The 2017 Acura RLX is a luxury sedan by Honda’s luxury auto division Acura. This Acura RLX is one of the grandest models by Acura, which gives high performance with unmatchable luxury and comfort.This new model which is the 2017 RLX is coming with lots of great features, and builders of this Acura RLX has worked hard on this specific model to bring out the best of it.
2017 Acura RLX – Fresh New Look Promised
The outer body structure and design of this new 2017 Acura RLX are going to remain the same as this year will be mid-cycle refreshment for this car. Some subtle changes will be done to the exterior of this car to ensure it’s not exactly the same model like its current generation model. Matching metallic accents in the wheels and window panes give this car a classy look, bumpers are going to be slightly redesigned, fog lights and air vents are also to be slightly redesigned. Ground clearance of this new Acura RLX is made 2.4 inches; the body of this car sits on a lightweight platform which reduces its overall weight. The grille will also be changed which will have lots of chrome accents.
The structure, shape and design language of the interior cabin of this new 2017 Acura RLX will remain pretty much the same. Maximum accommodation in this sedan can be five people, this car is also going to have a large cargo space which is unusual for a acura 2017 rlx. Seat in the front will have power adjustment and heating functions, and they will be upholstered with leather. Other cool features will be a moonroof, keyless ignition, 8-inch touchscreen display, new apps, upgraded navigation system and information center, a three-zone automatic climate control and HD radio. The 2017 rlx will have interesting and helpful safety features which act in real time situation and minimize injuries and loss of life. These safety features are forward collision alert system, traction control, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, and a rear view camera.
Engine and Fuel Economy of 2017 Acura RLX
There are two engine options for this new Acura RLX, one is a 3.5 liter V6 engine, and another is a 3.5 liter V6 engine coupled with an electric motor. The 3.5 liter V6 engine will be able to produce 310 horsepower and 272 pound-feet of torque. This engine can make use of an all-wheel drive configuration with a six-speed automatic transmission system. Another 3.5 liter V6 engine will take help from an electric motor. With this electric motor, the total combined output of this engine will be an impressive 380 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque.
2017 Acura RLX – Competition and Pricing
The base version of this new 2017 acura rlx will be priced around $51,000 and hybrid model of this car will cost $60,000. This new Acura RLX 2017 is expected to be released by the end of 2016. The main competitors of this new Acura RLX are Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, and Mercedes-Benz E-Class.