of the 2016 Acura TLX. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Four-cylinder driving experience
- Handling with all-wheel drive
- Refined ride quality
- Backseat space
- LED headlights standard
- Advanced safety features available
- Dynamics with V-6 and front-wheel drive
- Drab interior styling
- V-6 model's push-button gear selector
- Midsize luxury sedan
- Four-cylinder with eight-speed dual-clutch automatic
- V-6 with nine-speed automatic
- Front- or all-wheel drive
What Is the 2016 Acura TLX?
The 2016 Acura TLX is a mid-size sedan with seating for five. It competes with the BMW 3 Series, Cadillac ATS, Lincoln MKZ, Lexus ES 350 and Volvo S60. Trim levels include the TLX Base, V6, Tech, V6 Tech and V6 Advance. All trims have standard front-wheel drive, while the V6 Tech and V6 Advance are available with AWD.
What's New on the 2016 Acura TLX?
There are no significant changes to the Acura TLX for 2016.
How does the 2016 Acura TLX compare to other mid-size sedans?
The 2016 Acura TLX offers a more refined ride than the TL and TSX models it replaces. It's priced far below some of its competitors from Infiniti, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. It has plenty of high-tech features, but its cabin isn't quite as luxurious as its rivals.
What Features in the 2016 Acura TLX Are Most Important?
The Acura TLX is powered by a 206-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. A 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 is available, paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission.
Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, front-wheel drive, LED headlights, keyless entry with push-button start, a power moonroof and a backup camera. As is required on all new vehicles, the TLX is also equipped with front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system.
Available features include all-wheel drive, adaptive cruise control, a navigation system, leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and lane-keeping assist.
Should I Buy the 2016 Acura TLX?
The Acura TLX is a good option for shoppers who value affordability, handling, ride quality and advanced safety features. It also provides plenty of space for passengers in the backseat. However, its interior styling is a little drab compared with some of its competitors.
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Reliable and drive smooth
The car meets all my expectations,definitely a safe and beautiul car..i only owned it for 2 days but i like it already...wish the dealership would stand behind his products.. Read full review
Saved my life
Enjoyed the car and would still be driving it but I was in a really bad crash. It took multiple impacts and my wife and myself walked away. It was totaled. Read full review
The 2016 Acura TLX currently has 0 recalls
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24-hour roadside assistance, trip-interruption services, trip-planning services, emergency fuel delivery, emergency lockout service and Acura Concierge Service
7 years / 100,000 miles1-year/12,000-mile non-powertrain warranty begins after expiration of original warranty (4 years/50,000 miles) or on date sold as certified (no deductible); 7-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty begins from the original in-service date (no deductible)
Under 6 years / 80,000 milesVehicles receive a 182 point inspection and reconditioning.