Acura introduced TLX in 2014 as compact executive car for entry level. For your information, Acura is a part of Honda that produces luxury cars. Some designs and techs are similar to several Honda lineups, but Acura has more luxury touch. This is what you will see on Acura TLX Type S 2020.
Design and development
Based on recent news, Type S is one of upcoming models that will be ready in 2020 or 2021. Until now, TLX is considered as the first generation, although some facelifts have been introduced. Development for this car focuses on design and performance.
Acura TLX is claimed to be mid-size car, but the platform seems to be suitable for compact size. Regardless this aspect, Honda puts many things to ensure this car is in the top list of luxury car. The design is elegant with curve approach and advanced lean side. Front grille is bold with Acura emblem and sharp LED headlight
Acura TLX Type S 2020 has spacious cabin that’s enough for five people. The seats use high-quality leather to make sure you feel comfortable while driving this car for long journey. Touchscreen display at front dashboard gives access to several applications. Basically, this is what luxury car supposed to be in new TLX.
Engine and performance
Acura TLX uses engine 2.4 liter DOHC with direct injection. For this mode, Honda applies dual clutch transmission that’s capable to transverse gear shock. With this technology, driver can swift between one gear and another smoothly. Besides, powertrain for this engine is up to 206 hp. One advantage in this engine is high fuel efficiency rate. Based on EPA rating, you only need one gallon for 24 miles in city driving and 35 miles in highway driving. This is one of favorite variant in TLX model.
If you need more powerful engine, Acura TLX Type S 2020 is also available with 3.5 liter SOHV V6. For transmission, Honda adds 9-speed automatic, and this car is the first model with that transmission. In order to reduce the weight, Acura uses electromagnetic clutch that capable to perform better. Moreover, the company also takes advantage with price due to cost saving. This engine is capable to produce 290 hp. You can get more powerful engine and all-wheel drive mode to increase capability.
Besides engines, the car has several safety measures. As executive car, TLX uses advanced technology to make sure driver is safe when accident or collision happens. Those measures are cruise control, camera and sensor, lane assist, parking assist, emergency braking, etc.
Price and release date
Recent model is already available in market. You may check the nearby dealer to place the order for TLX. Based on official information, the price depends on which engine you choose. The smaller one has price at least $33,000. You should spend more if you need additional features and trim level. For 3.5-liter model, the price starts at $38,000 and customers have to pay more for better features. Next Acura TLX Type S 2020 is expected to be ready in 2019, especially in mid and end year period.