The 2013 Acura TSX is a compact entry-level model, which is offered in luxury sedan and Sport Wagon body styles. Standard equipment for both the 2013 Acura TSX Sedan and 2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon includes 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lights, heated mirrors, automatic xenon headlights, a sunroof, keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, leather upholstery, an eight-way power driver seat with memory settings, a four-way power passenger seat, a tilt-telescopic steering column, auto-dimming rearview mirror and 60 ‘/ 40-split folding rear seat backrests. Electronics include Bluetooth and a seven-speaker audio system with CD player, satellite radio, auxiliary input and a USB port.
The 2013 Acura TSX Sedan is also available with a V6 engine, an upgrade that brings 18-inch alloy wheels, a firmer suspension and a road-noise-canceling function for the audio system. The 2013 Acura TSX Special Edition package, available only on the four-cylinder sedan that combines an aggressive-looking front spoiler, a unique rear bumper fascia and side sills and wheel treatments. Inside, the package adds faux-suede seat inserts, red cabin lighting, the red interior seams,aluminum pedals, bright silver trim and a black headliner. The 2013 Acura TSX optional Technology package adds the navigation system, rearview camera, voice recognition and a premium 10-speaker Acura / ELS surround-sound audio system. This package on the car also includes a power liftgate.
2013 Acura TSX Interior
Inside the 2013 Acura TSX is a pleasant design in high quality soft-touch materials were made to find. At first, the bar seems covered with an incomprehensible mass of the keys, but with a little time with these controls is quite intuitive. The optional navigation system, user-friendly from the first meeting. The available ELS Premium Audio System is another option that we can highly recommend.
The 2013 Acura TSX saloon cabin offers a good amount of space, especially when compared to competitors like the Lexus IS 250. With only 12.6 cubic foot trunk of the sedan is on the small side, but. The Sportwagon the load space is a whole different story, with a generous 61 cubic meters.
2013 Acura TSX Engine
The 2013 Acura TSX sedan with a choice of two engines. The 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine puts out 201 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque (172 lb-ft when the gearbox), while the 3.5-liter V6 produces 280 horsepower and 254 lb-ft. The TSX Sport Wagon is only available with the four-cylinder. A five-speed -Automatikgetriebe with gearshift paddles Sports is standard on all models with a six-speed manual transmission as an option only the four-cylinder sedan.
In tests, developed a manual four-cylinder 2013 Acura TSX sedan to 60 mph an inconspicuous from the state in 7.7 seconds. The automatic sedan and Sportwagon both written 0-60 times that were about one second slower. The V6, on the other hand, has a competitive 0-60 time of 6.4 seconds. The EPA fuel economy estimates for the 2013 Acura TSX Sedan with four-cylinder engine and automatic transmission are 22 mpg city / 31 mpg highway and 26 combined; with the manual gearbox these figures fall on 21/29/24. The car reaches 22/30/25, while the V6-powered sedan comes at 19/28/23.
2013 Acura TSX Safety
Standard safety equipment on the 2013 Acura TSX include antilock brakes, stability control, traction control, active front head restraints, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. In brake testing, both the four- and six-cylinder variants of the TSX stopped from 60 mph in 133 feet; comparable sport sedans who we tested achieve braking distance that a substantial 10-15 meters shorter. The Sport Wagon came to a stop in 127 feet. In crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 2013 Acura TSX deserves a top rating of “Good” in both frontal-offset and side impact tests.