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Key specs of the base trim
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- 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
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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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