2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid to Go on Sale June 3
Today American Honda Motor Co. announced that the 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid will go on sale June 3, 2015, carrying with it some new features but an unchanged price tag.
Offered in two trims, the new RLX Sport Hybrid will have an MSRP of $59,950 when equipped with the Technology Package, and $65,950 when equipped with the Advance Package.
A now-standard AcuraWatch suite of safety and driver assistive features is new for the 2016 model year, as is an available 360-degree Surround View Camera system.
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The only luxury sedan with a three-motor, torque-vectoring hybrid powertrain, the 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid pairs its electric motors with a direct injected 3.5-liter V6 engine, yielding a combined 377 horsepower and 341 lb-ft of torque. Both trims return an EPA estimated fuel efficiency slash line of 28/32/30 mpg in city/highway/combined traffic.
The AcuraWatch suite of available features found on both RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD models include:
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow (LSF)
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS)
- Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
- Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
- Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
- Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
- Blind Spot Information (BSI)
- Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
- Cross Traffic Monitor
In addition to the standard AcuraWatch features, the “Advance Package” improves the RLX Sport Hybrid with a Surround View Camera, bi-directional keyless remote engine starter, and a heated steering wheel.
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