Acura Automobiles: 2018 Acura TLX Press Kit

The TLX’s interior is designed and engineered to yield a high grade of refinement, luxury, comfort and technological sophistication while ancillary an refreshing pushing experience. With ample seating for five, along with a customary 60/40 split-folding back seatback, a TLX combines welcoming newcomer comfort with load carrying versatility. High-end reward elements embody a soft-touch, one-piece instrument row tip cover, amalgamate and woodgrain appliques and permitted leather seating. The TLX’s two-screen core smoke-stack interface has new simplified menu structure to speed operation and boost palliate of use.


TLX V6 Advance Package – Espresso interior

The new TLX A-Spec offers a horde of sporty interior refinements and reward features, including some-more aggressively bolstered competition seats, red LED ambient light piping, brushed aluminum-look interior trim, as good as a wireless phone charging pad in a core console.

Key interior sum and features:

  • NEW: Available energy driver’s chair thigh prolongation (V6 Technology Package and above)
  • NEW: Available A-Spec interior
    • Black leather with Alcantara™ or Red leather
    • Sport oriented chair with augmenting bolstering and resisting stitching/piping
    • Black superstar and post treatment
    • Unique doorway step garnishes with A-Spec badging
    • Thick-rimmed sport-oriented steering circle with A-Spec badging
    • LED ambient light piping (red)
    • Red driver’s scale highlights
    • Stainless steel footrest “dead pedal”
    • Brushed aluminum-look interior trim
    • Wireless phone charging pad
  • NEW: Dark Burl and Acoustic timber appliques
  • NEW: Available LED light piping (red in A-Spec, white in Advance Package)
  • NEW: Available wireless phone charging pad (A-Spec and Advance Package)
  • NEW: Seat pattern with resisting piping and stitching (V6 Technology Pkg. and above)
  • Available seperated reward leather seating surfaces (Technology Package and above)
  • Available ventilated front seats (A-Spec, Advance Package)
  • Dual shade core smoke-stack with new simplified, updated operation
  • Clean, worldly interior styling
  • Advanced and discerning orchestration and controls


TLX V6 A-Spec – Red interior

Interior Styling
The 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 2018 TLX utilizes a new chronicle of Acura’s On-Demand Multi-Information Display, a 2-screen interface with discerning functionality. The 8-inch tone tip shade is placed high in a instrument panel, where it is tighten to a driver’s steer line. The revoke screen, a new 7-inch capacitive hold screen, eliminates a need for dozens of tough keys, and has new 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.

A-Spec Interior
The all-new 2018 TLX V6 A-Spec facilities a striking interior with a bold, performance-oriented look. More aggressively bolstered seats are finished in one of twin NSX-inspired interior choices: Full Red or Black with Alcantara™. Both offer reward Milano leather-seating surfaces with resisting piping and stitching; while a black interior facilities Alcantara chair and doorway inserts. Brushed aluminum-look trim flanks a thick-rimmed steering circle with A-Spec badging. Rounding out a sport-themed interior is a black superstar and post treatment, red driver’s scale highlights, A-Spec badged doorway sill trim and a immaculate steel “dead pedal”. Finally, a TLX A-Spec borrows several reward facilities found on a Advance Package – privately ventilated front seats, red LED ambient light piping in 10 locations (white in a Advance Package) and wireless charging pad.

Interior Colors
The 2018 TLX offers a worldly and concurrent interior palette in 4 colors: Ebony, Graystone, Parchment and Espresso (V6 exclusive). The TLX A-Spec brings twin additional interior tone choices of Red or Black (with Alcantara™ chair and doorway inserts). Perforated reward Milano leather seating is customary in a TLX with Technology Package, while leather with resisting piping and stitching is enclosed on all V6 versed models.

See Exterior territory for some-more information. *V6 Exclusive, **A-Spec Exclusive,

Versatile, Spacious Cabin
The 2018 TLX facilities a ample and versatile cabin with a user-friendly pattern that can accommodate adult to 5 passengers, while a customary 60/40 split-folding back seatback allows a interior space to be quick reconfigured to accommodate a mix of passengers and cargo. The entirely finished box can accommodate 14.3 cubic feet of cargo.

