2017 Acura TLX V6 Advance Package Review -Acura TLX V6 likes to tout high-tech systems as the main selling points of its models, and the Acura TLX V6 is no exception; it offers four-wheel steering and torque-vectoring all-wheel drive to enhance its agility. The base powertrain is a 206-hp 2.4-liter four with an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic or a 290-hp 3.5-liter V-6 with a nine-speed automatic. The Acura TLX V6 has LED exterior lights and electronic driving assistants including Acura Link, road-departure mitigation, and collision-mitigation braking.
2017 Acura TLX V6 Advance Package Review
TheAcura TLX V6 first debuted in 2015, ostensibly replacing both the TL and the TSX. While the former earned a reputation for affordable luxury in the premium segment, and the latter carved its own niche delivering sporty looks in a package just a touch too large to be considered a true compact sedan, the 2017 TLX maintains the athletic character of the Acura TLX V6 while building on the TL’s value.
The 2017 Acura TLX V6 Advance Package Review is out to prove that you don’t need to spend a small fortune or opt for a German marque to get a well-performing luxury midsize car. Our analysis of the reviews and data that make up our rankings shows that theAcura TLX V6 is a decent midpack offering among a host of strong competitors.The standard four-cylinder engine is one of the tamest in the class, and the lack of power is noticeable when accelerating on the highway. An available V6 packs much more punch. Ride quality is good, with a focus on comfort rather than performance.
2017 Acura TLX V6 Engine
The standard engine in the Acura TLX V6 is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder, which should be fine if you don’t expect any real thrills. It’s good in most normal driving situations, whether around town or on the freeway. However, an optional V6 makes the 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid Review more of a performance machine. You’ll get better acceleration for passing on the highway and a quicker response when accelerating from a stop.
The Acura TLX V6 gets good fuel economy compared to rivals, at 24 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway with the base engine. Leading the class is the Lexus ES Hybrid, which gets 40 mpg in the city and 39 on the highway, but its base price is almost $10,000 more than the Acura TLX V6. Other cars that get better fuel economy than the Acura TLX V6 are even more expensive, like the Volvo S80 and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The TLX V6 engine returns 21/34 mpg city/ highway with front-wheel drive and 21/31 mpg city/highway with all-wheel drive.
2017 Acura TLX V6 Interior
The Acura TLX V6 interior quality belies its low starting price, as it’s on par with most other upscale rivals in the class. However, the infotainment system is nothing to rave about, and cargo space and rear-passenger headroom are lacking as well.
Though its price is close to the lowest in the class, the 2017 Acura TLX V6 Advance Package Review doesn’t skimp on quality. Most surfaces are soft to the touch, and other trim accents like wood or polished metals impart an upscale feel. You can also upgrade to premium leather seating, which is even more posh than the standard leatherette upholstery. If you don’t care about a German badge, consider the Hyundai Genesis, which features standard leather seats and a subtly elegant design, as well as a spacious trunk and one of the roomiest overall cabins in the class.
2017 Acura TLX Features and Specs
The 2017 Acura TLX GT Review and specs are right where you would expect from any Acura TLX V6, and all 2017 models will show an improvement over the 2016 models. Combining elements from the TSX and TL model including the best in class luxury options.
One of the biggest faults with the 2016 model was the boring interior, which is rumored to get a slight redesign in 2017. Standard features will include a backup camera, vehicle stability assist, tire pressure monitoring, Precision All-Wheel Steer, keyless entry, Bluetooth, Siri Eyes Free, USB and iPod controls, and absolutely quiet ride.
2017 Acura TLX V6 Release Date and Price
The 2017 Acura TLX V6 Advance Package Review price comes in at many different options, and depending on the engine and options you choose such as the Advance Package that will cost you a bit more. The base model sporting a 2.4 liter engine will run you around $32,300 and up to $36,000 for the technology package. The 3.5 V6 model will be more ranging from $36,000 to $45,900 fully loaded with the Advance Package.
The release date is expected to be slightly later than other 2017 Acura’s with an official announcement that may come as early as late summer. If this holds true, all Acura TLX V6 models are lightly to become available to consumers in larger markets by the end of the summer to early fall and smaller markets during the winter months.