2015 Acura TLX 3.5L SH-AWD Review

The new 2015 Acura TLX entered the heated up sedan wars against other four door competitors.

The TLX has a noble job in 2015 and has to replace two cars in the actual Acura lineup, the TSX and TL respectfully. TLX has it’s special place between the compact ILX and the flagship RLX, but the single thing that separates the the new model is that it comes with a lot of new technology and a luxury design as you can see from the pictures of Acura TLX this vehicle will surely shine on the top.


The features and options on the 2015 Acura TLX 3.5L SH-AWD are all about safety technology. There is also an option to get the Tech Package that has some interesting perks just for your pleasure. It includes perforated Milano premium leather trim, GPS-Linked climate control, AcuraLink connectivity, Color multi-information display with Turn-by-Turn Guidance, 10-Speaker Acura/ELS Studio Premium Audio with HD Radio and Navigation with 3D View, Real-Time Traffic and Traffic Rerouting.

On the Acura TLX first drive we had the chance to experience the Advance Package features on the other hand includes Road Departure Mitigation System, Collision Mitigating Braking System (CMBS) with Head-Up Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, front and rear Parking Sensors, Auto-Dimming Side Mirrors, Front Seat Belt w-Pretensioner System, Remote Engine Start with Vehicle Feedback and LED fog and puddle lamps.

TLX 3.5L SH-AWD ($44,700) also gets Super Handling All-Wheel Drive with the Technology Package.


The interior of the TLX is a real eye candy when you first set eyes on it, the cabin and it has a nice mixture of luxury and a sporty feel.

The finest Honda subsidiary took good care of the cabin which is roomy enough for a comfortable voyage. The leather seats also add class to the overall look of the gorgeous TLX.

The 2015 Acura TLX 3.5L SH-AWD is an excellent vehicle at an affordable price! It includes heated seats, power moonroof, rain sensing wipers, and much more. Smooth gearshifts are achieved thanks to the 3.5 liter 6 cylinder engine, providing a spirited, yet composed ride and drive. The high-tech dual-screen electronics interface in the Acura TLX leaves much to be desired.

Acura splits the difference under the hood as well. The engines are essentially the same as those in the TSX, though Acura insists they’re almost all-new despite retaining the same displacements and nearly the same outputs.

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The engine specs and fuel mileage of the TLX are a balance of several driving modes that make the journey very nice.

It comes with the 3.5-liter V6 that produces 290 acura TLX horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. The direct-injected aluminum V6 uses Variable Cylinder Management (VCM), which deactivates three of its six cylinders for improved fuel efficiency when lightly loaded.

When teamed with SH-AWD, it also has a fuel-saving idle-stop feature. TLX V6 gets an EPA estimated 21/31 city/highway fuel mileage. The 3.5-liter powerplant comes mated to a new 9-speed automatic transmission.

Acura’s Integrated Dynamics System (IDS) offers Eco, Normal, Sport, and Sport+ settings, which tailor the electric power steering, throttle response, shift points, and Acura’s PAWS all-wheel-steering system.

The standard 2015 Acura TLX 3.5L SH-AWD lists at $41,450, plus an $895 delivery fee, and the total price of 2015 Acura TLX $42,345 including all of the tech-perks seems well of a bargain.

The front-drive base model TLX with a 2.4-liter I4 engine that creates 206 horsepower starts at $31,915. A TLX version with a 3.5-liter V6 comes for a starting price to $36,140. The finest TLX with SH-AWD plus the Advance package lists at $45,620.


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