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How Powerful is the 2021 Acura TLX?

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura TLX on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 at 8:54 pm
Front driver angle of a grey 2021 Acura TLX driving at night

2021 Acura TLX Engine Specs and Drivetrain Options

Agile and athletic, the 2021 Acura TLX is a luxurious sport sedan designed for drivers that enjoy engaging levels of performance and handling. Just how powerful is the 2021 Acura TLX, you may wonder? At Radley Acura, we will take a look at the engine specs and drivetrain options offered with this sporty car.

2021 Acura TLX Engine and Performance Features

In the city or on the highway, you will be impressed with the performance and fuel economy ratings of the 2021 Acura TLX. Thanks to the powerful turbocharged 2.0L aluminum-alloy 4-cylinder engine, every TLX delivers 272 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. To complement its sporty nature, this engine will be paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters. Additionally, drivers will be able to customize their driving experience by selecting one of four available driving modes offered with its Integrated Dynamics System, including Comfort, Normal, Sport, and Individual.

Front angle of a white 2021 Acura TLX

2021 Acura TLX Drivetrains and Fuel Economy

While the engine is uniform throughout every TLX package level, drivers will have the option to upgrade their drivetrain. Front-wheel drive (FWD) is the standard drivetrain offered for the TLX. Those that wish to enhance the performance of the TLX can elect to upgrade to the available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) drivetrain.

Now, how does your drivetrain choice affect the fuel economy of the 2021 Acura TLX? With FWD, the EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings are 22 city MPG*, 31 highway MPG*, and 25 combined MPG*. If you choose SH-AWD®, you can enjoy up to 21 city MPG*, 29 highway MPG*, and 24 combined MPG*.

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Curious to know how the 2021 Acura TLX feels on the road? Contact the team at Radley Acura to schedule a test drive and learn more about this exciting model.


*Based on 2021 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 only) and other factors.