2012 Acura TSX Sport Wagon  -  $32,255


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $32,255
Base Invoice: $30,401
Destination Charge: $895
Options: $0
Trim: 5dr Sport Wgn I4 Auto
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 25 | City: 22 | Hwy: 30
Body Style: Automatic
Transmission: 5-speed sequential SportShift automatic transmission
Engine: 2.4L DOHC 16-valve i-VTEC I4 engine

Pros

Superior handling and acceleration; aggressive styling; practical and fun sport wagon model


Model Highlights

The base TSX comes with a 2.4L i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine that delivers 201 horsepower with a 5-speed automatic transmission. The 280 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine and 5-speed automatic transmission returns for 2012. The automatic transmission includes SportShift manual override and steering wheel paddles. The car's sporty handling comes courtesy of a special suspension that utilizes dual-mode dampers. These dampers have the ability to change automatically given road and driving conditions.

A new Special Edition arrives in 2012 for the 4-cylinder TSX. It includes 17-inch alloy wheels, exterior body trim, red contrast seat stitching, special red instrumentation and drilled sport pedals. It can be had with either a 6-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission.

The Sport Wagon TSX variant returns for 2012. Based on the 4-cylinder TSX sedan, the wagon brings the refinement, handling and subtle styling of the sedan, but adds 30 cubic feet of cargo in back.

Standard equipment on all TSXes includes a power moonroof, xenon HID headlights, heated front seats, leather upholstery, automatic climate control, satellite radio and HandsFreeLink (Bluetooth) wireless connectivity.

Safety equipment includes 4-wheel antilock brakes, Vehicle Stability Assist with traction control, a tire pressure monitoring system and front side-impact airbags, overhead curtain airbags and new active anti-whiplash front head restraints.

The optional Technology Package, available on both the sedan and wagon models, includes a navigation system with voice activation and real-time traffic and weather, integrated rearview camera parking assist, a 10-speaker and a 415-watt surround-sound audio.


Model News

The manual transmission is no longer available on the base trim. A new Special Edition trim's been added that includes 17-inch alloy wheels, exterior body trim, red contrast seat stitching, special red instrumentation and drilled sport pedals. The Tech Package gets a new GPS-connected climate control system.


Value Writeup

While the TSX is considered Acura's entry-level sedan, it lacks in neither performance nor luxury. The TSX's base MSRP price of just under $28,000 belies its well-equipped nature, as it offers a host of luxury and convenience items on all trims. The 2012 TSX holds its own against more expensive competition such as the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Sport Wagon model takes all of the luxury and performance of the TSX sedan and adds cargo-carrying practicality.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3

EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7

Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG

Cruising Range - City
407.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
555.00 mi

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
2.4L/144

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 7000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4300

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.57

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105

Total Cooling System Capacity
7.9 qts

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
94.4 ft³

Front Head Room
37.6 in

Front Leg Room
42.4 in

Front Shoulder Room
57.8 in

Front Hip Room
55.6 in

Second Head Room
36.9 in

Second Leg Room
34.3 in

Second Shoulder Room
56.1 in

Second Hip Room
54.2 in

Wheelbase
106.5 in

Length, Overall
189.2 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.4 in

Height, Overall
57.9 in

Track Width, Front
62.2 in

Track Width, Rear
62.2 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.9 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
66.2 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
31.5 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3599 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
1.04 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.67 in

Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17

Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17

Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.4

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x 1.1 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x 0.35 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
6

Drivetrain Miles/km
70,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
50,000

2.4L DOHC 16-valve i-VTEC I4 engine

Drive-by-wire throttle system

5-speed sequential SportShift automatic transmission -inc: grade logic control, shift hold control, paddle shifters

Front wheel drive

105-amp alternator (2011)

Independent double wishbone front suspension -inc: progressive dampers

Independent multi-link rear suspension -inc: progressive dampers

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Variable electronic pwr rack & pinion steering

Ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes

Integrated dual-outlet exhaust

17" x 7.5" 5-spoke alloy wheels

P225/50VR17 all-season tires

Tire sealant & inflator kit

Pwr moonroof w/tilt feature -inc: auto open/close, auto reverse anti-pinch, ignition off operation, sunshade

Roof rails

Xenon high intensity discharge (HID) headlights w/auto on/off

Fog lights

Dual heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals, driver-side tilt-in-reverse

Speed-sensitive variable intermittent windshield wipers

Intermittent rear wiper

Chrome door handles

360-watt AM/FM stereo w/in-dash CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: (7) speakers, subwoofer, radio data system, aux input jack, USB port, speed-sensitive volume

XM satellite radio -inc: note function music reminder, low profile antenna *Available in 48 contiguous United States, free for the first 90 days*

HandsFreeLink Bluetooth wireless telephone interface -inc: Bluetooth audio feature

Heated perforated leather front sport bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver/4-way pwr front passenger, driver adjustable lumbar, remote linked 2-position driver memory, contrast-color stitching

60/40 split-folding rear seat -inc: locking feature, center armrest

Adjustable front/rear headrests

Front center console w/adjustable armrest -inc: storage compartment w/12V pwr outlet, climate control

Carpeted floor mats (2011)

Leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: cruise/audio/Bluetooth/MID controls

Multi-info display -inc: odometer, (2) trip meters, trip duration, trip computer

Maintenance minder

Pwr windows -inc: auto reverse, front auto up/down, key-off operation

Pwr door locks

Remote keyless entry -inc: window & moonroof down function, panic, folding key

HomeLink remote control system

Electronic engine immobilizer

Dual-zone automatic climate control -inc: rear A/C vents

Micron air-filtration system

Rear window defroster w/timer (2011)

Rear cup holders

(2) 12V pwr outlets

Door storage compartments

Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Driver & front passenger visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors

Overhead sunglass holder

Overhead map lights

Ambient cabin lighting

Retractable cargo cover

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/brake assist

Electronic brake distribution

Vehicle stability assist (VSA) w/traction control

Advanced compatibility engineering body structure

Side-impact door beams

Daytime running lights

Driver & front passenger dual stage multiple-threshold front air bags

Driver & front passenger side airbags w/passenger position sensors

Front/rear side curtain airbags

3-point front/rear seat belts w/front load limiters & pretensioners

Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)

Rear child safety door locks (2011)

Tire pressure monitoring system w/location & pressure indicators

Active front head restraints

 
BASQUE RED PEARL
$0

 
BELLANOVA WHITE PEARL
$0

 
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL
$0

 
FORGED SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
GRAPHITE LUSTER METALLIC
$0

 
VORTEX BLUE PEARL
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
EBONY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
TAUPE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0


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