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