2015 Acura TLX beats BMW, Infiniti and Lexus in road handling and comfort

In a recent 280 mile real road conditions driving trial through the wine country of West Virginia, we determined that Acura’s latest offering has a measurable advantage over BMW, Lexus and Infiniti in handling and superior ergonomics driven comfort.

In fact, Acura TLX will change the way that you measure automotive performance.

While that’s a bold statement for any auto reviewer to make, we believe that after comparing BMW 328 i X-Drive, Infinity Q50 and Lexus IS 250 to the all new TLX, Acura’s newest offering is the winner in several categories.

Superior handling characteristics

2015 Acura TLX is more than a bit impressive in its handling. To date, we’ve yet to drive a stickier entry or mid level premium sport sedan. Offered in 7 models, all standard with superior handling, through (P-AWS) all wheel steering or SH-AWD, new direct injected engine designs, 8 and 9 speed transmissions. Acura has increased performance while improving fuel economy. Granted, BMW, Infiniti and Lexus performed well in most categories, TLX was superior in road control and interior ergonomics. TLX possesses what we’ll refer to as “Flatitude.” While driving TLX, one is in total command of the car and the road of the road.

TLX brings to the mid priced premium sport sedan class( base msrp $30,995.) what had previously been reserved for cars costing twice as much. The road stability and driver-wheel connectivity of this car is impressive. One can truly feel the road through the very smart electric asist rack and pinion linked steering wheel.Fit and finish is impressive, interior space and ergonomics, superior.

How’d Acura perfect handling and torque transference in TLX?


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I think a lot of people underestimate just how good, and just how fast, the Acura V6 sedan can be. I'd say the same for the Accord V6, particularly the Coupe manual.
This sounds like PR piece by Acura. Where is the '' measurable " data? It is one man's opinion with no facts to back it up.
Well William, as noted in the last paragraph of the article. Look for part 2, Tuesday. Thanks.
Test drive it yourself? good option to make lol
I agree that the Acura is well designed, smooth and quiet with an interior that you would expect in an up market car. The dual screens is unconventional, not bad but unusual. The push button transmission is to me more acceptable than the electronic gear shits in others. The drive is solid with DNA that is different than BMW or Mercedes, not a bad thing but just different when comparing cars. The car in some respects reminds me of the SAAB 9-5 again not a bad thing, understated and excellent. I never understood the Acura front end and glad they toned that down. In short the TLX is in my opinion a major improvement over prior models. I did not think we would seriously consider a Acura but we now are but we are.