2018 Acura TLX: His Turn – Her Turn™ Car Review



2018 Acura TLX


Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian take a trip to Kentucky to review the 2018 Acura TLX.


Slogan: Precision Crafted Performance

Goal: Create a More premium & sporty TLX with clear differentiation between powertrain and trim levels.

Mid cycle refresh, all-new from the A-pillar forward. FWD or AWD. Standard 17″ wheel and new front end. V6 Advanced trim offers new premium seat design for Tech and Advanced, chrome side sill.

New features:
S-New premium features added to V6 Advance: surround camera, interior ambient light piping, heated rear seats, seated steering wheel, built-in wireless charging and power folding mirrors.

2.4L (4 cylinder)
3.5L V6 engine PLUS A-Spec Trim Level – 290hp, 267 torque
A-Spec: new trim level with performance oriented upgrades. Exclusive front fascia, special gray wheels and tires (245 series – 19″) tires. LED headlights, spoiler and exhaust trim. Upgraded handling with performance suspension and better sounding 4″ round exhaust tips. New red interior or optional gray with ventilated seats, and one special exterior color (Still Night Blue Pearl). Many interior upgrades too.

New wheel design, new spoiler and deck lid.

On Demand Multi-Use Display (ODMN 2.0) is standard with simplified menu and dual screen layout. Apple Car Play and Android Auto standard.

Standard – Safety Suite: Autonomous Emergency Braking; Forward Collision Warning; Adaptive cruise collision, Lane Keeping Assist and Road Departure Mitigation

SH- AWD – Super Handling All-Wheel Drive; Acura torque vectoring system. Great to help in cornering, lane change and slippery roads.

Drive Modes: Econ, Normal, Sport, and Sport + so you can choose your driving style.

2018 Acura TLX is built in Ohio.


2018 Acura TLX Competes with:
Audi A4
BMW 330i
Mercedes Benz C300
Lexus IS
Infiniti Q50


2018 Acura TLX Pricing starts at:
2.4L – $33,000
3.6L – $36,200
Advanced V6 – $43,750
A-Spec – $42,800
Add SH-AWD – $2000


On sale: June 2017


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Car Courtesy of Acura
Destination: Louisville, Kentucky
Aired: May 18, 2017
Music: by AudionautiX.com
Disclosure: Free Royalty Music


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