According to various reports from the internet, 2017 Acura RLX will come with many improvements. These are just rumors for now, but we won’t be surprised if they come true. This model came in 2013, as 2014 year model. So, next year could be a perfect time for so-called mid-cycle refresh. It is still hard to predict what kind of changes we could see on 2017 Acura RLX. However, it is pretty much for sure that the company will put main accent on visual improvements. On the other side, changes in mechanical are not expected, at least those bigger ones.
2017 Acura RLX changes
As we already mentioned, a mid-cycle refresh is expected for 2017 Acura RLX. This model will soon enter in its fourth year of production. So, this looks very likely. What is pretty much for sure is that new model will keep its main characteristics pretty much unchanged. It is expected that main changes will be in terms of visual appearance, while mechanical modifications are not expected. When it is about exterior look, 2017 RLX could come with some changes at the front end. We could see some tweaks on headlights and grille, but bigger revisions are not expected. Other areas of the car will probably remain unchanged.
2017 Acura RLX interior
We also don’t expect bigger changes inside the 2017 Acura RLX. Styling of the cabin will remain pretty much unchanged. We could only see some smaller revisions on the dashboard, but nothing more than that. On the other side, there could be some new standard and optional features, although this car is already extremely well equipped.
2017 Acura RLX engine
The 2017 Acura RLX will be available in two variants, when it is about powertrain. Standard model comes with 3.5 liter V6 petrol engine. Paired with 6-speed automatic, this engine outputs around 310 horsepower. This luxury sedan also comes in hybrid variant. This system is consisted of the same petrol engine and 47-hp electric motor. It comes with 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Total output is around 380 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. This variant is also available for the Japanese market, under the name Honda Legend.
2017 Acura RLX release date and price
The 2017 RLX is expected to come somewhere in the late 2016. Price will probably remain unchanged. Petrol-powered model will starts at around 51.000 dollars, while hybrid will be available at around 60.000 dollars.