Technology Features of the 2018 Acura RLX

  • 2018 Acura RLX

    Not every luxury sedan has what it takes to please Chicagoland’s drivers, but most only have good things to say about the 2018 Acura RLX! Acura’s flagship sedan offers more every year, and this time around, the RLX’s technology features clearly distinguish it from its closest competitors. From high-end entertainment and connectivity features to next-generation safety technologies, the Acura RLX has it all. According to the experts at Kelley Blue Book, the RLX’s “high-tech engineering and value” make it a superior option in the luxury sedan segment.

Entertainment and Connectivity Features

When you’re behind the wheel of the 2018 Acura RLX, you’ll have an enormous variety of audio, convenience, and connectivity features at your fingertips. Folks who want to get the most out of their RLX can familiarize themselves with some of the vehicle’s most exciting technologies by reading our breakdown of some highlights below.

2018 Acura RLX Krell Audio System

14-Speaker Audio Systems: The RLX’s Technology Package comes standard with a 14-speaker Acura/ELS Studio Audio System, while the Advance Package upgrade comes equipped with a 14-speaker Krell Audio System instead. Both create stunning high-fidelity sound, and the Krell System offers six mid-base drivers composed with Zylon.

2018 Acura RLX Navigation System

Acura Navigation System: 3D view, Acura Real-Time Traffic Projection, and turn-by-turn directions will all be yours with the RLX’s Technology Package. With the Advance Package, you’ll even be able to view your directions through the standard Head-Up Display.

2018 Acura RLX Voice Reconigtion

Voice Recognition System: In both RLX packages, you’ll be able to use the standard voice recognition controls to manage your navigation settings, climate controls, audio system, and Bluetooth HandsFreeLink.

2018 Acura RLX Acuralink

AcuraLink The Next Generation: The AcuraLink system and smartphone app will let you connect with your RLX in ways you may never have thought possible. Using your device, you’ll be able lock your doors at a distance, send and receive location information, view vehicle diagnostics, retrieve a stolen vehicle, and more.

Advanced Safety with AcuraWatch

One can never quite know what sort of dangers they’re going to face when they get on the road, but in the 2018 RLX, you’ll enjoy superior all-around protection from threats seen and unseen. An expanded AcuraWatch safety suite comes standard with both the RLX’s Technology and Advance packages, and that’s just the start of what this vehicle has to offer.

2018 Acura RLX Surround View Camera

Surround-View Camera: Maneuvering through tight spaces can be stressful, especially when you’re driving a luxury car like the Acura RLX. Thankfully, in all models equipped with the Advance Package, a useful surround-view camera system comes standard.

2018 Acura RLX driving

Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow: Even in low-traffic conditions, trying to utilize conventional cruise control can be a frustrating experience. To make your life a little easier, Acura has equipped every RLX with adaptive cruise control technology, which can adjust your cruising speed automatically in accordance with the presence of other cars.

2018 Acura RLX AcuraWatch

Traffic Jam Assist: Next time you’re stuck in traffic, you’ll be able to sit back and relax while this traffic jam assist feature moves you with the flow of other cars. All you have to do is set your preferred follow distance, and this AcuraWatch technology will take care of the rest.

2018 Acura RLX Collision Mitigation Braking System

Collision Mitigation Braking System: A Collision Mitigation Braking System allows the RLX to bring itself to a complete stop. When this AcuraWatch system detects an imminent collision, it uses your Head-Up Display to alert you to the danger and begins to slow your vehicle automatically.

2018 Acura RLX Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Security: Every RLX model includes a Lane Keeping Assist System as well as Road Departure Mitigation, both of which are designed to help you stay safety within your lane, and form a part of the AcuraWatch safety suite.

2018 Acura RLX All Wheel Drive

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive: When equipped with three-motor Sport Hybrid technology, the RLX is powered by Super Handling All-Wheel Drive. In addition to increasing your total horsepower and improving your fuel economy, this technology significantly improves your handling no matter what conditions you’re facing.

Go for a Test Drive in the 2018 RLX!

Acura’s flagship sedan is available to test drive at any easy-to-reach Chicagoland Acura Dealers location. Stop in today to experience the 2018 Acura RLX’s technology features for yourself. Once you’ve taken a look at our current offers, you won’t be able to settle for any other sedan. Contact us today to get started.

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