2019 Acura RLX  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#50 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#104 of all 2019 vehicles


Pictured: 2015 Acura RLX
The RLX, which Acura introduced in 2014, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The RLX provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. The Acura RLX has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Acura offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 Acura RLX is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2019 Acura RLX has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Acura RLX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0434% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.953%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0434% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.953% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Acura RLX is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Acura RLX is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9862INFINITI Q70Cadillac XTSLexus GSCadillac CTSAcura RLXAudi A5Acura MDXAudi A6Lincoln ContinentalM.-B. E-ClassVolvo S90BMW 5 SeriesComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Acura RLX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 98. The 2019 Acura RLX is safer than the 2019 INFINITI Q70, the 2019 Cadillac XTS, and the 2019 Lexus GS and less safe than the 2019 Audi A5, the 2019 BMW 5 Series, the 2019 Volvo S90, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2019 Lincoln Continental, the 2019 Audi A6, and the 2019 Acura MDX.

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