Acura Automobiles: Acura RLX Earns Top 5-Star Overall Safety Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Posted on 30. Apr, 2015 by in Acura Canada

Acura has taken another step in solidifying a repute as a reserve personality and dignitary in a oppulance shred with a further of a Acura RLX to a flourishing list of models earning a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, a tip accessible rating in a U.S. government’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The reserve rating, that includes 5 star ratings in all 6 pile-up exam ratings and a five-star rollover insurgency rating, relates to a 2016 RLX and RLX Sport Hybrid.

In further to a RLX, Acura has warranted tip reserve ratings from a NHTSA and a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating for a TLX opening sedan and MDX oppulance SUV, that are any versed with a disdainful AcuraWatch™ apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies. AcuraWatch™ has stretched to each indication in a Acura lineup for 2016.

“The 2016 Acura RLX exemplifies how a code is formulating new value for oppulance business with a further of modernized reserve technologies,” pronounced Michael Accavitti, comparison clamp boss and ubiquitous manager, Acura Division. “Luxury business design a latest in record and Acura delivers with reserve and motorist assistive technologies accessible opposite a lineup.”

AcuraWatch™
Available on all trims and customary on a Technology and Advance packages, a RLX now includes AcuraWatch™, a extensive apartment of reserve and motorist assistive technologies that assistance to urge a driver’s situational recognition and, in certain circumstances, meddle to assistance equivocate a collision or lessen a severity. AcuraWatch™ includes Acura’s Collision Mitigation Braking System, an unconstrained puncture braking (AEB) underline that a NHTSA recently announced would be combined to a list of NCAP endorsed reserve features.

The 2016 RLX offers a many extensive apartment of reserve and motorist assistive technologies accessible on an Acura car to date; depending on trim, a RLX 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) – new to RLX
  • Blind Spot Information (BSI)
  • Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
  • Cross Traffic Monitor – new to RLX

Acura Surround View Camera System
The oppulance sedan facilities a initial U.S. focus of Acura’s Surround View Camera system, that provides a 360-degree picture of a area around a vehicle. Assisting drivers with vicious and accurate pushing and parking situations, a complement employs 4 cameras to seamlessly emanate a combination bird’s eye picture to yield a motorist with information about a surroundings. The cameras can also yield unaccompanied views behind, in front, to a left and right of a vehicle. Dynamic discipline are displayed on a navigation shade to assistance a motorist see their projected trail relations to a lines demarking parking spaces or other objects, permitting them to scheme with larger confidence.

RLX Gets Other Key Refinements
The 2016 RLX flagship oppulance sedan has also perceived poignant framework tuning refinements to raise float peculiarity and has upgraded to 19-inch wheels that are customary opposite all trims. Despite all of a additions to a 2016 indication year, a manufacturer’s suggested sell prices (MSRP) of a 2016 RLX sojourn unvaried from a prior indication year.

The 2016 RLX Sport Hybrid, that facilities a three-motor Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) complement with electrically powered torque vectoring, will go on sale in early June.

For More Information
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About Acura
Acura offers a full line of pointing crafted performance-luxury vehicles by a network of approximately 270 U.S. dealers. 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. The next-generation Acura NSX mid-engine supercar will join a Acura lineup after this year. Acura was recently famous by Edmunds.com for a third uninterrupted year as heading all oppulance brands in defended value after 5 years of ownership.

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