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Compare the 2018 Acura TLX vs. 2017 Acura TLX

2018 Acura TLX vs 2017 Acura TLX

2018 Acura TLX


2017 Acura TLX

2.4-liter 4-cylinder


2.4-liter 4-cylinder
8-speed Automatic


8-speed Automatic

Seating Capacity


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The 2018 and 2017 Acura TLX are luxurious sedans that have premium amenities. Under the hood, these versatile models offer the signature i-VTEC engines and Super Handling All-Wheel Drive. A GPS navigation system with 3-D maps and the ELS Studio sound system are some notable technology features in the TLX. Both trims also boast class-leading safety installations, such as the Collision Mitigation Braking System.


The 2018 and 2017 Acura TLX models are available with the 2.4 L i-VTEC I-4 engine that's rated at 206 horsepower at 6,800 RPM and 182 pound-feet of torque at 4,500 RPM. Both models can be equipped with the 3.5 L i-VTEC V6 engine that produces up to 290 hp at 6,200 RPM and 267 lb-ft of torque at 4,500 RPM. The Variable Cylinder Management controls combustion in this six-cylinder engine. A nine-speed automatic transmission system is synced with the V6 engine. The 2.4 L engine is paired with an eight-speed transmission system that has dual clutches and a torque converter. Both transmissions include the Sequential SportShift paddle shifters that facilitate gear changes. Handling the Acura TLX is easy when you have the Precision All-Wheel Steer technology that works with a classic front-wheel drive. For even better performance on any road or trail, you should select the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive. This sophisticated AWD system can direct up to 70 percent of available torque to the rear wheels. With some input from the Agile Handling Assist, the TLX can confidently navigate curved roads. You can also customize the drive by turning on the Integrated Dynamics System, which includes several modes.

Digital Technology

The GPS navigation system in the 2018 and 2017 Acura TLX displays 2-D and 3-D maps. You'll get additional guidance from the AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic service that covers major highways and even secondary roads. The Traffic Rerouting feature will help you find the quickest route to a desirable destination. Having a mobile-friendly design, the 2018 TLX supports Siri Eyes Free, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Both trims come with the Bluetooth HandsFreeLink connectivity that makes it easy to sync mobile phones. Music channels that are accessible in the 2018 and 2017 TLX include HD Radio, Aha and Pandora. Additionally, the 2018 model is connected to more than 130 stations on SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Featuring 10 premium speakers, the ELS Studio sound system is available in both TLX editions.

Driver Assistance

Powered by radar and optical sensors, the Collision Mitigation Braking System with head-up warning is available in the 2018 and 2017 Acura TLX. This autonomous braking technology can prevent forward crashes if you don't promptly react to warnings. Featuring the Low-Speed Follow function, the Adaptive Cruise Control also lowers the potential for a front collision on the highway. Both TLX trims come with the Lane Keeping Assist System that can calibrate the steering wheel. The Road Departure Mitigation System also keeps you rolling within the markings of a single lane. Other accident-mitigation features in the Acura TLX include the Blind Spot Information System and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor. Part of the Advance Package, the front and rear parking sensors provide reliable guidance for parallel and perpendicular parking.

Call Pohanka Acura to schedule test drives in the 2018 and 2017 Acura TLX. You'll be impressed by the premium features and solid capabilities of these full-size sedans.

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All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

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Based on model year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery pack age/condition, and other factors.

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