Sep 18, 2018 – TORRANCE, CALIF.
With reward for its ease of use and intuitive performance, the 2019 Acura RDX obtained a “10 Greatest UX” award from the consultants at WardsAuto, an trade web site primarily based in Southfield, MI.
Tom Murphy, Managing Editor of WardsAuto, complimented the RDX, saying “Acura provides us the whole lot we might need in a consumer expertise: glorious driver-assistance applied sciences, a first-rate sound system with headliner-mounted audio system and an total clear design. However essentially the most spectacular facet of the brand new RDX is its modern True Touchpad.”
Since 2016, the Wards 10 Greatest UX awards have acknowledged autos that improve customers’ existence and make know-how simple to make the most of. The all-new Acura RDX, on sale since June 1, has posted three-consecutive months of report gross sales, and is the best-selling mannequin within the hotly contested compact luxurious SUV section1.
The 2019 RDX offers a premium and tech-savvy cabin expertise with the primary utility of Acura’s True Touchpad™ Interface, an all-new design that mixes the benefits of each standard touchscreen and remote-based approaches. The True Touchpad Interface includes a 10.2-inch full-HD middle show mounted excessive atop the middle console, near the driving force’s pure line of sight, and a middle console-mounted touchpad that's exactly mapped, one-to-one, with the motion on the middle show – the world’s first use of “absolute positioning” within the driving atmosphere. (For extra data on how the brand new True Touchpad Interface™, please watch a short video right here.)
The brand new RDX additionally marks the debut of the obtainable Acura ELS Studio 3D™ premium audio, a 16-channel, 710-watt system that includes 4 ultra-slim Highline™ ceiling-mounted audio system. One other Acura first is a brand new pure language voice recognition system, which permits for extra intuitive voice management of main options and capabilities, together with instructions for the obtainable embedded Acura Navigation System. Additionally new is an obtainable 10.5-inch full-color interactive Head-Up Show, which places customizable data shows, together with audio, telephone, AcuraWatch alerts, turn-by-turn navigation and extra, within the driver’s line of sight.
Lastly, the RDX options the most recent era of AcuraLink™, which options in-vehicle 4GLTE Wi-Fi, obtainable over-the-air software program updates and a big selection of cloud-based companies, together with emergency roadside help, distant locking/unlocking and engine begin, stolen car monitoring, distant diagnostics, geofencing, pace monitoring and extra.
Acura is a number one automotive luxurious nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Efficiency – a dedication to evocative styling, excessive efficiency and modern engineering, all constructed on a basis of high quality and reliability. The Acura lineup options six distinctive fashions – the RLX premium luxurious sedan, the TLX efficiency luxurious sedan, the ILX sport sedan, the five-passenger RDX luxurious crossover SUV, the seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row luxurious SUV, and the next-generation, electrified NSX supercar.
5 of the six fashions within the Acura lineup are made completely in central Ohio, utilizing home and globally-sourced components, together with the ILX and TLX luxurious sports activities sedans (Marysville Auto Plant), the RDX and MDX luxurious SUVs (East Liberty Auto Plant) and the Acura NSX supercar, which is constructed to order on the Efficiency Manufacturing Middle in Marysville, Ohio.
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1 Based mostly on City Science retail gross sales information within the Compact Luxurious SUV section for 2018 CYTD August.