The Acura TLX was used to replace the TSX and the TL model in the year 2016, but the premiere auto manufacturer didn’t just stop with changing the name. You can easily describe it as a combination of the best features of both models, and a whole lot more. With the debut of the next gen model looking every bit of the concept it was intended to be, all eyes are patiently waiting for more on the upcoming 2017 Acura TLX.
We expect nothing but total improvement with the 2017 TLX as we’re received plenty of information to show us huge innovations are on the way. Reliable sources have come to hint the fact that the engineers have tried to make it up to consumers for the disappointments which were witnessed in the 2016 model while introducing something truly amazing. It is said the interior will be getting a much needed makeover, exterior will receive some much needed appeal, and under the hood will see some serious performance upgrades.
In the following 2017 Acura TLX review we take a first-look at the new interior, exterior, engine specs, release date, and price.
2017 Acura TLX Review – Interior, Exterior, and Engine Specs
The 2017 Acura TLX will be a high-end mid-size sedan that will incorporate all of the top features that have become the trademark of one of the most revered auto manufacturers. Despite what’s being packed in, the budget friendly price tag is expected to bring in a wide array of consumers. It has tried to encompass all the basic features of the Acura with more on the way for the interior, exterior, and specs of the engine which will include a 4-cylinder and v6 with both AWD and FWD.
There will be plenty of options for the consumers to go for. The consumers will be the ones to decide and go for whatever they want. These include Jewel Eye LEAD lights, Acura link, and the Super handling All-Wheel-Drive.
No doubt, the 2017 TLX has got all those features which anybody would expect from an Acura. There will be so much improvements when compared with the 2016 model. The 2017 will be able to combine both the features of TSX and TL. For this reason, the passengers will be guaranteed of maximum luxury and comfort. One of the biggest rumors is the idea of an Type-S variant which will offer superior performance, handling, and precision.
The interior has been slightly redesigned so as to do away with the boring interior which the 2016 model had. Other features will include tire pressure monitoring, backup camera, stability assist, Precision All-wheel steer, Siri Eyes Free, Bluetooth, Keyless entry, USB and iPod control and a very quiet ride, free from the noise from the outside environment.
The 2017 Acura TLX engine will be offered in two variants including a 2.4 and 3.5 liter option, and 9 speed automatic transmission standard. The two engines will both be good when it comes to conserving gas which will come in as an estimated 21-24 MPG/city and 31-35 MPG/highway.
2017 Acura TLX Review – Release Date and Price
With two trim packages to choose from, the 2017 Acura TLX price will be highly dependent on the trim you choose. The base model with a 2.4 liter engine will set you back around $32,000 US dollars while the Advanced Trim will cost you around $37,000. The 3.5 liter v6 will be costing somewhere between $36,000 and $46,000. The release date is expected to be announced during the summer of 2016, but with any luck we should see the first arriving models before the end of the year.
For the complete look at the features, specs, and complete price details for each model, be sure to check out our complete 2018 Acura TLX review.