Acura announced that the sale of the latest 2019 Acura RLX model on the market will begin mid-year. The new 2019 RLX brings a number of new features, including the Surround View Camera, the ability to remotely start the car, and the steering wheel with the heater. The Acura RLX was refreshed for the 2018 model year.
Acura’s largest sedan now has a new, geometrically remarkable grill in the shape of a pentagonal diamond. As well as a series of mechanical and technical improvements. The redesigned car has a new style and simplified two different models of high specifications of the same line. This new 2019 Acura RLX is one of the grandest models by Acura. It gives high performance with luxury and comfort.
2019 Acura RLX – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
In addition to the new front grille in diamond pentagon patterns, the latest model 2019 Acura RLX comes with a far more sculptured hood, new wheel design, redesigned LED torches, open end sections and metallic black rear diffuser. The 2019 RLX hood is also redesigned. The rear of the vehicle now receives new LED lights and a black lower diffuser with two large exhaust holes. There are two new designs for wheels and two new colors, including the Brilliant Red Metallic. It can be seen in the pictures as well as the Majestic Black Pearl.
As for the interior, the new front seats receive contrasting seams and bars, and for certain materials it is said that they are richer than before. Espresso interior color is a new option. What’s surprising is that RLX does not get an infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto-m like it did on TLX. The new 2019 Acura RLX gets a range of security systems, among which one should mention the Traffic Jam Assist.
This is the first time that Acura has introduced this new system into one of its models. This is based on literally following the car in front of you at lower speeds by combining adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist similar to the Volvo Pilot Assist system. There are also the premium Krell audio system, Surround View camera, parking sensors, LED fog lights. Also, front seats with heating and ventilation, heating wheel and the like.
This new Acura RLX will have interesting and helpful safety features which act in real time situation and minimize injuries and loss of life. These safety features are forward collision alert system, traction control, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, and a rear-view camera.
2019 Acura RLX – Modification under the Hood
The first thing to notice from the changes in the mechanics is the new 10-speed automatic transmission matched to the standard 3.5-liter V6 engine that develops 310 hp. This is the first model to incorporate the transmission developed by Honda, which is already in the Honda Odyssey model for 2018, and will be incorporated into the new Accord for 2018. The drive is standard on the front wheels. As well as the Acura’s rear-wheel drive system which is called the Precision All-Wheel Steer.
According to information from the manufacturer, the new transmission will improve the acceleration of the new model; as reference is taken RLX with a six-speed automatic which ranges from 0-100 km / h in 5.8 seconds. What’s unchanged is the 2019 Acura RLX drive, which continues to use the 3.5-liter V6 and three electric motors. All in all, the RLX has 377 hp and 462 Nm.
Also, the base version of this model is going to have its mileage of 20 miles per gallon in city drive and 24 miles per gallon on the highway. Upper hybrid model will have a fuel economy of 30 miles per gallon in highway driving and 28 miles per gallon in city areas.
2019 Acura RLX – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
In conclusion, the base version of this new 2019 Acura RLX will be priced around $ 51,000. The Hybrid model of this car will cost $ 60,000. The new Acura RLX is expected to be released by the end of 2018. Finally, the main competitors of this new Acura RLX 2019 are Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series.