Driver-Oriented Cockpit
All-important 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 tip 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. New for 2018 is a permitted Surround View camera system, enclosed in a TLX with Advance Package.

Advanced and Intuitive Instrumentation and Controls
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
A Multi-Information Display (MID), now tone on all models, is positioned between a tachometer and speedometer gives a motorist entrance to a operation of useful information. 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 Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (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 appears. On models with Navigation, a MID also provides turn-by-turn line guidance.

Upper Screen
All TLX models underline a bright, full-color 8-inch tip shade positioned high in a core smoke-stack of a instrument panel. Its high chain puts it tighten to a driver’s line of steer where it’s easy to see. Besides navigation information, a shade also offers backup camera views and entrance to a operation of customizable features. A simplified menu structure creates it easier to use for 2018.

On-Demand Multi-Use Display™
The considerable operation of record offering in a TLX presented designers with a plea of balancing capability with simplicity. The resolution was a 7-inch On Demand Multi-Use Display™ (ODMD) hold shade positioned within easy strech of a motorist and front passenger. The touchscreen controls a far-reaching operation of features, and with a contextual menus, it displays applicable apparatus while minimizing clutter. To make it easy to use, a shade offers listened feedback, that can be practiced or close off formed on a owner’s preference. In a 2018 TLX, a ODMD touchscreen is a new capacitive arrangement that is some-more manageable to touch. New program speeds a element response time and simplifies menus and facilities for a some-more seamless user knowledge that’s approximately 30 percent faster.

Power Windows, Locks and Mirrors
Power windows are customary apparatus on all TLX models and embody auto-up and -down operation on a driver’s and front passenger’s windows. Power doorway locks, Smart Entry and exhilarated energy extraneous mirrors are also customary equipment. Power folding extraneous mirrors are customary in a Advance package.

Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
All TLX models underline an electro chromatic interior rearview counterpart that automatically dims during night pushing to revoke glisten from a headlights of following vehicles.

Cargo Carrying Versatility
The TLX has a entirely finished 14.3 cu.-ft. box and underfloor storage for tiny items. 60/40 split-folding back seatbacks concede a TLX to simply lift longer cargo. The seatbacks can be expelled and folded independently, regulating a span 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.

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 TLX A-Spec adds thespian impression with red scale highlights. In all TLX models, a 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 afterwards brightens gradually to 100 percent enlightenment when a ignition is switched on. The bright instrument row afterwards comes alive, indicating that a automobile is prepared to go. At a finish of a drive, a instrument lighting dims progressively.

New for 2018, a TLX A-Spec and Advance Package supplement LED ambient light piping in 10 locations around a interior. These lights, bright in red on a A-Spec and white on a Advance Package, serve minister to a sporty and reward design of a new TLX.

Front interior doorway hoop areas on TLX models 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.

All a interior switches and opening controls are bright 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 serve to front and back beyond interior lights and map lights, a TLX also has a element of low-level interior cabin lighting. Finally, blue ambient lighting in a roof illuminates a front core console and a back flip-down armrest.

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 bright 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.

In a A-Spec and Advance Package, a core console shifting tray is transposed with a wireless charging pad that can assign concordant inclination though a connected connection.

A 2.5 amp USB pier (charge and/or data) inside a connectivity slot allows for easy tie of apparatus such as intelligent phone or a removable peep expostulate storage device. The USB pier is located alongside a 12-volt energy outlet.

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.

Comfort and Convenience
The TLX is full with a far-reaching operation of customary and permitted comfort and preference features. A Multi-Angle Rearview Camera is standard, and a newly permitted Surround-View Camera System comes customary with a Advance Package. A-Spec and Advance Packages also embody a wireless charging pad in a front console that can assign concordant devices.

The Smart Entry Keyless Access System with front doorway and box entrance is customary on all TLX models, and on a Technology Package and above, Smart Entry entrance is stretched to embody a back doors. The 2018 TLX with Advance Package also adds remote engine start that can be activated with a operation of during slightest 300 feet from a vehicle, permitting a automobile to be pre-heated or pre-cooled and defrosted/defogged formed on a customer’s preselected settings.

