Acura Automobiles: 2015 Acura TLX: Interior

The TLX interior is designed and engineered to support a Red Carpet Athlete growth thesis of a new TLX, providing a high class of refinement, oppulance comfort and technological sophistication while ancillary an refreshing pulling experience. High-end reward elements embody a soft-touch, one-piece instrument row tip cover, amalgamate and woodgrain accents and permitted leather seating with Milano bolsters.

Technology highlights embody next-generation AcuraLink® (on Technology and Advance packages), that delivers a extended spectrum of information and party choices, and Siri™ Eyes Free, that allows a TLX motorist to use Apple’s Siri on a concordant iPhone though holding their hands off a steering wheel.

Despite a some-more compress and nimble extraneous footprint, a TLX has a same “tandem distance” – a stretch that separates a front and back rows of seats – as a TL sedan it replaces.

The TLX offers an contentment of permitted equipment, including a multi-view rearview camera, HomeLink®, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless write interface AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ with Traffic Rerouting™, Color Multi-Information Display (MID) with turn-by-turn superintendence and many more.

Standard TLX Interior Features:

  • Luxurious cockpit designed for opening driving
  • Spacious blueprint with room for 5 people
  • Smart Entry/Push Button Start keyless entrance system
  • Leatherette seating surfaces
  • High-gloss Zebra wood-finished trim and amalgamate accents
  • Heated 10-way (8-way tractable chair and 2-way tractable lumbar) energy driver’s seat
  • Heated 4-way tractable energy newcomer chair (4-cyl.)
  • Heated 8-way tractable energy newcomer chair (V6)
  • Leather-wrapped steering circle with splendid fingertip controls
  • Leather-wrapped change doorknob (4-cylinder only)
  • Electronic rigging selector (V-6 only)
  • Electric parking stop system
  • On-Demand Multi-Information Display (ODMD)
  • Multi-Information Display (MID)
  • Multi-angle rearview camera with energetic guidelines
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • HomeLink®
  • Electronic journey control
  • Integrated Dynamic System (IDS) with 4 modes: ECON, Normal, Sport, Sport+
  • Tilt and telescoping steering column
  • LED backlit gauges with on-going illumination
  • Dual-zone, involuntary meridian control system
  • Power moonroof with tilt, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation
  • Active Noise Control (ANC) and Active Sound Control (ASC)
  • Auto on/off headlights
  • Roomy core console with padded armrest
  • Connectivity slot with shifting tray
  • 355-watt, 7 orator Acura Premium Audio System
  • Pandora® and Aha™ integration
  • XM Radio
  • SMS calm messaging3 duty with concordant dungeon phones and e-mail duty with concordant dungeon phones
  • USB pier connectivity (for iPod®, iPhone®, or “memory stick” storage devices)
  • Auxiliary jack interface (for outmost MP3 strain players)
  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® wireless write interface with auto-pairing
  • Siri™ Eyes Free (when connected to concordant iPhone and information plan)
  • 60/40 split-folding back seatbacks
  • Roomy box with a prosaic building for good utility
  • Floor mats

Added interior facilities for TLX with Technology Package Include:

  • Acura Navigation System with 3D view
  • AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ with disdainful travel and turnpike conditions
  • Traffic Rerouting™
  • Color Multi-Information Display (MID) with turn-by-turn guidance
  • Next-generation AcuraLink™ with Standard, Connect or Premium Package
  • 490-watt, 10-speaker Acura/ELS Studio® Premium Audio System with tough hoop expostulate (HDD) media storage
  • HD Radio®
  • Song By Voice®
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW) system
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) element (audible warning)
  • Blind symbol information (BSI) system
  • Multi-view back camera with Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Leather-trimmed interior (perforated core sections) with Milano leather on chair bolsters
  • GPS-linked, dual-zone involuntary meridian control
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Frameless rearview mirror
  • Premium building mats (multi-loop)

Added interior facilities for TLX with Advance Package Include:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with head-up warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) system- selectable listened or steering quivering warning
  • Road Departure Mitigation
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • E-pretensioner front chair belts

Design and Materials
The new TLX competition sedan interior builds on Acura’s interior styling themes of purify and superb lines, high-end detailing, and discerning functionality. A pattern denunciation called “dual personal structure” divides a space into areas centered on a motorist and front passenger, complemented by a far-reaching core smoke-stack and a rarely organic core console that is simply permitted to any person.

The TLX utilizes Acura’s On-Demand Multi-Information Display, a 2-screen interface with discerning functionality. The 8-inch tinge audio/information shade is placed high in a instrument panel, where it’s tie to a driver’s steer line. The revoke screen, a 7-inch hold screen, eliminates a need for dozens of tough keys, and has contextual menus that make operation simple. The peculiarity of interior materials in a TLX are hold to a high standard, with permitted leather seating, and soft-touch materials throughout.

Driver-Oriented Cockpit
All critical systems and controls in a TLX are positioned within easy strech of a driver. Controls for a systems used many frequently — audio, journey control, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, permitted satellite-linked Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™ and Multi-Information Display — are conveniently positioned on a steering wheel. The categorical orchestration is an easy-to-read analog design, supplemented with digital and striking displays. Typical of Acura interior design, a soft-touch switchgear of a TLX is engineered to broach a peculiarity feel and certain action. A customary multi-view rearview camera provides a choice of 3 opposite views, displayed on a bright, colorful 8-inch audio/information screen. The Technology Package adds Cross Traffic Monitor to a back camera system, creation it easier to scheme out of parking spots with larger confidence.

Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
The leather-wrapped TLX steering circle incorporates a many ordinarily used controls, permitting a motorist to keep their hands on a wheel. Phone and audio controls are on a left side; journey control and Multi-Information Display (MID) controls are on a right side. Grades with LKAS and/or ACC (LSF) have controls located on a right side of a steering circle as well. Tucked out of perspective though within fingertip strech are a camber of paddle shifters that concede for primer operation of a Sequential SportShift delivery feature.

Instrumentation
The TLX has analog orchestration with vast tachometer and speedometer flanking a Multi-Information Display (MID) that provides a operation of information and outing mechanism functions. The tachometer and speedometer are flanked by an analog coolant-temperature and fuel-level gauge.

Multi-Information Display
The TLX instrument row provides critical automobile information around a Multi-Information Display (MID) positioned between a tachometer and speedometer. Controls positioned on a right side of a steering circle concede a motorist to cycle a MID arrangement by mixed screens of information from sources including LKAS and ACC and more. The Maintenance Minder™ element alerts a TLX motorist of arriving upkeep needs around a MID and should a error start with a vehicle, specific warning information will appear.

MID information categories, depending on automobile grade, include:

  • Vehicle Settings customization
  • Digital odometer and twin digital outing meters
  • Outside temperature
  • Shift pull position
  • Elapsed time
  • Average speed
  • Average fuel economy
  • Instant fuel economy
  • Estimated remaining fuel range
  • Maintenance Minder™
  • Tire vigour monitoring element (TPMS)
  • Engine oil life
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Turn-by-turn navigation (with Technology or Advance Package)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with head-up warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow

Audio/Information Screen
All TLX models underline a bright, full-color 8-inch audio/information shade positioned high in a core smoke-stack of a instrument panel. Its high chain puts it tie to a driver’s line of steer where it’s easy to see. Besides audio element information, a shade also offers backup camera views when in retreat and entrance to a operation of customizable features.

On-Demand Multi-Use Display™
As in a RLX and MDX, a 7-inch On Demand Multi-Use Display™ (ODMD) hold shade is positioned within easy strech of a motorist and front passenger. The touchscreen controls a far-reaching operation of features, and with a contextual menus, displays applicable equipment while minimizing clutter. To facilitate use, a shade offers listened and vibratory hold (haptic) feedback — both can be practiced or tighten off formed on a owner’s preference. Customizable shortcuts concede a TLX motorist to set easy-to-access presets for Places, Phone, Climate and Audio organic categories.

One-Touch Turn Signals
The TLX’s one-touch spin signals yield increasing welfare for a motorist when creation slight line changes. In further to normal operation, a discerning transformation of a spin vigilance pull (less than one second)0 will means a spin signals to peep 3 times.

Electric Parking Brake and Automatic Brake Hold
The Electric Parking Brake (EPB) on all TLX models creates regulating a parking stop easier. The parking stop is activated by pulling adult on a rocker switch located on a core console. To recover a parking brake, a motorist simply presses on a accelerator pedal (while a seatbelt is buckled) or pushes on a parking stop switch.The TLX also facilities Automatic Brake Hold, that retains stop vigour when a automobile is stopped, simplifying pulling in complicated trade or hills. Once a motorist activates a element around a switch on a core console, Automatic Brake Hold will say stop vigour when a automobile has come to a stop, even if a motorist releases a stop pedal. The TLX thereafter stays stopped — even on a mountain — until a motorist presses a accelerator pedal.
(See a Chassis Section for some-more information)

Integrated Dynamic System (IDS)
The Integrated Dynamics System allows drivers to customize their pulling knowledge by 4 driver-selectable modes around a button, located nearby a console-mounted shifter. The modes are ECON, Normal, Sport and Sport+, and are shown in a Multi-Information Display.
(See a Chassis Section for some-more information)

Seating
Seating in a TLX is designed for all-day comfort, sum abounding parallel support for assertive cornering. The permitted leather seating surfaces, seperated in a core sections and with Milano leather on front chair bolsters, are soothing to a touch, with a right volume of aspect attrition to assistance keep passengers firmly in position while cornering.

The driver’s chair facilities 10-way energy adjustability (8-way energy chair and 2-way energy lumbar support). The front newcomer chair offers 4-way energy composition on 4-cyl. models, and 8-way energy composition on V6-equipped cars.

Heated front seats are customary in a TLX. Electronic control allows for 3 feverishness settings, along with quick warm-up and smooth, accurate feverishness control. Ventilated and exhilarated front seats are customary in a Advance grade.

The driver’s chair has a two-position memory and an easy entry/exit duty that moves a chair 35 mm rearward when a front doorway is open to boost room for entrance and exit.

Specially sculpted front chair seatbacks offer additional legroom for back chair passengers. The outdoor seating positions are delicately engineered (complete with side bolsters) to mix plain parallel support with easy comfort on prolonged trips. A new 60/40 split-folding back seatback allows a TLX to accommodate prolonged cargo, or to mix one or twin back chair passengers with prolonged cargo. The seatbacks can be conveniently expelled around a camber of handles positioned in a box area.

Interior Lighting
Efficient motorist control carries on after dim with analog instruments that are white backlit with LED lighting and underline high-contrast markings. The sign package gradually illuminates to give a motorist a welcoming feel on entry. When a doorway is initial opened, a instrument lighting comes to life and thereafter brightens gradually to 100-percent enlightenment when a ignition is switched on. The splendid instrument row thereafter comes alive, indicating that a automobile is prepared to go. At a finish of a drive, a instrument lighting dims progressively.

