2018 Acura TLX Review
If you’re looking for a classic, upscale sedan to take you around Pittsburg, Wexford, and Butler in luxury, look no further than the Acura TLX. This car offers a long list of standard features, including luxury that will make your commute much more enjoyable. This 2018 Acura TLX review is brought to you by the team at Baierl Automotive, and will help you to decide if this sedan is the right choice for your lifestyle.
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Acura TLX Luxurious Comfort
Inside the cabin of the sedan, you’ll find spacious seating for 5 on leatherette upholstery. The driver’s seat is 10-way power adjustable, and you’ll also get a leather-wrapped steering wheel and heated front seats. Available features include sumptuous leather upholstery, an 8-way power passenger seat, a sport steering wheel and front seats, heated rear seats, and a heated steering wheel to warm icy fingers on cold winter mornings.
The front seats deliver 37.2 inches of headroom and 42.6 inches of legroom. Rear headroom is 36.7 inches, and legroom measures a comfortable 34.5 inches. In the trunk, you’ll discover 14.3 cubic feet of cargo space, plus the rear seats fold forward for storage of longer items, like your golf clubs or skis.
Modern Tech Features
Advanced tech comes standard in the 2018 TLX, which has a 7-inch touchscreen and an 8-inch infotainment display. Integrate the system with your smartphone using standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, and you’ll be able to play music, podcasts, and even access some of your favorite phone apps right on your dashboard. A 4.2-inch driver information display keeps you in tune with important info about your vehicle’s performance.
The AcuraWatch suite of driver-assisting active safety technologies is also standard on the Acura TLX, and comes with:
- Forward Collision Warning
- Automatic Emergency Braking
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Road Departure Warning
- Lane Departure Warning
- Lane Keep Assist
2018 Acura TLX Specs
The vehicle comes standard with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 206 horsepower and is paired with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. For more power, upgrade to the 3.5-liter V6, which makes 290 horsepower and is paired with an even smoother 9-speed automatic transmission.
The base engine is EPA-estimated to achieve a fuel efficiency rating of 23 city/33 highway miles per gallon*. Front-wheel Precision All-Wheel Steer™ is standard, or upgrade to Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ for improved road grip and control. For the sportiest handling, opt for the A-Spec model.
Test Drive the 2018 Acura TLX
If this review of the 2018 TLX provided you with the info you needed to decide that the sedan might be the right choice for your lifestyle, it’s time to get behind the wheel. Contact Baierl Automotive to schedule a test drive of the car, so you can see how it performs for you. Soon, you’ll be traversing the streets of Pittsburg, Wexford, and Butler in comfort and style.
*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.