Key comfort and preference features:

  • NEW: Available Surround-View Camera System (Advance Package)
  • NEW: Available wireless phone charging (A-Spec and Advance Package)
  • NEW: Available driver’s chair energy thigh prolongation (V6 Technology Package and above)
  • NEW: Available thick-rimmed competition steering circle (A-Spec)
  • NEW: Walk Away Auto Lock®
  • Smart Entry and Push Button Start/Stop
  • Comfortable and understanding 5-passenger seating
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Power front bucket seats
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Capless fuel filler
  • Available GPS-Linked, Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Available Remote Engine Start with Feedback

Smart Entry and Push Button Start/Stop
All 2018 TLX models offer a upscale preference of Smart Entry and Push Button Start/Stop.

Smart Entry
The Smart Entry element simplifies approaching, entering and handling a TLX — generally when a motorist has his or her hands full. To benefit entrance to vehicle, a motorist simply pulls one of a twin front doorway handles (or back on Tech Package and above) while a remote is in his or her possession.

Push Button Start/Stop
Once a motorist has non-stop a doorway and is seated, a motorist simply pushes a START/STOP symbol positioned on a instrument row while dire a stop pedal to start a vehicle. For appendage mode a motorist simply presses a START/STOP symbol though dire a stop pedal.

Remote Engine Start
The TLX with Advance Package provides a ability to start a vehicle’s engine remotely, thereby activating a meridian control element before they get to a vehicle. The remote is designed to have a operation of operation of during slightest 300 feet.

To start a engine remotely, a owners presses a LOCK symbol and afterwards binds a ENGINE symbol for a few seconds. When a engine is started remotely, a wipers, lighting and audio systems sojourn off, and a confidence element stays set. The engine will run for adult to 10 mins after remote starting, and afterwards close off automatically if a owners doesn’t strech a automobile within that time. This element also provides feedback to a owners to endorse possibly a engine is regulating or a automobile is sealed around a remote’s 3 LED indicators.

Walk Away Auto Lock® 
The new Walk Away Auto Lock feature automatically thatch a TLX when a motorist leaves a vehicle. This hands-free locking capability adds bland preference that’s generally useful when a motorist has his or her hands full or is distracted. In customary use, when all doors are sealed and a motorist walks away, a TLX will automatically close when a pivotal holder’s stretch from a automobile exceeds 6.5 feet for twin seconds or some-more and when no other pivotal is rescued inside a vehicle. An listened buzzer sounds and a jeopardy lights peep to endorse that a automobile has locked. The Walk Away Auto Lock feature is programmable, and might be incited on or off as a motorist prefers.

Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
The leather-wrapped 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-info arrangement controls are on a right side, along with a switches for Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) and Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow. Tucked out of perspective though within fingertip strech is a span of paddle shifters that concede for primer operation of a Sequential SportShift transmission. The TLX A-Spec has a special steering circle with a thicker edge and an A-Spec badge.

Heated Steering Wheel
The TLX with Advance Package offers a comfort and oppulance of a exhilarated steering wheel. A switch on a revoke left side of a steering circle can be activated when a ignition is switched on, and is also integrated to a Remote Engine Start System for programmed heating when appropriate. Acura Genuine Accessories also offers an discretionary exhilarated steering circle for other TLX models.

Seating
Seating in a TLX is designed for all-day comfort, sum good parallel support for assertive cornering. The TLX with Technology Package enjoys seperated reward Milano leather seating while V6 versed models supplement resisting stitching and piping. The TLX V6 A-Spec facilities privately contoured front seats with extended parallel support. For combined comfort and breathability, a A-Spec with Black interior is finished in a multiple of leather and Alcantara™ chair and doorway inserts while a A-Spec with Red interior facilities reward red leather throughout.