All a interior switches and opening controls are splendid to make them easy to locate during night, including a switches on all 4 doors and a steering wheel. The connectivity slot located in a front of a core console is internally lit, to make a tie of a intelligent phone easier. In further to front and back beyond interior lights and map lights, a TLX also has a element of low-level interior cabin lighting. Blue ambient lighting in a roof illuminates a front core console and a back flip-down armrest.

Front interior doorway hoop areas are also have LED illumination, and a glove dungeon and core armrest dungeon are internally illuminated. The front doors have pleasantness lights that irradiate when a doors are open. The TLX interior lights underline “theater dimming,” that can be set by a motorist to one of several dimming rates around a Multi-Information Display. The box has interior lighting, and a box lid has lighting that illuminates a fender and sill area when a lid is opened.

Center Console and Interior Convenience
The core console blends duty and comfort with purify uncluttered blueprint that includes inexhaustible inner storage. A deeply padded armrest covers 269 cu. in. of splendid inner storage. Compact delivery controls and an electronic parking stop giveaway adult space for twin vast cupholders, along with a connectivity slot with shifting tray that accommodates a smartphone and cable, while orderly concealing a wiring from view.

A USB pier inside a connectivity slot with shifting tray allows for easy tie of equipment such as an iPod®, iPhone® or a removable peep expostulate storage device. The USB pier is located alongside a 12-volt energy outlet.

Inside a lockable glove dungeon is a removable shelf that can assistance keep essence organized, or can be flipped to giveaway adult storage space in a categorical glove box compartment.

The TLX Owner’s Manual and Navigation System Owner’s Manual are supposing on a CD, shortening a stretch of printed tough copies and pardon adult additional space in a glove compartment. A printed Owner’s Guide is provided, however, and a full printed Owner’s and Navigation System manuals are permitted alone from Acura dealers.

In a back seating area, a far-reaching fold-down core armrest has a padded top. A twin libation hilt and a tiny tray sized to accommodate a smartphone are built into a back armrest top.

Cargo Carrying Versatility
The TLX has a entirely finished 13.2-cubic-foot box and underfloor storage for tiny items. The Advance Package provides additional underfloor space, fluctuating volume to 14.3 cu.-ft. (also permitted in Base and Technology grades). The box is both longer and wider than a TL and has a 15 percent revoke lift-over height. 60/40 split-folding back seatbacks concede a TLX to simply lift longer cargo. The seatbacks can be expelled and folded independently, regulating a camber of recover handles that are simply permitted from a box area.

Electric Trunk Lid Release
There are 4 ways to open a trunk: 1) by dire a box opener switch located on a motorist side instrument panel; 2) with a pivotal fob; 3) with a box opener switch located in a core of a trunk, underneath a box lid overhang; and 4) in box a electric box recover is inoperative, a box might be unbarred and non-stop by regulating a pivotal stored in a pivotal fob. The trunk’s puncture pivotal cylinder is located underneath a cover nearby a headrest on a driver’s side back seatback.

The essence of a box can be cumulative when a TLX is given to a cheuffer parking attendant. A switch located in a glove dungeon can invalidate a electric box recover feature. The owners thereafter thatch a glove dungeon and gives a cheuffer a TLX remote fob with a puncture backup pivotal removed. This allows a cheuffer to drive, tighten or transparent a vehicle, though carrying entrance to a glove box or trunk.

GPS-Linked, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
The TLX has a GPS-linked (when versed with navigation system) feverishness control, dual-zone involuntary meridian control element that lets a motorist and front newcomer set temperatures to their particular liking.

To work a HVAC system, easy-to-read buttons and controls are positioned within permitted reach. The HVAC element can also be tranquil by voice command, and additional tradition settings can be accessed by a 7-inch On-Demand Multi-Use Display™ interface. The meridian control system’s control proof is designed to yield well-spoken operation with pointed changes in airflow.

With a position-sensing ability, a permitted GPS navigation element contributes to altogether newcomer comfort with a 3D solar intuiting feature. Based on invariably updated automobile position information, a navigation element determines a position of a object relations to a motorist and passenger. Combining this information with submit from a solar sensor located on tip of a instrument panel, a meridian control element automatically adjusts a feverishness from side to side as indispensable to recompense for asymmetrical solar heating. Further, on a Advance Package, a exhilarated and ventilated front seats are electronically associated to a meridian control system.

Siri™ Eyes Free
Siri™ Eyes Free is customary on a TLX. When a TLX’s Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® element is interconnected with a concordant iPhone, Siri Eyes Free allows we to use many of a facilities of Siri though stealing your hands from a steering wheel. A pull of approximately twin seconds on a steering wheel-mounted “talk” symbol activates Siri in a TLX. After a Siri carillon sounds, a motorist can ask a question, set adult a calendar entrance and more. Siri offers a far-reaching operation of capabilities including promulgation and reading aloud calm and email messages, sourroundings alarms and reminders, checking a weather, posting to amicable media sites and many more. Siri can also find a indicate of interest, thereafter yield turn-by-turn audio directions when a audio element is set to Bluetooth® audio or iPod mode. The element switches automatically to Bluetooth audio when personification a strain or artist.

AcuraWatch® Driver Assist Features
A extended spectrum of AcuraWatch™ driver-assist technologies is offering on a TLX. These systems work together to assistance a motorist say larger situational approval and assistance make pulling easier.

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and Cross Traffic Monitor
A multi-view rearview camera is customary on all grades. It offers 3 observation angles (wide view, normal perspective and tip view). Drivers might name a elite perspective according to pulling conditions. The rearview design is displayed on a 8-inch tinge audio/information display, or on a navigation element arrangement (in a same location) on models versed with navigation. On-screen discipline assistance a motorist softened decider distances, and predictive discipline assistance make maneuvering in retreat easier.
(See Body Section for some-more information.)

