2017 Acura RLX Release Date, Review, Changes, Concept

Wednesday, May 18th 2016. | Acura

The 2017 Acura RLX is a mid-size luxury sedan that may bring changes on the powertrain and interior. Body will retain its exterior appearance with minor modifications. Changes are possible on the front and side fascia, and using lightweight materials reduces the overall weight and brings savings in fuel consumption. Characteristic of front grille with active bars regulates air, whereas muscular bonnet has wind resistance.

2017 Acura RLX Front image

2017 Acura RLX Exterior and Interior

The exterior body structure and design of this Acura RLX 2017 are going to remain the same as this year can be mid-cycle refreshment for this automobile. Some subtle changes can be completed to the exterior of this automobile to ensure it’s not exactly the identical model like its current generation model. Matching metallic accents in the wheels and window panes give this automobile a classy look. Bumpers are going to be slightly redesigned, fog lights and air vents are additionally to be slightly redesigned. Ground clearance of this new Acura RLX is made 2.4 inches, the body of this automobile sits on a light-weight platform which reduces its overall weight. The grille may also be modified which may have lots of chrome accents.

Standard features in the five-seat 2017 Acura RLX include Wireless, a 10-speaker sound program, a rearview digital camera, satellite tv stereo, HD Radio, routing, a USB slot, road leaving caution, forward accident caution, tri-zone automated heating and cooling, push-button start, a energy moonroof, leatherette cut and warmed front side chairs. A 14-speaker Krell sound program, set furniture, vented front side chairs, a warmed leader, a power back sunshade, warmed back chairs, flexible vacation management and sightless determine tracking are available.

2017 Acura RLX Engine Specs

Under the hood of Acura RLX 2017 may have two drive-trains, a standard engine and a hybrid one. Standard models will feature a 3.5 L, V-6 unit which comes good with 310 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox which sends power to all wheels through the automaker’s Precision AWD system. The second engine is a hybrid unit which includes the similar 3.5 L, V-6 engine with an electric motor. The motor provides 47 hp and when combined with the petrol engine, the drive-train produces 380 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque. The base model has an estimated fuel economy of 20 mpg in city and 24 mpg on highway drives whereas the hybrid model returns 28 mpg on city and 30 mpg on highway drives.

2017 Acura RLX Release Date and Price

The 2017 Acura RLX price will start around $55,000, however you may expect to pay for a whole lot more if you choose the many options. There’s been nothing official within the 2017 Acura RLX release date, but we fully expect to see the next gen model prior to an end of 2016.

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