If you happen to’re choosing the 2020 Acura Tlx V6 over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as effectively skip right to the 2020 Acura Tlx V6. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the 2020 Acura Tlx V6 happens to be one in all them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Acura Tlx V6 affords ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction once you want it most.
The 2020 Acura Tlx V6, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of car. Cargo space is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Acura Tlx V6’s ride and driving expertise begin to fall in line with extra trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2020 Acura Tlx V6’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting fashions at extra cost. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Acura Tlx V6 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2020 Acura Tlx V6 additionally gives power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Acura Tlx V6 fresh by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Acura Tlx V6, which pushes the 2020 Acura Tlx V6 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 nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.