For those who’re opting for the 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec occurs to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec offers ruggedness and high towing capability that solely this kind of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction while you want it most.
The 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly associated with this type of vehicle. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec’s journey and driving experience start to fall in line with extra modern vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would advocate trying out the 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better maximum towing capability and superior cargo house and it is all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting fashions at further cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Edition Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec, which pushes the 2020 Acura Tlx A Spec into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as properly, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.