The 2013 Acura TSX is no longer the entry-level model in the luxury brand. Offered as a sedan or station wagon, the 2013 Acura TSX includes 17-inch aluminum wheels, high-intensity discharge lamps, and fog lamps as standard equipment.
2013 Acura TSX Interior
All 2013 Acura TSX is equipped with two leather-zone automatic climate control, 8-way power driver’s seat, heated front seats, power sunroof, Bluetooth hands-free calling music broadcasts, and the stereo is equipped with satellite radio, USB/iPod seats, communication, and jack input an auxiliary audio.
2013 Acura TSX Optional Features
An improvement is offered in an optional V-6 engine on the 2013 Acura TSX Sedan, including 18-inch wheels alloy, better brakes, sport-tuned suspension, two exhaust outlets, push-button ignition system and Active Noise Cancellation technology to create a quieter cabin. Otherwise, the extra-cost items are grouped into Technology package or available separately through the dealership. Technology package adds a hard-drive navigation system and reports wisdom, real-time traffic and weather, and storage of up to 3,500 music files accessible via a Song by Voice feature. A camera repairs and climate control system GPS-linked included in this package option.
2013 Acura TSX Engine
Both the 2013 Acura TSX sedan and 2013 Acura TSX and TSX Sport Wagon equipped with a standard 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and 5-speed sequential SportShift automatic transmission. Engine creates 201 horsepower at 7,000 rpm. Sedans are available with a 280-horsepower, 3.5L V6 engine, paired with the same 5-speed SportShift automatic.
2013 Acura TSX Safety
The 2013 Acura TSX is equipped with 6 air bags, 4-wheel disc anti-lock brakes with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist, and traction control system and stability. 2013 Acura TSX uses pedestrian injury mitigation design in the hood, hood hinges, and windshield wipers pivots are designed to deform easily in a car strikes a person or animal. The 2013 Acura TSX also includes Advanced Engineering Compatibility (ACE) Acura design of the building, which is designed to deflect crash energy away from the occupants in case of a conflict.
Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IHS) had a crash test on the 2013 TSX models as of the writing of this article. Last year, the IHS said the TSX was structurally identical to the “Top Safety Pick.”