-the-air update. The system updates include a bundle of features and performance improvements. As a result, the overall RDX experience will be much better and enjoyable. The third-generation of RDX also brings the True Touchpad Interface home screen system modernization. All you need to do – push the button, accept these updates, and you’re good to go.
Furthermore, using the RDX’s 4G LTE Wi-Fi system, the software is downloaded in the background, you won’t even notice when it’s finished. However, to initiate the system update, the vehicle must be running and in the well-ventilated zone. Android Auto integration will offer a simple, very intuitive, and user-friendly way to access maps, music, messaging, and other smartphone features and apps.
The drivers can locate all functions via Acura’s True Touchpad Interface, which is compatible with Android 5.0 and higher. Android Auto will be the standard feature on all 2019/2020 Acura RDX models.
2020 Acura RDX Engine Specs
2020 Acura RDX offers only one powertrain option. It is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. This mill produces 272 hp and 280 lb-ft, which is far better than most of the class rivals. Also, the drivetrain is connected to a 10-speed transmission, which sends power to the front wheel in the standard setup. Of course, Acura has an addition Super Handling system that powers all four wheels.
Moreover, the lower gears will improve acceleration. At the same time, higher ration will improve the fuel economy. The 2.0-liter unit includes a start/stop feature to save juice while the engine is idle. The automaker recommended using Premium gasoline.
2020 RDX Price
2020 Acura RDX comes with an MSRP of $37,600 for the base FWD model. But, $995 of destination charge is not included in that price. The Technology Package will cost you an additional $3,200, while the AWD adds an extra $2,000 to the amount. However, the Technology Package includes a premium sound system, navigation, leather seats, and a bundle of safety and driver’s assistance.
We think that the price is negligible for the features you’ll get. Moreover, the Advance Package with SH-AWD comes with a price tag of $48,700. With these prices, Acura RDX is still in a similar range with the rest of the class rivals.