2016 Acura RLX vs 2016 Audi A6 2.0T Technik

Acura RLX

2016 Acura RLX

Audi A6

2016 Audi A6

If you are a driver who demands luxury, then the 2016 Acura RLX and the 2016 Audi A6 2.0T Technik have probably captured your attention. These two vehicles showcase everything that the segment represents: elegant looks, impressive performance, and refined features that make driving more exciting. Many drivers may find themselves with the difficult decision of choosing between the two options, so we are here to help. This guide will detail all the factors that drivers care about the most to determine which vehicle will truly meet your needs.


Both vehicles are well known for a sporty and smooth ride on the roads. However, the RLX has a larger engine that can deliver serious power. Choose the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid base and you’ll enjoy a 3.5L V6 engine that unleashes a staggering 310 hp on the open roads. Choose the 2016 Audi A6 2.0T Technik and you’ll have to settle for the smaller 2.0L I-4 engine with a maximum horsepower of only 252. Given the exceptional power on the RLX, you may expect a paltry fuel economy. But yet again, the RLX delivers impressive specs with a fuel economy of 8.0L/100km in the city. The A6 falls short, generating only 10.8L/100km.


A luxury car wouldn’t be a luxury car without plenty of high-tech amenities. Both vehicles offer a sophisticated driving experience with features like heated driver’s mirror, sunroof, voice activated air conditioning, and more. However, Acura boosts driver convenience in the RLX with a few extra additions that the Audi A6 lacks. The RLX has a remote engine start, which is not present on the A6. This easy-to-use feature allows drivers to warm up the vehicle from inside the house, which is a relief in bad weather. While the Audi A6 has one LCD monitor in the first row, the RLX displays three screens with a brilliant display. Acura put attention into every detail to make the RLX a truly special vehicle.


While drivers are interested in performance and amenities, safety is one of the top priorities for most customers. Luckily, safety is a top priority for Acura as well. Both the Acura RLX and Audi A6 are fitted with all of the standard safety features that you expect, including air bags and safety belts. The RLX features extra details that give customers even greater confidence on the road, like a compass to help steer drivers in the right direction when navigating to new locations. The RLX also has an automatic distance pacing feature, built directly into the cruise control. The RLX even has a driver convex spotter mirror that provides a view of your blind spot. Audi drivers won’t experience any of those great features on the A6.

Test Drive a Luxury Sedan Today

After comparing the 2016 Acura RLX and the 2016 Audi A6 2.0T Technik, the RLX outshined the competition. Why not take it on a test drive today? Visit Harmony Acura in Kelowna, or contact us online for more details!