The driver’s chair of a TLX facilities 10-way energy adjustability (8-way energy chair and 2-way energy lumbar support). New for 2018, a TLX V6 with Technology Package, A-Spec and Advance Package supplement a customary driver’s chair energy thigh extension. The front newcomer chair offers 4-way energy composition on 4-cylinder models, and 8-way energy composition on V6 versed cars.

Heated front seats are customary in a TLX. Electronic control allows for 3 heat settings, along with quick warm-up and smooth, accurate heat control. Ventilated and exhilarated front seats are customary in a A-Spec and Advance Packages. The Advance Package also includes exhilarated back outboard seats.

The driver’s chair has a 2-position memory and an easy entry/exit duty that moves a chair rearward when a front doorway is open to boost room for entrance and exit. Additionally, privately sculpted front chair seatbacks offer additional legroom for back chair passengers.

A 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.

Wireless Device Charger
New for 2018, TLX A-Spec and Advance Package models have a customary wireless charging pad positioned during a front of a core console. It’s concordant with a far-reaching operation of devices, and provides permitted recharging though a con of a connected connection.

HomeLink® Remote System
All TLX models underline a HomeLink® concept remote system, located in a beyond control panel, that works with scarcely all garage doorway openers and gates systems, and an ever-growing list of other radio magnitude (RF)-controlled devices.

Driver Preferences
All TLX models come with twin keyless remotes with singular identifiers. Each remote can be set with singular profiles to accommodate a particular 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.

Capless Fueling System
The TLX facilities a capless fueling element that eliminates a normal fuel cap, definition that fueling a automobile simply requires opening a fuel lid, refueling, and afterwards shutting a lid. This intelligent and easy-to-use pattern eliminates a need to hold a unwashed fuel cap, reduces a probability of deleterious a vehicle’s paint with a fuel tip or tether, or forgetful a fuel tip during a gas station. It also eliminates a probability of activating an emissions warning by unwell to scrupulously reinstall a fuel cap. See Exterior territory for some-more information.

Hill Start Assist
The Hill Start Assist duty helps to forestall a automobile from rolling retrograde when a motorist switches from a stop pedal to a accelerator pedal while a automobile is stopped on a hill. Hill Start Assist automatically activates when a automobile senses a certain slip and is entirely stopped in any brazen rigging when confronting adult mountain or retreat rigging when confronting downhill. Hill Start Assist, when activated, will recover a brakes when a motorist depresses a stifle or if a motorist doesn’t press a accelerator after a few seconds. See Chassis territory for some-more information.

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
A multi-angle rearview camera is customary on a TLX. It offers 3 observation angles (wide view, normal perspective and tip view). The rearview design is displayed on a 8-inch tone tip display. On-screen discipline assistance a motorist softened decider distances, and predictive discipline assistance make maneuvering in retreat easier. See Exterior territory for some-more information.

Surround-View Camera System
New for 2018, a TLX V6 with Advance Package facilities 4 extraneous cameras providing a 360 perspective of a space immediately around a automobile by a navigation display. A camera symbol among a arrangement controls changes camera views. See Exterior territory for some-more information.

One-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature
The TLX facilities a energy sloping and shifting moonroof with a primer sunshade. To lean or slip a moonroof, a motorist or front newcomer needs usually to entirely press a ceiling-mounted switch once (instead of dire and holding it for several seconds). The moonroof entirely opens or closes automatically.

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

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.

With a position-sensing ability, a GPS navigation element (standard on Technology Package and above) 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 heat from side to side as indispensable to recompense for asymmetrical solar heating. On a A-Spec and Advance Package, a exhilarated and ventilated front seats are electronically associated to a meridian control system.

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 turn 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 turn 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 1,400 and 2,400 rpm (V6) and 1,000 and 1,800 rpm (4-cyl.), where it lowers a sound vigour turn 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+, regulating a Dynamic Mode switch positioned on a core console, a TLX’s interior engine sound takes on a some-more assertive note.

ASC is serve extended on A-Spec models, augmenting engine sound in a cabin by as many as 4 dB during engine speeds above 4,000 rpm contributing to a sporty and fulfilling pushing experience. 

