Acura Automobiles: 2020 Acura RLX and RLX Sport Hybrid Go On Sale

Acura’s range-topping luxury performance sedan, the 2020 RLX and RLX Sport Hybrid, begins arriving tomorrow at Acura showrooms across the country. The 2020 RLX with Precision All-Wheel Steering™ (P-AWS®) is offered at a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)1 of $54,900, while the 2020 RLX Sport Hybrid featuring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) starts at $61,900 (both excluding $995 destination and handling).

2020 RLX

The 2020 Acura RLX P-AWSâ is powered by a 3.5-liter Direct Injection SOHC i-VTECâ V6 that produces peak horsepower of 310 (SAE net) and 272 lb.-ft. of torque (SAE net) and mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Both combine to provide RLX with a highly responsive and refined driving experience while receiving an EPA fuel economy rating of 20/29/23 mpg (city/highway/combined)2.

2020 RLX Key Features Include:

  • 3.5-liter direct-injected SOHC i-VTEC® 24-valve V6 engine
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Standard AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies
  • Driver and front passenger 4-way power lumbar seats
  • Premium interior including Milano leather-wrapped steering wheel with Euro-style stitching and Milano leather seats with high-contrast piping and stitching
  • Acura/ELS Studio® Premium Audio System with 14 Speaker,
  • Acura JewelEye® LED taillights, exposed dual exhaust  finisher and gloss black rear diffuser
  • 9 exterior color options: Premium colors include: Majestic Black Pearl and Brilliant Red Metallic. Additional exterior colors include: Crystal White Pearl, Gilded Pewter Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic and Fathom Blue Pearl

2020 RLX Sport Hybrid

Featuring Acura’s sophisticated three-motor Sport Hybrid powertrain architecture, the RLX Sport Hybrid delivers 377 peak total system horsepower and 341 lb.-ft. peak total system torque while obtaining an EPA fuel economy rating of 28/29/28 mpg (city/highway/combined)2. Sport Hybrid Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) is one of the most advanced torque-vectoring AWD systems available today.  

RLX Sport Hybrid Key Features Include:

  • Three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® powertrain
  • 3.5-liter, DOHC i-VTEC V6 engine
  • 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT)
  • Active Damper System (ADS)
  • Electric Servo Brake System
  • SH-AWDâ badge on rear and Hybrid badges on front fenders
  • Standard AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies
  • Head-up display (HUD), premium Krell Audio System with 14 speakers, surround view camera,
  • Driver and front-passenger 4-way power lumbar support
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear outboard seats and heated steering wheel
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • LED fog lights
  • Remote engine start

About Acura
Acura is a leading automotive luxury nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a commitment to evocative styling, high performance and innovative engineering, all built on a foundation of quality and reliability. The Acura lineup features six distinctive models – the RLX premium luxury sedan, the TLX performance luxury sedan, the ILX sport sedan, the five-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, the seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row luxury SUV, and the next-generation, electrified NSX supercar.

Five of the six Acura models sold in North America are made in central Ohio, using domestic and globally-sourced parts, including the ILX and TLX luxury sports sedans (Marysville Auto Plant), the RDX and MDX luxury SUVs (East Liberty Auto Plant) and the Acura NSX supercar, which is built to order at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio.

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1. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) excluding tax, license, registration, $995 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
2. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age and condition (hybrid model), and other factors.