2016 Acura TLX – Coupe, Release Date, Type S, Hybrid
For all the fans of sports luxury sedans, we have some great news. Acura Company has decided to launch its brand new 2016 Acura TLX.
Improvements and exterior redesign
2016 Acura TLX will appear better than ever. All the segments of the vehicle will be improved. Stylish exterior, enhanced interior, modern features, more power, we can expect all of that with the new Acura model. Speaking of the exterior appearance, it will look very modern and handsome. It will be low and wide which will accentuate its sporty character. As for the dimensions, it will be 190.3 inches long, 73 inches wide and 57 inches tall. Front and side underbody spoilers will give it more aggressive and sporty look. The front end will look very powerful with redesigned grille and elongated headlamps equipped with latest LED technology. Fog lights will also get LED lighting for great visibility in all weather conditions. We will notice beautiful chrome trim on doors and some other parts of the vehicle. It will ride on new 18- or optional 19-inch alloy wheels.
Interior design and features
Inside, 2016 Acura TLX will be stylish, functional and equipped with latest features. The cabin will be able to accommodate five passengers. The seats will be upholstered in finest leather and will be very comfortable. The steering wheel will be also wrapped in leather and decorated with wood details. As for the equipment, some of the standard features will be: Audio system, USB, Bluetooth, multi-view rear camera etc. Some of the optional features are: navigation, premium audio system, Lane Keeping Assist System, Adaptive Cruise control, Blind Spot System etc.
2016 Acura TLX Powertrain
Under the hood of 2016 Acura TLX will be placed two engines. The base engine will be 2.4-liter four cylinder with direct injection. It will be able to make 206 horsepower and 182 pound-feet of torque. It will be mated to an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission. Estimated fuel economy will be 24/35/28 mpg in the city/highway/combined drive. The second option is a 3.5-liter V6 direct injected engine. This one will produce 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. It will be paired with a nine-speed automatic gearbox. Estimated fuel efficiency for this engine is 21/34/25 mpg in the city/highway/combined drive.
Release date and price
It is not yet confirmed when 2016 Acura TLX will go on sale. We believe that it should be sometime during 2016. As for the price, it should be around $32,000 for the base model.