Acura TLX FWD V6 A Spec 2017
From the day this car has been released it stays as a bestselling sedan for Acura, there are not many major changes in 2017 model but still it is a best looking car. This car have three trim levels standard, advance and technology all of these has many options as standard but some features are also there to make these versions different. We will try to cover possible differences in review but most of details will be about Acura TLX front wheel driver V6 A-Spec.
Exterior: Starting from front Acura TLX has nice looking shield grill which is smoother than many other models of Acura. Front of car really captures your attention with its nice looking July headlamps that have 5 cells in a row.
These headlamps are unique to Acura brand and standard in all version of TLX model. Below there is body color bumper with air dams but no fog lamps are present in current version whereas in advance package fog lamps come as standard. Moving to side of car there has been fitted 18 inch machine finished alloy wheels that come in three different colors. 18 inch wheels are standard with 6 cylinders TLX whereas 4 cylinders TLX have 17 inch wheels.
In all version of TLX heated side mirrors with turn signals come as standard while advance package got some extra in the form of paddle lamps and auto dimming abilities. Rear side of car is as beautiful as front, there are also used LED tail lights that give perfect matching with front in the presence of cells like in front lamps.
Dual stainless steel exhausts are present but are hidden, as expressed by Acura they want to show this car as eco friendly.
Interior of Acura TLX is as good as exterior; there has been used high quality leather material on seats and door panels. Interior of car is available in three different colors Ebony espresso, Graystone and parchment that give great feeling when door panels, centre console are trimmed using high class wood.
Dashboard covered using high quality plastic, leather wrapped steering wheel come standard in all versions. It has two screens, above one with eight inch display operate using knob and below one into infotainment with seven inch display.
Engine and Transmission:
Current version of TLX has 3.5 liter v6 engine with 6 inline cylinders that produces 290 Horse power with 362 Nm@4500 Rpm peak torque. Standard version loaded with 2.4 Liter four cylinder engine that produce 189 LB feet Torque.
Standard version has better fuel economy than current one which is 24 in city and 335 on highway. Current version TLX A-spec give fuel economy of 21 in city, 34 on highway and 25 combined. This version of TLX has ZF 9 speed automatic transmission with paddle shifter and Electric power assist speed sensing steering.
Two person memory seats are standard in all version of TLX with 10 way power adjustable driver seat. TLX seats also have power lumbar support and give comfortable seating to users with leatherette seating surfaces. Front cabin of car is much spacious that provide relaxing environment and also have standard moon roof in all versions. Rear seats of cars are comfortable too but in case of space there is not enough space both for head and legs.
- Vehicle stability assist electronic stability controls (ESC)
- ABS and driveline traction control
- Side impact beams
- Dual stage driver and passenger seat mounted side airbags
- Road departure mitigation system lane keeping assist
- Road departure mitigation system lane departure warning
- Front and rear parking sensors
- Blind spot information system blind spot sensor
- Collision mitigation braking system forward collision and rear cross traffic monitor rear collision
- Tire specific low tire passenger front airbags
- Curtain 1st and 2nd row airbags
- Airbag occupancy sensor
- Driver knee airbag
- Rear child safety locks
- Outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts-inc: rear center 3 point- height adjusters and pretesioners
- Back up camera