2023 Acura TLX Interior and Cargo

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2023 TLX Interior

The interior of the Acura TLX highlights two things: its sporty character and a refined nature. Acura has gone to great lengths to improve the interior of the second-generation TLX, and we think it has done an excellent job. The choice of materials is spot on and includes classy options like open-pore wood, and the build quality is up there with the best of them. There are several materials to choose from and a slew of impressive standard features. In terms of interior space, the back seat gets a bit tight, but there's lots of space in front, and driver visibility is good in general. Acura has crafted a comfortable and classy space that will appeal to many.

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Seating and Interior Space

Step inside the TLX, and you'll be welcomed by a spacious cabin that offers its front seat passengers ample space. Headroom isn't class-leading, but at 37.2 inches, taller passengers will still feel comfortable, and with 42.5 inches of legroom, the majority of people will have more than enough space to get comfortable. The front seats boast heated 12-way power adjustability in the base, Technology, and A-Spec class, although A-Spec models also include ventilation up front. From the Advance trim, 16-way power adjustability with power lumbar support, thigh extensions, and side bolsters is standard Those in the rear will have less of a good time: with only 34.9-inches of legroom, taller passengers will feel slightly cramped, and the 36.3 inches of headroom can also feel tight for lanky persons.

2023 Acura TLX Interior Dimensions:

Acura TLX TrimsBaseTechnology PackageA-Spec PackageAdvance PackageType SType S Performance TireType S PMC Edition
Seating555555
Headroom Front Seat37.2 in.37.2 in.37.2 in.37.2 in.37.2 in.37.2 in.37.2 in.
Headroom Back Seat36.3 in.36.3 in.36.3 in.36.3 in.36.3 in.36.3 in.36.3 in.
Legroom Front Seat42.4 in.42.4 in.42.4 in.42.4 in.42.4 in.42.4 in.42.4 in.
Legroom Back Seat34.9 in.34.9 in.34.9 in.34.9 in.34.9 in.34.9 in.34.9 in.
Shoulder Room Front58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.58.2 in.
Shoulder Room Rear55 in.55 in.55 in.55 in.55 in.55 in.55 in.
Hip Room, Front55.8 in.55.8 in.55.8 in.55.8 in.55.8 in.55.8 in.55.8 in.
Hip Room, Rear54.6 in.54.6 in.54.6 in.54.6 in.54.6 in.54.6 in.54.6 in.

Interior Colors and Materials

The base model is fitted with leatherette upholstery available in Ebony or Parchment, depending on the exterior color chosen. Depending on the color scheme, interior accents are either copper-brushed aluminum trim, or silver-brushed aluminum. The Technology trim features perforated Milano premium leather seats with contrast stitching in your choice of Ebony with copper-brushed aluminum trim, Graystone or Parchment with silver brushed aluminum, or Espresso with copper-brushed aluminum. A-Spec, Advance, and Type S models feature sport seats with Perforated Milano premium leather and Ultrasuede upholstery in your choice of Ebony or Red with geometric aluminum pattern trim. Type S models get Orchid additionally, once again, depending on which exterior color you've chosen. A-Spec and Type S Vehicles feature an Ebony headliner, while other trim levels get a color-matched headliner. Advance trim vehicles feature open-pore wood trim. Lastly, the PMC Edition comes with carbon fiber accents and Milano leather in color schemes that match whatever color you've optioned on the exterior; these include Ebony, Orchid, or Red.

2023 TLX Trunk and Cargo Space

Executive sedans are expected to carry their occupants in comfort, deliver an engaging driving experience, and offer a reasonable amount of cargo space. The Acura TLX manages to do all of these with varying yet impressive levels of competence, but its cargo-holding capacity isn't one of its better traits. The TLX has 13.5 cubic feet of trunk space, which is disappointingly low when compared to cars such as the Honda Accord, which gets 16.7 cubes, or the BMW 3 Series, which boasts 17 cubic feet. Still, seats fold down in a 60/40 split if you need more space.

Small items can be stored in the glovebox, large center console storage bin, and sizable door pockets. Those in front get a set of cupholders in the center console.

2023 Acura TLX Trunk and Cargo Space Photos

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2023 Acura TLX Cargo Dimensions:

Acura TLX TrimsBaseTechnology PackageA-Spec PackageAdvance PackageType SType S Performance TireType S PMC Edition
Trunk Volume13.5 cu. ft.13.5 cu. ft.13.5 cu. ft.13.5 cu. ft.13.5 cu. ft.13.5 cu. ft.13.5 cu. ft.

2023 TLX Infotainment and Features

Features

From the base model up to the sporty Type S, the Acura TLX comes stuffed with features and tech. The base model will keep even the most discerning passenger happy with its heated 12-way adjustable front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless access, push-button ignition, active sound control, ambient led cabin lighting, and automatic-dimming frameless rearview mirror. Every TLX also comes standard with driver assistance tech such as collision mitigation braking with advanced pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, lane-keeping assist system, road departure mitigation, traffic jam assist, traffic sign recognition, forward collision warning, and lane departure warning. The base model has a multi-view rear camera.

The Technology trim adds leather seats, GPs-linked climate control, ambient LED cabin lighting, a blind-spot information system, front and rear parking sensors, and a rear cross-traffic monitor. A-Spec vehicles include heated and ventilated front seats finished in Milano leather and Ultrasuede, and a flat-bottom steering wheel. The Advance trim comes standard with a multitude of premium features such as 16-way power seats, heated rear seats, a heated steering wheel, a 10.5-inch head-up display, a surround-view camera system, and a head-up warning.

Type S models get rev-matching downshift technology and an integrated dynamic system with Individual mode and Sport+, as well as Brembo brakes. The Type S gets Pirelli All-Season tires, while the Type S Performance gets P-Zero Summer slicks.

Infotainment

The 10.2-inch touchscreen display in the Acura TLX is controlled via a touchpad on the center console or steering wheel controls and is easy enough to work with. Every TLX, regardless of trim, comes standard with infotainment features such as SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Bluetooth streaming, two USB charging ports, HD Radio, and a ten-speaker sound system with speed-sensitive volume compensation. All models also get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration.

Technology trim cars add a 13-speaker ELS Studio premium sound system and navigation. A-Spec models and up get an even better ELS Studio 3D premium sound system with 17 speakers and a wireless charging pad.

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