New 2016 Acura TLX is coming in both a hybrid version and a sporty “Type-S” variant. Acura’s stylish and modern new model will have something for everyone.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
Acura is known for its innovative and impeccable design and the new TLX will not be an exception either. By using the lightweight materials, Acura is aiming to reduce the weight of the vehicle which will improve the fuel economy and the overall performance. Comparing to its predecessor, new model will have a sportier appearance. Some of the changes that will be visible on the outside will include a new and larger grille and redesigned headlights. The cabin of the new 2016 Acura TLX will be equipped with premium materials and will provide high level of comfort. It will be able to accommodate up to five passengers. Acura will also incorporate a lot of modern technological features that will improve the safety of the new model and make it better than ever.
2016 ACURA TLX ENGINE
There will be two options offered for the engine of the new 2016 Acura TLX. The first option will be a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that will be capable of delivering around 205 horsepower and 182 lb-ft of torque. It will be paired with an 8-speed dual clutch transmission system. Fuel ratings for this unit will be at 24 mpg for the city drive and 35 mpg on the highway. The second engine option will be a 3.5-liter V6 engine with direct injection that will be able to produce up to 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be paired with a 9-speed automatic gearbox. Fuel consumption for this unit with the front-wheel drive will be at 21 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. All-wheel drive system comes with fuel ratings at 21 mpg in the city and 31 on the highway.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
The precise release date of the new 2016 Acura TLX is still unknown but the new model will most likely be released by the end of 2015. When it comes to the price, it is expected to be in the range from $31,000 to $45,000, depending on the trim level.