2017 Acura RLX vs. 2017 BMW 535i

2017 Acura RLX

2017 Acura RLX

BMW 5 Series

2017 BMW 535i

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The 2017 Acura RLX and the 2017 BMW 535i both deliver the kind of luxury and performance that discerning drivers in the Chicagoland area want. So which one is the better buy? We think that there’s a clear choice when you look a little bit closer. See for yourself below.


When it comes to power and performance, you’ll find more in the Acura. With a 3.5L V6, the Acura RLX offers 310 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque. That’s more power than the BMW 530i offers at 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. While you can upgrade the BMW 5 Series, you can get V6 power in the RLX without paying more than the base price.

Comfort and Convenience

The Acura RLX comes with some features standard that are not standard in the 5 Series. Those include highlights like adaptive cruise control, a rearview camera for easy and safe parking and reversing, rear seat air conditioning, leather trimmed seats, front heated seats, satellite radio, compact disc player, noise cancellation, and a pass-through trunk for especially long items. The Acura RLX also comes standard with active head restraints, which is not an available safety feature on the BMW 5 Series.

To top it off, the Acura RLX offers more front and rear legroom, and more front and rear shoulder room, when compared to the BMW, and more overall passenger capacity inside the cabin.


The Acura RLX comes with a superior powertrain warranty that lasts 72-months or 70,000 miles. The BMW 5 Series gets a powertrain warranty that lasts for 48-months or 50,000 months

Drive the 2017 Acura RLX Today

Find the 2017 Acura RLX today at McGrath Acura of Westmont. We’re a local Naperville area Acura dealer and we’re located at 400 East Ogden Avenue in Westmont. You can call us at 630-323-8200, or contact us online if you have any questions.