2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid goes official image

The Acura RLX Sport Hybrid has received a series of changes for the 2016 model year and it will be offered for sale across the nation starting today (June 3, 2015).

The 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid is now coming with several interesting tweaks which include the heated steering wheel, the bi-directional keyless remote starter, the surround view camera and with the AcuraWatch suite, which is adding the Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, the Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Warning, Collision Mitigation Braking, Lane Keeping Assist, Road Departure Mitigation, Blind Spot Information, Cross Traffic Monitor and Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines.

“With pricing unchanged from the current model, the 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD will be available at Acura dealers nationwide beginning June 3 boasting new features including AcuraWatch™”, says the carmaker. “The 2016 Acura RLX is available in two trims, RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD with Technology Package and RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD with Advance Package. The RLX with Technology Package has been enhanced with AcuraWatch™ as standard. The RLX with Advance Package has been additionally improved with Surround View Camera4, bi-directional keyless remote engine starter and heated steering wheel”

Power to the 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid is being provided by a 3.5 liter V6 engine and a 3-motor hybrid system, allowing a total output of 377 HP (281 kW) and a peak torque of 461 Nm (341 lb-ft). For the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AW with Technology Package, customers will have to pay 59,950 USD while for the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD with Advance Package, prices will be set at 65,950 USD.