2014 Acura RLX First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2014 Acura RLX - Road Test Specs

2014 Acura RLX Sedan

(3.5L V6 6-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2014 Acura RLX
Vehicle TypeFWD 4dr 5-passenger sedan
Estimated MSRP$61,345 (with Advance package)


ConfigurationTransverse, front-engine, front-wheel drive
Engine typeDirect-injected, naturally aspirated V6, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,471/211.8
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainSOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Compression ratio (x:1)11.5:1
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)310 @ 6,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)272 @ 4,500
Fuel typePremium unleaded recommended
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=3.383, II=2.110, III=1.485, IV=1.062, V=0.760, VI=0.556
Final-drive ratio (x:1)4.25


Suspension, frontIndependent double wishbone with double ball joint lower arm, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric power-assist rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio (x:1)13.9
Tire make and modelMichelin Primacy MXM
Tire typeAll-season
Tire size245/40R19
Wheel size19-by-8 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, front12.3-inch one-piece vented cast-iron rotors, single-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear12.2-inch one-piece solid cast-iron rotors, single-piston sliding calipers

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)20 city/31 highway/24 combined
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)18.5

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionOptional Krell 14-speaker premium audio system with CD/AM/FM/HD/XM/MP3/WMA, standard in 10-speaker Acura ELS
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB port, conventional aux jack
Satellite radioStandard
Hard-drive music storage capacity (Gb)Standard 15
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemStandard 8-inch screen on models equipped with Navigation, Technology, Krell Audio, or Advance packages
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Standard AcuraLink advanced connectivity. Connect Package includes automatic collision notification.
Smart entry/StartTwo front, four rear on Advance package
Parking aidsStandard rearview camera
Blind-spot detectionStandard on Technology trim level and above
Adaptive cruise controlStandard on Advance trim level
Lane-departure monitoringStandard on Advance trim level
Collision warning/avoidanceStandard Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning. Lane Keeping Assist available with Advance package

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,997
Length (in.)196.1
Width (in.)74.4
Height (in.)57.7
Wheelbase (in.)112.2
Track, front (in.)64.3
Track, rear (in.)64.2
Turning circle (ft.)40.5
Legroom, front (in.)42.3
Legroom, rear (in.)38.8
Headroom, front (in.)37.6
Headroom, rear (in.)36.9
Shoulder room, front (in.)59.6
Shoulder room, rear (in.)57
Seating capacity5
Trunk volume (cu-ft)15.1
Ground clearance (in.)4.5


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain6 years/70,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited miles

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