The Technology Package adds Rear Cross Traffic Monitor to a TLX. Like a rearview camera, a element is activated when a TLX delivery is placed in Reverse. The element uses blind-spot radar units positioned in any back dilemma of a TLX to assistance detect vehicles coming from possibly side, giving a motorist softened situational approval when subsidy out of parking spots. When a rescued automobile approaches, a element sounds a warning tinge and displays a directional warning on a audio/information screen.
(See a Safety territory for some-more information.)

Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
The TLX Technology and Advance Packages embody a new Forward Collision Warning (FCW) system. When a camera-based element detects a automobile brazen and determines that collision is possible, it provides a motorist with visible (via a MID) and listened alerts to inspire deterrence actions. (The element does not embody an involuntary braking function).
(See a Safety territory for some-more information.)

Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
Included in a TLX with Advance Package, a new Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) is one of a many worldly driver-assistive technologies available. It ceaselessly scans trade conditions brazen of a TLX, alerts a motorist of a intensity collision (with another automobile or pedestrian), and thereafter takes puncture unconstrained braking transformation to assistance revoke a astringency of a collision.
(See a Safety territory for some-more information.)

Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
The TLX Technology and Advance Packages embody Lane Departure Warning (LDW), that provides a motorist with visible and listened alerts if a automobile starts to pierce out of a rescued line though a spin vigilance activated. A symbol on a revoke left apportionment of a instrument row allows a element to be switched on and off. With a Advance Package version, a motorist might name to cancel a listened warning and opt for a steering circle quivering warning.
(See a Safety territory for some-more information.)

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
The TLX Technology and Advance Packages embody a Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) to yield a reward pulling knowledge by shortening steering improvement movements and pulling bid on a highway. LKAS uses a camera to review line markings to support a motorist in pulling in a core of a lane.

Designed for a U.S. highway structure, a element uses a camera mounted on a tip apportionment of a windshield to code line markings (painted lines, Botts’ Dots and Cat Eyes) during speeds between 45 mph and 90 mph. When LKAS senses that a motorist is flapping from a core of a rescued lane, a element generates steering torque to support a motorist in progressing line position, while also displaying a visible warning in a MID within a instrument row to warning a motorist about a intensity line departure. Compared to lane-keeping systems on other reward vehicles, a TLX’s LKAS operates in a some-more linear conform with a some-more healthy feel.
(See a Safety territory for some-more information.)

Road Departure Mitigation System
The TLX with Advance Package includes a Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) element that uses a worldly camera to review line markings and roadside shapes. If a element determines that a automobile is going off a road, it can ask assistive steering torque and ask a brakes to potentially assistance a automobile stay on a road.

When a Road Departure Mitigation System determines that a motorist is flapping from a rescued road, a element provides a visible warning on a Multi-Information Display (MID), along with a warning chime. The e-pretensioner seatbelts tie to assistance warning a motorist and to ready for a intensity collision. If a motorist fails to take suitable visible action, a element will thereafter ask assistive steering and brakes in an try to keep a automobile on a road.
(See a Safety territory for some-more information.)

Blind Spot Information (BSI)
The TLX Technology and Advance Packages embody a Blind Spot Information (BSI) element that uses twin radar sensors to ceaselessly guard conditions behind a TLX and warning a motorist if another automobile is rescued in tie vicinity — generally in a blind symbol of a driver. The BSI element uses a LED indicators mounted on a front-pillar ornament and an listened warning to warning a driver.

There are twin warning levels: 1) If a automobile is in a driver’s blind symbol thereafter a LED indicator on a incoming side illuminates; and 2) If a automobile is rescued and a TLX spin vigilance is activated, a LED indicator on a incoming side blinks and a buzzer sounds 3 times. The motorist might name to spin off a buzzer or spin off a whole BSI system.

To forestall fake alarms while maneuvering during low speed, a BSI element is automatically infirm subsequent approximately 20-mph.
(See a Safety territory for some-more information.)

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow (LSF)
The TLX with Advance Package facilities a new era of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow. This automobile speed and stretch control element uses a grille-mounted millimeter-wave radar and a camera in a windshield to guard a stretch between a TLX and a automobile directly ahead. Like a compulsory journey control system, a ACC element can say a preset speed. In addition, by mixing radar information with information from speed sensors, ACC can umpire a TLX’s speed to say a preset following stretch interval. Integration of camera information improves a system’s approval of vehicles brazen and their relations line positions for softened altogether element performance.

The Low-Speed Follow underline can revoke a motorist effort in undiluted trade by progressing a comparison stretch interval, even in stop and go traffic. If a automobile rescued brazen is in operation of a element and slows to a stop, a TLX will also come to a stop. When a automobile brazen moves forward, a automobile idol on a multi-information arrangement blinks. If a automobile brazen moves within 3 seconds, a TLX will automatically resume Low-Speed Follow mode. If a automobile brazen does not pierce within 3 seconds, a motorist contingency trigger a automobile to resume Low Speed Follow by a press of a RES/+/SET/ —switch adult or down, or with a press of a accelerator pedal.
(See a Safety territory for some-more information.)

AcuraLink®
The TLX with Technology or Advance Package facilities a subsequent era of AcuraLink®, Acura’s cloud-based connected automobile element that initial launched in 2005. This new era uses embedded mobile record built into a TLX, along with a owner’s concordant smartphone and information package, to offer a extended operation of convenience, media and permitted confidence features. AcuraLink is a new core indicate for owners for hands-free entrance to cloud-based services, audio and information, and is designed to keep TLX drivers sensitive and connected while on a go. AcuraLink is partial of a Technology and Advance Packages.

