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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
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
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass Standard Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
12V DC power outlet 2 2
Floor console full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear carpeted 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
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
Rear seats bench bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Entertainment 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available Standard
Speakers 10 brand 10 brand
Amplifier Standard Standard
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
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
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
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
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard
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
Grille trim metal-look metal-look
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
Sunroof 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Tires P245/45VR18.0 BSW performance AS P245/45VR18.0 BSW performance AS
Wheels 18" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mechanical 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Engine - valvetrain SOHC SOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular
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
Specifications 2014 Acura RLX Base 2012 Acura RL 3.7L
Payload 850 lbs. 850 lbs.
Front legroom 42.3 " 42.3 "