2018 Acura TLX Bedford, OH
Intelligently refined, the 2018 Acura TLX hits a class famous for its unwillingness to divert from expectation. The 2018 Acura TLX provides a bold style that echoes sophistication, brilliance, and sport. The wide, deep-cutting grille is immediately iconic. The LED headlights, and available trapezoidal fog lights light the path toward the future actualized in the exterior design of the 2018 TLX. Though fashionable, the exterior is not without functional amenities. Standard power moonroof and an acoustic glass windshield ensure your driving experience in the 2018 Acura TLX is first-class.
Inside, an elegant, driver-centric cockpit welcomes you. Ambient cabin lighting and available LED ambient light piping turn the most lackluster commutes into luxury self-care experiences. Standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility provide a seamless transition from phone to car. Convenience features include Auto High Beam System (HSS), heated side mirrors, hill start assist, and available GPS-Linked climate control.
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The 2018 Acura TLX backs up its distinguished exterior with impressive performance specs. Drivers can choose between an efficient 2.4L 4-cylinder engine that provides 206 horsepower and 182 lb-ft. of torque, or a more vigorous 3.5L V6 which outputs 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft. of torque.
Intelligent Variable valve Timing and lift Electronic Control (or i-VTEC®) keeps performance high even past maximum engine torque. Standard on the TLX is a highly-competent 8-speed dual-clutch transmission with torque convertor. An exceptional 9-speed automatic transmission is available as are sequential SportShift paddle shifters.
Drivers can choose between two drivetrains – a FWD with Precision All-Wheel Steer™, or Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™), the second of which provides greater precision and a sporty handling dynamic uncommon in the luxury midsize sedan class. Using a sophisticated system, SH-AWD™ increases dry-road performance and handling by directing engine power to match the weight distribution, vehicle traction, and other factors.
The 2018 Acura TLX A-SPEC package makes your TLX look as sporty as it feels. On the outside, an aggressive re-styled front bumper with lower intakes, dark chrome grille, trim and a side sill garnish are the first things you’ll notice. Round exhaust outlets, round LED fog lights, and exclusive 19” Shark Gray wheels add to the sporty exterior, which is rounded out by a gloss black rear decklid spoiler, flush parking sensors and spec badging on the fenders and trunk.
On the inside, you’ll have a choice between Black Alcantara or red leather seat and door inserts. A black headliner and metallic trim and footrest pad connect you to all 290 horses. Red accent lighting, specialty red and black gauges, a wireless charger, and 6-level heated and ventilated front seats make your driver’s seat a throne for enthusiasts.
Finally, A-SPEC insignia on Step Garnish and steering wheel round out these performance-minded improvements.