The connectivity compulsory for AcuraLink’s several facilities is distributed between a TLX’s embedded element (for some of a fee-based features) and a owner’s concordant smartphone and information package (for giveaway features). AcuraLink works with a owner’s concordant smartphone and information package to bond a TLX with strain and information resources, internet apps, and more. Owners can use a AcuraLink website to entrance information or change preferences. AcuraLink allows for Twitter and Facebook access.

AcuraLink Service Levels
AcuraLink provides 3 permitted levels of services. The Standard Package is offering during no charge, with a disproportion surface-street and turnpike traffic, that is giveaway for a initial 3 years of ownership. The Connect Package adds a far-reaching operation of capabilities (using a embedded phone link) including programmed pile-up presentation and an in-vehicle Emergency System that connects we with a live user with a pull of an beyond button. The Premium Package adds Live Concierge user assistance around a TLX’s embedded dungeon phone. The Concierge use can send end information directly to a driver’s TLX navigation system, make reservations on their behalf, and refurbish a user on weather, bonds and many more.

Standard (free use regulating owner’s concordant intelligent phone and information plan)

  • AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ with turnpike trade and aspect travel trade (complimentary for 3 years)
  • Acura automobile underline guide

Connect Package (fee) includes Standard services and adds:

  • Automated pile-up presentation and location
  • Emergency bond with live operator
  • Local search
  • Automated use appointments
  • Destination hunt regulating interactive voice response

AcuraLink remote features:

  • Door lock/unlock
  • Stolen automobile tracking
  • Vehicle finder (sounds horn and flashes lights)
  • Security alarm notification
  • Send end to TLX
  • Virtual dashboard
    • Odometer
    • Fuel level
    • Fuel range
    • Door tighten status
    • Hood status
    • Tire pressure

Premium Package (additional fee) Includes Connect Package services and adds:

  • Live Concierge user assistance (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

 AcuraLink Mobile App Features

  • Send to automobile (points of seductiveness and contacts)
  • Pedestrian navigation and routing
  • Virtual dashboard and automobile profile
  • Remote diagnostics
  • Car finder
  • AcuraLink puncture remote doorway lock/unlock
  • Vehicle alarm notification
  • Stolen automobile tracking
  • Parking scale assist

AcuraLink Smartphone App/Website
With a active Connect or Premium Package, a AcuraLink element gives a owners a operation of facilities they can control or guard remotely, around AcuraLink smartphone apps or a AcuraLink website.

Aha™ by Harman
A voice-based capability called Aha™ can be accessed regulating a concordant smartphone. Aha organizes a TLX owner’s favorite calm from a web into personalized on-demand radio stations in a vehicle. Aha is a comprehensive, cloud-based height optimized for a automotive sourroundings that provides a elementary formation indicate to move in a far-reaching operation of stream and destiny applications into a audio element conduct unit. This capability allows users to entrance their favorite podcasts, internet radio, on-demand music, grill recommendations, and even audio updates from Facebook and Twitter.

Aha™ pivotal features:

  • Audio-based
  • Free use with far-reaching calm choice
  • Enables stretchable personalization and hire management
  • Content updated automatically around automobile life

Aha™ calm categories:

  • On-demand news and continue
  • Personalized strain including Slacker
  • Internet Radio
  • On-demand podcasts
  • Audio Books
  • Local Search: Restaurants, fuel, ATM, parking, etc.
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, etc. around audio
  • Custom Interactive OEM Channels: Direct communication to and from vehicle

Pandora® Interface
The TLX incorporates a far-reaching operation of media facilities to accommodate a ever-changing preferences of customers. All TLX models are designed to yield a permitted interface for Pandora®. Pandora® is a giveaway strain use that allows users to open an comment online and emanate adult to 100 personalized internet “radio stations” that are formed on favorite songs or artists. Users can name among their stations and listen around computer, and can also download a giveaway smartphone Pandora® app, that allows users listen to a same list of personalized stations around their concordant phone. Although Pandora® is free, phone information charges apply.

An iPhone or concordant Android phones can be connected wirelessly, regulating Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® (iPhone is also upheld around a Pandora® Audio USB interface). To use Pandora®, a Pandora app is launched on a concordant connected smartphone and a vehicle’s audio source is set to Pandora®. The audio/information shade (or navigation arrangement in vehicles with navigation) and On-Demand Multi-Use Display™ shows Pandora® information and manuscript art, and a audio controls concede listeners to name from among existent stations, pause, resume, skip forward, and symbol a line with “Like” or “Dislike” ratings. Some functionality of a Pandora® app is sealed out when regulating a TLX’s Pandora® interface.

SMS Text Message Function
All TLX models have a customary SMS Text Message duty that can review incoming texts aloud over a audio system, and concede a motorist to respond with any of 6 bureau preset messages (see below). The element works with SMS-capable dungeon phones that have an active information devise and a Message Access Profile (MAP), such as a Blackberry, Droid X and others.

Once a concordant phone is interconnected with a TLX’s Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® system, a calm messaging duty is enabled. When a phone receives a calm message, an warning appears on a audio/information shade (or navigation shade in vehicles versed with navigation). Using a audio element controls, a motorist can name to have a summary review aloud, can name among a preset respond choices, or can call a sender — all though doing their phone. To assistance minimize motorist distraction, a calm of a incoming summary is not displayed on-screen while a automobile is moving.

