The 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid, with its high-performance hybrid powertrain and a wide array of state-of-the-art features, is the most powerful and technologically-advanced Acura sedan in history. It’s also very efficient too, with impressive fuel economy numbers.*
2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid: High Fuel Economy*
The new RLX Sport Hybrid comes with a direct-injected V6 engine with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission with built-in motor-generator powering the front wheels, and two rear electric motors for the rear wheels, generating a combined system rating of 377 horsepower. The surprisingly quick, yet efficient Sport Hybrid also features an automatic idle-stop system to further maximize fuel efficiency, helping it to receive a top-in-class EPA rating of 29 city/hwy mpg.*
Intuitive Technology in the 2017 RLX Sport Hybrid
Further enhancing the driving experience of the 2017 RLX Sport Hybrid is its intuitive technology. This includes features such as Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold, a capless refueling system, Smart Entry/Smart Start keyless access system, easy-to-use and customize dual touch screens, “tensionless” e-pretension front seatbelts and available rain-sensing windshield wipers, among others. Also, the Sport Hybrid SH-AWD comes with a groundbreaking three-motor Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel-Drive system for even greater driving performance.
2017 RLX Sport Hybrid AcuraWatch Driver Assistance
Another appealing aspect of the 2017 RLX Sport Hybrid is the AcuraWatch suite of safety and driver assistive technologies, which is standard for all trims. Features of AcuraWatch include Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist System, Road Departure Mitigation, Blind Spot Information and Cross Traffic Monitor.
*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.