The 2016 Acura TLX was supposed to be launched back in 2014, but the company decided to do last minute changes and redesigns and wait for a bit more to release the newcomer. It appears that the new model will arrive on the market completely redesigned, improved and renewed. Let’s now see what we get with this new mid-size sedan once it hits the market. Juicy details about the interior, exterior and engine of the new Acura TLX 2016 are in front of you. Let’s start.
2016 Acura TLX redesign
The general appearance of the newcomer hints strongly at the previous model. However, the first thing that can be noticed on the new model is the change in terms of lights. Namely, the vehicle now sports new LED headlights, taillights and of course LED outlined mirrors. In this case, the designers used light materials for the 2016 Acura TLX to improve its performance and of course overall look. Besides general performance, lightweight materials will have a positive impact on maneuvering and aerodynamic characteristics and fuel economy. The front fascia of the vehicle sports a larger grille.
As for the interior of the 2016 Acura TLX, it will have a more spacious cabin and it can accommodate up to 5 passengers at the time, including the driver himself. We will be witnessing a great technological improvement inside of the cabin. The company used top-notch materials that ensure great safety and comfort. Some of the features that arrive with the new model are Bluetooth phone connectivity, Sirius XM radio and many others. This four-door sedan can also get some additional features if you decide to buy higher trim levels.
Acura TLX 2016 specs
It is important to mention that the new Acura TLX 2016 will be available with two engine choices: 2.4-liter I-4 and 3.5-liter V6. The first engine option generates up to 205 horsepower and 182 lb-ft of torque. This engine arrives with 8-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Additionally, it will be available in both all-wheel-drive and front-wheel-drive. The second engine, the 3.5-liter V6 enables you to get the maximum power of 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. This engine variant arrives with a 9-speed automatic ZF gearbox. If you decide to choose this engine option, you will also be offered both AWD and FWD.
2016 Acura TLX release date and price
The company hasn’t revealed information about the release date of the new Acura TLX 2016, but we assume that the vehicle will go on sale in the second half of 2015. Its main competitor will be Lexus IS and Audi A4. The 2016 Acura TLX price will probably start at $31,000 for the base model.