The Acura RLX (known as Honda Legend in Japan) is a luxury executive car (E-segment in Europe) by the Japanese automaker Honda under its premium brand, Acura. It was first introduced in 2013, and began its sales in 2014 as a replacement for the Acura RL. It was discontinued at the end of 2020.
Its sedan / saloon body and is a bet against Toyota’s premium brand, Lexus. The RLX, as a flagship, has the most advanced technologies of the brand. It has all-wheel drive (AWD) and has a hybrid version (SH-AWD). There has only been one generation of this vehicle.
Acura RLX. Timing Belt or Timing Chain?
Down below you will see a list with all Acura RLX models that have been produced. They are classified by model identifier, year and type of bodywork. Above each list, we show you a series of pictures so that you can have a visual reference for each model. In some cases, both the original and its updated design are displayed to help you identify them with ease.
In this guide you will find all Acura RLX.
■ Timing Belt / Cam Belt (Correa / Faja de Distribución)
■ Timing Chain (Cadena de Distribución / Cadena de Tiempo)
■ Gear Driven (Distribución por Engranajes)
■ 100% Electric, No Timing (Sin Distribución)
■ Unknown / Not Updated (Información desconocida)
If a car model is specified in blue, it means its motor engine has a timing chain; that is, it has no timing belt. The rest of the vehicles marked in grey have a timing belt/cam belt.
Acura RLX I – First Generation (KC1, KC2) (2014)
Sedan / Saloon
There are no diesel-engined versions of the Acura RLX Gen 1.
- J35Y4 3.5 Earth Dreams V6 VTEC 310 CV (2014)
- J35Y4 3.5 Earth Dreams V6 VTEC Hybrid 377 CV (2018)