Acura Automobiles: 2017 Acura RLX Takes a Stage

Posted on 21. Sep, 2016 by in Acura Canada

  • Most expensively equipped, atmospheric and technologically modernized Acura sedan offers far-reaching array of reward calm
  • AcuraWatch™ technologies customary on all trim levels

TORRANCE, Calif. – The 2017 Acura RLX, a many expensively versed and technologically modernized Acura sedan goes on sale tomorrow during Acura dealerships nationwide, with a manufacturer’s suggested sell cost (MSRP) starting during $54,4501.   

The 2017 Acura RLX sedan offers a constrained mix of excellence and energetic pushing performance, braggadocio an contentment of customary reward features.  The RLX is powered by a absolute and well-spoken 310-horsepower, direct-injected DOHC i-VTEC V-6 engine that contributes to a flagship sedan’s EPA fuel economy ratings of 20/30/232 mpg (city/highway/combined). The Sport Hybrid RLX model, that shares some hybrid and Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) technologies with a Acura NSX, will go on sale after this Fall.      

The two-wheel expostulate RLX continues to advantage from Acura’s  Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS™) system, enabling changes to back toe angle to emanate a rear-wheel steering impact that sharpens both low- and high-speed maneuverability and stability. The RLX models come customary with Acura’s  distinctive Jewel Eye™ LED headlights, 19-inch bright-finished wheels and subsequent era AcuraLink® connected automobile system.

The 2017 Acura RLX also facilities AcuraWatch™, a extensive apartment of reserve and motorist assistive technologies, as customary apparatus on all trims. The AcuraWatch™ apartment includes:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow (LSF)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Blind Spot Information (BSI)
  • Cross Traffic Monitor

The 2017 Acura RLX is accessible in twin grades: a RLX with Technology Package and RLX with Advance Package any delivering well-developed levels of technology-enhanced performance, comfort and convenience.   

Performance and Safety

The framework of a Acura RLX perceived mixed tuning refinements to urge altogether float and doing peculiarity and revoke noise, quivering and rudeness (NVH) in 2016. Front and back startle absorbers perceived an boost in piston rod hole and a back stabilizer bar’s rigidity is decreased. The front and back open rates and startle absorber damping force were all retuned to yield improved startle fullness and highway aspect tracking. Furthermore, a front top spring/shock mounts and back strike stops were also modified.

Utilizing Acura’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ II (ACE™ II) physique structure, along with 7 airbags (including driver’s knee airbag), a RLX warranted a 5-star NCAP Overall Vehicle reserve rating and is expected to acquire a TOP SAFETY PICK rating from IIHS. The RLX also offers discerning record that reduces highlight and simplifies a pushing and tenure knowledge – with facilities such as Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold, a capless refueling system, Smart Entry/Smart Start keyless entrance system, easy-to-use and customize twin hold screens, “tensionless” e-pretension front seatbelts, and accessible rain-sensing windshield wipers, among others.

Pricing and EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

The 2017 Acura RLX is made in Japan regulating internal and globally-sourced parts.

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About Acura Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an strange proceed to record and pattern that creates a new pushing experience. On Mar 27, 2016, Acura distinguished a 30th anniversary of a launch as a initial oppulance nameplate from a Japanese automaker. The Acura lineup facilities 5 particular models – a RLX oppulance flagship sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV. This spring, Acura launched a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar as a new and apex countenance of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.

1 MSRP incompatible tax, license, registration, car options and end assign of $920.00. Dealer prices might vary.
2 Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your tangible mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions and other factors.

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