The Acura TLX is a premium compact sedan with a blend of performance, luxury, and technology. For 2024, the TLX receives a mid-cycle refresh that enhances its styling, improves its in-car tech, adds more standard features, and reduces cabin noise. The TLX also offers a high-performance Type S variant that delivers 355 horsepower and all-wheel drive. This article will look at what’s new and what’s unchanged for the 2024 Acura TLX Sport Sedan.
New Front Fascia and Grille
One of the most noticeable changes for the 2024 TLX is the new front fascia and grille. The TLX now features a frameless Diamond Pentagon grille inspired by the Type S Concept Acura unveiled in 2019. The grille has a new mesh pattern that varies between the A-Spec and Type S trims. The Acura logo on the grille is slightly larger and houses the driver assist sensors that have been miniaturized for a cleaner look. The front bumper has also been redesigned to give the TLX a more aggressive and sporty appearance.
New and Improved Tech Features
The 2024 TLX also gets a major upgrade in terms of tech features. The TLX now comes standard with a 12.3-inch Precision Cockpit Digital Instrument Cluster that can be customized to display various information and graphics. The center display has also been enlarged to 12.3 inches and features a dual-content mode that allows the driver and passenger to view different content simultaneously. The TLX also supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and a wireless charging pad for smart devices. The TLX also comes standard with the ELS Studio Premium Audio system that delivers high-quality sound through 10 speakers.
More Standard Features and Quieter Cabin
The 2024 TLX also benefits from more standard features and a quieter cabin. The TLX now comes with the Technology Package as standard, which includes 19-inch wheels, Milano leather seating, Iconic Drive ambient LED lighting, and more. The TLX also features a new acoustic windshield and additional sound insulation materials that reduce wind and road noise. The TLX also offers a range of advanced safety and driver-assistive systems, such as adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and traffic jam assist.
High-Performance TLX Type S
The 2024 TLX also offers the high-performance TLX Type S variant that debuted in 2021. The TLX Type S features a unique 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine that produces 355 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque. The TLX Type S also comes with the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system that can distribute torque among the four wheels to enhance traction and handling. The TLX Type S also features adaptive dampers, Brembo brakes, quad exhaust tips, and a sport-tuned steering system. For 2024, the TLX Type S gets a new 20-inch wheel design and improved throttle response in Sport+ drive mode.