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How Powerful is the 2020 Acura RLX?

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura RLX on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 at 6:58 pm
Front driver angle of a blue 2020 Acura RLX

2020 Acura RLX Engine Specs and Powertrain Options

As you research various vehicles, keep in mind the performance and handling. The 2020 Acura RLX is a premium luxury sedan that features a sporty and thrilling experience. Curious to know just how powerful the 2020 Acura RLX is? Explore the engine specs and powertrain options offered in this luxury sedan here at Radley Acura.

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FWD Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS®)

The standard option in the 2020 Acura RLX, FWD Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS®) offers impressive handling and stability. This system differentiates from standard front-wheel drive (FWD) drivetrains in that rear wheels have the ability to adjust its toe angle as needed.

Engine for the 2020 Acura RLX

Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®)

Available on the 2020 Acura RLX and included with the Advance Package, Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive, also known as SH-AWD®, is an advanced hybrid and all-wheel drive system. Its three-motor system gets paired with the engine to produce more power, better fuel efficiency, and enhance performance. Drivers will also enjoy extra protection while driving on slick road conditions as power is diverted to the wheels with the best traction.

Graphic showing the Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system in the 2020 Acura RLX

Horsepower, Torque, and Fuel Economy

Whether you choose P-AWS® or SH-AWD®, you can expect the same 3.5L V6 engine. However, the horsepower and torque will vary depending on which selection you make. With P-AWS®, the 2020 Acura RLX will provide 310 horsepower and 272 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy with this setup measures to be 20 city mpg* and 29 highway mpg*.

For the SH-AWD® powertrain, the engine and motor combine for up to 377 horsepower and 341 lb-ft of torque. The 2020 Acura RLX SH-AWD® fuel economy is 28 city mpg* and 29 highway mpg*.

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*Based on 2020 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 only), and other factors.