For 2018, the Acura TLX got a pretty detailed refresh on its front end, making it practically look like a total redesign. This upgrade included a new three-dimensional grille, brand-new fenders, and a revised hood. On V6 models, the rear end got a new look too, which assisted much better differentiate the 2 versions. Other than its tweaked look, the 2018 TLX received the most recent tech features. With all of these updates still fresh, we anticipate the 2019 TLX to show up unchanged.
2019 Acura TLX Design
Aesthetically, we anticipate no changes when the 2019 TLX hits display rooms. On the outside, it’ll likely continue with its new-for-2018 front end and grille motivated by the Acura Precision Concept, which eliminated the much-maligned Acura beak grille. Inside, the current car boasts a new two-screen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and an LCD chauffeur’s meter.
If the carryover TLX doesn’t please you, you may want to have a look at the 2019 ILX. There is a possibility that Acura might redesign the ILX for 2019 and base it on the 10th-generation Civic. However, there are likewise reports that the ILX will be ceased before the 2019 model year, so remain tuned for updates on this.
2019 Acura TLX Engine
Another location we anticipate no changes is to the TLX’s powertrain. We expect its base engine to remain the 2.4-liter four-cylinder with 206 horsepower. The optional 3.5-liter V6 will likewise likely remain the very same at 290 hp. An eight-speed dual-clutch transmission handles shifting tasks on the four-pot model, while six-cylinder versions utilize a nine-speed automatic. All-wheel drive is an alternative on V6 models.
2019 Acura TLX Safety
In regards to safety, the present TLX just missed out on getting the IIHS’ second-highest ranking– Top Safety Pick– since of its “Acceptable” score in the small-overlap test. The IIHS requires a “Good” rating to receive Top Safety Pick. With no changes anticipated structurally, search for the 2019 TLX to coming in with the same ratings.
2019 Acura TLX Pricing & Release Date
While there is no official release date for the 2019 Acura TLX yet, we do expect seeing it in the summertime of 2018. Provided there are no huge changes, we expect its rate variety to remain near the current model’s range of $33,965 to $45,765 (location fees consisted of). The essential competitors for the TLX consists of the INFINITI Q50, Lincoln MKZ, and the Audi A4.