The 2018 Acura RLX is a future car by the Acura Company, an affiliate of the Japanese automobile manufacturer the Honda. Acura has been on the market since the year 1986 and has continued to produce the most luxurious and quality cars in the world. Now the Acura RLX was initially launched to the market in the year 2013 as the 2014 model and has continued to serve excellently by meeting the customers’ needs and also by providing the best road performance. Being a Sedan, the manufacturer is now planning to make more changes in the interior, exterior and also under the hood performance through the 2018 model.
2018 Acura RLX Exterior and Interior Design
The 2018 Acura RLX maintains the same dimensions just as the current model even though some changes and redesign are to be expected. The dimensions of the sedan are as follows; the overall length of the car is 196.1-inches while the height of the car is 57.7-inches, the width measures 74.4-inches. The wheelbase of the car is approximately 112.2-inches while the ground clearance of the car is 4.5-inches. The wheelbase of the car is relatively large enough compared to that of the other sedans, and this provides stability at high speeds, the ground clearance is also relatively good enough for some limited off-road terrains. The front of the car features a redesigned prominent grille and the Acura logo inscribed on it. LED lighting is used for both the fog lamps and the headlamps for improved driving experience, especially during the night. Compared to the initial model of the Acura RLX, this 2018 model is much relatively lighter than the initial model, this is because the engineers have made use of the lightweight materials to shed some pounds from the car and thus in return increasing the road performance of the car and also enhancing the fuel economy of the car.
The interior of the car provides now all the comfort and luxury the customers ever wanted. The cabin provides sufficient seating for 5-passengers. The head room provided is relatively at 37.6 inches for the front seats and 36.9-inches for the rear seats, the leg room provided for the front seats is at 42.3-inches while for the rear seats is 38.8-inches. With these remarkable head and legroom, long distance driving won’t be a challenge. The interior is also characterized by the Latest technology features and the include features such as; heated seats, HD radio, satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, tri-zone climatic control, electric moon roof, push button start. The seats are leather wrapped, and the unique feature inside the cabin is that the rear seats are now collapsible hence providing enlarged cargo space. The 2018 Acura RLX gives all the safety features that no other sedan has ever provided and available is; lane departure warning, rear view camera, airbags, seatbelts, a unique feature on the car is a navigation system that detects the painted lines between the lanes.
2018 Acura RLX Engine and Performance
The 2018 Acura RLX performance is provided by a 3.5 L V6 capable of generating an output power of 310 hp and a torque of 377 lb-ft. It’s also expected that a hybrid version will also be available. For the 2018 Acura RLX, both All-Wheel Drive and Front Wheel Drive will be provided. The engine will be integrated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy of the car is 21 mpg while in the city and 32 mpg while in the highway.
2018 Acura RLX Price and Release Date
2018 RLX is expected to be launched in the automobile market in October the year 2017, and the price ranges between $54,900 and $63,000 depending on the trim model.