For 2018, the Acura TLX got a quite extensive refresh on its front end, making it almost look like a total redesign. This upgrade consisted of a new three-dimensional grille, brand-new fenders, and a modified hood. On V6 models, the rear end got a makeover too, which assisted better identify the 2 versions. Other than its tweaked look, the 2018 TLX received the most recent tech features. With all of these updates still fresh, we anticipate the 2019 TLX to arrive unchanged.
2019 Acura TLX Design
Aesthetically, we expect no changes when the 2019 TLX strikes display rooms. On the outdoors, it’ll likely continue with its new-for-2018 front end and grille inspired by the Acura Precision Concept, which removed the much-maligned Acura beak grille. Inside, the present car boasts a new two-screen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and an LCD driver’s meter.
If the carryover TLX does not please you, you might want to take a look at the 2019 ILX. There is an opportunity that Acura could redesign the ILX for 2019 and base it on the 10th-generation Civic. However, there are likewise rumors that the ILX will be terminated prior to the 2019 model year, so stay tuned for updates on this.
2019 Acura TLX Engine
Another area we anticipate no changes is to the TLX’s powertrain. We anticipate its base engine to stay the 2.4-liter four-cylinder with 206 horse power. The optional 3.5-liter V6 will likewise likely remain the exact same at 290 hp. An eight-speed dual-clutch transmission deals with moving duties on the four-pot model, while six-cylinder versions utilize a nine-speed automated. All-wheel drive is an alternative on V6 models.
2019 Acura TLX Safety
In terms of safety, the current TLX simply missed out on getting the IIHS’ second-highest ranking– Top Safety Pick– because of its “Acceptable” ranking in the small-overlap test. The IIHS needs a “Good” score to receive Top Safety Pick. Without any changes expected structurally, search for the 2019 TLX to roll in with the same rankings.
2019 Acura TLX Pricing & Release Date
While there is no main release date for the 2019 Acura TLX yet, we do prepare for seeing it in the summer season of 2018. Provided there are no big changes, we anticipate its cost range to stay close to the existing model’s series of $33,965 to $45,765 (destination costs consisted of). The essential competitors for the TLX consists of the INFINITI Q50, Lincoln MKZ, and the Audi A4.