The made over 2018 Acura RLX, tweaked in an effort revive interest in the slow-selling sedan, began arriving at Canadian showrooms today and is priced the same as the outgoing 2017 model.
The Acura RLX luxury sedan is one of the automaker's least popular models in North America. Introduced for the 2014 model year, it's sold fewer than 14,000 units in Canada and the U.S. So why keep making it?
Acura is giving the RLX a makeover for 2018 to revive interest in its oft-forgotten large sedan.
John Mendel, an auto industry veteran who steered Honda and Acura through the Takata airbag crisis, is retiring as executive vice president of American Honda's auto divisions, effective April 1. His duties will be taken over by Jeff Conrad, general manager of the Honda division.