How Fast is the 2021 Acura TLX at Acura of Maui?

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura, Acura TLX, Drivetrain, New Models on Thursday, March 11th, 2021 at 4:42 pm
Black 2021 Acura TLX on a City Street at Night

What Are the 2021 Acura TLX Engine Options and Specs? 

Are you looking for a luxury sedan that makes high-end performance a highlight of your drive? The 2021 Acura TLX will check all the boxes at Acura of Maui. Performance enthusiasts, who love power and speed want to know – what are the 2021 Acura TLX engine options and specs? Find out how fast the Acura TLX is with this engine guide created by Acura of Maui.

2.0-Liter Turbocharged VTEC® Four-Cylinder Performance and MPG Specs 

Drivers who opt for the 2021 Acura TLX will enjoy the power and performance of a standard 2.0-liter turbocharged VTEC® four-cylinder gas engine with front-wheel drive. Armed with this mechanical combination under the hood, the Acura TLX will manufacture 272 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. Married to a responsive 10-speed automatic transmission, the front-wheel drive Acura TLX base trim level will earn 22 mpg in the city, 31 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg combined*.  

To elevate performance, the Acura TLX features a brand-new double-wishbone front suspension and an Adaptive Damper System that will enhance handling at high speeds. The Acura TLX features an Integrated Dynamics System with four drive modes – Normal, Comfort, Sport and Individual.

2021 Acura TLX Engine Under the Hood
2021 Acura TLX Multi-Information Display with Sport Mode

Available 2021 Acura TLX Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) 

Are you looking for an upgrade in performance? The 2021 Acura TLX is available with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™. SH-AWD® is an innovative all-wheel drive system that employs an array of sensors to monitor traction and performance. Under normal conditions, up to 90% of available torque is sent to the front wheels with a rear differential that can divert power to the rear wheels when needed.  

When hard acceleration is detected, up to 45% of power is sent to the rear wheels. When you corner at high speeds, up to 70% of available power can be directed to the rear axle with 100% of that power sent to the rear outside wheel. Acura TLX models equipped with SH-AWD® will earn 21 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway and 24 mpg combined*. 

READ MORE: What Are the Interior Features of the 2021 Acura TLX? 

What are the 2021 Acura TLX engine options and specs? Find out how much power the Acura TLX will deliver on your next adventure with this guide created by Acura of Maui. Schedule a test drive in the 2021 Acura TLX today at Acura of Maui! 


22 / 31 / 25 (city / hwy / combined) 
22 / 30 / 25 (city / hwy / combined) 
21 / 29 / 24 (city / hwy / combined) 
Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.