Monday, April 8, 2013

2014 Acura RLX Test Drive


Replacing the 'not much impacting' RL sedan model, the 2014 RLX is the new flagship lineup of Acura. Recently debuted at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, the handsome looking RLX is noted to be the premier reinvented signature sedan of Acura. Michael Accavitti, the American Honda Motor Co., Inc.'s automobile marketing vice president, has remarkably commented on this outstanding competent of the mid/high luxury automobile segment saying, "This is the best car Acura has ever produced." Undoubtedly, this shows the authenticity and elegance of this all-new, technologically advanced motorcar.

Acura RLX 2014

2014 Acura RLX - Features & Specs

Base Sedan(3.5L V6 6-speed Automatic)


  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY)20/31 mpg
  • CAR TYPESedan
  • TRANSMISSION6-speed Shiftable Automatic


Exterior Measurements
6 ft. 2.4 in. (74.4 in.)4 ft. 9.7 in. (57.7 in.)
16 ft. 4.1 in. (196.1 in.)0 ft. 3.8 in. (3.8 in.)
5 ft. 4.3 in. (64.3 in.)5 ft. 4.2 in. (64.2 in.)
9 ft. 4.2 in. (112.2 in.)
Interior Measurements
37.6 in.55.9 in.
42.3 in.59.6 in.
54.5 in.36.9 in.
38.8 in.57.0 in.
GasPremium unleaded (required)
18.5 gal.370.0/573.5 mi.
20/31 mpg
Weights and Capacities
117.0 cu.ft.3933 lbs.
14.9 cu.ft.14.9 cu.ft.
Front wheel drive6-speed shiftable automatic
Engine & Performance
3.5 LSingle overhead cam (SOHC)
Variable272 ft-lbs. @ 4500 rpm
310 hp @ 6500 rpm40.5 ft.
  • Double wishbone front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar
4 yr./ 50000 mi.6 yr./ 70000 mi.
4 yr./ 50000 mi.


Interior Features

Front Seats
  • Multi-level heating passenger seat
  • 8 -way power passenger seat
  • 8 -way power driver seat
  • Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
  • Multi-level heating driver seat
  • Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Leather
  • Bucket front seats
Rear Seats
  • Folding with storage and pass-thru center armrest
  • Rear ventilation ducts
Power Features
  • Remote power door locks
  • Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 4 one-touch power windows
  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • External temperature display
  • Low fuel level warning
  • Compass
  • Cruise control
  • Front console with storage
  • Front and rear cupholders
  • Front and rear door pockets
  • Overhead console with storage
  • Remote trunk release
  • Retained accessory power
  • Front seatback storage
  • Electric speed-proportional power steering
  • Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
  • 12V front power outlet(s)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
  • Rear view camera
  • Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
  • Interior air filtration
  • Three zone climate control
  • Trunk light
  • Alloy, leather and wood trim on center console
  • Leather and wood trim on dash
  • Alloy, leather and wood trim on doors
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Leather trim on shift knob
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Front and rear floor mats
  • Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
In Car Entertainment
  • Mast antenna
  • 10 total speakers
  • 404 watts stereo output
  • AM/FM in-dash single CD/DVD with CD MP3 Playback stereo
  • Sirius XM satellite radio
  • Speed sensitive volume control
  • Auxiliary audio input and iPod/iPhone integration
  • 1 subwoofer(s)
  • 5.1 surround audio (discrete)
  • 3 Months of provided satellite radio service
  • USB connection
  • Pre-wired for phone
  • AcuraLink Next Generation telecommunications service
  • Bluetooth wireless data link for hands-free phone

Exterior Features

Roof and Glass
  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Rear defogger
  • Power glass sunroof
Tires and Wheels
  • Alloy wheels
  • 18 x 8.0 in. wheels
  • P245/45R18 tires
  • All season tires
  • Tire repair kit

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front and rear head airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakes
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Auto delay off headlamps
  • Dusk sensing headlamps
  • LED headlamp
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Rear center 3-point belt
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Emergency interior trunk release
  • Front height adjustable headrests
  • Rear height adjustable headrests
  • Tire pressure monitoring


The revolutionary Acura is believed to be a good battler for the big guns like Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series. Its flawless combination of extreme performance, luxury, and refinement has made it to be recognized as a 'great pick' of sedan cars. With, you can learn about the prime dealers at your nearest location and book this high-tech and sophisticated flagship of Acura.


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