2015 Acura TSX

June 28th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Acura

The 2015 Acura TSX is a completely new model. The 2015 Acura TSX offers a luxury midsize sedan in three trim levels: base, technology and anticipation. Technology and progress are essentially optional packages that are available in the 2015 Acura TSX models both front drive and four-wheel.

2015 Acura TSX Features

For standard equipment, you get the 2015 Acura TSX wheelbase of 17 inches alloy, four-wheel steering, LED headlights and brake lights, a sunroof, heated mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, dual climate control area, vinyl upholstery, heated front seats, one eight-way power driver seat, one in four 40-split fold-adjustable front seats, 60 / rear seat-backs a tilt telescopic steering wheel, and auto-dimming rearview mirror. The standard are the Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a rearview camera, Siri Eyes Free feature, two screens and a sound system with seven speakers with CD , satellite radio, integration of smartphone apps, an auxiliary audio input and USB / iPod audio.

Upgrade the technology package and leather upholstery, driver memory settings, lane change warning, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, voice commands, forward collision warning, and a navigation system get Acura / ELS audio system with 10 speakers. Only in conjunction with the V6 engine adds 18-inch wheels, front and rear parking sensors, remote start, LED fog lights, auto-dimming mirrors, ventilated front seats, adaptive cruise control, Lane Keeping Assist and the automatic braking package beforehand forward collision mitigation.

2015 Acura TSX Interior Features

Inside 2015 Acura TSX is a step forward compared to the 2015 Acura TLX and 2015 Acura TL. The front seats in the 2015 Acura TSX have to offer thick padding but soft and decent lateral support a high level of comfort. The back seat is quite luxurious with a comfortable backrest angle. Rear headroom is a bit tight for tall adults, although it is generous legroom for this segment. Acura says it employs extensive noise-canceling measures 2015 Acura TSX. The latter seems to have worked, since very little wind and road noise makes its way into the cabin, making it a simple conversation.

Overall impression of the interior is clean and similar to 2015 Acura RLX flagship sedan and 2015 Acura MDX crossover. The devices are easy to read and stacked combo screen is used to display and control the vehicle, most functions. The learning curve for this interface is fairly painless, but some of the touch-screen controls are difficult to use and all the graphics resolution is exhilarating. And while the interior quality in general is certainly beautiful, a few are of the molding is not as rich in appearance or feel of what you’ll find in an A4 or Class C, for example. Trunk with 13.2 cubic feet is average for this class.

2015 Acura TSX Engine

The 2015 Acura TSX offers a choice of two engines: a 2.4-liter four-cylinder and 3.5-liter V6. The 2.4-liter engine produces 206 horsepower and 182 pound-feet of torque. It is offered only front-wheel drive and is equipped with an automatic transmission paired eight specialized speeds. While testing a TLX 2.4 accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 7.4 seconds, which is on slow side for this segment. EPA estimated the fuel economy with the 2.4-liter engine is 28 mpg combined (24 city / 35 highway), which is very good for this type of car. Our mixed driving Route rating yet observed 23.6 mpg, which is lower than what we have received from some competitors is Turbo.

As for the 3.5-liter V6 engine, which is rated at 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The V6 is offered with the either front-wheel or all-wheel drive.

On the test track, a 3.5 four-wheel drive 2015 Acura TSX ran to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds. That’s usually quite lively when almost a second segment still Runabout. Fuel economy is an EPA-estimated combined 25 mpg (21/34) with front wheel drive. Interestingly, with all wheels will still get 25 mpg combined (21/31). Our observed fuel economy was disappointing again, however, the check in at 21.2 in our route evaluation.

2015 Acura TSX Safety

Standard safety features on the 2015 Acura TSX assets include anti-lock disc brakes, stability control and traction control, reversing camera, side air-bags for the front seats, side curtain air-bags, driver knee airbag and front headrests.

2015 Acura TSX Model

2015 Acura TSX Model

During the test, both of 2015 Acura TLX 2015 Acura TSX 2.4 and 3.5, we experience the same stopping distance from 60 mph in 129 feet, which is about 7 longer than average in this segment meters. Optional safety features include sensors front and rear parking system Blind Spot Warning, Lane Change Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, forward collision warning and automatic braking to mitigate frontal collision.

While the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash test was the 2015 Acura TSX gave the highest possible rating of “Good” for frontal-offset and side collisions moderate overlap, roof strength and safety and headrest design for whiplash protection in rear-end collision. In the small overlap frontal offset crash tests 2015 Acura TSX received the second highest rating of “acceptable” by the IIHS.

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