2017 Acura RLX

Honda is launching their luxurious sedans under Acura’s branch. Latest update is related to RLX car, which is coming updated for 2017 year model. Changes include exterior and interior cosmetic modifications, but no big changes are expected. News is about engine, where we could see hybrid system producing power for 2017 Acura RLX. We still don’t have confirmed information. It is believed that this, and many other 2017 year models from Acura, won’t be out before next year.

2017 Acura RLX

2017 Acura RLX engine

Under the hood of the 2017 Acura RLX will be 3.5-l V6 petrol drivetrain. Lone powerplant can produce over 300 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, without electric batteries. A 6-speed automatic transmission is paired with engine, and distributes power to all wheels using Precision AWD system. This is good for average fuel economy of around 24 mpg combined.

2017 Acura RLX hybrid

Beside conventional driving system, new 2017 Acura RLX will be available in hybrid model. Modified 3.5-l V6 drivetrain is used with battery pack to make the ride and performance more stunning. Combination adds about 50 horses and 100 lb-ft of torque more than base output. Hybrid is more economical, with highway driving rate of around 32 mpg, and 28 mpg for city, which is significant improvement comparing to gasoline option.

2017 Acura RLX rear view

2017 Acura RLX appearance

No radical changes are to be made on 2017 Acura RLX. That means same profile will be used for sedan. So, low sideline and high ground clearance highlights exterior styling. Architecture is also improved by lightweight materials, making the new RLX lighter, but still excellent performer. Bumpers on the both ends are redesigned. Grille is more stylish by adding chrome finish. Air vents and fog lights are also to be refreshed.

2017 Acura RLX interior

2017 Acura RLX interior

Cabin of the luxurious sedan is going to be updated. That means infotainment system will satisfy latest technologies. Spacious and comfortable cabin gets heated seats and touch-screen display, with features such as keyless entry and navigation. Premium audio system, HD radio, many connectivity ports, all come with 2017 Acura RLX. We should mention boost on security, by adding rear view camera, lane departure warning, ABS and blind spot monitoring system, as just some of many features of safety.

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