Restyled Performance Sedan

2018 TLX

The 2018 Acura TLX has arrived in Houston and area drivers will love what they see in the refreshed version of this energetic luxury sedan. This Acura’s precision-crafted powertrains, celebrated style choices, and next-level safety features have given it a leg up on the competition, and it’s not hard to see why the all-new TLX is capturing the attention of drivers across the region.



What a ride

Drivers focused on performance will quickly fall in love with the capabilities of the 2018 TLX. All three powertrains, including the 2.4-liter inline-4, the 3.5-liter V6 engine, and the V6 equipped with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) are sure to impress with plenty of power and control. But regardless of which powertrain suits you best, each TLX comes standard equipped with Precision All-Wheel Steer technology and an Integrated Dynamics System that allows you to choose between four different driving modes, depending on your driving needs.

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  • 2018 Acura TLX Three Powertrains

    Three Powertrains

    You’ve got choices. The standard 8-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT) with torque converter is paired with a high-revving, 206-hp inline-4. Powerful agility and efficiency converge with a smooth-revving 290-hp 3.5L V6 and 9-Speed Automatic Transmission paired with paddle shifters and Precision All-Wheel Steer.™ Or go next level with advanced torque-vectoring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) combined with a powerful 3.5L V6 and the smooth-shifting 9-Speed Automatic Transmission.

  • 2018 Acura TLX NSX DNA


    TLX shares a host of advancements with the iconic NSX including the Integrated Dynamics System, the Dual-Clutch Transmission on 2.4L TLX models, or the exclusive torque-vectoring handling on TLX SH-AWD® models. Both vehicles are also American-made in Marysville, Ohio using domestic and globally sourced parts.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Integrated Dynamics System

    Integrated Dynamics System

    Go from the everyday to the full sport experience – all at the touch of a button. The Integrated Dynamics System (IDS), standard on the TLX, delivers four dynamic drive modes to match the mood you’re in – Econ, Normal, Sport and Sport+.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Super Handling All-Wheel Drive

    Super Handling All-Wheel Drive

    Conquer the curves and the weather with available torque-vectoring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®). Using sensors, SH-AWD not only distributes power from front to rear, but also allocates rear power from side-to-side to help the car rotate into a turn.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Intelligent Variable Timing

    Intelligent Variable Timing

    Intelligent Variable Timing and lift Control (i-VTEC®) increases horsepower by opening intake valves longer and deeper at approximately 4500 rpm and above. This high rpm airflow is further enhanced by Variable Timing Control which incrementally advances the opening of intake valves as rpm rises.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters

    Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters

    The steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters deliver quick, exact shifts at your fingertips, giving you the best of both worlds by providing the convenience of precise and intuitive automatic shifting as well as shift-for-yourself control.


Aggressively refined

In terms of appearance, the refreshed 2018 TLX is even more athletic and exciting than its predecessor. Although the shape and style of this luxury sedan differ, depending on which engine build and upgrade package you select, each model features a compelling combination of sharp angles, aerodynamic curves, and fashionable exterior elements. While every TLX is outfitted with Jewel Eye LED headlights and a diamond pentagon grille, the standout model is definitely our new A-SPEC trim, which comes equipped with LED fog lights, new front lower intakes with dark chrome finish trim, round exposed dual exhaust, gloss black decklid spoiler, and the signature A-SPEC badge.

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  • 2018 Acura TLX Jewel Eye LED Headlights

    Jewel Eye LED Headlights

    The Jewel Eye® LED headlights carve out their own space in the TLX profile. Brighter, whiter and longer-lasting than traditional headlights, casting a precisely focused beam far into the future.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Diamond Pentagon Grille

    Diamond Pentagon Grille

    The signature diamond pentagon grille, which made its debut on the 2017 Acura MDX, has literally changed the face of the TLX. Talk about making a great first impression!

  • 2018 Acura TLX Surround View Camera

    Surround View Camera

    Giving drivers the ability to see more, our Advance Package comes with the new Surround View Camera system for an unparalleled vantage point while parking. With six unique camera views, it also helps to uncover blind spots and potential obstacles.


