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2011 Acura TSX Tech V6 Review

 

Hi-Tech Sports Sedan

A three-quarter front view of a silver 2011 Acura TSX Tech V6

In short: A value-oriented performance V6 sedan.

Newly available for the 2010 model year, the V6 version of Acura's TSX sport sedan offers greatly improved performance with its beefed-up, 280-horsepower engine and recalibrated steering and suspension. Our tester also came fitted with the aptly-named Tech package, which adds cool features like a rearview camera and the AcuraLink communication system with real-time traffic and weather to its already roomy and well-appointed interior.

Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 6-year/70,000-mile powertrain warranty


QUICK SHEET
Base Price: $37,950 / As tested: $38,810

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, front-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

Engine: 3.5-liter SOHC VTEC V6
Horsepower: 280 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Torque: 254 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed automatic with sequential SportShift

Curb weight:
3,664 lbs
Wheelbase: 106.6 in
Length/Width/Height: 185.6/72.4/56.6 in
Turning circle: 38.1 ft

Brakes:
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS; electronic brake distribution with brake assist
Suspension: independent double-wishbone front; independent multi-link rear; coil springs and stabilizer bar

Traction: vehicle stability assist

0-60 mph: 6.4 seconds
Top Speed: 131 mph (electronically limited)

EPA City:
18 mpg
EPA Highway: 27 mpg

Safety:
driver and front passenger dual-stage airbags; driver and front passenger side airbags; side curtain airbags

Likes: performance; build

Dislikes: style; mpg

 

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