The 2016 Acura TLX is a mid-sized luxury sedan, made of Acura, the luxury division of Honda vehicles since 2014. The 2016 Acura TLX offered in three trim levels: 2016 Acura TLX Base, 2016 Acura TLX Technology and 2016 Acura TLX Advance. The 2016 Acura TLXTechnology and advance are essentially optional packages that are available on both front and all-wheel drive models TLX.
2016 Acura TLX Design
The Acura TLX was first introduced as “Acura TLX Prototype”, an Acura sedan in Los Angeles design studio, replacing the TL and TSX sedans. The Acura TLX production version was unveiled in April 2014, at the international auto show in New York. Sales began in August, the TLX entered production in July in Marysville, Ohio, United States.
2016 Acura TLX Engine
For 2016 Acura TLX, Two drive variants are available, a DOHC i-VTEC 2.4-liter four-cylinder direct injection with dual-clutch transmission and all-wheel steering precision (P-AWS) combined. Honda developed dual-clutch transmission is the first to use a torque converter, it is done to reduce shock transmission shift absorb NVH. The engine is 206 hp with an estimated EPA fuel economy of 24/35/28 mpg (city / highway / combined) compared to 22/31/26 evaluated by the previous TSX. Honda appreciates 1.5 seconds faster 0-60 mph is 4-cylinder TLX to $ 31.890 or $ 360 more than the beginning on the TSX retirement. Both the 4-cylinder and 4-cylinder TSX Automatic TLX equally difficult.
A 3.5-liter direct-injection V-6 SOHC VTEC with cylinder deactivation (VCM) is the first time Honda using a 9-speed automatic transmission (ZF come), its either P-AWS or four wheel drive (connected SH-AWD). The SH-AWD system uses hydraulic clutches found significantly reduced instead of electromagnetic clutch packs on the previous TL, weight, size and cost. The engine is rated at 290 horsepower and FWD models provide 21/34/25 mpg, while AWD models evaluating 21/31/25 mpg. The V6-TLX starts $36.115 or $ 810 less than the outgoing TL SH-AWD models come standard with the “technology package” costs with $1.860 less than the previous TL SH-AWD with the “technology package” , 2016 Acura TLX TLX model is configured with the V6 engine to lose nearly 150 pounds compared to the TL FWD and about 225 pounds compared to the TL SH-AWD. The Acura TLX SH-AWD model is no longer available high performance summer tires and tire not less sticky all seasons.
The 2016 Acura TLX come with standard LED headlights, LED indicators also yellow in the outer mirrors and rear LED brake lights is installed. Total length with respect to the previous TL was reduced from 3.8″, while wheelbase of retains same length. As with the generation Accord 9. The 2016 Acura TLXloses the double wishbone front suspension of the TSX and TL replaced by a box. To significantly reduce interior noise, triple door seals and additional soundproofing are used.
2016 Acura TLX Motorsport
A TLX-GT, a racing version of the 2016 Acura TLX SH-AWD with a twin-turbo version of the direct-injection V6 engine in the production TLX SH-AWD sedan was found also developed the Group Acura Motorsports Honda Performance Development. This has a modified frame and aerodynamic performance parts for the Pirelli World Challenge competition allowed. The TLX-GT was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show 2014. He entered the GT class in the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge.