2019 Acura TLX

Research, photos, specs, and expertise
6 photos

Acura TLX highlights

Customer rating


  • Spacious rear-row seating for kids and adults
  • Extensive roster of useful driver aids as standard
  • Noticeably quiet and elegantly finished cabin interior


  • Lacks personality behind the wheel
  • Underwhelming four-cylinder base engine

Mileage (EPA estimate)

20 city, 29 highway, 23 combined

Pricing for current inventory

(no current inventory)

6 photos

A spirited luxury sedan brimming with technology

Luxury is more than just a category—it's having everything you need right at your fingertips without having to ask for it. That's the experience the 2019 Acura TLX offers you. It's a well-equipped premium sedan for value-minded drivers that appreciate precision engineering and sharply sculpted exterior styling. In addition to fantastic performance and handling, this roomy five-seater comes packed with advanced technology features that will elevate your daily commute to executive-class "me time."

All Acura TLX years

What is new for the 2019 Acura TLX?

  • The A-Spec and SH-AWD A-Spec trims have been discontinued for 2019.
  • TLX trims have been upgraded with Leather & Suede Seats as standard equipment this year.

2019 Acura TLX trims

Curious how Acura TLX trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities


  • The base trim includes 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, a 2.4L four-cylinder engine, eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, the Precision All-Wheel Steer system, a moonroof, heated power driver and front-passenger seat, Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto integration, and many advanced driver-assistance features.


  • This trim upgrades the powertrain to a 3.5L V6 engine with a nine-speed automatic transmission and adds to the 2.4 P-AWS trim's standard features with 18-inch wheels, dual trapezoid exhaust outlets, an eight-way power front-passenger seat, and more.


  • Includes everything in the 3.5 P-AWS while adding idle stop and replacing the Precision All-Wheel Steer system with the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system.

  • View all Acura TLXs in stock

Acura TLX photos

5 reasons to buy the 2019 Acura TLX

1. A sleek, evocative interior

2019 Acura TLX Review: Backseats | CarMax

Open the door of this premium midsize sedan and you'll find luxury in practically every corner. The 2019 TLX's smartly styled interior includes a standard moonroof, ambient cabin lighting, and a premium seven-speaker audio system. Slide into the cabin to enjoy the standard heated 10-way power driver seat with power lumbar support or heated four-way power front passenger seat trimmed in leatherette. High-end touches surround you, which, in the base model, include a leather-wrapped steering wheel, wood finishing's, and brushed metal trim, to deliver a driving experience cloaked in comfort.

2. Generous standard technology features

2019 Acura TLX Review: Tech Dash | CarMax

Many advanced driver-assistance features that are optional equipment on luxury marques come standard in the 2019 Acura TLX. Included in every model is forward collision warning with emergency braking, lane departure warning with lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control to give you confidence on the road. When parking or backing up, a multi-view rearview camera with dynamic guidelines is designed to help you maneuver in and out of tight spaces.

3. Easy connectivity

The infotainment platform has integrated many of the latest technology features to facilitate a seamless transition from work and home to the car. Standard on the 2019 Acura TLX is Bluetooth® audio capability, Siri® Eyes Free voice commands with compatible devices, Apple CarPlay®, Google Android Auto and many other tools to help you stay connected on the go. For a more personal level of assistance, the TLX offers an available Live Concierge Link subscription service that connects you to live operators to help with travel plans or answer questions. Models equipped with the available Advance Package feature a wireless charge pad to charge Qi-enabled devices without cluttering up the streamlined design of the cabin with USB cords.

4. Nimble is an understatement

2019 Acura TLX Review: Front Seats | CarMax

The 2019 Acura TLX offers exceptional stability and control because every model is equipped with Precision All-Wheel Steer—a system that allows the vehicle to independently turn the front and rear wheels. This vehicle is designed for superior maneuverability at low and high speeds — just enough to help you maneuver in and out of tight spots.

5. You'll be seeing red

Borrowing some of the styling cues from the legendary NSX sports car, the available A-SPEC package endows this already nimble luxury ride with racing spirit. Included with this package are red-on-black instrument gauges and red interior accent lighting that may inspire you to take nighttime drives. The interior is transformed with either all-black ebony Alcantara or red perforated Milano leather seats and accent panels. Other race-inspired features include 19-inch wheels, re-tuned steering and upgraded suspension, a gloss black rear spoiler, and more.

Similar vehicles

If you're interested in the 2019 Acura TLX, you should also check out these similar vehicles from Previous generation years.

Image of Honda Accord

The Honda Accord is known for its quiet, comfortable cabin and sophisticated good looks. From 2018, there's a range of trims that can help you find the Accord that's right for you. If you're looking for engaging driving dynamics, the 1.5L turbocharged engine on the 2018 Sport trim can give you all the thrills you need. If you're looking for a more sedate ride but still love a long drive, the Touring model is a great choice. Across both of these trims, you can also find a 2.0L turbo engine option on 2018-2019 models. Whatever your aesthetic and driving needs, you'll be able to find an Accord for you.

You'll find these standard features on all 2018-2019 Honda Accord Touring models:

  • Head-Up Display

  • Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assistance features

  • Wireless phone charger for compatible devices

  • Eight-inch display

  • Heated front seats

Shop with your budget in mind

Getting pre-qualified lets you shop with personalized monthly payments, and it doesn't impact your credit score.Get Pre-qualified

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.4 out of 5

5 customer reviews

RepairPal gave the Acura TLX an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Acura TLX 1st out of 68 among Luxury Midsize Cars.

View RepairPal's full rating of the Acura TLX

Acura TLX features and specs

Base 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Parking Sensors
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Remote Start

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type


Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 42.6"/R 34.5"

Head room

F 37.2"/R 36.7"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity




2019 Acura TLX FAQ

More about the 2019 Acura TLX

Color options

Exterior colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl

  • Fathom Blue Pearl

  • Lunar Silver Metallic

  • Modern Steel Metallic

  • Platinum White Pearl

  • San Marino Red

  • Still Night Pearl

Interior details

The 2019 Acura TLX offers an elegant and upscale interior with standard leatherette-trimmed seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, wood finishes, and a standard seven-speaker audio system. The spacious cabin offers seating for five and up to 42.6 inches of legroom in the front row. The rear seats are a little tighter with only 34.5 inches of legroom, but optional heated outboard seats will keep passengers cozy and warm.

Research other vehicles

* Price excludes taxes, title, registration, and fees. Applicable transfer fees are due in advance of vehicle delivery and are separate from sales transactions.

We hope you found this information helpful. This content is intended to inform and is not meant to indicate that a particular vehicle is currently available or recommended for you.​

Unless otherwise noted, information related to featured vehicles comes from third-party sources, including manufacturer information. Product and company names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of third-party entities. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by these entities.​

We make every effort to provide accurate information, but please verify before purchasing.