Zoom into the New Year in a 2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

By Acura of Rochester | December 28th, 2017

For a sporty yet eco-conscious sedan with stylish lines, check out the 2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD. With a striking new design, inside and out, this thrilling hybrid sedan is ready to help you get great gas mileage and look chic while doing it. Plus thanks to the well-engineered motors, you won’t have to sacrifice speed for better efficiency. Check out the details of the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid below and then start shopping our current inventory of all RLX models now!

The 2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid comes with a 377 combined horsepower engine that’s still unique in the segment. Powering the front wheels are a 310 horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine and a 47-hp electric motor housed inside the RLX’s seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission’s case. The rear axle is powered by two 36-hp electric motors. One motor for each wheel and, when cornering, each can apply either positive or negative torque to help steer the car with torque vectoring. It’s an elegant upgrade to vehicle handling and driving experience that you’re sure to love.

Inside this fuel-efficient sport-mobile, is a spacious cabin with an upscale feel. The premium materials provide a soft touch on every surface and the cunning engineering provides ample legroom as well as smart storage options. A double-hinged armrest enables easy storage access for both driver and front passenger for utmost convenience. And you’ll love the unparalleled Krell Audio System or the exclusive ELS Studio Premium Audio System, each with a 14-speaker layout to create a more immersive listening experience on the go.

Acura has made your safety and connectivity a priority, that’s why the 2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid has more active driver assistive features and cabin intelligence than ever before. The heads-up display allows you to quickly glance at the data you need to be more aware on the road without taking your focus off it. Plus, now AcuraWatch comes standard on every RLX so you’ll benefit from a suite of class-leading safety features like Collision Mitigation Braking, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, and the all-new Traffic Jam Assist. Drive with confidence on every journey.

Stop by our showroom today to learn more about the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid. Start browsing our current inventory of Acura RLX models now to see what trim levels we have in stock and ready for you to test drive!

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