2016 Acura RLX

2016 Acura RLX
MSRP
$50,950
BASE MODEL
MPG
20
CITY
31
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
310 HP
V-6 ENGINE
Rating
0
5
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

The 2016 Acura RLX fills a gap in the automaker's lineup left by the departure of the RL luxury sedan in 2012. The RLX is powered by a 3.5L direct-injection aluminum V6 making 310 horsepower and 272 pound-feet of torque, which is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control. With a curb weight of 4,000 pounds, the RLX isn't light, but the powertrain works well to propel the car to 60 mph in under seven seconds. The RLX Sport Hybrid makes an extra 66 horsepower thanks to a 3-motor system, and comes paired with a dual-clutch 7-speed transmission.The RL...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Luxurious interior; loaded with technology; powerful V6; dynamic handling with all-wheel steering
  • Steering
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)40.5
  • Steering TypeRack-Pinion
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Double Wishbone
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - FrontDouble Wishbone
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)150
  • Mileage
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)24
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)20
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)31
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Wheelbase (in)112.2
  • Track Width, Front (in)64.3
  • Track Width, Rear (in)64.2
  • Min Ground Clearance (in)3.8
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)74.4
  • Height, Overall (in)57.7
  • Length, Overall (in)196.1
  • Engine
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM272 @ 4500
  • Displacement3.5 L/212
  • Engine TypePremium Unleaded V-6
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM310 @ 6500
  • Fuel SystemGasoline Direct Injection
  • Brakes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12.2
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12.3
  • Wheels
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)19 X 8
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Front Wheel Size (in)19 X 8
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Passenger Volume (ft )102.1
  • Front Head Room (in)37.6
  • Second Leg Room (in)38.8
  • Second Head Room (in)36.9
  • Second Hip Room (in)54.5
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)57
  • Front Leg Room (in)42.3
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)59.6
  • Front Hip Room (in)55.9
  • Transmission
  • Trans Type6
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.48
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)4.25
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)2.26
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.38
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.56
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.76
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.11
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.06
  • Trans Description Cont.Automatic w/OD
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)18.5
  • Summary
  • Body StyleSedan
  • Vehicle NameAcura RLX
  • Tires
  • Front Tire SizeP245/40WR19
  • Rear Tire SizeP245/40WR19
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Trunk Volume (ft )14.9
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year7.4
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationMid-Size Cars
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