After covering a lot of ground during its first 8–months with us, our 2021 Acura TLX luxury sport sedan has settled into more of a commuting role as of late, and that means sitting in traffic, during which time we’ve noticed how unique and stylish the TLX’s hood lines are from the driver’s seat; and appreciated the classy layout of the interior.
Materials are holding up well. The layered gauge panel still hits us as very high end and the ambient lighting does a great job of accenting the interior without being a distraction.
The TLX is a really great daily driver and sitting in the driver’s seat you get a fantastic mix of comfort, luxury, and sportiness. There’s also plenty of power under the hood for all of our daily commuting. Plus, you can still get up and go if you need to. There’s a reason why you don’t see it at the MotorWeek lot very often.
9-months into our TLX joyride, we’re averaging 25.0 miles-per-gallon. The 272-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo engine exhibits a little more vibration at idle compared to what we’re used to from Acura, but it continues to deliver plentiful power under throttle.