At a Glance
|Pricing||$54,450 - $65,950|
|Drive Types||FWD, AWD|
|Engines||3.5l V6, 3.5l V6 HEV|
|Fuel Economy||20-29 (city), 30 (highway)|
The RLX is the flagship sedan for the Acura lineup. Replacing the long-running Acura RL, the RLX is a couple of inches bigger and about $10,000 more expensive than the next closest Acura, the TLX sedan. Compared to other luxury sedans the RLX is slightly larger than the BMW 5-Series, Audi A6 or Mercedes-Benz E-Class, but significantly smaller than flagship sedans like the BMW 7-Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class or Lexus LS. The base RLX is front-wheel-drive with a 310-bhp V6 engine under the hood. The Sport Hybrid models equip an advanced hybrid drivetrain that is similar to that of the NSX. The RLX Sport Hybrid combines a 3.5l V6 engine with three electric motors for a total system horsepower of 377-bhp. This all-wheel-drive powertrain is rated at an estimated 29/30 mpg (city/hwy). Pricing starts at $55,000.
The RLX adds a Sport Hybrid model. Similar to the drive system in the new NSX, the RLX Sport Hybrid combines a 3.5l V6 engine with three electric motors for a total system horsepower of 377-bhp. This all-wheel-drive powertrain is rated at an estimated 29/30 mpg (city/hwy).
The 377 horsepower, electrified 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD(TM) goes on sale tomorrow at Acura dealerships with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $59,9501. The RLX Sport Hybrid is the most powerful and technologically advanced Acura sedan in history, applying a groundbreaking three-motor Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD)-an exclusive Acura technology also found in the new Acura NSX supercar. The RLX Sport Hybrid offers the most spacious five-passenger...Read.
|RLX Technology||3.5l V6 (310-bhp)||A6||FWD||20/30/24||65||$54,450|
|RLX Advance||3.5l V6 (310-bhp)||A6||FWD||20/30/24||65||$60,450|
|RLX Sport Hybrid Technology||3.5l V6 HEV (377-bhp)||SM7||AWD||29/30/29||63||$59,950|
|RLX Sport Hybrid Advance||3.5l V6 HEV (377-bhp)||SM7||AWD||29/30/29||63||$65,950|