2017 Acura RLX MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2017 Acura RLX.

The 2017 Acura RLX runs on premium gasoline and is in the Midsize Cars car class.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2017 Acura RLX is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2017 Acura RLX Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2017 Acura RLX gets up to 20 miles per gallon in the city, and 30 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2017 Acura RLX is 23 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2017 Acura RLX?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2017 Acura RLX is $3,200 per year.

That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

If you were to compare a 2017 Acura RLX to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,500 more on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2017 Acura RLX Consume?

The 2017 Acura RLX will consume roughly 13 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2017 Acura RLX Emit?

For every mile driven, the 2017 Acura RLX will emit 380 grams of CO2, which is about 5,700,000 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 194 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2017 Acura RLX.

Overview

The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2017 Acura RLX.

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 30
Combined MPG 23
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $4,500
Fuel Cost $3,200
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 13
Grams of CO2 5,700,000
Trees Needed to Offset 271
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Midsize Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Acura Models from 2017

If you're interested in other Acura models from 2017, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.

Model Combined MPG
RDX AWD 22
RLX Hybrid 29
NSX Hybrid 21
MDX FWD 22
TLX FWD 28
MDX FWD 23
MDX AWD 22
TLX FWD 25
ILX 29
TLX AWD 25
RDX FWD 23
MDX AWD 21
MDX Hybrid AWD 27

Disclaimer

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