Comfort and Convenience Features

Audio and Connectivity
The TLX offers a far-reaching array of audio and connectivity facilities to assistance keep a owners in-touch and informed. The 2018 TLX’s audio element is now concordant with a Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ platforms, giving business seamless formation of pivotal smartphone facilities and functions, including smartphone-powered GPS navigation and voice-controlled hunt capabilities. Enhanced connectivity is done probable by a TLX’s next-generation AcuraLink® system, with thousands of media channels permitted with Pandora® and Aha™ mobile, all delivered around a owner’s internet-linked smartphone and information plan. There is also a horde of permitted confidence and preference features, including collision notification, remote unlocking, stolen automobile tracking and more, all delivered around built-in dungeon technology. New for 2018, HD Traffic digital aspect travel and highway trade information can be displayed on shade in TLX models versed with a Acura Navigation System. HD Traffic requires no subscription and is offering during no combined cost to TLX owners.

With a stretched operation of customary and permitted record features, estimable engineering bid was put into creation any underline in a TLX discerning and easy to use. The focal indicate of a instrument row is a customary 8-inch tone tip shade that provides a operation of useful information and entrance to an array of customizable features, now with a simplified menu structure. The TLX’s Voice Recognition element has also been updated for easier use.

A 7-inch On-Demand Multi-Use Display positioned within easy strech of a motorist and front newcomer controls a audio element and meridian control. With a new capacitive hold shade and streamlined new menu structure for 2018, a element is approximately 30 percent quicker and some-more discerning in a operation and menu structure. Dynamic menus clearly arrangement controls for any organic mode, revoke shade clutter, and assistance make operation simple.

Key connectivity and audio features:

  • NEW: Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ compatibility
  • NEW: Updated Capacitive 7-inch On Demand Multi-Use Display (ODMD)
  • NEW: Updated 8-inch tip shade functionality
  • NEW: “2.0” SiriusXM® Radio
  • NEW: Free HD traffic
  • NEW: Updated Voice Recognition System for easier use
  • AcuraLink
  • Standard Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, Pandora interface, and SMS calm messaging
  • Siri® Eyes Free
  • Available 10-speaker Acura/ELS® Studio reward sound system
  • Available Acura Navigation System with voice authority capabilities

Acura 7-Speaker Premium Audio System
The TLX facilities a Acura Premium Audio System, that includes a single-disc CD player, AM/FM/SiriusXM (plus HD Radio™ on Technology and Advance Packages) and delivers detailed, well-balanced sound to all seating positions The system’s 7 speakers are located around a TLX cabin for best sound quality. A span 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 serve to normal source inputs, a TLX is propitious with a USB pier that allows for easy connectivity to apparatus such as an iPod® or iPhone® or a removable peep expostulate storage device containing WMA, MP3 or AAC format music. The USB pier also allows for Apple CarPlay or Android Auto functionality when connected with a concordant phone. The USB pier is located in a connectivity pocket, that is positioned during a front of a core console.

Acura/ELS Studio® 10-Speaker Premium Audio
TLX models versed with a Technology, A-Spec or 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 (490 watts rise output) and modernized orator technology. It includes a single-disc CD player, AM/FM/HD/SiriusXM/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 span 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.

Apple CarPlay™
All 2018 TLX models now offer customary Apple CarPlay compatibility. By joining a iPhone to a automobile regulating a phone’s USB wire (supplied with a phone) and a TLX’s 2.5-amp USB port, CarPlay facilities can be accessed.

CarPlay takes a many renouned functions and facilities of a user’s concordant iPhone and puts them on a TLX’s displays. You can get directions, send and accept messages, listen to audio books and music, all in a approach that allows we to stay some-more focused on a road.

Android Auto™
All 2018 TLX models now offer customary Android Auto™ compatibility. By joining a concordant Android phone to a automobile regulating a phone’s USB wire (supplied with a phone) and a TLX’s 2.5 amp USB port, a Android Auto height is enabled.

Android Auto puts some of your phone’s many useful Apps on a TLX’s displays. You can get directions, send and accept messages, listen to audio books and music, all though a need to collect adult your phone. Android Auto works with a car’s steering-wheel mounted controls – so it’s elementary and discerning to use.

