Performance

TLX Powertrains

TLX Powertrains

The 2021 TLX houses a direct injected 272 horsepower VTEC® turbocharged engine that delivers torque down low and through the entire rev range. It’s paired with a 10-speed transmission for quicker acceleration, sharper throttle response, and seamless gear changes.

Suspension

Suspension

When it comes to handling, the 2021 TLX makes no compromises. The new double-wishbone front suspension and available Adaptive Damper System deliver precision handling and powerful cornering grip over almost any road surface.

Chassis

Chassis

The all-new Acura chassis is mated to an equally advanced new body structure, making the 2021 TLX the most rigid Acura sedan ever. Engineered with lightweight materials, the ultra-rigid structure gives the TLX the handling characteristics of a true sports sedan.

Brakes

Brakes

Superior performance needs superior stopping power. The highly sophisticated electro-servo brake system derived directly from the NSX supercar is incorporated in the new TLX for precision braking through corners.

Comfort

Comfort

Get into the sweet spot for those daily drives and long cruises. The available softer dampers and reduced engine noise make comfort mode a smooth ride with exceptional handling and satisfying efficiency.

Normal

Normal

Take charge of your direct, sport-tuned ride with a firm steering feel and a heightened drive-by-wire throttle response.

Sport

Sport

Unleash the full power of the TLX in sport mode. Take complete control in manual mode with paddle shifters and experience a more assertive shifting algorithm.

Individual

Individual

Customize up to five vehicle performance settings to dial in shifting, throttle response, available damper settings, and available ambient interior lighting to your precise specifications.

Exterior

Sculpted Design

Sculpted Design

The all-new TLX commands attention. A long, sculpted hood, wider body, and a lower, athletic stance give the TLX an unmistakable road presence. The available rear spoiler and exposed dual exhaust finishers only heighten its performative character.

Shown: Advance Package in Phantom Violet Pearl.

Jewel Eye® LED Headlights

Jewel Eye® LED Headlights

The dynamic TLX exterior comes to life with Jewel Eye® LED headlights that maintain a bright, jewel-like appearance. They cast a wide, bright white beam that mimics natural sunlight for impressive down-road visibility.

Standard on all packages. Shown: A-Spec Package in Platinum White Pearl.

A-Spec® Styling

A-Spec® Styling

The A-Spec celebrates performance with design detail that levels up your drive. The enhanced sport seats with black Ultrasuede®-trim, piano black spoiler, flat-bottom sport steering wheel, and LED fog lights give the A-Spec a more aggressive edge.

Standard on A-Spec Package. Shown: A-Spec Package in Platinum White Pearl.

Premium Paint Technology

Premium Paint Technology

Complete your TLX with a premium paint finish in Performance Red Pearl, Majestic Black Pearl, Phantom Violet Pearl, Platinum White Pearl, or the A-Spec® exclusive Apex Blue Pearl. This durable pigment is applied in a series of tinted clear coats for brilliant chromatic color that has a deep, rich finish.

Shown: Advance Package in Performance Red Pearl with Acura Genuine Accessories. Premium Paint available on all models for an additional $500.

TLX Wheels

TLX Wheels

Each TLX is equipped with an exclusive wheel design that amplifies the spirit of this sport sedan. For a personalized edge, enhance your TLX with Acura Genuine Accessory wheels.

Interior & Comfort

Precision Craftsmanship

Precision Craftsmanship

Immerse yourself in precision craftmanship. The TLX is refined with high-grade materials like leather, available real wood trim, and metal accents. A wrap-around cockpit puts the driver at the center of our performance-forward design.

Shown: A-Spec Package with Red interior.

Performance Design

Performance Design

Inspired by the Acura Precision Cockpit Concept, the TLX holds driver experience above all else. The centrally placed Dynamic Mode dial, paddle shifters, available sport pedals, and available flat-bottom steering wheel enhance the already aggressive supercar-inspired character of the cabin.

Shown: Advance Package with Ebony interior.

Leather-trimmed Interior

Leather-Trimmed Interior

Premium Full-Grain Milano leather trim provides an ultra-refined feel that befits a high-end sport sedan. The ergonomic sport seats are well-bolstered for both comfort and support and are available with Ultrasuede®-trim for a performance look you can feel.

Standard on Technology, A-Spec, Advance Packages. Ultrasuede standard on A-Spec Package. Shown: A-Spec Package with Red interior.

