For 2018, the Acura TLX got a quite thorough refresh on its front end, making it practically appear like a total redesign. This upgrade consisted of a new three-dimensional grille, new fenders, and a modified hood. On V6 models, the rear end got a new appearance too, which assisted much better differentiate the 2 versions. Aside from its tweaked look, the 2018 TLX got the most recent tech features. With all these updates still fresh, we anticipate the 2019 TLX to get here the same.
Aesthetically, we anticipate no changes when the 2019 TLX strikes display rooms. On the outdoors, it’ll likely continue with its new-for-2018 front end and grille motivated by the Acura Precision Concept, which got rid of the much-maligned Acura beak grille. Inside, the existing car boasts a new two-screen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and an LCD motorist’s meter.
If the carryover TLX does not please you, you might wish to have a look at the 2019 ILX. There is an opportunity that Acura might upgrade the ILX for 2019 and base it on the 10th-generation Civic. However, there are likewise reports that the ILX will be ceased prior to the 2019 model year, so remain tuned for updates on this.
Another location we anticipate no changes is to the TLX’s powertrain. We anticipate its base engine to stay the 2.4-liter four-cylinder with 206 horse power. The optional 3.5-liter V6 will likewise likely stay the exact same at 290 hp. An eight-speed dual-clutch transmission manages moving responsibilities on the four-pot model, while six-cylinder versions utilize a nine-speed automated. All-wheel drive is a choice on V6 models.
In regards to security, the existing TLX simply missed out on getting the IIHS’ second-highest score– Top Safety Pick– since of its “Acceptable” score in the small-overlap test. The IIHS needs a “Good” ranking to get approved for Top Safety Pick. Without any changes anticipated structurally, search for the 2019 TLX to coming in with the exact same scores.
While there is no main release date for the 2019 Acura TLX yet, we do prepare for seeing it in the summer season of 2018. Offered there are no huge changes, we anticipate its cost range to stay near to the present model’s variety of $33,965 to $45,765 (location costs consisted of). The crucial competitors for the TLX consists of the INFINITI Q50, Lincoln MKZ, and the Audi A4.