What Are the 2018 Acura TLX Performance Specs?

Available in 4-cylinder and V6 configurations, the critically acclaimed 2018 Acura TLX delivers these performance figures:

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder Engine
  • Horsepower: 206 hp
  • Torque: 182 lb-ft
  • Transmission: 8-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission
  • 3.5L V6 Engine
  • Horsepower: 290 hp
  • Torque: 267 lb-ft
  • Transmission: 9-Speed Automatic Transmission

Curious about other advantages the Acura TLX has relative to the competition? Read more here.

High-Powered Acura TLX Performance Features

Precision All-Wheel Steering (P-AWS)

P-AWS allows the rear wheels to move 1.8 degrees, coordinating with the front wheels. This Acura-specific feature improves control around Highlands Ranch streets.

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD)

Available with the V6 TLX, SH-AWD improves handling and control on wet or dry roads. If you commute during Aurora.

8-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission

A dual-clutch transmission is included standard with the 4-cylinder TLX model, and it promises fast shifting and enhanced fuel economy numbers.

Paddle Shifters

All TLX models include sequential SportShift steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters for a manual shifting experience with the convenience of an automatic transmission.

Why Buy a High Performance Acura TLX?

The Acura Integrated Dynamics System provides precise control over many elements of the TLX. See how the different modes affect performance:

  • Econ – Stronger fuel economy and smooth steering
  • Normal – Enhanced throttle response
  • Sport – Firmer steering with a more aggressive throttle
  • Sport+ – Higher RPM shifting and full manual paddle shifters

On top of that, all TLX models include a 4-wheel independent suspension system that evens out bumpy roads in the Highlands Ranch . The TLX is also offers these EPA estimated fuel economy numbers:

  • 4-Cylinder Engine with Front-Wheel Drive and 8-Speed DCT
    • City: 23 mpg
    • Highway: 33 mpg
    • Combined: 27 mpg*
  • V6 Engine with Front-Wheel Drive and 9-Speed Automatic Transmission
    • City: 20 mpg
    • Highway: 32 mpg
    • Combined: 24 mpg*
  • V6 Engine with SH-AWD and 9-Speed Automatic Transmission
    • City: 21 mpg
    • Highway: 30 mpg
    • Combined: 24 mpg*
2018 Acura TLX

To experience Acura TLX performance for yourself, visit Courtesy Acura in Littleton, CO. Feel free to explore our new TLX selection online before you stop by. Contact us if you have any questions before you schedule a test drive today. While you’re here, be sure to check out our blog on affordable Acura luxury vehicles, as well as our comparison between the Acura TLX and the Lexus ES 350.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.

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