2020 Acura RLX vs. 2020 Audi A6 | NewCars.com

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2020 Acura RLX vs. 2020 Audi A6 Review

New 2020 Acura RLX

2020 Acura
RLX

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New 2020 Audi A6

2020 Audi
A6

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MSRP*
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$54,900
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$54,900 to $59,800
Invoice* $50,947 $51,608 to $56,212
MPG - City 20 22 - 24
MPG - Hwy 29 29 - 32
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Acura RLX offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Audi A6 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Acura RLX and the Audi A6 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Audi A6 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Acura RLX, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Acura RLX or the Audi A6, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura RLX and the Audi A6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura RLX is about the same width as the Audi A6. When looking at overall length, the Acura RLX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi A6.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Acura RLX and the Audi A6 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Acura RLX has a significantly larger turning radius than the Audi A6, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura RLX is somewhat more powerful than the Audi A6.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura RLX and the Audi A6. The Acura RLX has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Audi A6.

Warranty
The Acura RLX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi A6.