Not only does the 2018 Acura TLX performance sedan boast a more aggressive, sporty and alluring look, it includes new premium features and technology enhancements that place it among the most technologically advanced and well-equipped midsize luxury cars in its segment.
Our philosophy is simple - safety performance for everyone. That's why there's a generous list of driver assistance systems that come standard in every 2018 Acura TLX. Drive with confidence from AcuraWatch™ technology including Collision Mitigation Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Keeping Assist.
Conquer the curves and the weather with available torque-vectoring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®). Power gets distributed to the wheels that need it for seamless power transitions and supreme control. Requires V-6 engine.
Performance with Style. Interior and exterior details give a bolder, sportier appearance. Avail with V-6 FWD and SH-AWD.
Luxury & Driver Assistance. A sophisticated suite of human-centric enhancements elevates comfort and awareness. Avail with V-6 FWD and SH-AWD.
Intelligent & Connected. Cutting-edge features deliver a connected experience to fit any digital life. Avail with all drivetrains.
Every performance-inspired detail of the 2018 TLX sets the mood for an unmatched driving experience.
Front seat design focuses not only on comfort but performance as well. Both front seats feature pronounced side bolsters, providing lateral support for hard cornering and ample comfort for long road trips. The rear seats easily accommodate three adults, and with the 60/40 seats folded down adds cargo-carrying flexibility.
Driver's door view of Technology Package dash with Ebony red interior. Experience adaptable comfort with midsize sports car performance. Our restyled Alcantara® and perforated leather seats offer grip as you accelerate through corners with available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™. Contrast stitching and piping excite your senses, daring you to see what TLX is made to do.
Available ambient lighting gives a sophisticated finish to cabin surfaces. The A-SPEC package has distinct red LED interior lighting, while the Advance package is illuminated in white. The redesigned look amplifies human-centered performance.
Enjoy the luxury of an available heated steering wheel. With just the push of a button, colder days quickly become much more agreeable. Standard with the Advance Package.
Let your passengers reach their preferred comfort level with ease. Precision electronic control offers three heated temperature settings for the rear seats - giving customized warmth throughout the TLX. Available with the Advance Package.
The exclusive red leather or black Alcantara® trimmed interiors are inspired by NSX. Other refinements include a black headliner, contrast stitching, red LED ambient lighting, brushed-aluminum metal-look trim and a deeply bolstered sport seats.
Inspired by the Acura Precision Concept, the boldly reimagined TLX delivers a modern sport look that speaks to exhilarating performance behind the wheel.The 2.4-liter i-VTEC® inline-4 cylinder TLX has the new front grille, a revised lower bumper with chrome trim, an updated Jewel Eye® headlight design with LED turn signal and a new standard 17-inch wheel and tire package.
Using sensors, the available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ not only distributes power from front to rear, but also allocates rear power from side-to-side to help the car rotate into a turn.
The world's first Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS®) system on a production vehicle changes the game for front wheel driving, independently adjusting the rear wheel toe angles for increased agility and stability while cornering, changing lanes or braking.
If you're looking for a little more power, the available 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 - paired with the smooth-shifting 9-speed automatic - delivers 267 lb-ft of tarmac-punishing torque to your TLX driving experience.
We're proud to receive a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from NHSTA, in part due to our Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure. ACE uses ultra-high strength steel to disperse front impact energy so less force is transferred inside.
Gauge cluster of A-SPEC model with SH-AWD display on MID. Go from the everyday to the full sport experience - all at the touch of a button. The Integrated Dynamics System (IDS), standard on the TLX, delivers four dynamic drive modes to match the mood you're in - Econ, Normal, Sport and Sport+.
Apple CarPlay™ puts a hub of digital resources right on your car's built-in display. Get directions, send and receive messages, and listen to music right from the touchscreen or by voice via Siri. Depending on use, Apple CarPlay can share certain user and vehicle information (e.g., vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with the connected iPhone.
Listen to music, access phone capabilities and charge your device - now all wirelessly in the 2018 TLX. Experience the effortless convenience of available Qi-compatible wireless charging to keep your compatible smartphones connected and powered for the everyday.
If the TLX detects a vehicle in an adjacent lane's alert zone while going over 20 MPH, an indicator appears. If you signal in the direction of that vehicle, the indicator flashes and a warning beep sounds. Included in the Technology Package. The system is not a substitute for your own visual assessment before changing lanes; system accuracy will vary based on weather, size of object, and speed. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
Giving drivers the ability to see more, our Advance Package comes with the new Surround View Camera system for an unparalleled vantage point while parking. With six unique camera views, it also helps to uncover blind spots and potential obstacles.
Our goal is to help create a zero-collision society, and the AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assist technologies keeps us in line with that vision. It's designed to improve awareness, assist with avoidance and help mitigate impact.
Gain awareness of vehicles detected approaching from either side when backing up. Using the Multi-View Rear Camera, sound and arrow indicators will alert you when an approaching vehicle is detected. Included in the Technology Package.
Experience a heightened sense of your surroundings with the A-SPEC and Advance packages. Our innovative parking sensors detect when the TLX is getting close to an object or surface with a series of beeps, which sound more rapid as you get closer.
In wet conditions, Vehicle Stability Assist™ can reduce the dangers of over and under steering and loss of traction by applying brakes at each wheel as needed and when necessary, reducing engine power.
Android Auto™ is standard on all models keeping users connected with Android™ apps for maps, texts, emails and music. Appearing on the upper display, it's operated with easy-to-reach controls below.
The On Demand Multi-Use Display™ has a new, quicker responding interface, providing what you need at your fingertips. This intuitive eight-inch touchscreen consolidates the controls and information for audio, climate control, phone and more.
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