2020 Acura TLX

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$33,000

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2020 Acura TLX
2020 Acura TLX

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Advanced safety tech standard
  • Handling with all-wheel drive
  • Refined ride
  • Comfortable front seats
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto capabilities
  • Four-cylinder driving experience

The bad:

  • Interior not true luxury
  • V-6 model's push-button gear selector
  • Dynamics with V-6 and front-wheel drive
  • Two-screen multimedia system's usability

6 trims

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Notable features

  • New line-topping PMC Edition available
  • Five-seat mid-size premium sedan
  • Four-cylinder with eight-speed dual-clutch automatic
  • V-6 with nine-speed automatic available
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Rear-wheel steering available

2020 Acura TLX review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2020 Acura TLX?

The Acura TLX is a premium mid-size sedan that seats five. It’s powered by a standard 206-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that pairs with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission or an optional 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 that works with a nine-speed automatic. Front-wheel drive comes standard; all-wheel drive is optional on V-6 models. Competitors include the Toyota Avalon and Buick LaCrosse.

What’s New on the 2020 Acura TLX?

A new PMC Edition combines the features of the Advance Package with the look of the A-Spec line. It gets V-6 power and all-wheel drive, and it’s hand-built at Acura’s Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio.

What Features in the 2020 Acura TLX Are Most Important?

Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity and the AcuraWatch suite of advanced safety tech provide many bells and whistles in the base model. Premium options include a 360-degree camera system and a heated steering wheel.

Should I Buy the 2020 Acura TLX?

The TLX is well-equipped in base form, offering good value for the money, but the car’s interior falls short of other luxury offerings and the multimedia system can be confusing.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value for the money 4.8
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews

4.3

Maybe Not the best Car for Seniors. 2020 Acura TLX

Its easier to point out what I dont like. I spent the first day shutting off all the stinking horn beeps and light flashing when I walk up to it or away from it. The garage door opener button was so tiny and there are 3 , I had to put a orange mark on it, my other Honda I can push on the fuel door and it opens . I do not have to search for the release. When opening the trunk, the camera lense is in the center so I push on that all the time vs the correct button. I like to stop a car and listen to the end of the song on the radio or end of the conversation, with this car , I have to leave it running, the is no ACC from running. I miss a mechanical lever for the parking brake, I will never use this push button electric parking brake gizmo. Voice commands for directions was a flop, Tried it once, siad "airport" 20+ times. I just tell my $50 droid where I want to go and it works first time every time. What I like. nice rubber protection mats, storage below the trunk, personal pace cruise control, handsome leather interior, automatic braking.

5.0

It's been better then all other cars I use to own

I like cars that respond quickly when need to go faster to past other cars, and I like the luxurious car and the Acura is a luxurious car

4.7

I am a true Acura Fan

This car is reliable. has all the technology up to date. low maintenance and cheap to maintain. good gas mileage. good quality materials. good value for the money paid. lots of standard features that are not standards in other brands and come at a high cost

See all 32 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Acura
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Six model years and less than 80,000 odometer miles
Basic warranty terms
Precision Certified: 24 months or up to 100,000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
182-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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