Authentic Materials

Authentic Materials

Designed to exceed the desires of today’s premium sport sedan enthusiasts, the TLX is loaded with authentic, high-grade materials. Real aluminum accents, available open-pore wood, and available full-grain Milano leather surround you in driver-focused craftmanship.

Shown: Advance Package with Parchment interior.

Ambient Lighting

Ambient Lighting

Heighten the feel of any drive with Iconic DriveTM Ambient Cabin Lighting. Controlled from the easy-to-reach touchpad, you can create the perfect ambience with 24 modes inspired by famous performance driving destinations and tracks from around the world such as the Pacific Coast and Suzuka Circuit.

Standard on Technology, A-Spec, Advance Packages. Shown: A-Spec Package with Ebony interior.

Audio & Connectivity

Apple CarPlay® Integration

Apple CarPlay® Integration

Every TLX comes with Apple CarPlay® integration, so you have access to your phone right on your vehicle's center display with the True Touchpad Interface™. Send and receive messages, listen to music, and get directions by voice via Siri with your compatible iPhone®.

Standard on all packages. Shown: TLX with Ebony interior.

Android Auto™ Integration

Android Auto™ Integration

Connect your compatible Android phone to your TLX so you can use Android™ apps for music, texting, and navigation. Appearing seamlessly on the upper 10.2-inch full HD center display, Android Auto™ is easily controlled with the True Touchpad Interface™.

Standard on all packages. Shown: TLX with Ebony interior. Google, Google Play and Android Auto are trademarks of Google LLC.

 Acura/ELS STUDIO 3D®

Acura/ELS Studio 3D®

Your TLX plays host to an audiophile’s paradise. The available critically acclaimed ELS Studio 3D® Premium Audio System delivers beautiful, music studio level sound quality from a new 17-speaker surround system, including 4 ultra-slim Highline™ overhead speakers.

Standard on A-Spec and Advance Packages. Shown: Advance Package with Ebony interior.

True Touchpad Interface™

True Touchpad Interface™

This ergonomic touchpad uses absolute positioning to let you easily control the 10.2-inch HD display. Every spot on the touchpad corresponds to a specific spot on the screen, to help you stay focused on the road.

Standard on all packages. Shown: Advance Package with Ebony interior.

Wi-Fi Hotspot

Wi-Fi Hotspot

Your TLX can be a Wi-Fi Hotspot for up to seven devices at once for streaming, browsing and staying connected.

Standard on all models. Shown: Advance Package with Espresso interior.

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging

Enjoy the convenience of available QI-compatible wireless charging to keep your smartphone charged up.

Standard on A-Spec, Advance Packages. Shown: Advance Package with Espresso interior.

Safety Technology

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)

CMBS™ helps alert drivers when a potential frontal impact is detected and can even apply the brakes to help avoid or reduce the collision impact.

Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)

Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)

RDM alerts the driver to an unintentional departure from a detected lane or roadway. The feature is able to apply steering torque and braking to help keep the vehicle on the roadway.

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow

ACC helps reduce driver fatigue by maintaining a set speed and distance from the vehicle detected ahead. The low-speed feature will bring the vehicle to a complete stop if the detected vehicle slows to a stop.

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

LKAS applies steering assistance at higher speeds, helping to keep your Acura centered in the detected lane.

Pedestrian Detection

Pedestrian Detection

The Pedestrian Detection system is part of CMBS and is used to help detect pedestrians and alerts the driver with audio and visual warnings. It may apply the brakes if needed to help avoid a collision.

Traffic Sign Recognition

Traffic Sign Recognition

Traffic Sign Recognition detects speed limit signs and displays that information on your dash and the available head-up display.

Traffic Jam Assist

Traffic Jam Assist

Traffic Jam Assist can aid with steering at low speeds and will bring your vehicle to a complete stop then resume travelling again with the traffic ahead.

Blind Spot Information System

Blind Spot Information System

This available feature monitors the rear and sides of your TLX to help you detect vehicles in the alert zone of adjacent lanes.

Standard on Technology, A-Spec, Advance Packages.

Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

This feature helps to detect vehicles approaching from either side when the TLX is in reverse.

Standard on Technology, A-Spec, Advance Packages.

Surround-View Camera

Surround-View Camera

The TLX gives you a 360 view of the space immediately around the car through the navigation display. Guidelines appear in your rear camera view to help you get in and out of tight spots.

Standard on Advance Package.

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