2016 Acura TLX Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$18,907 - $26,862
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24 City / 35 HWY
Horsepower
206-290
Seats
5
Color:  Bellanova White Pearl
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$18,907 - $26,862
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
24 City / 35 HWY
Horsepower
206-290
Seats
5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.4 Overall Score
Performance 4.0 Comfort 4.3 Styling 4.1 Value 4.5

Editor's Overview

Attractively stylish, impeccably and thoughtfully detailed, loaded with useful technology, beautifully finished, the exquisite 2016 Acura TLX will be wonderful for buyers but perhaps not so amusing for the competition. Available with either of two distinct powertrains and with front- or all-wheel drive, the TLX is a formidable new entrant among midsize premium-luxury sports sedans.

Acura TLX Models & Trims

Base $18,907 - $22,360
Horsepower: 206 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7.5, 19 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Tech $18,907 - $22,360
Horsepower: 206 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7.5, 19 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
V6 $23,097 - $26,862
Horsepower: 290 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5, 19 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
V6 Tech $23,097 - $26,862
Horsepower: 290 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5, 19 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
V6 Advance $23,097 - $26,862
Horsepower: 290 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: 5
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5, 19 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.67

33 Reviews

5 star 67% 4 star 33% 3 star 0% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Very specific the honest god like truth.

My Acura tlx is a very durable car. The only issues I had was with my seat belt (passenger) it stopped working due to a mechanical issue other that it drives smooth just like a Cadillac. The heat and ac works perfect. As long you get your oil changes done every 3, 000 miles there shouldn't be any problems.

- Kevin B

Little maintenance on Acura cars.

The car has required very little maintenance. It automatically tells us when it needs service. We change the oil regularly and this helps a lot. Also we only use high premium gas. Our mechanic told us as long as we do these things we should be driving this car for a long time.

- Howard S

The Acura tlx is a classic, attractive, high-quality vehicle.

I love the way Acura’s drive. They are made well and are reliable, as well as spacious and comfy. Also attractive looking. They are affordable but great quality. Heated seats and automatic controls. Touch screen for radio and settings. It is a great car.

- Sandra M

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$18,907 - $22,360
$18,907 - $22,360

Horsepower

Horsepower
206 (hp)
206 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L DOHC 16
2.4L DOHC 16
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Standard
Standard

Alarm

Alarm
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Standard
Standard

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Standard

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.6 (in.)
42.6 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 (in.)
37.2 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.5 (in.)
34.5 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 (in.)
36.7 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.2 (cu. ft.)
13.2 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Standard
Standard

AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Standard
Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Standard

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Premium Synthetic
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Standard
Standard

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Standard
Standard

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available
Standard

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
50R18
50R18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.3 (in.)
109.3 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.2 (ft.)
39.2 (ft.)

Length

Length
190.3 (in.)
190.3 (in.)

Width

Width
73 (in.)
73 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3483 (.lbs)
3492 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
206 (hp)
206 (hp)

Torque

Torque
182 (ft. lbs.)
182 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.2 (gal.)
17.2 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
30 (mpg)
30 (mpg)

City

City
24 (mpg)
24 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
35 (mpg)
35 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Standard
Standard

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
Standard
Standard

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall
  • Front
  • Side
  • Rollover
*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front
  • Side
  • Roof Strength
  • Driver-side Overlap Front
*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall
  • Mechanical
  • Powertrain Quality
  • Body & Interior Design
  • ‌Features
*JD Power Circle Ratings

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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