Fuel Consumption: City: 49 mpg, Fuel Consumption: Highway: 51 mpg, Nickel metal hydride electric motor battery, Remote power door locks, Power windows, Cruise controls on steering wheel, Cruise contro...
Based on the same platform that underpins the current Honda Accord, the Acura TLX first went on sale in the fall of 2014 as a 2015 model. As expected, no major changes are in store for the 2017 model year, especially in light of the fact that, through June of this year, sales of Acura's most popular sedan are down by nearly 15%.
According to a press release from the Dearborn-based manufacturer, the two companies are testing an agave-based bioplastic for possible use in vehicle interior and exterior components. In particular, Ford is looking at using the material for components such as wiring harnesses, HVAC units and storage bins.