2018 Acura RLX Review
Are you on a mission to find the right luxury sedan to get you around the Egg Harbor, Atlantic City, and Vineland areas in style? While there are plenty of options out there to consider, have you checked out the 2018 Acura RLX?
At Boardwalk Acura, we’re proud to give drivers a closer look at the models that they’re considering. Today, we’re going to give you an in-depth look at the RLX by exploring its performance, its features, and its safety.
Keep reading our 2018 Acura RLX review to see what this vehicle offers and if it’s the right luxury sedan for you!
2018 RLX Engine Specs & Performance
The Acura RLX comes outfitted with a 3.5L V6 engine that’s mated with a 10-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Control Logic. This engine lets the RLX deliver an impressive 310 horsepower and 272 lb-ft of torque.
This sedan also offers a Sport Hybrid option that uses a 3-motor system with the V6 to generate more power, control, and efficiency. This engine gets paired with a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission that’s integrated with the 3-motor system. The combined efforts of these motors give the RLX a 377-net-horsepower ability.
Audio & Connectivity Features
The RLX includes the On Demand Multi-Use Display™ that lets you select your preferred media to play through the Acura/ELS® Studio 14-speaker sound system. This display screen also features voice recognition technology, which allows you to choose your entertainment through voice commands.
The vehicle includes HD Radio® and a 3-month trial subscription of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, as well as connectivity to internet radio services like Aha™ and Pandora®. The vehicle also lets you integrate your smartphone, and even provides SMS Text Message and Email Reading, as well as hands-free phone conversations through the use of the Bluetooth®.
Safety Technology & Assistance
On top of the impressive active and passive safety features standard with the Acura RLX, the vehicle also features an assortment of driver-assisting technology features that add safety, security, and convenience to your experiences on the road.
These features utilize front-mounted sensors that measure distance and speed, as well as recognize the lines in the road. These impressive features include Collision Mitigation Braking System™ with heads-up warning, Road Departure Mitigation, Lane Keeping Assist System, and Adaptive Cruise Control with low-speed follow.
The cutting-edge cruise control system adds a lot of convenience to your trips on the highway by automatically adjusting to the flow of traffic, so you don’t have to deactivate the cruise control if the vehicle ahead starts to brake.
Experiencing the 2018 Acura RLX for Yourself
At Boardwalk Acura, we hope that you found this 2018 Acura RLX review insightful and informative. You learned all about what this luxury sedan offers with its engine performance, interior features, and safety technology. However, why stop there? Why not take a spin in the Acura RLX to truly see if it’s the right choice for you?
Schedule your test drive today with us at Boardwalk Acura. We’re always here to help drivers in Egg Harbor, Atlantic City, and Vineland make the right choices when searching for their next luxury car.