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2017 Acura TLX Earns High Safety Rating

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The 2017 Acura TLX recently earned a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This rating is the highest score the organization offers. The TLX earned five stars for front, side and rollover crash tests. This rating includes both the front-wheel drive and all-wheel-drive editions of the vehicle.

Standard safety features on the 2017 Acura TLX include anti lock brakes, vehicle stability control, traction control and a rear view camera. The TLX is also equipped with seven airbags. Optional safety features on the TLX range from road departure mitigation functions and forward collision warning technology.

The 2017 Acura TLX has two different powertrain options. The first option is the standard 2.4-liter i-VTEC four-cylinder engine that outputs 206 horsepower. The second option is a powerful 3.5-liter V-6 engine that creates an impressive 290 horsepower. The standard engine has an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission with front wheel drive. The 3.5-liter V-6 engine has a nine-speed automatic transmission.

Other features available for the TLX include Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, Siri Eyes Free for iPhone users, a keyless access system and a Tire Fill Assist Monitor. Acura perfected the key features on this vehicle and carried many of the previous models’ beloved features to the 2017 edition. Though the 2017 TLX may have inherited many of its previous models features and design qualities, Acura ensured they all felt refreshed for its latest release. These features are combined with high-quality materials throughout the entire cabin to create an enjoyable ride.

Acura’s recent award shows their dedication to engineer and produce safe, high-quality vehicles. If you are currently looking for a comfortable sedan that is safe for your family, the 2017 Acura TLX is the perfect car for you. To view this model and a wide variety of other vehicles Acura has to offer, visit CardinaleWay Acura.

 

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Engine That’s Powering the 2017 Acura RDX

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Under the hood of the 2017 Acura RDX lies a 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 engine mated to six-speed sequential automatic gearbox that generates an output of 279 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. With the enhanced Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) system, the engine under the hood of the front-wheel drive RDX model has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 20 MPG city and 28 MPG highway. The AWD model has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 19 MPG city and 27 MPG highway. Highway fuel efficiency is optimized when the engine and VCM work together to shut off the cylinders when the vehicle is traveling at cruising speeds. In order to save weight, the engine is comprised of aluminum and the camshaft is hollow. Lastly, the throttle is smooth and responsive in many driving situations thanks to the Drive-by-Wire throttle system. Experience the power of the 2017 Acura RDX for yourself at CardinaleWay Acura Las Vegas.

 

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