2017 Acura RLX vs 2017 Genesis G80 Car Comparison

There's nothing better than cruising around the streets of Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, and Aliso Viejo in a stylish luxury sedan. While some local drivers state the 2017 Acura RLX as their preference, others aren't convinced that it offers more than the 2017 Genesis G80. Both these stylish sedans are sought after for local drivers, but which one would you prefer to take out on the streets? 

In this article, we're going to look closely at the 2017 Acura RLX and the 2017 Hyundai Genesis G80. We'll compare these vehicles based on their respective engine performance and efficiency, media and connectivity, and safety features. Reading this vehicle comparison will give you much needed insight on which vehicle is right for you. 

2017 Acura RLX vs 2017 Genesis G80 Engine Performance and Efficiency

The Acura RLX features a 3.5L V6 engine and the Genesis G80 is equipped with a 3.8L V6. Both sedans can easily reach 310 horsepower when pushed to their limits. These engines feature direct injection. This fuel delivery system helps reduce waste by providing the engine only with the fuel it needs to perform. Due to this system, the Acura RLX gets an EPA-estimated 20/30 city/highway MPG.* The Genesis G80, on the other hand, falls short with 18/28 city/highway MPG.

Media and Connectivity

The Acura RLX delivers its audio through the Acura/ELS® 14-speaker sound system, while the Genesis G80 is equipped with a 7-speaker sound system. Each vehicle features an MP3-capable CD player and HD Radio™, which provides clear and crisp listening of standard AM/FM radio stations. These luxury sedans also feature Bluetooth® technology, allowing you to make or receive phone calls from the road. You can also use the system to stream audio from your smartphone.

Providing you with directions is the navigation system featured in the Acura RLX. This system displays your GPS location with 3D graphics while providing turn-by-turn direction. The navigation system also provides Real-Time Traffic updates so you can plan your route. The Genesis G80, on the other hand, requires an upgrade for the navigation system.

Safety Features

Each sedan features a Traction and Stability Control system designed to keep you in control during instances of wheel slip. These systems will provide brake pressure to the affected wheels while diverting more torque to the wheels with more traction. Each vehicle also features an advanced airbag system that offers front, side, side curtain, and driver's knee airbags. 

The Acura RLX comes with a variety of helpful driver-assisting technology systems. The Collision Mitigation Braking System™ will detect a potential collision and provide brake pressure to give you enough time to come to a stop. The Adaptive Cruise Control system lets you set your speed, as well as distance, from the vehicle ahead.

Take a Test Drive

In this article, drivers like you from the Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, and Aliso Viejo areas learned a great deal about the 2017 Acura RLX and the 2017 Genesis G80. You saw what each vehicle offers and how they differ. In short, you learned that the 2017 Acura RLX offers more in each of the above categories.

Learn more by scheduling a test drive with us at Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo today.

*Based on 2017 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.

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