For 2018, the Acura TLX got a quite extensive 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 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 appearance, the 2018 TLX received the current tech features. With all of these updates still fresh, we anticipate the 2019 TLX to arrive unchanged.
2019 Acura TLX Design
Aesthetically, we anticipate no changes when the 2019 TLX strikes showrooms. On the outside, 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 driver’s meter.
If the carryover TLX doesn’t satisfy you, you might wish to take a look at the 2019 ILX. There is a possibility that Acura could redesign the ILX for 2019 and base it on the 10th-generation Civic. However, there are also reports that the ILX will be terminated before the 2019 model year, so remain tuned for updates on this.
2019 Acura TLX Engine
Another location we expect 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 very same at 290 hp. An eight-speed dual-clutch transmission handles moving tasks on the four-pot model, while six-cylinder versions utilize a nine-speed automated. All-wheel drive is a choice on V6 models.
2019 Acura TLX Safety
In regards to security, the existing TLX just missed getting the IIHS’ second-highest score– Top Safety Pick– due to the fact that of its “Acceptable” score in the small-overlap test. The IIHS requires a “Good” score to receive Top Safety Pick. Without any changes anticipated structurally, search for the 2019 TLX to coming in with the very same ratings.
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 summer season of 2018. Provided there are no big changes, we expect its price range to remain near the existing model’s series of $33,965 to $45,765 (destination charges included). The key competition for the TLX includes the INFINITI Q50, Lincoln MKZ, and the Audi A4.