Audi A6 can’t compete with the RLX’s supercar DNA

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2018 Audi A6 white exterior specs

2018 Audi A6 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI®1

MSRP $58,700
MPG RATING 20/29
SPEED 8
ENGINE 3.0L V6
2018 Acura RLX exterior driver side door

2018 Acura RLX P-AWS®

MSRP $54,9002
MPG RATING 20/293
SPEED 10
ENGINE 3.5L V6
WATCH THE RLX GO UP AGAINST THE COMPETITION
Audi A6 vs Acura RLX - Video Review Comparison

2018 RLX Special APR

1.9%

APR for 36 months

For well qualified buyers

2018 RLX Special APR

1.9% APR for 24-36 months or 2.9% APR for 37-60 months.

For well qualified buyers

Special APR offer valid on new and unregistered 2018 RLX Models from November 1, 2018 through January 2, 2019, to well qualified buyers on approved credit by Acura Financial Services through participating dealers. Must take new retail delivery on vehicle from dealer stock by January 2, 2019. Not all buyers may qualify. Higher rates apply for buyers with lower credit ratings. Example for 2018 RLX: 1.9% for 36 months financing at $28.60 a month for every $1,000.00 financed. Dealers set actual prices. See your Acura dealer for details.



2018 Acura RLX exterior performance headlights

Acura RLX: Performance,
Reimagined


2018 Acura RLX P-AWS®

310 HP
10 SPEED

The restyled 2018 Acura RLX premium luxury sedan is the ultimate luxury high-performance machine. It boasts DNA from the NSX - something you won’t find on the Audi A6. Precision All-Wheel Steer™ is paired with an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission for improved acceleration and passing ability. The available RLX Sport Hybrid employs a revolutionary three-motor system like the NSX. With 377 HP15, it’s awe-inspiringly powerful while still being fuel efficient.

Traffic braking assist 2018 Acura RLX

Tech-Driven Protection

RLX earns a 5-star NHTSA6 Overall Vehicle Score and features groundbreaking AcuraWatch™ safety and driver-assistive technology as standard equipment.

Traffic Jam Assist
Acura’s state-of-the-art Traffic Jam Assist system helps to keep you in your lane from a complete stop and at low speeds on the highway.

RLX for the win

All standards are not created equal.

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COMPARABLE MODELS
2018 Acura RLX P-AWS®
2018 Audi A6 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI®
Starting At
$54,9002
$58,700
Performance
Engine
3.5L SOHC V6
3.0L DOHC V6 Supercharged
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Tiptronic Automatic Transmission
Engine Horsepower (@ rpm) (SAE Net)
310 @ 6500
340 @ 5500 - 6500
Engine Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) (SAE Net)
272 @ 4500
325 @ 2900 - 5300
EPA MPG Rating3 (city / hwy / combined)
20 / 29 / 23
20 / 29 / 23
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel
All-Wheel
Agile Handling Assist
Standard
Not Available
Amplitude-Reactive Dampers
Standard
Not Available
Safety and Driver Assist
Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)9
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)7
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Blind Spot Information (BSI) System
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Forward Collision Warning (FCW)11
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Road Departure Mitigation System8
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Rear Camera
MULTI-VIEW7
SINGLE-VIEW
Comfort & Convenience
Hill Start Assist
STANDARD
STANDARD
Adaptive Cruise Control10
STANDARD
OPTIONAL
Exterior
Jewel Eye® LED Headlights
STANDARD
LED STANDARD (Jewel-Eye® Not Available)
Remote-Operated Windows and Moonroof-Open Function
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Heated Outside Mirrors
STANDARD
STANDARD
Wheels & Tires
19"
18"
Interior
GPS-Linked4 Climate Control
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Active Sound Control
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Heated Front Seats
STANDARD
STANDARD
Streaming Audio via Bluetooth®
STANDARD
STANDARD
Pandora® Compatibility
STANDARD
NOT AVAILABLE
Acura NSX in front of 2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

Don’t just take our word. Experience RLX for yourself.

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  • RLX competitor specifications and features sourced from competitive manufacture website and www.acura.com Chrome comparison data. American Honda makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice.
  • 1 2018 Audi A6 Premuim Plus 2.0 TFSI® with optional 20-inch wheels shown.
  • 2 Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes taxes, license, registration/title, optional or regionally required equipment and destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.
  • 3 Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid only), driving conditions, and other factors.
  • 4 Acura Navigation System and related features available only in the United States, Puerto Rico and parts of Canada. See your local Acura dealer for information regarding navigation system area coverage.
  • 5 Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up, as the rearview camera and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor (if present) may not provide complete information about conditions at the rear of your vehicle.
  • 6 Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
  • 7 CMBS cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. System designed to mitigate crash forces. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 8 Road Departure Mitigation may not detect all lane markings or lane departures; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road conditions. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 9 LKAS only assists driver in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist. LKAS may not detect all lane markings; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road condition. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 10 Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. ACC should not be used in heavy traffic, poor weather or on winding roads. The driver remains responsible for avoiding a collision.
  • 11 FCW cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. FCW does not include a braking function. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
  • 12 Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus floor space between first and second seats and front seats moved forward. This figure compares more accurately with most competitive measurements.
  • 13 Ordinary maintenance items or adjustments, parts subject to normal wear and replacement, and certain other items are excluded.
  • 14 When installed at the time of new-vehicle delivery.
  • 15 Horsepower includes the maximum power of the engine and all motors combined that can be produced at any one time. Not SAE net.
2018 Acura RLX red exterior 2018 Acura RLX P-AWS®
white exterior 2018 Audi A6 grille 2018 Audi A6 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI®1
Interior Dimensions
Headroom (Front/Rear) (in.)
37.6 / 36.9
37.2 / 37.8
Shoulder Room (Front/Rear) (in.)
59.6 / 57.0
57.5 / 56.3
Legroom (Front/Rear) (in.)
42.3 / 38.8
41.3 / 37.4
Cargo Volume, cu. ft.12
14.9
14.1
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in.)
112.2
114.6
Length (in.)
196.1
194.2
Height (in.)
57.7
57.8
Width (in.)
74.4
82.1
Warranty
Powertrain Warranty
6-year/70,000-mile13
4-year/50,000-mile
Vehicle Warranty
4-year/50,000-mile13
4-year/50,000-mile
Genuine Accessories
4-year/50,000-mile14
4-year/50,000-mile
2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD®
Hybrid Not Available
Hybrid Models
Starting At
$61,900
Engine
3.5L SOHC V6
Transmission
Motor-Integrated 7-Speed DCT
System Combined Horsepower15
377
System Combined Torque (lb-ft)15
341
EPA MPG Rating* (city / hwy / combined)
29 / 30 / 29
Drivetrain
Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™