2021 Acura TLX Provides a Delicate Balance of Sportiness

The all-new 2021 Acura TLX aims to rival many models in the same segment. This mid-size compact sedan will return with a more modern and stylish appearance. If you remember, the TLX sedan is placed between models ILX and RLX and it provides a delicate balance of sportiness.

Few official details are available and the next-generation sedan will continue to be powered by a same potent turbocharged four-cylinder and a turbo V-6 powertrains.

2021 Acura TLX

2021 Acura TLX Updates

The Acura TLX features a relatively new look. So, the latest 2021 Acura TLX styling will only get mild refreshments. This model sports a strong styling philosophy that is unique on the market. However, it’s still behind Audi, BMW, and Mercedes in many things. Whatsoever, the latest Acura TLX looks attractive and there are plenty of chrome accents, which gives a sportier look. We can also see some changes on the rear that includes a stronger bumper and chrome twin tailpipes exhausts.

Obviously, going to range-topping Advance package buyers will get more benefits and better styling. This package will add LED fog lights and a rear spoiler. A-Spec version is also available and it will enhance the design with their own cosmetic touches. The A-Specs model comes with attractive 19-inch alloy wheels with a Shark Gray finish.

2021 Acura TLX cabin

Interior Looks Impressive

The first impression of the 2021 Acura TLX is very positive. This model offers a comfortable cabin that is filled with quality. Seat cushioning and cabin materials reveal a premium-compact-sedan class. The new TLX also offers perforated leather upholstery for a reasonable price.

We most liked the new stacked double infotainment screen system that sits at the top of the center console. Besides, with the upper display, one can navigate and use things like climate control and audio. Everything is accessible and simple to use. There is plenty of space for all five occupants, while legroom for rear passengers is a little tight. Like before, the latest TLX comes with an array of driver aids. This model includes forward-collision mitigation with automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assistance, and adaptive cruise control.

2021 Acura TLX Powertrain Specs

The latest 2021 Acura TLX will continue to offer four and six-cylinder engines. The standard mill will be a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four that also powers the Honda Accord. This engine is capable of making 252 horsepower and it delivers impressive acceleration.

The Acura will also be available with a more potent turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6, which should be more powerful than the current 3.5-liter V-6 with 290 horses. Type S high-performance trim should also be available, but we don’t have any information regarding its engine.

Every Acura TLX will feature a new 10-speed automatic transmission and front- or all-wheel drive. However, we are still don’t know if this model will use an advanced Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) that provides maximum agility and traction. Furthermore, we know that the upcoming TLX will be built on a new platform and it will use a new front suspension.

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2021 Acura TLX Release Date and Price

The release date of 2021 Acura TLX will be later this year according to officials. This model will be more stylish and it will introduce more refreshments than before. According to relible website, this model will start at $35,000, which is affordable compared with the rest of the cars in the same class.

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