The 2022 Acura TLX is not only a beautiful car, it is also luxurious, high-tech and sporty. In fact, starting at $38,900, the TLX is a steal in the luxury sports sedan realm.
But what about the most fully-featured, well-equipped, sportiest, most over-the-top 2022 TLX? With the option boxes we ticked to make a superbly loaded TLX, the price jumps to $61,764 — and that’s not counting all the dealer accessories you could stack.
To get the absolute top of the range 2022 Acura TLX, you have to opt for the TLX with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) and the Type S Performance Wheel & Tire package. Those core choices ensure a 355 horsepower 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine and, of course, AWD, as well as the Type S suspension performance upgrades, plus upgraded performance wheels and tires. In addition, our fully loaded TLX also features:
- Tiger Eye Pearl (Yellow) Paint: $500
- Orchid leather upholstery: no cost
- All-Season Protection Package II: $430
- All-season floor mats, trunk, wheel locks
- Carbon fiber decklid spoiler: $1,046
- Carbon fiber rear diffuser: $1,301
- Carbon fiber interior trim: $713
- Side Bottom Spoilers: $800
- Rear Bottom Spoiler: $434
- Leaf Accent Finish in Black: $407″
- Sports steering wheel with heating function: $485
- Remote Engine Start: $425
- Illuminated door sill guards: $459
- Welcome Light: $215
- Black chrome decals:
- TLX: $49
- SH-AWD: $62
- Type S: $258
- A-Mark: $81
Let’s take a closer look at some of the best features of the fully loaded 2022 Acura TLX Type S:
355 hp turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 engine
Despite the ample pep of the 2022 TLX’s 272 horsepower 4-cylinder engine, the Type S’s 355 horsepower V6 is the headline fun factor, and the SH-AWD system makes perfect use of all that power.
Performance Wheel & Tire Package
In addition to the adaptive damping system that actively balances comfort and handling, the $800 Performance Wheel & Tire upgrade to the Type S trim brings with it a new lightweight set of wheels inspired by the Acura NSX supercar. The new wheels save nearly 6 pounds each and are wrapped in super tacky Pirelli P Zero summer tires.
ELS audio system
Also included with the Type S upgrade is the 17-speaker ELS Studio 3D audio system. With a maximum power of 710 watts and dual Telford subwoofers, this system creates a truly immersive sound.
Acura navigation with 3D display on the 10.2-inch center display, charging pad for wireless devices, integrated Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Acura’s True Touchpad interface, heated and ventilated front seats, atmospheric LED interior lighting, 4G LTE Wi-Fi -hotspot and remote engine start are also included.
Advanced Safety Technology
The AcuraWatch safety suite is standard across the 2022 Acura TLX range, and the fully loaded Type S also gains adaptive cruise control with low speed following, advanced pedestrian detection, blind spot information system, automatic high beam headlights, front and rear parking sensors, lane assist, multi-view reversing camera with dynamic guidelines, rear cross traffic monitor, traffic jam assist, traffic sign recognition and more.
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