Honda has decided to roll out some of the new models and therefore Honda has decided to start off with the production of 2014 Acura RLX sedan which is an all new model that will be available in the market soon. Although, the car is successor to the Honda RL luxury sedan Honda has decided to come up with the new lineup of vehicles called RLX that will offer superior performance and ultimate luxury combined in one single vehicle. Let’s take a quick look at the top features of the vehicle in the 2014 Acura RLX sedan review below.
Outlook of Acura RLX
Honda is clearly trying to woo the luxury buyers with 2014 Acura RLX and therefore the company has been very particular about the exterior design of the car. The company has decided that they would be competing Lexus with the launch of 2014 Acura RLX and therefore Acura has focused on the Keen Edge design.
The car has a sleek front side design and slanted roofline that makes it aerodynamic and puts it above all the other cars in the same range. To make it look even better Acura has introduced the new dual stack Jewel Eye LED headlamps that lowers energy consumption while offering better nighttime vision. It also has better reflective lenses that increases visibility in all weather conditions.
In terms of size the 2014 RLX is very much the same as RL but the wheelbase is two inches longer. The high strength steel and aluminum body makes it lightweight to offer better fuel economy.
Under the hood, 2014 Acura RLX sedan gets all new V6 engine that has the capability to produce 310 horsepower and which is combined with Acura’s new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD system. There are three electric motors that are fitted with the engine to offer better performance.
The top level RLX gets direct injected 3.5 liter VTEC engine that is also combined with SH-AWD system and produces 370 horsepower. The hybrid version will have V6 engine combined with seven speed dual clutch automatic transmission and offer better acceleration. Honda claims that the fuel economy of the vehicle is around 30 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway which is really good.
Honda has always paid attention to safety features and therefore 2014 Acura RLX sedan gets collision mitigation system that apply brakes when the car feels that it is going to hit an object. However, that happens only after warning the driver. The Lane Departure Warning system is also included. There are various air bags that protect front passenger and the driver and has reinforced front frames that also offer protection in case of frontal crash. 2014 Acura RLX sedan has already secured five star ratings in frontal, side crash and overall crash testing done.
Take a look inside the Sedan
2014 Acura RLX sedan is a luxury vehicle and therefore Honda has decided to keep the cabin as luxurious as they could. The RLX will have the best quality materials that will be used for the seats and for the dashboard and various metal accents that make it look premium.
Honda has also claimed that they will introduce advanced communication, navigation and infotainment systems that will be used through LCD touch screens. It will also have the much anticipated AcuraLink that offers emergency calls when airbags deploy and it can track RLX when it is stolen. It will also have premium sound system and the optional Acura ELS sound system. Acura will also include various real time traffic update options in the car and Bing search feature.
High in Price
2014 Acura RLX sedan will be available in the market for $48,585 and above.