Available bureau preset calm replies:

  • Talk to we later, I’m driving
  • I’m on my way
  • I’m regulating late
  • OK
  • Yes
  • No

Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® Wireless Telephone Interface
Like all Acura vehicles, a TLX has a customary Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® hands giveaway write interface that is designed to work with many Bluetooth®-enabled mobile phones. Bluetooth® is a radio frequency-based record that allows unstable inclination (such as mobile mobile telephones, PDAs, and laptop computers) to promulgate wirelessly. The TLX’s HandsFreeLink® element is concordant with Bluetooth®-enabled mobile phones that have a Hands Free Profile (HFP). After a motorist completes a one-time pairing process, a TLX can promulgate wirelessly and firmly with a driver’s dungeon phone when it is within approximately 10 feet of a car. The phone needs to be on, though can be stored in a pocket, briefcase, purse, or anywhere inside a TLX cabin — so there is no need to worry about where to place a mobile telephone.

Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® allows a motorist to send or answer write calls though stealing their hands from a steering wheel. When a call comes in, a series of a incoming tourist is displayed on a Multi-Information Display (MID) located in a instrument cluster. In addition, a phone ring tinge is played over a audio system. If a motorist chooses to answer a phone call, a press of a steering wheel-mounted “Pick up” symbol mutes a audio element and a incoming tourist is listened over a TLX’s audio element speakers. Working with an beyond array microphone, a HandsFreeLink® element helps cancel “echo effect” and reduces credentials sound to urge a delivery peculiarity of a driver’s speech.

To send a call hands-free, a TLX motorist can dial a series by voice, again regulating fingertip controls mounted on a steering circle to activate a system. The motorist also can store frequently called numbers in a system’s memory regulating singular voice tags. Up to 6 opposite concordant mobile phones can be purebred with a TLX’s Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® system.

Additional information can be found during www.acura.com/handsfreelink.

Audio/Connectivity Feature Summary

Acura 7-Speaker Premium Audio System
The TLX facilities a Acura Premium Audio System, that includes a single-disc CD player, AM/FM/XM (plus HD RadioTM on Tech and Adv. Packages) and delivers detailed, well-balanced sound to all seating positions The system’s 7 speakers are located around a TLX cabin f or best sound quality. A camber of tweeters are positioned nearby a A-pillars and a sum of 4 6.7-inch speakers are placed in a front doors and a back parcel shelf. Finally, an 8-inch subwoofer is located in a core of a back deck.

In further to normal source inputs, a TLX is propitious with a USB pier that allows for easy connectivity to equipment such as an iPod® or iPhone® along with a removable peep expostulate storage device containing WMA, MP3 or AAC format music. The USB pier is located in a connectivity slot with shifting tray, that is positioned during a front of a core console.

Acura/ELS Studio® 10-Speaker Premium Audio
The TLX Technology and Advance Packages underline a Acura/ELS Studio® Premium Audio System, engineered privately for a TLX by mythological recording operative Elliot Scheiner to reconstruct a romantic knowledge we feel when we suffer a live performance. The element facilities high energy loudness (490W rise output) and modernized orator technology. It includes a single-disc CD player, AM/FM/HD/XM/HDD and delivers accurate, well-balanced sound around a TLX cabin.

The system’s 10 speakers are precisely located around a cabin to optimize a listening experience. A camber of ELS tweeters are positioned nearby a A-pillars, and an ELS 3.1-inch motorist is located high in a core of a instrument panel. A sum of 4 6.7-inch ELS speakers are placed in a front doors and on possibly side of a back parcel shelf. Each back doorway has a 3.1-inch ELS motorist and an 8-inch subwoofer is located in a core of a back deck.

XM® Radio
XM® Radio is a customary underline with all TLX audio systems and it provides some-more than 165 channels of digital programming with nearby CD-quality sound. The XM® vigilance is beamed to twin promote satellites positioned in geostationary circuit above Earth. The beams from these twin promote satellites mix to camber a whole continental United States and some of Canada.

XM® Radio programming includes channels clinging to music, sports, talk, traffic, weather, children’s programming and entertainment. Of a some-more than 165 XM® channels, 72 are commercial-free. When a TLX’s audio element plays XM® Radio, a Audio/Information shade (or navigation arrangement in vehicles with navigation) displays a stream category, hire strain title, or artist’s name, while a stream difficulty and hire are also displayed on a On-Demand Multi-Use Display™. A nominal 3-month subscription to a XM® Radio use is enclosed with squeeze of a new TLX, and business are means to continue a use or cancel any time afterwards.

HD Radio™
TECH and ADV TLX models underline HD Radio™. HD Radio record translates a normal analog radio promote to digital and provides modernized audio and information facilities that raise a listening experience. Sound peculiarity is radically improved, and distinct satellite radio, HD Radio is free.

Instead of promulgation out one analog signal, HD stations send out a bundled vigilance — both analog and digital. Because it is digital, textual information such as traffic, batch info and strain titles can be sent out, as well. Unlike compulsory radio, HD Radio stations promote additional channels, that are called HD2/HD3. These combined channels offer TLX owners a star of additional choices.

Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Audio
TECH and ADV TLX audio systems underline a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) that can duplicate strain marks from pre-recorded CDs, enabling business to store many CDs value of strain on-board for easy access. The element will not duplicate strain from burnt CDs or from USB peep drives. The audio element in a TLX and TLX V-6 offers 15GB of storage space. Based on strain files measuring an normal stretch of 4.2MB per strain during a 128kbps bit rate, approximately 3,500 songs can be commissioned into a 15GB element (approximately 175 CDs).

The HDD-based element annals strain during 6-times that of a strange strain line time. Two recording peculiarity settings (192 kbps or 128 kbps) are available. The automatic-recording default sourroundings can be altered to primer if desired.