SiriusXM® Radio
A new era 2.0 chronicle of SiriusXM Radio is a customary underline in all 2018 TLX models, and it provides some-more than 165 channels of digital programming with nearby CD-quality sound.

This latest era of SiriusXM includes many all-new features, including pause, quick brazen and rewind. There is also an present replay underline and a ability to hear all songs from a commencement on preset channels.

The Sports Flash underline lets we listen to your favorite (non-sports) programming, and if your favorite group creates a large play in a live diversion that is being promote on SiriusXM, we will accept an on-screen alert. With a hold of a soft-key we can hear adult to 30 seconds of audio before and including a large play.

HD Radio™  
TLX models with a Technology Package and above underline customary HD Radio™. HD Radio™ provides modernized audio and information facilities that raise a listening experience. Sound peculiarity is softened with HD Radio™ and there is no subscription fee.

Song By Voice®
In addition, TLX models versed with a Technology and above also underline Song by Voice®. The motorist can simply press a TALK symbol on a steering circle and regulating voice commands, can hunt all permitted calm on a HDD and connected iPod and concordant smartphone, and automatically start playback. Song by Voice® also lets a motorist select song by artist, album, line name, genre, playlist and even composer.
 
Pandora® Compatibility
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 song 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 select 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.

AcuraLink Connectivity System
The TLX offers a subsequent era of AcuraLink, Acura’s cloud-based connected automobile system. AcuraLink is a 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.

The connectivity compulsory for AcuraLink’s several facilities is distributed between a TLX’s embedded element (for some of a fee-based features, with Technology Package and above) and a owner’s concordant smartphone and information package (for giveaway features, in all TLX models). AcuraLink works with a owner’s concordant smartphone and information package to bond a TLX with song and information resources, internet apps, and more.

AcuraLink Service Levels
AcuraLink has 3 permitted levels of services for a Technology Package and up. The Standard Package comes enabled on all TLX models with navigation, and includes services such as surface-street and turnpike trade (free for a initial 3 years of ownership). The subscription formed Connect Package adds a far-reaching operation of capabilities, including programmed pile-up presentation and an in-vehicle Assist System that connects we with a live Operator with a pull of an beyond button. The Premium Package, that also requires a subscription, adds Live Concierge user assistance around a TLX’s embedded dungeon phone. The Concierge use can send end information directly to a TLX navigation system, make reservations on their behalf, refurbish a user on weather, bonds and many more.

Standard (free service)

  • AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ with HD digital turnpike trade and aspect travel trade (complimentary)
  • Acura automobile underline guide
  • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink mobile phone connectivity
  • SMS calm summary function
  • Email function
  • Pandora® interface
  • SiriusXM® Radio (subscription required)
  • Automated use appointments

Connect Package (subscription fee)
Includes Standard services and adds:

  • Automated pile-up presentation and location
  • Assist Call
  • Enhanced roadside assistance
  • Alarm notification
  • Car finder
  • Remote doorway lock/unlock
  • Stolen automobile tracking
  • Link call information
  • Local search
  • Destination hunt regulating Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
  • Send to car
  • Virtual dashboard
  • Remote diagnostics

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

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

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

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 close status
    • Hood status
    • Tire pressure

Siri Eyes Free
All TLX models confederate Apple’s Siri Eyes Free mode. Compatible iPhone® users will be means to work Siri by informed voice commands by dire and holding a TALK symbol on a steering circle when their iPhone is interconnected around Bluetooth. Using Eyes Free mode, Siri takes hands-free functionality even serve and helps to minimize a intensity for daze by gripping a iOS device’s shade from lighting up.

SMS Text Messaging
All TLX models have a customary SMS calm summary duty that can review incoming texts aloud over a audio system, and concede a motorist to respond with any of 6 bureau preset messages. 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. Apple iPhone® models do not support this feature, though Siri Eyes Free Mode (iPhone 5, 6 and 7 during time of launch) offers a ability to initiate, hear and respond to calm messages around voice commands.
 
