Explore One of the Best Hybrid Vehicles on the Road

  • Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

    If you’re in the market for an eco-friendly car, you’ll discover one of the best hybrid vehicles on the road is offered courtesy of the Acura brand.

    The 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid not only delivers impressive efficiency, but it is packed with luxury amenities that will impress any consumer.

    Come along with us as we explore the various premium features found in the RLX Sport Hybrid. We’ll also take a look at what the critics have been saying about this outstanding hybrid vehicle.

Professional Opinion

As reviews of the RLX Sport Hybrid have rolled in, automotive experts have had plenty of good things to say.


Acura RLX Sport Hybrid


Autotrader calls the 2016 RLX Sport Hybrid “smooth, luxurious and quiet,” reporting that Autotrader editors found the RLX Sport Hybrid to be one of the most luxurious hybrids they’d ever ridden in and “an excellent road-trip car.”

Reviewers from Autotrader were also wowed by the RLX Sport Hybrid’s impressive list of amenities, which includes the very latest high-tech safety features offered in the automotive industry.

The RLX Sport Hybrid’s fuel efficiency also impressed the Autotrader team, with its EPA-estimated fuel economy of 28 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway* and its impressive hybrid range. Autotrader editors additionally mentioned the RLX Sport Hybrid’s smooth transition between gasoline and electric power, which can be loud and awkward in competing models.

Acura RLX Sport Hybrid


The road test reviewer at Autoblog particularly liked the RLX Sport Hybrid’s performance power, with its total system delivery of 377 hp and 341 lb-ft of torque, saying the car feels fast and provides a performance all-wheel drive quality.

Autoblog’s reviewer further praised the RLX Sport Hybrid’s overall neat packaging and the conservative, timeless design of the car’s interior.

Acura RLX Sport Hybrid


The team at Autoweek praised various individual attributes of the RLX Sport Hybrid, including its impressively quiet ride quality, comfortable seating, and powerful hybrid delivery at the low end.

Reviewers were also impressed by the high-tech gadgetry onboard the RLX Sport Hybrid as well as its agile handling and outstanding driving characteristics.

The RLX Sport Hybrid’s seamless transition from gas power to electric was once again praised, as was its speed and comfortable cabin.

Crafted for Comfort

In designing the RLX Sport Hybrid and other 2016 RLX models, Acura put a great deal of focus on crafting the seats, with the rationale that drivers experience the majority of their contact with a car through its seating.

High-quality, perforated Milano leather seating and interior trim come standard in the RLX Sport Hybrid, as do 12-way adjustable front seats with lumbar support.

Dual-level seat heating also comes standard, and the available RLX Advance Package adds six-level personal climate control and tri-level seat heating and ventilation.

GPS-linked, tri-zone automatic climate control comes standard, and almost all of the car’s climate control functions can be voice-command operated.

The RLX Sport Hybrid further offers best-in-class legroom, boasting 38.8 inches of leg space for rear passengers to stretch out in. Rear passengers will additionally enjoy their own climate control zone, and a full-coverage side sunshade for the rear doors and a power rear sunshade are offered with the Advance Package.

Up front, two-driver automatic memory conveniently recalls and implements driver preferences for the driver’s seat, the steering wheel, and the side mirrors.

Impressive Performance

All of the Acura RLX models, including the Sport Hybrid, feature a 3.5L V6 engine that includes direct gas injection, variable cylinder management, and the Acura i-VTEC system.

The RLX Sport Hybrid features a modified version of this engine, which is teamed up with three electric motors that are powered by a lithium-ion battery. During deceleration, the three motors charge the battery.

Fantastic Features

The RLX Sport Hybrid additionally serves up a host of high-end amenities to enhance and enrich the driving experience.

Plentiful standard features found in the RLX Sport Hybrid include a collision mitigation braking system, a multi-angle rearview camera, Jewel Eye LED headlights, a blind spot information system, a keyless access system, voice recognition, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, an SMS/e-mail function, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, a lane keeping assist system, road departure mitigation, an ELS Studio Premium Audio System, a USB/iPod interface, a tire pressure monitoring system, and a navigation system.

Available amenities offered for the RLX Sport Hybrid include:

  • Surround-view camera system
  • Head-up display
  • Remote engine start
  • Krell audio system
  • Electronic gear selector
Acura RLX

Experience Sport Hybrid Luxury

Drivers can further explore the offerings and features of the 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid at any Chicagoland Acura Dealers location.

Stop by one of our affiliated dealerships or contact us today to learn more about the RLX Sport Hybrid and to take this exceptional sedan for a test drive.

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only), and other factors.
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