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