The 2018 Acura TL is a passenger car from Japanese brand Acura. Acura TL 2018 model is a four-door sedan equipped with front or four-wheel drive. Acura/Hona TL replaced the Acura Vigo and is located above the Honda RSX and Acura TSX, and below the Acura RL. Some of the main rivals of the Acura TL are the Lexus GS, Infiniti M, Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Acura TL and Acura RL will be replaced in 2014 by the Acura TLX.
The Acura TL is classified as the second best-seller luxury sedan in the United States behind the BMW 3 Series, sales have increased by more than 50% since then. Acura TL sales were negatively affected by both recession and negative publicity as a result of styling issues in the latest generation. Four generations of the Acura TL were manufactured, with the final 4th-generation of Acura TL Premier in 2008 as a 2009 model and ending production in 2014 when replaced with the TSX by the TLX. In its last year, the TL was sold in Japan.
Acura TL Special Edition
Acura TL Special Edition is a version of the front-wheel-driven featuring distinctive 10-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels, a color-resistant cover lid, a Special Edition Award, a Keyless Access System with Keychain, 4 Body Color Selection, combined with an Ebony interior leather cover with contrast stitching, Sequential SportShift 6 speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifter system, 10-way adjustable power Managers seat, a 8-way adjustable power front passenger seat, power moonroof, 276-watt audio system with eight speakers, dual-zone dual-mode automatic climate control system with automatic humidity control. The vehicle was manufactured using domestic and worldwide purchased parts at Honda or America Mfg., Inc., in Marysville, Ohio.
2018 Acura TL Engine
2018 TL is offered with two gasoline engines. The base model has a 3.5-liter V6 and 280 hp at 6,200 RPM and front-wheel drive. The second engine is a 3.7-liter V6 and 305 HP at 6,300 RPM with four-wheel drive (SH-AWD). The current fourth generation of Acura TL is available in North America from September 2008. The TL is a front wheel or, optionally, a four-wheel drive with a nose motor. 280 horsepower or optional 305 horsepower six-cylinder V-shaped suction motor.
The 305 horsepower engine is powered by a four-wheel-drive system known as the SH-AWD, which transmits the torque not only from the front to the rear but also to the side. The four-wheel drive version also features Honda’s 6-speed manual gearbox. In 2012, 33,572 pieces were sold out of the car in the United States. This behind MDX was the second most popular Acura model in the country. Currently, the car is only available in North America and China. The Chinese version can be ordered with a front wheel drive.
2018 Acura TL Safety
The American Insurance Institute for Road Safety (IIHS) recognized the car as the safest in the Top Safety Pick category. It should be noted that, based on the results of the same tests, other Honda and 2018 Acura TL models also took the lead.