The audio element can arrangement information about a strain tracks, such as artist names and strain titles regulating a Gracenote® database in a element software. This database can be intermittently updated to simulate newly expelled music. Gracenote updates can be downloaded by TLX owners during automobiles.acura.com in a Ownerlink territory (up to 4 updates per year maximum). The updates can thereafter be commissioned onto a CD-R or onto a USB ride drive, that in spin can be used to refurbish a TLX audio system. Even though a Gracenote update, newly expelled audio marks will play on a sound system, though concomitant calm information on genre, artist, manuscript name and line name.

Song by Voice®
Song by Voice® is customary with a Technology and Advance Packages. From many navigation screens, a motorist can simply press a TALK symbol on a steering wheel. With so many audio calm potentially permitted on a HDD or from an iPod, TLX engineers set out to make it easy to find content. So drivers can simply give a voice command, such as “Play strain ‘Danny Boy,'” and a element will automatically start playback. Song by Voice also lets a motorist name strain by artist, album, line name, genre, playlist and even composer.

Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition
All TLX models with a Technology or Advance Packages come versed with a latest era Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™

Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition facilities summary:

  • WVGA 8-inch tinge shade for permitted viewing
  • 100-gigabyte tough hoop expostulate (HDD)
  • Navigation coverage includes a United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico
  • Fast lane calculation time 
  • Fast Point Of Interest (POI) hunt time
  • Surface travel and highway trade (free for a initial 3 years)
  • Voice approval duty with over 1,500 navigation commands minimizes a need for primer impression entry
  • Voice approval element recognizes full addresses oral during once
  • Voice approval operates common audio and meridian control functions
  • Highly directional array microphone for accurate command
  • Simple element operation with transparent visible prompts to beam voice navigation
  • Interface Dial simplifies control of a element and is permitted to motorist and front chair passenger
  • Audio element automatically fades down for turn-by-turn voice superintendence (voice superintendence can be incited off during any time)
  • On-screen design of highway interchanges indicates that lane(s) to use to stay on route
  • Three languages for North American markets (English, French and Spanish)
  • Destination memory recalls stream outing addresses, prior destinations and user residence books
  • Split-screen mode facilities coexisting “map view” and resourceful lane visualization
  • Trip routing can equivocate user-selected areas
  • Telephone calls to on-screen points of seductiveness with Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
  • Destinations can be sent directly to a automobile by a AcuraLink Concierge user (fee applies) or around a AcuraLink App or website
  • Ambient light intuiting automatically adjusts shade liughtness for a conditions
  • Navigation element can be updated with permitted DVD-ROM
  • SH-AWD energy placement guard provides a visible illustration of energy upsurge to any circle in all of a opposite pulling conditions

Enhanced database:

  • Point Of Interest (POI) database includes over 10 million locations
  • Fuzzy proof POI and residence acid simplifies and speeds searches
  • Smart proof for grill POI simplifies searching
  • Business and distraction office of probably all of a continental United States finish with write numbers
  • ZIP formula entrance speeds residence input
  • Directory categories embody restaurants (searchable by form of cuisine), lodging, shopping, airports, hospitals, distraction areas and many more
  • Scenic Route expostulate lane listings categorized by particular state
  • Exact addressing locates approximately 80 percent of addresses during their tangible GPS coordinates (instead of estimating plcae formed on linear travel number)

System Operation
The TLX’s permitted Acura Satellite-Linked Navigation System uses GPS record and a 100-GB hard-disk expostulate formed (HDD) element to yield drivers with turn-by-turn superintendence to their comparison destination. The element includes aspect travel trade information and provides coverage in many areas within a U.S., permitting a motorist to name faster, reduction undiluted routes. The element offers a new spin of convenience, with a new era of AcuraLink. Owners can send a end to a automobile in allege of outing regulating AcuraLink (with a discretionary AcuraLink Connect Package), or while on a highway around a AcuraLink Concierge user (with a discretionary AcuraLink Premium Package) or a interactive voice response element (with a AcuraLink Connect Package).

The TLX navigation element facilities an 8-inch high-resolution WVGA (800×480 pixel) backlit tinge arrangement that takes a place of a audio/information arrangement in non-navigation models. The element can be tranquil by voice, or with a permitted interface dial. This new record allows a voice-activation element to respond to infrequent authority phrases that need reduction user familiarization, in further to a prior capability of being means to know oral city and travel names. For example, a voice ask for “Radio 98.3 FM” can now be oral in approximately a dozen opposite ways trimming from “change a radio hire to 98.3” to only observant “98.3 FM.” This proof relates to audio functionality of a audio/information screen. The navigation element can also be tranquil by voice with compulsory navigation commands like, “Find nearest Chinese restaurant” or “Find nearest ATM.”

The audio element is automatically pale when a “Talk” symbol is pressed. The voice-recognition record allows a motorist to simply pronounce city a full residence aloud, and a element responds by displaying a matches permitted in a database. Points of seductiveness on a map (such as restaurants or grocery stores) can be displayed with code trademark icons, or a element can yield turn-by-turn navigation — all by voice command. The large point-of-interest (POI) database includes write numbers that can be dialed by regulating a Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® element when a driver’s mobile write is connected to a system.

The Acura Navigation System uses Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) in multiple with minute information from a vehicle’s mapping element to pinpoint a plcae and to yield a horde of useful mapping and lane superintendence features. The receiver can implement adult to 12 satellites from a network of 24 tellurian positioning satellites. If a receiver is blocked by a tunnel, a parking garage or a high building, an inner gyroscopic element and a speed sensor line a plcae of a automobile so that a map information stays stream and reliable. The automobile time is exclusively tranquil by GPS data, so when time zones are crossed while driving, a time will automatically set itself to a stream time.

