2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® vs 2017 Lincoln Continental

In a segment filled with many sought-after upscale models, the Acura RLX  and Lincoln Continental stand out as two of the most popular luxury sedans. Each one has a lot to offer in terms of performance, eye-catching design, and advanced technology. Despite similarities in these areas, the 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD ® and 2017 Lincoln Continental also differ in quite a few ways.

Here, luxury sedan shoppers can learn about how the Acura RLX and Lincoln Continental stack up against one another before getting behind the wheel and deciding which model is best suited for them and their lifestyle.

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2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD VS 2017 Lincoln Continental
20 city / 30 highway* Fuel Economy (MPG) 17 city / 26 highway
Standard Navigation Only available on higher trims
Standard Adaptive Cruise Control Only available on higher trims
Standard Power Moonroof Only available on higher trims

Taking a look under the hood, both the Acura RLX 

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and Lincoln Continental come standard with V6 engines that deliver roughly the same horsepower. Despite the similarity in power, the RLX is able to achieve better EPA-estimated fuel economy than the Continental. On the inside, both models are equipped to seat five passengers and provide high-tech standard elements, such as Bluetooth® and heated front seats. On the other hand, the 2017 Acura RLX offers a number of elements that are only available on higher trims of the 2017 Lincoln Continental. These include navigation, adaptive cruise control, power moonroof, and lane keeping system. The RLX also has a standard 14-speaker audio system, compared to the Continental’s 10-speaker system, as well as three adjustable rear headrests, compared to the Continental’s two fixed rear headrests. Which luxury sedan is right for you?

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Even at first glance, it’s clear the Acura RLX is a sporty, well-equipped vehicle. It’s luxurious qualities begin on the outside and continue throughout the interior. And just when you think you have the RLX figured out, it brings about something even more exciting. In addition to the elements mentioned above, the 2017 Acura RLX has several available features for drivers to take advantage of. These include the exclusive ELS Studio® Premium Audio System, ergonomic Perforated Milano leather seats, On Demand Multi-Use Display, voice recognition, Remote Engine Start, AcuraWatch, and much more.

When you are ready to experience the 2017 Acura RLX near Pittsburgh, PA, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Baierl Acura.


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RLX V-6 P-AWS                           20 / 30 / 23 (city / hwy / combined) 
RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD       29 / 30 / 29 (city / hwy / combined) 
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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