Ratings & Reviews

Awards model RLX


The RLX received reviews for its luxurious and spacious interior, advanced technology and overall thoughtful approach to automotive luxury. Here’s a sample of some of the accolades the RLX received.


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Top Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA

Acura solidifies its position as a safety leader and innovator in the luxury segment with the 2016 RLX’s 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Specifically, the RLX earned five stars in the Front Crash, Side Crash and Rollover tests. The Acura ACE™ body structure design played the primary role in achieving this level of safety. The Multi-View Rear Camera, available Forward Collision Warning system, and Vehicle Stability Assist™ and Lane Departure Warning systems were also taken into account.

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The 2016 RLX joins the rest of the Acura line up to earn a 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).* TSP+ is the highest safety rating designated by IIHS and Acura is the first luxury brand to earn a 2015 TSP+ rating for its entire model line. They also earned a top score of SUPERIOR in its front crash prevention test thanks to the AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver assistive technologies available on all current Acura models.

* IIHS Top Safety Pick+ claim applies to 2016 model year vehicles except TLX where only the 2015 TLX has been tested.



“What makes the car’s cabin is the quality of materials.”

“Look out the front of the car and you can’t miss another new feature, the head-up display…In addition to displaying vehicle speed, there are screens for the tachometer, navigation instructions and the real time hybrid drivetrain display. During two days of testing in and around San Francisco, we never looked at the speedometer in the gauge cluster. Why don’t more automakers offer this?”

“In performance driving situations, it is sharp and intuitive and yet it can also coddle the driver with a smooth ride quality, excellent sound deadening and even a start-stop system that won’t startle you.

“…it offers real driving enjoyment and the “gotta-have-it” factor of ground-breaking technology the Germans are usually known for.”