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