2018 Acura TLX Type S Release Date

Tuesday, January 24th 2017. | Acura

Right after the presentation of Acura Precision Concept at 2016 Detroit Auto Show, all the future-plan frameworks of Acura models are unveiled, including the MDX version. However, becoming the first generation of Precision, this model in fact could not meet up all the public expectations. Leaving the past failure, the manufacturer is now ready to launch another generation of Precision under the badge of TLX. The forthcoming TLX could be sent out among the 2018 auto lineup by that means there should be modern changes and improvements offered. Suggested from the latest renderings, the 2018 Acura TLX will carry up the front pentagonal grille, more spacious, new additional components and also tweaked performance.

2018 Acura TLX Type S


Frankly speaking, the intact outlook of TLX is not yet shown for details. Under the camouflage, some auto parts are kept hidden. One obvious change on the TLX exterior is the new pentagonal grille. Having this shape has successfully made the sports front view that has been actually long awaited along the Acura sedan. In addition, the sleek headlamps are still highlighted within their identical angular forms. We might no longer see the silver window as found in the current TLX. Getting into the back part, not many changes are noticed. The huge lip at the top of the trunk is still maintained. It is definitely exciting to put an eye on the new interior of 2018 Acura TLX. As captured, the car interior will look so stunning with the supporting sophisticated installments inside. The car seats should be comfortable for the customers as these are covered with the high-end upholstery materials with the some setting arrangements.


The cabin is designed in more aesthetic way giving a more elegant situation. In terms of additional components on the infotainment and entertainment systems, we are all certain the automaker will equip the car with the advanced technological packages based on the Honda best offers even though no confirmation yet. The basic feature will include the touch screen display that supports all the connectivity features. Safety standards including the lane departure warning, blind spot warning, lane keeping assist and also the parking sensors are some of the security installments.


The power sources for the TLX will be embodied within two different engine configurations. The power version of a 2.4 liter V6 with the total output of 206 horsepower and 182 pound feet of torque might be the first option. Another version of a 3.5 liter V6 is also possible. This engine could expectedly generate the output of around 290 HP and 267 lb-ft of torque. As for the transmission, these two powertrains will be configured among an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic and a 9-speed setup respectively. The fuel economy of the 2018 Acura TLX lies on the average reach at 22 MPG in the city and 30 MPG on the highway, 26 MPG incorporated.

Release Date and Price

The possible time for the car premiere in the market place is anticipated in the fall of 2017 or even at the early of 2018. To beat its main competitors such as the new Lexus ES, Volvo S60 and Buick La Crosse, the company might value the 2018 Acura TLX with the starting price at $33,000 up to $45,000, based on recent estimations.

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