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
The Bluetooth HandsFreeLink interface is designed to offer hands-free operation for many Bluetooth-enabled mobile telephones. Standard on all TLX models, a element wirelessly connects a driver’s dungeon phone to a vehicle’s audio system. This allows a motorist to make or answer dungeon phone calls though stealing hands from a steering wheel. The element is concordant with Bluetooth-enabled dungeon phones that have a Hands Free Profile (HFP). A list of concordant phones can be found during handsfreelink.com or Acura.com.

  • Pressing a steering wheel-mounted “Pick up” symbol answers a call and mutes a audio system.
  • The tourist is listened by a audio-system speakers.
  • An beyond microphone picks adult a driver’s voice while minimizing credentials sound and echoing.
  • Numbers with voice tags might be stored in a system’s memory.
  • To make a hands-free call, a motorist initial activates a element regulating a steering wheel-mounted fingertip controls, afterwards speaks a preset voice tag.
  • Numbers can also be dialed by vocalization a write number.
  • Automatic import of phone book and call story with concordant phones.
  • Up to 6 opposite concordant mobile phones can be interconnected with a Bluetooth HandsFreeLink system.

Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition
TLX models with a Technology Package and above underline a Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition (available in all 50 United States as good as Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico). For 2018, a element operation has been updated for easier use.

Acura Navigation System facilities summary:

  • WVGA 8-inch tone shade for permitted viewing
  • 100 gigabytes tough hoop expostulate (HDD)
  • Navigation coverage includes a United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico
  • Fast line calculation time
  • Fast Point of Interest (POI) hunt time
  • HD digital aspect travel and highway trade (complimentary)
  • Voice approval duty minimizes a need for primer impression entry
  • Voice approval element recognizes city and travel names as oral words
  • Voice approval operates common audio and meridian control functions
  • Highly directional array microphone
  • Selectable 3D map view
  • 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 line 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 (Premium Package price applies) or around a AcuraLink App or website (Connect Package price applies)
  • Auto shade brightness
  • Navigation element database is updateable

Enhanced database:

  • Point of Interest (POI) database includes over 10 million locations
  • Fuzzy proof POI and residence acid simplifies and speeds searches
  • Business and distraction office of probably all a continental United States, including 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
  • Zagat Survey™ grill beam provides information and reviews on restaurants in database, that can be review on-screen or listened over a audio system
  • Scenic Route expostulate line 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 tough hoop drive-based (HDD) element to yield drivers with turn-by-turn superintendence to their comparison destination. The element includes HD Traffic information and provides coverage in many areas within a U.S., permitting a motorist to select faster, reduction undiluted routes. HD Traffic info requires no subscription and is offering during no combined cost. The element offers a high turn of preference with a new era of AcuraLink. Owners can send a end to a automobile in allege of a outing regulating AcuraLink (with a permitted Connect Package), or while on a highway around a AcuraLink Concierge user (with a discretionary Premium Package) or a interactive voice response element (with a AcuraLink Connect Package).

The TLX navigation element utilizes a 8-inch high-resolution WVGA (800 x 480 pixel) backlit tone display. The element can be tranquil by voice, or with a permitted interface dial. The voice-activated element responds to infrequent authority phrases that need reduction user familiarization, in serve to a capability of being means to know oral city and travel names.

The TLX’s navigation shade can arrangement frequently updated HD Traffic information including trade flow, incidents and construction on freeways, and on aspect streets. When trade overload or highway incidents are rescued along a comparison expostulate route, a element will automatically recalculate a “detour” line and arrangement a pop-up box signifying a line change. Alternately, a motorist can recalculate a line 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.

USB Port and Power Outlets
All TLX models have twin 12-volt energy outlets, one positioned in a core console and another positioned nearby a core armrest. In serve to a normal auxiliary source input, a TLX is propitious with a USB pier in a front core console that allows for easy connectivity to apparatus such as an iPod® or iPhone®, or a removable peep expostulate storage device containing WMA, MP3 or AAC format music. The 2.5-amp pier can be used for information and/or charging.