Artfully exhilarating

As much as there is to love about the exterior of this year’s redesign, there’s even more to love once inside the 2018 TLX. Whether you choose the standard leatherette-trimmed interior, available perforated Milano leather seats, or the new A-SPEC package, the TLX is defined by its technology-rich amenities like a surround view camera, available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a wireless smartphone charger (on A-SPEC and Advance Package models), and the On Demand Multi-Use Display 2.0. No matter the trim level, drivers will be comfortable and connected inside the 2018 TLX.

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  • 2018 Acura TLX A-SPEC Interior

    A-SPEC Interior

    The exclusive red leather or black Alcantara® trimmed interiors are inspired by NSX. Other refinements include a black headliner, contrast stitching, red LED ambient lighting, brushed-aluminum metal-look trim, and a deeply bolstered sport seats.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Perforated Milano Leather Sport Seats

    Perforated Milano Leather Sport Seats

    Experience seats crafted from top grain Milano leather for a bold, modern look with durability. Designed for all-day comfort and lateral support, you’re beautifully-positioned to take on the road ahead.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Heated Rear Seats

    Heated Rear Seats

    Let your passengers reach their preferred comfort level with ease. Precision electronic control offers three heated temperature settings for the rear seats—giving customized warmth throughout the TLX.

  • 2018 Acura TLX On Demand Multi-Use Display 2.0

    On Demand Multi-Use Display 2.0

    The On Demand Multi-Use Display™ has a new, quicker responding interface, providing what you need at your fingertips. This intuitive 8-inch touchscreen consolidates the controls and information for audio, climate control, phone, and more.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Apple CarPlay

    Apple CarPlay / Android Auto

    Standard on all 2018 TLX models, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ put a hub of digital resources right on your car’s built-in display, including driving directions, text messages, emails, apps, music, and more.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Wireless Smartphone Charger

    Wireless Charger

    Listen to music, access phone capabilities, and charge your device—now all wirelessly in the 2018 TLX. Experience the effortless convenience of available Qi-compatible wireless charging to keep your compatible smartphones connected and powered for the everyday.


Street smart

The 2018 TLX comes equipped with dozens of advanced safety features, but none set the TLX apart more than the AcuraWatch suite of driver-assistive technologies—now standard on every build. Proactive, intuitive, and preventative, the AcuraWatch suite acts as your second set of eyes on the road. These reliable driver-assistance features include a Collision Mitigation Braking System, Road Departure Mitigation, a Lane Keeping Assist System, and Adaptive Cruise Control with low-speed follow. Vehicle Stability Assist and an Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure also come standard on every model, ensuring top-tier security at every turn.

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  • 2018 Acura TLX ACE Body Structure

    ACE Protection

    To enhance occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions, the TLX features the next generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure. ACE uses ultra-high strength steel to disperse front impact energy so less force is transferred inside the vehicle.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Blind Spot Information System

    Blind Spot Information System

    If the TLX detects a vehicle in an adjacent lane’s alert zone while going over 20 MPH, an indicator appears. If you signal in the direction of that vehicle, the indicator flashes and a warning beep sounds.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

    Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

    Gain awareness of vehicles detected approaching from either side when backing up. Using the Multi-View Rear Camera, sound and arrow indicators will alert you when an approaching vehicle is detected.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Parking Sensors

    Front & Rear Parking Sensors

    Experience a heightened sense of your surroundings with the A-SPEC and Advance packages. Our innovative parking sensors detect when the TLX is getting close to an object or surface with a series of beeps, which sound more rapid as you get closer.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Vehicle Stability Assist

    Vehicle Stability Assist

    In wet conditions, Vehicle Stability Assist™ can reduce the dangers of over and under steering and loss of traction by applying brakes at each wheel as needed and when necessary, reducing engine power.

  • 2018 Acura TLX Precision All-Wheel Steer

    Precision All-Wheel Steer

    The world’s first Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS®) system on a production vehicle changes the game for front wheel driving, independently adjusting the rear wheel toe angles for increased agility and stability while cornering, changing lanes or braking.

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* Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge is $995 for sedans and $995 for SUVs. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer. Model shown: 2018 Acura TLX base model.
** 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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