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The 2010 Acura tsx comes with improvments in nearly every category including a bold new exterior design, added interior refinements as well as enhanced driving dynamics.

The new V-6 package further accentuates the TSX’s sporty driving character that has become an Acura trademark.

With two distinct powertrain choices for the 2010 TSX offers added appeal to buyers considering a new vehicle within the Entry Premium segment.

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2010 Acura TSX

  • 3.5-liter, VTEC® V-6 engine with 280 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque
  • Performance exhaust system with dual outlet tips
  • One-Touch starter system
  • Upgraded charging system with a heavy-duty battery
  • Upgraded automatic transmission with V-6 specific gear ratios and more heavy-duty internals
  • Split five-spoke, 18×8-inch diameter aluminum wheels
  • Michelin Pilot P235/45R18 all-season tires
  • Exclusive suspension tuning with special rate front springs and recalibrated dampers
  • Expanded use of Electronic Control Mount (ECM) system to control NVH
  • Upgraded braking system
  • Revised front fascia openings for improved engine cooling
  • Active Sound Control (ASC) noise cancellation system
  • Strut system for easy hood opening
  • V-6 emblem on rear trunk lid

The new 2010 Acura TSX V6 further raises the performance bar for those looking for even better acceleration and handling. While the TSX with 2.4L I-4 competes with vehicles such as the A4 2.0T, 328i, IS 250 and C300, the 2010 Acura TSX V6 targets even more performance minded entry luxury sedans. The TSX V-6 is a strong consideration for customers who will shop the Audi A4 3.2, BMW 335i, and Lexus IS 350.

Sequential SportShift 5-Speed Automatic Transmission

  • Sequential SportShift via steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters
  • 5-position straight shift gate
  • Advanced Grade Logic Control
  • Drive-by-Wire™ cooperative control
  • Lockup torque converter

6-Speed manual transmission (TSX)

  • Close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission
  • Compact, highly rigid, lightweight magnesium transmission case and bell housing
  • Multi-cone gear synchronizers
  • Short shift throws
  • Short-stroke clutch pedal
  • Compact, low-inertia clutch

INTERIOR FEATURES

  • Driver-oriented cockpit
  • Automatic headlight activation
  • Large, easy-to-read LED backlit analog instruments
  • Multi-Information Display (MID)
  • Dash-mounted electronic compass
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with fingertip controls
  • Tilt and telescopic steering column
  • 8-way power driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support and new 2-position memory
  • 4-way power adjustable passenger seat
  • Front seat heaters
  • Sport seats with perforated leather-trimmed interior
  • Interior seating for five
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control with air-filtration system
  • Auto-dimming day/night rearview mirror
  • Keyless entry system with window controls and folding key
  • Premium 7-speaker sound system with CD, AM/FM/XM®
  • Bluetooth Audio®
  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® cellular telephone interface
  • USB port connectivity (for iPod, iPhone, or removable “memory stick” mass storage device)
  • Auxiliary jack interface (for MP3 music players)
  • HomeLink® remote control system

Technology Package features

  • Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, Zagat® restaurant information, and rearview camera
  • AcuraLink® Satellite Communication System
  • AcuraLink® Real-time traffic with Traffic Rerouting™ (in available areas)
  • AcuraLink® weather (in available areas)
  • 10-speaker Acura/ELS® Premium Sound System with multi-format 6-disc DVD-Audio changer, AM/FM tuner, XM® Satellite Radio, Note function for XM® Radio, and Dolby Pro Logic II
  • GPS-linked, solar-sensing, dual-zone automatic climate control system

The 2010 Acura TSX achieves the highest ratings in both government (NHTSA*) and independent (IIHS) crash testing – including IIHS’s TOP SAFETY PICK.

Crash-test ratings include:

Crash test
Rating
NHTSA NCAP 5 Star
NHTSA SINCAP 5 Star
IIHS Offset GOOD
IIHS SICE GOOD
IIHS Headrest GOOD
IIHS Electronic Stability Control (ESC) TOP SAFETY PICK