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2014 Acura RLX Base

4dr Sedan

2012 Acura RL 3.7L

4dr Sedan

2014 Acura RLX
(2014 Acura RLX 4dr Sedan shown)
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2012 Acura RL
(2012 Acura RL 4dr Sedan shown)
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
   $44,016* N/A
MSRP $48,450 $48,200
Destination Charge $895 $895
Invoice Price $44,324 $44,098
Total List Price $49,345 $49,095
Available Engines 310-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium) 300-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 (premium)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 31 mpg 24 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Front, Passenger's -
Other, Overall Rollover Rating -
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Acceptable Good
Front, Head/Neck Good -
Side, Driver Torso Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics Good -
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Front, Chest Good -
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Front, Lower leg/foot Good -
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Front, Structure and safety cage Good -
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Marginal
Front, Overall evaluation Good -
Front, Hip/thigh Good -
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive all wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 10 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 10 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 14 brand, premium amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
Interior 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard Standard
Air conditioning, rear with separate controls N/A
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo net N/A Available
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass Standard Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard
Adaptive cruise control Available N/A
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather leather/simulated wood
12V DC power outlet 2 2
Ashtray N/A Available
Overhead console mini with storage mini
Floor console full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear Standard:
carpeted front & rear
N/A Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Up front and rear front and rear
1-Touch Window Down front and rear front and rear
Programmable garage door opener Standard Standard
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release power power
Remote trunk release power power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather/metal-look leather/simulated wood
Head-up display Available N/A
Air compressor Standard N/A
Seats 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Front seat type sport sport
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 8-way power 8-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger driver and passenger
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, driver heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, driver heated-seatback
Cooled front seats Available:
driver and passenger
N/A
Memory N/A driver
Rear seats bench bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Heated rear seats Available N/A
Seat trim Standard:
leatherette
leather
Available:
leather
N/A
Entertainment 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Radio AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
DVD-Audio N/A Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available Standard
Speakers Standard:
10 brand
10 brand
Available:
14 brand
N/A
Amplifier Standard:
Standard
Standard
Available:
premium
N/A
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Navigation system Available:
with voice activation
N/A
1st row LCD screen 2 N/A
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Airbags, knee protection driver N/A
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights LED low/high beam high intensity low beam
Exterior light control programmable programmable
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
LED brakelights Standard Standard
Door curb lights 4 4
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Available Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Standard Standard
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Lane departure Standard N/A
First aid kit N/A Available
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard
Blind spot sensor Available N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 72/70,000 72/70,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000
Exterior 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Antenna window grid window grid
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings N/A body-colored
Bodyside insert N/A chrome
Grille trim metal-look metal-look
Fog/driving lights N/A front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote w/tilt down dual power remote w/tilt down
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Mirrors, auto dimming Available:
driver and passenger
N/A
Sunroof 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler N/A Available:
lip
Tires Standard:
P245/45VR18.0 BSW performance AS
P245/45VR18.0 BSW performance AS
Available:
P245/40WR19.0 BSW performance AS
N/A
Wheels Standard:
18" silver aluminum
Standard:
18" silver aluminum
Available:
19" silver aluminum
Available:
silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel N/A compact aluminum
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Available N/A
Mud flaps N/A Available
Mechanical 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Engine 3.5L V-6 3.7L V-6
Engine - valvetrain SOHC SOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type front-wheel all wheel
Engine block heater N/A Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Four-wheel steering Standard N/A
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular
Ride control Standard N/A
Front suspension type double wishbone double wishbone
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 4.25 3.72
Locking/limited slip differential N/A Standard
Specifications 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Exterior length 196.1 " 195.7 "
Exterior body width 74.4 " 72.7 "
Exterior height 57.7 " 57.2 "
Engine 3.5L V-6 3.7L V-6
Horsepower 310 @ 6,500 rpm 300 @ 6,300 rpm
Torque 272 @ 4,500 rpm 271 @ 5,000 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant N/A Standard
Fuel economy - city 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 31 mpg 24 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.50 / 3.70 " 3.54 / 3.78 "
Curb weight Standard:
3,933 lbs.
4,099 lbs.
Available:
3,955 lbs.
N/A
Available:
3,981 lbs.
N/A
Available:
3,997 lbs.
N/A
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,993 lbs. 5,050 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 2,778 lbs. N/A
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 2,271 lbs. N/A
Payload 850 lbs. 850 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight N/A 1,000 lbs.
Wheelbase 112.2 " 110.2 "
Front track 64.3 " 62.0 "
Rear track 64.2 " 62.4 "
Turning radius 20.2 ' 19.4 '
Ground clearance 4.5 " 5.7 "
Drag coefficient N/A .30
Front legroom 42.3 " 42.3 "
Rear legroom 38.8 " 36.3 "
Front headroom 37.6 " 38.4 "
Rear headroom 36.9 " 37.2 "
Front hiproom 55.9 " 55.1 "
Rear hiproom 54.5 " 54.0 "
Front shoulder room 59.6 " 58.5 "
Rear shoulder room 57.0 " 56.1 "
Luggage volume 14.9 cu.ft. 13.1 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 14.9 cu.ft. 13.1 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 102 cu.ft. 99 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.5 gal. 19.4 gal.