2016 Acura RLX vs. 2016 Toyota Avalon

2016 Acura RLX

2016 Acura RLX

2016 Toyota Avalon

2016 Toyota Avalon

If you’re on the market for a high-end sedan in the Orland Park, Tinley Park, or Naperville areas, then you’ve probably come across both the 2016 Acura RLX and the 2016 Toyota Avalon. Although both of these sedans might seem like good options, we’re going to demonstrate why the new RLX is the ideal choice for you – and how you can take it for a test drive today at Joe Rizza Acura. Read on to learn more about both vehicles and make an informed investment decision!

Performance Comparison

The 2016 RLX truly shines when it comes to performance. The Avalon is no slouch either, but the new RLX definitely has more power and impressive fuel economy. Here are the technical details for both vehicles:

  • 2016 Acura RLX: 3.5-liter, 310-horsepower V-6 engine that features Direct Gas Injection, Variable Cylinder Management™ and the Acura i-VTEC® system.
  • 2016 Toyota Avalon: 3.5-liter V-6 engine with 268 horsepower and Ultra Low Emission Vehicle Certification.

But, performance only tells one side of the story. To better understand the differences between the RLX and Toyota Avalon, let’s explore the different features and technologies both optional and standard that are onboard each one.

The Features of the 2016 Acura RLX and Toyota Avalon

To better understand the important differences between these two vehicles, we’ve catalogued their features and tech below:

  • 2016 Acura RLX: The pinnacle of luxury and cool auto tech – Surround-view camera system, Jewel Eye LED headlights, Heads-Up Display (HUD), Remote Start, Lane Keep Assist, GPS-linked climate control, and much more.
  • 2016 Toyota Avalon: Standard automotive tech heated and cooled seats, multi-information display, HD predictive traffic, Entune App Suite, and more.

Which Vehicle is Right for You?

For drivers in the area who are on the market for a luxury sedan that perfectly balances performance, efficiency, tech, and price, the 2016 Acura RLX is the only real contender. The Toyota Avalon certainly has the name, but you’re going to pay a premium for access to that famous brand name. The Acura RLX, on the other hand, doesn’t rest on its laurels, and instead brings a wealth of revolutionary concepts and tech to the luxury sedan market. We highly recommend taking it for a test drive!

Test Drive the 2016 Acura RLX Today!

The best way to see which one of these vehicles is right for you is to take them both for a test drive today at Joe Rizza Acura. You can contact us online or reach out to us on the phone at 800-934-4025. We’re located at 8150 W 159th St in Orland Park, IL 60462, and we can’t wait to see you at the dealership soon!