2012 Acura TSX Review and News – MotorAuthority

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2012 Acura TSX

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If you’re looking for reasonable coupled with outstanding and value in a near-luxury sedan, compact-to-midsize TSX is still a good to add to your shopping list. updated and enlarged for the 2009 year, the TSX continues to be a solid for buyers wanting a bit of luxury and a bit of in a front-wheel-drive sedan.

What started as a single has evolved into a product including the TSX sedan (in both and six-cylinder engine variants) and the TSX In keeping with the model’s proposition, no all-wheel-drive versions are and the Sportwagon comes only the 2.4-liter four cylinder A five-speed automatic transmission is on most TSX models, although the Acura TSX Special Edition is with the 2.4-liter engine and a manual transmission.

For the majority of the 2.4-liter version of the TSX sedan, makes 201 horsepower, will be good enough. It’s not with the 0 – 60 run taking 9 seconds with the automatic but it feels relatively light and is in corners. Fuel economy bad, either, with the TSX at 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.

Buyers wanting more can opt for the 3.5-liter V-6, but that over 200 pounds to the car, all of it in the front end. As you’d that makes the car nose-heavy and less satisfying to drive in It also impacts fuel dropping it to 19 mpg city and 28 mpg highway, but the engine does buy you a 0 – 60 of 6.4 seconds.

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As previously stated, the TSX wagon only with the smaller and five-speed automatic transmission. Acura pitches the Sportwagon as a car with five doors, likely to be beaten from to stoplight by a wide variety of crossovers and SUVs. That it’s probably the best-driving station wagon on the market

Inside, 2012 TSX models reasonable headroom and a surprising of rear legroom. There’s of standard content, including phone connectivity, a power driver’s seat with and lumbar support, heated seats, rear climate vents, a 360-watt audio with XM Satellite radio, automatic climate control and an rearview mirror. Opting for the Package adds a 415-watt / ELS Surround audio system 10 speakers, a voice-guided navigation with rearview camera, real-time traffic and weather, Bluetooth phone book a GPS-linked climate control and steering-wheel-mounted voice command

For 2012, Acura is offering a Edition of the TSX sedan. available both automatic and manual Special Edition buyers get “Lux Suede” seat with contrasting red stitching, red red ambient lighting, metal covers and paddle shifters (on transmission models), a body kit and 17-inch wheels.

While hasn’t officially stated the TSX is being discontinued, this introduction of the ILX sedan could the beginning of the end for the TSX. If you’re on the about buying one, suggest that you not wait all much longer.

For an in-depth review of the 2012 TSX, be sure to check out the comprehensive review on The Car Connection .

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