For 2018, the Acura TLX received a pretty detailed refresh on its front end, making it nearly look like a total redesign. This update included a new three-dimensional grille, new fenders, and a modified hood. On V6 models, the rear end got a makeover too, which helped much better identify the 2 versions. Other than its tweaked look, the 2018 TLX received the current tech features. With all of these updates still fresh, we anticipate the 2019 TLX to get here unchanged.
2019 Acura TLX Design
Aesthetically, we anticipate no changes when the 2019 TLX hits showrooms. On the outside, it’ll likely continue with its new-for-2018 front end and grille inspired by the Acura Precision Concept, which got rid of the much-maligned Acura beak grille. Inside, the current car boasts a brand-new two-screen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and an LCD driver’s meter.
If the carryover TLX does not please you, you might want to take a look at the 2019 ILX. There is an opportunity that Acura could revamp the ILX for 2019 and base it on the 10th-generation Civic. However, there are likewise rumors that the ILX will be terminated prior to the 2019 model year, so stay tuned for updates on this.
2019 Acura TLX Engine
Another area 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 stay the same at 290 hp. An eight-speed dual-clutch transmission deals with moving duties on the four-pot model, while six-cylinder versions utilize a nine-speed automatic. All-wheel drive is a choice on V6 models.
2019 Acura TLX Safety
In regards to security, the present TLX simply missed getting the IIHS’ second-highest rating– Top Safety Pick– due to the fact that of its “Acceptable” rating in the small-overlap test. The IIHS needs a “Good” score to receive Top Safety Pick. With no changes expected structurally, look for the 2019 TLX to coming in with the very same scores.
2019 Acura TLX Pricing & Release Date
While there is no main release date for the 2019 Acura TLX yet, we do expect seeing it in the summertime of 2018. Given there are no huge changes, we expect its rate variety to stay near to the current model’s range of $33,965 to $45,765 (location charges consisted of). The essential competition for the TLX consists of the INFINITI Q50, Lincoln MKZ, and the Audi A4.