CDX Acura: Acura returns to his old habits

Acura has often criticized recycle Honda models was to make luxury vehicles. This has long been the case, and it is believed savings from now with the arrival of TLX.

But hey, it”s one thing to reuse its platforms, but it must be done so that we can not discover the deception. Who would think that the Audi A3 shares its platform with the Volkswagen Golf?

Whatever, here”s CDX Acura, Acura attempted to break the power of SUVs subcompact luxury, or presently confront the BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA.

The CDX, as you see in the picture is based on the platform of the Honda HR-V. It looks like him much, except for the front grille that is closer to the new stylistic direction we perceives including the redesigned MDX.

engine rating, however, the difference is marked. The HR-V relies on a four-cylinder 1.8-liter developping 141 horsepower and 127 foot-pounds. The Acura CDX rather use the turbocharged 1.5-liter that can be found in the new Civic. With 182 horsepower and 177 microns couple lb-ft, the CDX account stand out from the HR-V by more frank performance.

Instead of the automatic transmission CVT pretty boring HR-V, the CDX count on a box has dual clutch eight relations.

The integral transmission will be optional. The vehicle will arrive in China by the end of the year, for a price ranging from $ 38,000 to $ 46,000 US.

The arrival of CDX is still not confirmed for America.

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