The refreshed 2018 Acura TLX will go on sale June 1.
The sedan comes standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 206 horsepower and will be priced from $33,950 including destination. The four-cylinder engine is paired to an eight-speed dual clutch transmission and will return 23 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway for a 27-mpg combined rating. Adding the Technology Package on the 2.4-liter model will cost $3,700, adding navigation and HD radio with digital traffic.
The TLX V6 with a 3.5-liter engine offering 290 hp will start from $37,150 and comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Several variants of the V6 will be available, with the Technology Package adding $3,700 to the price, the Advance Package demanding a $7,550 premium and the A-Spec model costing $43,750. The TLX 3.5L SH-AWD will start from $39,150. On the TLX V6, the Technology Package also adds new seat styling with high-contrast stitching and piping, driver’s seat power-operated thigh extender and chrome side sill garnish in addition to the navigation and HD radio with digital traffic.
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The A-Spec variant is sportier with exclusive exterior and interior styling and trim, round LED fog lights, new 19-inch wheels, flush-mounted front and rear parking sensors, gloss black rear decklid spoiler, increased front seat bolstering, red driver’s meter highlights, red LED ambient lighting, wireless charging pad and ventilated front seats.
The Advance Package builds on the Technology Package and adds surround view camera, trapezoidal LED fog lights, flush-mounted front and rear parking sensors, body-colored decklid spoiler, new 18-inch wheels, power folding side mirrors, heated steering wheel, heated rear outboard seats, heated windshield, white LED ambient lighting, wireless charging pad and ventiled front seats.
“We’re enhancing the already outstanding dynamic performance of the Acura TLX by carrying our Precision Crafted Performance direction through to the exterior design,” said Jon Ikeda, vice president and general manager of Acura. “The addition of the new A-Spec further advances the TLX to a more distinctive position in the segment and enhances its appeal to a more performance oriented buyer.”
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