The Acura TLX is a very competitive car in its luxury market segment. The model which is offered as a midsize sedan features some awesome updates every year. For the past few years, Acura has managed to keep the charm of the TLX alive through various modifications and updates. But a good thing doesn’t last forever, the old adage goes.
Recognizing this, the new Acura TLX has finally decided to introduce its next version which will be an improvement of the current model. The new 2018 Acura TLX will see some radical changes both on the outside and the inside. It is set to sport a stylish profile as well as deliver a powerful and efficient powertrain, making the luxury automobile more charming than ever.
2018 Acura TLX Exterior
It has been hard to come by reliable info regarding the 2018 Acura TLX exterior design features since this future model is still in developing stage. But we managed to dig out some rumors and talks about it. The grille will likely be updated for the 2018 model year. The size of the new grille will be similar to the existing one.
The body is definitely made of aluminum, which makes the car lighter. As a result, the weight is reduced by several pounds. The essential equipment and features that might be added in its chassis are lovely sidelines, chrome trim inserts, LED headlight, sound insulated bonnet, beak style lower panel, LED integrated side mirrors, LED taillights, new exhaust system, and so forth. To complete the stunning look, the new automobile rides on large 18″ wheels which make it look more aggressive.
2018 Acura TLX Interior
As for the interior, the cabin of the new 2018 Acura TLX is made of top-grade materials which provide comfort. However, we expect the cabin to be carried over largely unchanged from the 2017 model. Expect to find a slightly improved dashboard and with modern features. The mid-size sedan will accommodate 5 passengers spread across two rows.
The backseats will be adjustable to ensure rear passengers remain comfortable during long trips. Other standard features inside the cabin will include: a modern infotainment system with touch screen, smartphone integration, USB port, Satellite radio, Bluetooth and WI-FI connectivity. Moreover, the car will sport an array of safety features.
2018 Acura TLX Engine
The 2018 Acura TLX will be offered in two engines. The first engine is the 2.4-liter V6 unit, which delivers 300 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. For more power, buyers can opt for the second powertrain. It is a 3.5-liter V6 engine, which is capable of producing more than 290 HP. EPA ratings of this automobile are highly encouraging. It will deliver about with 22 mpg rating for city driving and about 30 mpg for highway.
2018 Acura TLX Release Date and Price
According to rumor mills, the 2018 Acura TLX will be released either at the end of 2017 or at the beginning of 2018. Sadly, there is no official communication regarding the cost of the car but it may range within $33 000 to $45 000. The new model should expect stiff competition from Buick LaCrosse, Lexus ES and Volvo S60.