2015 Acura RLX Exterior, Interior, Engine, Performance, Features

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Acura is back with its 2015 Acura RLX. To open this discussion, we want to tell you that the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid is still going on sale. However, it will remain in its 2014 model. You will not find a new offering this year. On another note, if you are anticipating for the release of the RLX, then you are so lucky because the company has decided to revamp their flagship for another new release. If you want to know more about the car, we can provide some essential information.

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2015 Acura RLX interior

There are some new additions. For example, by having the advance option package, you will have the opportunity to try the heated steering wheel. While many think that this pales in comparison to other midsize luxury sedans, we can not just downplay it. It still has some fine features. The interior feels roomy. This is one of the most determining factors for a sedan. There are standard features and equipment, including leather upholstery and wonderful wood trim.

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2015 Acura RLX engine

The company has been hyping up the car since last year. We will see if this can significantly boost sales of the new generation. It comes with a 3.5-liter v6 engine. The power output is pretty high, 310 horsepower. Buyers are lucky that they are treated with some options, like a Sport Hybrid Model which has a long list of features. It comes with all-wheel drive, a better engine to back up its on-road capabilities, and enhanced gas mileage. While it has to face competition from other luxury sedans, this can still shine with all the great things it has.

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2015 Acura RLX features

Most importantly, reviewers did not spot major drawbacks. Of all the fierce competitors, the 2015 Audi A6 is actually one of the toughest rivals. It also has to face the onslaught of the 2015 Hyundai Genesis. There are 5 different variants. You need observe the specs of each variant, so that you know which one really suits your needs. The base has some nice features, among others, 18-inch alloy wheels, a sunroof, keyless ignition and entry, LED headlights, tri-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, leatherette upholstery (premium vinyl), and still much more. There is also an engaging infotainment system. There are Bluetooth connectivity and a rearview camera to see what’s going on at the rear of the car. This helps you park the car properly. There is a 7-inch touchscreen which displays important information.

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2015 Acura RLX mpg ratings

The performance is actually pretty polished. It comes with a 3.5-liter v6 engine. It propels the car with 310 hp and 272 pound-feet of torque. A car with that amount of power typically runs very fast. As for the system, a six-speed automatic transmission works for the car. It comes as a standard, just so you know. It will probably unfortunate if you always sound like a manual transmission. The performance is good and it’s clear from the record time of acceleration. It can sprint to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds. With decent performance, it is kind of predictable that the fuel economy is quite average. They could do more tweaks to improve the 20 city / 31 highway that the car has now.