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2014 Acura RLX

2013 Lexus GS 350

  2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid 2013 Lexus GS 350
MSRP
$48,450
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$47,250
Invoice $44,324 $43,945
MPG
City/Highway
20/31 19/28
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2014 Acura RLX leaves the bold ambition to other brands; it's a studied update that delivers smoother looks, quicker performance, and better fuel economy, but no more excitement. Read Full Review The 2013 Lexus GS 350 gains a little confidence and connectivity, while its competition gains some weight and complexity. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Smooth V-6 growl
  • Gas mileage estimates lead the class
  • Interesting new safety features
  • More spacious rear seat
  • Pure, clear Krell audio sound

Dislikes:

  • Design isn't distinctive
  • Rear-wheel steering is a pretty exotic solution
  • Multiple screens, multiple guesses?
  • Less rear-seat headroom than there seems to be

Likes:

  • Feels poised across the board
  • Catchy styling hooks
  • Eighteen ways to find front-seat comfort
  • F Sport's crisp steering, transient responses
  • Enform connectivity tops the class

Dislikes:

  • F Sport ride gets harsh
  • Gas mileage at the low end of luxury
  • Roofline's more formal than before
  • Back seat still snug at the knees
  • Lighter trim=more plastic
Crash Test Ratings
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