According to the rumors, Acura prepare surprise for fans of sporty vehicles. New model 2016 Acura TLX will offer sporty variant under mark Type-S, as well as hybrid version. These assumptions are not baseless. PR team of Acura is emphasized this possibility, and it seems that now is the right time for its implementation. Possibility that under the hood of 2016 Acura TLX Type-S will be twin turbo V6 engine was aroused great interest. And will the dreams become reality, remains to be seen. All will be known in the second half of the 2015, when new model will be presented in all available versions.
2016 Acura TLX: Exterior, Interior
Overall, exterior will not be significantly changed, compared to the existing model. Refreshment is expected, in some of parts. 2016 Acura TLX will keep recognizable body line, but higher percentage of lighter materials in building will cause weight loss. It will have affect on better aerodynamic characteristics, less fuel consumption and better maneuvering. Front end will have larger grille and redesigned shape of lights. Rear end will characterize redesigned light-groups. Interior will be more spacious, able to accommodate up to five adult passengers. High quality materials in interior with a lot of tech option provide and safety comfortable drive.
2016 Acura TLX: Engine, MPG
Supposition is that line-up of engines will be expanded. basic model will have the same proven 2.4L 4-cylinder engine from Honda. This engine is capable to produce up to 206 hp and 182 lb-ft. Engine will be paired to the automatic transmission with eight divisions for speeds. The second one engine from Honda J family is a 3.5L V6 with great output parameters. This engine with direct-injection, marked as J35Y6, characterizes maximum of 290 hp (at 6,200 rpm) and 267 lb-ft (at 4,500 rpm). 2016 Acura TLX Type-S will have this engine paired to the 9-speed automatic gearbox. EPA has estimated current model with basic engine with 21/34/25 mpg in the city/highway/combined driving. Front-wheel drive is standard, while SH-AWD is optional choice.
2016 Acura TLX: Price
BMW 3 sedan 320i, Cadillac ATS and Audi A4 will be main competitive models for new 2016 Acura TLX. Wide range of choice engines, equipment and gearboxes provides more option for creation own new model. Expectation is that price will be in the same range as for the current TLX models. In regard to this fact, price will be in range which goes from $ 31,000 to $ 45,000 for the best equipped model.