The TLX’s navigation shade can arrangement frequently updated trade information including trade flow, incidents and construction on freeways, and for a initial time, on aspect streets. The information is from Probe Traffic, a element that marks a movements of participating Acura (and other) vehicles to beget present upsurge information. Participants opt into a Probe Traffic element to accept upsurge information, that is unknown and scrubbed of any personal information. The upsurge information is transmitted around a TLX’s embedded mobile information couple and is graphically displayed on a navigation system.

The element can automatically recalculate a “detour” lane and arrangement a pop-up box signifying a lane change, when trade overload or highway incidents are rescued along a comparison expostulate route. Alternately, a motorist can recalculate a lane in primer mode simply by selecting “TRAFFIC INCIDENTS” from a Map Info menu followed by selecting a “AVOID” authority applicable to an incident.

The navigation element can also advise scenic routes formed on a National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads guide. The U.S. Secretary of Transportation recognizes certain roads as All-American Roads or National Scenic Byways formed on one or some-more archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational and scenic qualities. Scenic-route information for 126 routes can be accessed from inside a “Information” menu and is displayed on a map as a green-and-red segmented line.

Active Noise Control (ANC) and Active Sound Control (ASC)
Key contributors to a TLX’s quiet, polished interior are Active Noise Control (ANC) and Active Sound Control (ASC). The twin systems are comprised of twin beyond microphones, an ANC/ASC electronic processor, and a audio system’s speakers. ASC/ANC operates whenever a engine is running, even if a audio element is incited off.

ANC is designed to revoke low magnitude sound in a cabin caused especially by a harshness of a highway surface. The beyond microphones collect adult sound waves and send them to a ANC/ASC processor, that creates and sends a precisely timed “reverse phase” audio vigilance to a special amplifier. In turn, a amplifier drives a doorway speakers to cancel a strange sound signal.

ASC is a associated record designed to urge a engine sound peculiarity by creation a sound vigour spin some-more linear as a engine revs increase. Typically, engine sound doesn’t boost in a linear approach with rising revs; instead there can be many resonances that emanate peaks and valleys in a sound vigour spin and an disproportionate sound. ASC helps well-spoken out a engine sound by formulating a same-phase or reverse-phase sound vigilance as indispensable and promulgation it to a speakers. Though a element offers advantages from idle to redline, it creates a largest disproportion in a operation between 1400 and 2400 rpm (V6) and 1000 and 1800 rpm (4-cyl.), where it lowers a sound vigour spin with a reverse-phase audio signal.

ASC is partial of a Integrated Dynamics System (IDS). When a IDS is in ECON or Normal mode, a ASC element is tuned for a smooth, unimportant engine sound. When a IDS is switched to Sport or Sport+, a TLX’s interior engine sound takes on a some-more assertive note.

Smart Entry Keyless Access System
The TLX facilities Acura’s Smart Entry with Push Button Start. The Smart Entry element lets a TLX owners benefit entrance to a automobile though carrying to work a pivotal fob or compulsory key. The Smart Entry remote has a singular digital temperament and a TLX can be unbarred when a motorist grabs one of a front doorway handles while a remote is in his/her possession. When carrying a fob (or if all doors are unlocked), a box can be non-stop by dire a symbol located on a TLX’s back fascia.
(See a Body territory for some-more information.)

Once a motorist has non-stop a doorway and is seated, a Smart Entry element allows a TLX to be started by pulling a Engine Start/Stop symbol positioned on a instrument panel. When withdrawal a car, a press of a soft-touch symbol on a extraneous doorway hoop thatch all a doors. Alternatively, dire a Lock symbol on a Smart Entry remote will also concurrently tighten all doors.

Smart Entry also facilities a singular “quick vent” feature. When a user depresses a “unlock” symbol on a keyless remote for twin seconds after unlocking a doors, a element lowers all 4 windows and opens a energy moonroof to fast opening built-up interior heat. In addition, by inserting a built-in pivotal into a driver’s doorway tighten and holding a pivotal in a “lock” position, all open windows can be concurrently raised.

Preferences
The Acura TLX comes with twin keyless remotes that can be set with a singular welfare to accommodate a preferences of twin opposite drivers. The permitted preferences embody motorist chair and counterpart positions, along with name HVAC functions. Other preferences embody branch entrance lights on or off, audio element pre-sets, atmosphere conditioning preferences, and navigation element settings. In a eventuality both owners use a automobile during a same time, a TLX will commend a keyless remote that approaches a driver’s doorway first.

TLX Accessories
A line of Genuine Acura Accessories was grown concurrently with a TLX to yield personalization for a Acura owner. Like all Genuine Acura Accessories, a TLX accessories are lonesome by a 4-year/50,000-mile singular guaranty if commissioned by a play during a time of automobile purchase.

Protection
Protection Package
Protection Package II
All-Season Floor Mats
Body Side Molding
Car Cover
Door Edge Film
Door Sill Trim
Illuminated
Door Trim, Chrome
First-Aid Kit
Rear Bumper Appliqué
Seat Covers–Rear
Splash Guards–Front
Splash Guards–Rear
Trunk Mat–Carpet
Trunk Tray
Wheel Locks

Styling
Aero Kit
Decklid Spoiler
Steering Wheel
Woodgrain-Look
18-in Chrome-Look
Alloy Wheels
19-in Diamond-Cut
Alloy Wheels

Utility
Ashtray–Cupholder Type
Back-Up Sensors
Cargo Bin Dividers
Cargo Hook
Engine Block Heater
Fog Lights–LED
Remote EngineStart System
Transmitter (Driver 2)
Spare Tire Kit
Sunshade